Meghan Markle’s first speech as a royal was about a pretty cool cookbook

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, used to have a food blog, but now that she’s royalty and not a member of the cast of Suits, her food-related pursuits have somewhat changed in nature. In her first public speech as a member of the ol’ Windsor clan, she celebrated the release of a cookbook she helped bring about, but the…

Great British Baking Show's Martha Collison offers her veteran advice for amateur bakers

Martha Collison was a breakout star in season one of the Great British Baking Show (that’s the American PBS broadcast of the BBC’s Great British Bake Off, of which Collison appeared on the fifth series). Even among a sea of polite contestants, the then-17-year-old—the youngest-ever GBBS contestant—was among the most…

What’s the one cookbook you’d save from a burning kitchen?

Yesterday, we presented a list of cookbooks we consider to be the finest tomes published so far in our young century. Today, we open it up to The A.V. Club staffers and contributors, and rephrased it as a question: If you could save one cookbook from your burning kitchen, which book would you save? (Let’s assume…