Food columnist Andrew Coppolino's Christmas cookbook ideas

What are you going to get the foodie in your life this Christmas? Our food columnist Andrew Coppolino has some suggestions.
Chef Ferran Adria examines ingredients in his kitchen workshop in Barcelona, Spain. His cookbook, A Day at elBulli, is our our food columnist Andrew Coppolino's list for Christmas gift ideas. (Bernat Armangue/Associated Press)

Looking for something to buy your favourite foodie this Christmas? No idea where to start?

Our food columnist Andrew Coppolino recommends these cookbooks – some brand new, some older classics.

Christmas cook book ideas

Adria, Ferran. A Day at elBulli (Phaidon, 2012)

Armstrong, Julian.Made in Quebec: A Culinary Journey (HarperCollins, 2014).

Christie, Charmian.The Messy Baker (HarperCollins, 2014).

Gur, Janna. Jewish Soul Food: From Minsk to Marrakesh, More Than 100 Unforgettable Dishes Updated for Today's Kitchen (Schoken, 2014).

Kamali, Annahita. Cookbook Book (Phaidon, 2014).

Lee, Susur.A Culinary Life (Ten Speed Press, 2005).

Morton, Mark and Andrew Coppolino. Cooking with Shakespeare (Greenwood Press, 2008).

Parsons, Barry. Rock Recipes: The Best Food from my Newfoundland Kitchen (Breakwater, 2014).

Peternell, Cal. Twelve Recipes (William Morrow Cookbooks, 2014).

Redzepi, Rene. Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine (Phaidon, 2010).

Ottolenghi, Yotam. Plenty More (Random House, 2014).