Celebrity cookbooks are totally a 'thing' right now, with many celebrities releasing cookbooks detailing their own tried and tested recipes for us normal types to try at home.

Most famously Gwyneth Paltrow made her mark on the celebrity cookbook industry back in 2011 with her first collection of recipes Notes From My Kitchen Table, and since then many (sometimes unexpected) celebrities have followed suit.

So if you are looking for some A-list dinspo this evening, why not try one of these celebrity cookbooks - guaranteed to get your culinary game on...

For all things Italian... 
The Tucci Table by Stanley Tucci

Hollywood actor and bona fide Devil Wears Prada legend Stanley Tucci actually has two cookbooks, The Tucci Table (Orion) being his second foray into the world of celebrity cookbooks. Featuring gorgeous recipes fusing Staney's Italian food heritage with that of his British wife Felicity Blunt (yep, Emily's sister), readers can look forward to cooking dishes such as Pasta Al Forno, Roasted Sea bass, Pan Seared Venison and British classics such as Shepherd's Pie and Sausage Rolls. Love this guy.

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For yummy comfort food...
Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen loves food, and she wants everyone to know just how much. In Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat (Clarkson Potter Publishers) she's gathered together some of her favourite recipes, including John's famous Fried Chicken with Spicy Honey Butter to her mom's famous Thai classics. And because it's Chrissy Teigen, our girl with the wicked sense of humour, she's also thrown in a few life tips too: how to use bacon as a home fragrance? CT has it covered.

For authentic Mexican...
Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends by Eva Longoria

Desperate Housewives’ star Eva Longoria has long been a fan of cooking, and Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends (Clarkson Potter) is her own personal food journey, taking inspiration from travel, family, and a deep love of her Mexican heritage. She shares memories of her Texas ranch upbringing, her very first cooking adventures, and even her last-minute pre–red carpet meals. FYI, Eva's recipe for tamales is amazing.

For the healthy types...
It's All Good: Delicious, Easy Recipes that Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great by Gwyneth Paltrow

Oh Gwynnie, we do love you and your bonkers food fads, and It's All Good: Delicious, Easy Recipes that Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great is the book to kick-start your Paltrow-style healthy eating regime. Compiled following a strict elimination diet prescribed by her doctor, this cookbook features 185 delicious, easy recipes to help restore your body's inner balance and have you glowing from the inside-out. The Salmon Burgers with Pickled Ginger are particularly delicious.

For dinner party inspo...
My Life on a Plate: Recipes From Around The World - by Kelis

R&B superbabe Kelis has been rocking up to festivals with her famous Food Truck for the last couple of years now, and her 2015 cookbook is an essential for all those who crave yummy food with a sprinkling of sass. Taking inspiration from Southern soul food, Caribbean and Asian cuisine, Kelis' My Life on a Plate: Recipes From Around The World (Kyle Books) is a tribute to both her Puerto Rican roots and her love for cooking. Recipes include Malay Chicken Curry, Swedish Meatballs and Shrimp Alcapurias - perfect for a sharing supper with your closest pals.

And finally, for pure kitchen styling...
Cookin' With Coolio - by Coolio

We challenge anybody to find a greater celebrity cookbook than Cookin' With Coolio (SIMON SCHUSTER UK), which features 75 mouthwatering, economical recipes built around some of the rapper's favourite comfort foods, albeit with a healthy twist. Who'd have thought the Gangsta's Paradise star would have been a dab hand in the kitchen? Hashtag, awesome.

 

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Why not try your hand at some of these celeb-endorsed recipes...