The Ultimate Cookbook Library

By Jemima Armfield

Imagine you could have access to the greatest cookbooks in the world - a Bodleian library for cooking.

Well now you can. ckbk has pulled together more than 87,000 recipes from some of the greatest cookbooks of all time and made them available via the web. With unlimited access to the complete content of every cookbook in the collection in a searchable format, ckbk is a fantastic resource for all cooks and the perfect complement to Learning with expert’s online courses.

Here’s just a taster of what you’ll find…

The cooking of France: from brasserie classics to Escoffier

If you’ve been inspired by Michel Roux Jr’s course on Classic French Cuisine, why not take a guided tour of French cuisine with ckbk?From Escoffier’s classic Le Guide Culinaire to Katrina Meynink’s cutting-edge contemporary Bistronomy: French Food Unbound, there’s something for everyone.

Flavours of the Indian Subcontinent

Following on from Atul Kochhar’s tour of Kerala, West Benghal, Kashmir and Goa, why not look even further afield with Mangoes & Curry Leavesby Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid covering cooking styles from Nepal and Bhutan to Sri Lanka or Dina Begum’s homage to Bangladeshi cuisine in Brick Lane Cookbook.

Give us this day our daily bread

If you got started with Richard Bertinet’s course on the basics of bread-making during lockdown, now’s the ideal time to build on that foundation. From the Real Bread Campaign’s Slow Dough, Real Bread, to Jeffrey Hamelman’s professional bible Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes, ckbk will ensure you will always be able to rise to the challenge of perfecting your daily bread.

Chocolate: the perfect ending to any meal

No meal is complete without a sweet treat to finish.Chocolate is a fascinating, complex topic and Sarah Jayne Stanes’s Chocolate: Discovering, Exploring, Enjoying and Chantal Coady’s Chocolate: The Food of the Gods are both essential reading.

Unlimited Access to the World’s Great Cookbooks

ckbk and Learning With Expertshave teamed up to bring you 30 days free ckbk Premium Membership, no credit card required. Premium Membership gives you unlimited access to hundreds of the world's best cookbooks, in their entirety, plus access to more than 87,000 recipes, with thousands more added each month.

Curated by top food writers, ckbk has a range of content that is unparalleled in diversity and quality, featuring more than 400 titles including timeless classics, contemporary bestsellers and renowned reference bibles.


After your 30-day free trial you will have the option to continue your ckbk Premium Membership with a 25% off the regular price of£4.99 (monthly) or £39.99 (annual).

Jemima Armfield

Customer success manager, content creator and social media guru, I'm here to make sure everyone is getting the support they need throughout their studies at Learning with Experts.

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