3 air fryer cookbooks I recommend as an air fryer expert to save time, money and energy

Whether you're a newbie or an air fryer fanatic, these are the cookbooks you'll always come back to

Image of air fryers from Tefal, Lakeland and Dreo during an air fryer testing day at the Future testing facility
(Image credit: Future Photostudio / Philip Sowels)

Grabbing a hold of one of the best air fryer cookbooks will help you streamline your time in the kitchen to save time, energy, and money. The best air fryers aren't just useful for quickly cooking up chips and chicken but also hold the capability to stretch your culinary skills a little further.

If you've managed to score an early Black Friday air fryer deal and are manoeuvring your new appliance for the first time or are a long-time user simply looking to spruce up your day-to-day meals and make use of your many air fryer accessories, the best air fryer cookbooks are here to help.

Listen. We're well aware that we live in a digital age where the internet is easily accessible for all your air fryer needs, but we have to admit that there's nothing quite like a physical copy of a cookbook. So, hear us out.

To give you a starting point, we've rounded up three that we love and highly recommend. There is something for everyone in these cookbooks, spanning easy, healthy, and budget-friendly air fryer recipes you'll always find yourself going back to.

Image of air fryers from Tefal, Lakeland and Dreo during an air fryer testing day at the Future testing facility

(Image credit: Future/Phillip Sowels)

Quick list: the best air fryer cookbooks

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Truth be told, while we do use our air fryers more or less every day (especially following the change of season to help us save energy at home), these appliances can sometimes be equipped with more controls and settings than we can fully comprehend at one time.

That's where the best air fryer cookbooks can come in handy as your one-stop shop for any queries and to supply you with an overflow of air fryer ideas to keep you busy in the kitchen and your tummy happy.

Don't get us wrong, as much as we love our go-to easy air fryer meals (like making an air fryer toastie or air fryer jacket potato), it's always nice to switch things up a bit and try out new recipes.

So, whether you've got a small air fryer, a dual-zone model, or an appliance fit for a family of four, these air fryer cookbooks will be your saving grace.

We think these air fryer cookbooks can work as a great Christmas gift under £50 for a loved one, irrespective of whether they're an aspiring cook or are perhaps just a busy parent.

Pair these cookbooks with an air fryer under £100 and you're well on your way to achieving a purse-friendly kitchen setup that won't break the bank.

Where to buy air fryer cookbooks

If you are keen to extend your search for the best air fryer cookbook further than our recommended buys, here is a list of retailers you can browse through to find your perfect cookbook:


What is the best air fryer cookbook for beginners?

For beginners, we recommend The Ultimate Air Fryer Cookbook by Clare Andrews which you can buy for £10 at Amazon.

What is the best air fryer cookbook to buy?

The best air fryer cookbook for you will depend entirely on the kind of recipes you're trying to achieve, however, 3 air fryer cookbooks we recommend are:

The Ultimate Air Fryer Cookbook by Clare Andrews, £10 at Amazon
Poppy Cooks: The Actually Delicious Air Fryer Cookbook by Poppy O'Toole, £14 at Amazon
Bored of Lunch: The Healthy Air Fryer Book by Nathan Anthony, £9.50 at Amazon

So, what are you waiting for? Your ideal air fryer cookbook awaits.

Jullia Joson
Junior Writer

Jullia Joson is Ideal Home’s Junior Writer. She’s always loved all things homes and interiors, graduating with a bachelor's degree in Architectural Studies from the University of Nottingham in 2022. Previously, she was an Intern Editor for ArchDaily. Now focused on news stories, Jullia can be found down the TikTok and Pinterest rabbit hole scrolling through any new and upcoming trends, hacks, and home inspiration.