Archive For The “Cookbooks” Category

Men with the Pot Cookbook

Men with the Pot Cookbook

Deliciously Polish outdoor cooking. In these difficult times we long to get back to nature. To have fun. To enjoy convivial company and delicious food. Men with the Pot Cookbook is penned by two Polish chaps living in Ireland, and it’s stuffed with tempting recipes suitable for outside preparation. Kris Szymanski and Slawek Kalkraut evidently…

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The Official Peaky Blinders Cookbook

The Official Peaky Blinders Cookbook

50 Recipes selected by The Shelby Company Ltd. Are you a fan of the Peaky Blinders? Yes? Well, you will likely love The Official Peaky Blinders Cookbook with 50 Recipes selected by The Shelby Company Ltd. There is something for everybody and I daresay many of these dishes will be consumed by diners dressed in…

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Vegans Deserve Better than a Fruit Salad

Vegans Deserve Better than a Fruit Salad

Desserts for us all This is a neat little book which may well inspire not only vegans but all of us who appreciate delicious food. Vegans Deserve Better Than a Fruit Salad is a collection of 60 recipes, penned by Chef Danielle Maupertuis. These vegan desserts are easy to make and will be appreciated by…

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Galley Cooking for the Navy

Galley Cooking for the Navy

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity Cookbook Galley is a charming cookbook that will appeal to those with a love of fine dining as well as anyone who has a connection to the Royal Navy. It showcases the high levels of professional skills and culinary talents in the UK today. There are 20 noteworthy…

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Green One Pound Meals

Green One Pound Meals

Delicious for You, Good for the Planet Author Miguel Barclay, The One Pound Chef, is on a mission to make our diets ‘greener’.  It’s a wonderful notion and one to which we should all subscribe. But foods need to be delicious as well as being economical and planet-friendly. In Green One Pound Meals, Miguel brings…

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BOSH! on a Budget

BOSH! on a Budget

A plant-based cookbook with over 100 new low-cost and delicious recipes It’s no longer a fad. Veganism is here to stay …along with vegetarianism and simply eating less meat. BOSH! on a Budget supports us (even we carnivores) with recipes for delicious dishes which just happen to be plant-based. Number one Sunday Times bestselling authors…

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Chilli & Mint

Chilli & Mint

Indian Home Cooking from A British Kitchen Torie True has penned a beautiful volume of Indian dishes but with the British home cook in mind. The recipes are tempting but they are also accessible to even the novice cook. Buy a small battery of spices and you will be ready to cook all of these…

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Grains for Every Season

Grains for Every Season

Rethinking Our Way with Grains Joshua McFadden has penned a comprehensive and beautifully presented book, with its focus on delicious and economic foods accessible to most of us. Grains for Every Season: Rethinking Our Way with Grains covers all the common suspects and also those which have been more recently introduced to our local supermarkets….

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Christine Manfield’s Indian Cooking Class

Christine Manfield’s Indian Cooking Class

Christine Manfield might not be a familiar name to many home cooks outside Australia, and I expect that will change when we become more familiar with her writing. She is one of Australia’s most celebrated and revered chefs, who is inspired by international flavours. As a restaurateur she headed three award-winning restaurants in Australia and…

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Gingerbread – Home for Christmas

Gingerbread – Home for Christmas

A wonderland of houses, creative constructions and cookies Gingerbread is a delightful festive presentation of 38 projects, gingerbread recipes and templates for creating beautiful centrepieces. The fairy tale ‘Hansel and Gretel’, in which the children discover a house made entirely of gingerbread, sweets and cake, inspired the trend for making beautiful constructions based on this…

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The Baileys Cookbook

The Baileys Cookbook

Bakes, Cakes and Treats for All Seasons That came around quick! It’s heading towards Christmas. Soon it will be time to bring down the Christmas tree from the loft even though it only seems about six weeks since we struggled to put it up there. We seek out gifts and treats for friends and family….

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Family Comforts – Rebecca Wilson

Family Comforts – Rebecca Wilson

Simple, Heartwarming Food to Enjoy Together Family Comforts reflects how lots of us want to eat today. Those sought-after dishes need to be simple to prepare and they would be, for the most part, quick and practical. No chef skills required nor investment in costly equipment nor, most importantly, expensive ingredients. The dishes here are…

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From Gujarat with Love

From Gujarat with Love

100 Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes Author Vina Patel now lives in the US although she was born and grew up in Gujarat in India. She therefore has a perspective on which authentic Gujarati recipes will work for an international audience as well as natives of the subcontinent. The foods of this west-coast region are traditionally…

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Gastro Obscura

Gastro Obscura

 A Food Adventurer’s Guide This truly is a real food-lover’s treasury. By ‘food lover’ I mean those who sincerely love food rather than just the latest restaurant, and are excited by the prospect of new flavours. Gastro Obscura will be bedtime reading for so many of us, although it’s such a culinary page turner it’s…

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Nordic Family Kitchen

Nordic Family Kitchen

 Scandinavian Seasonal Home Cooking We love that Nordic style. The elegant simplicity. The balance and clarity of lines. That covers architecture, home design, and food as well. Nordic Family Kitchen offers a delicious slice of imagination, and all using ingredients which are readily available in your local supermarket. The dishes here are fresh looking and,…

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The Tortilla Cookbook

The Tortilla Cookbook

The Tortilla Cookbook is a new recipe book, but it already has a history. It has been inspired by the viral TikTok trend #TortillaChallenge. We all know how popular those bite-size presentations have become. This book is a compilation of 60 quick, easy and tempting wrap recipes that you can make for any meal at…

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Strawberry Love

Strawberry Love

45 Sweet and Savory Recipes for Shortcakes, Hand Pies, Salads, Salsas, and More At last it’s summer. Well, it seems that way for a few days anyway. We appreciate warm weather, light meals and those seasonal fruits. We have waited so long for those. Strawberries are delicious. We can enjoy them fresh with every meal…

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Ramen: 50 classic ramen and Asian noodle soups

Ramen: 50 classic ramen and Asian noodle soups

Winner of ‘Best Japanese Cookbook UK’ in Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Ramen: 50 classic ramen and Asian noodle soups has its literary finger on the culinary pulse of restaurant trends. Ramen is a comforting combination of noodles, distinctive and flavourful broth, and various toppings. In its simplest form, ramen includes wheat noodles, a umami-rich soup…

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How to Grill Vegetables

How to Grill Vegetables

It’s summer (no, really) and our thoughts turn to hot coals. So many more of us are now vegetarian or, as in my case, semi-vegetarian – or is it semi-carnivorous? How to Grill Vegetables by Steven Raichlen will support our various BBQ needs in vibrant fashion. Steven Raichlen is the author of the New York…

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The Lebanese Cookbook

The Lebanese Cookbook

The Lebanese Cookbook: Exploring the food of Lebanon, Syria and Jordan is another well-written and beautifully illustrated volume from author Ghillie Basan.  It truly is a Middle-Eastern culinary journey which offers surprisingly accessible recipes. This oft-war-torn region has a rich and colourful culture and that includes its cuisine. Ghillie has penned this Gourmand World Cookbook…

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