Archive For The “Cookbooks” Category

The Book of Pintxos

The Book of Pintxos

Discover the Legendary Small Bites of Basque Country. For the first time the recipes for pintxos, the small savoury and sweet dishes found in bars in the Basque country, are collected into one volume. The Book of Pintxos is an overview of Basque tapas. Author Marti Buckley is an American writer and chef from Alabama….

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The Vegetable Eater

The Vegetable Eater

The New Playbook for Cooking Vegetarian. Cara Mangini, award-winning author of The Vegetable Butcher, returns with The Vegetable Eater: The New Playbook for Cooking Vegetarian. This book offers simple lessons and 100 recipes that showcase vegetables. It offers inspirations for delicious, colourful and unique dishes for the whole family. We should all be eating more…

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Jang: The Soul of Korean Cooking

Jang: The Soul of Korean Cooking

Essential Sauces. This is a delightful cookbook offering more than 60 recipes featuring Gochujang, Doenjang, and Ganjang. These are Korea’s essential sauces, and Jang: The Soul of Korean Cooking showcases these in delicious fashion. In the first book on the subject in English, South Korea’s best chef shows readers how to cook with jangs –…

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Regional Cooking of England

Regional Cooking of England

Classic Culinary Treasures. I review lots of books and they all have their own unique appeal, but Regional Cooking of England by Carol Wilson is something of a masterwork and should grace the shelf of every food lover. I have a routine. I affix stickers to my favourite recipes, but Regional Cooking of England used…

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Jewish Holiday Table

Jewish Holiday Table

A World of Recipes, Traditions and Stories to Celebrate All Year Long. Food is an ice breaker. It’s comforting to enjoy food with friends, and The Jewish Holiday Table offers plenty of inspiration for delicious meals. Collected by the Jewish Food Society, an organization dedicated to preserving Jewish cuisine around the world, the 135 recipes…

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Korean Cookbook

Korean Cookbook

Authentic Food at Home. Korean food has really taken off in the UK. Large cities have had Korean restaurants for a few years but now we have more Korean supermarkets. The Korean Cookbook is the perfect companion for those shopping trips. The Korean Cookbook by Junghyun Park and Jungyoon Choi offers 350 authentic and delicious…

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Too Many Chiefs Only One Indian by Sat Bains – review

Too Many Chiefs Only One Indian by Sat Bains – review

It’s every inch a limited edition book. In fact there are a lot of inches, oozing quality, artistry, style and delicious food. Too Many Chiefs Only One Indian  by Sat Bains is a coffee-table book that is truly the size of a small coffee table, but will likely be more remarked upon than a four-legged…

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The Farm Table

The Farm Table

The Sunday Times Bestseller. Times are tough and it’s more important than ever that we take advantage of seasonal produce. First-generation farmer and chef Julius Roberts shares his personal experience of farming life and easy, thoughtful dishes to reconnect us to nature and the seasons in The Farm Table. Passionate about seasonality, Julius shows us…

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Complete Arab Cookery

Complete Arab Cookery

Arto der Haroutunian. Arab dishes are subtle, varied and seem rather exotic to many of us. Complete Arab Cookery by Arto der Haroutunian offers us a comprehensive overview of plates that are flavourful and perfect for an intimate dinner for two or for feeding a crowd. We lost Arto der Haroutunian too soon. He was…

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Food and Cooking of Greece

Food and Cooking of Greece

Seasonal recipes from my kitchen. Greek meals, whether enjoyed on a sunny Greek island or at home, are always special and comforting. Food and Cooking of Greece: Seasonal recipes from my kitchen presents familiar dishes and some that will likely be new to many of us. Rena Salaman is a well-respected writer on Greek food….

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Generous Cookbook

Generous Cookbook

The St Columba’s Hospice Care Cookbook. Featuring over 35 delicious recipes from a wide range of celebrities and local chefs, Generous is a book to celebrate and inspire through the power of food. Published to raise awareness and funds for St Columba’s Hospice Care, Generous is about recognising the local people and hospitality industry in…

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Simply Tomato

Simply Tomato

100 Recipes for Enjoying Your Favorite Ingredient All Year Long. It’s summer (a coolish one for us in the UK) and tomatoes are at their best and cheapest. Simply Tomato: 100 Recipes for Enjoying Your Favorite Ingredient All Year Long will remind the home cook how versatile these fruits (yes, they are fruit) can be….

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Cook Colour

Cook Colour

A Rainbow of 100 Recipes. Cook Colour celebrates foods of every hue. It taps into that old but true adage of ‘one eats with one’s eyes.’ Colour is, after all, the first thing we notice about any dish. When we plan a dinner, we look for elements which will complement each other. We avoid platescapes…

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East End Eats

East End Eats

A culinary travelogue. If you are looking for a book about the contemporary food and drink scene in the trendy eastern part of London, then East End Eats is the book for you! East End Eats is more than just a cookbook, it’s a culinary travelogue and perfect for those who love original food and…

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Ramen: 80 Easy Noodle Bowls and Broths

Ramen: 80 Easy Noodle Bowls and Broths

Pure Asian comfort. Ramen has become the latest food craze that’s captured the imagination of the whole world. It’s a versatile bowl of steaming goodness which can be made to the slurper’s exact needs. Ramen: 80 Easy Noodle Bowls and Broths offers delicious recipes for every taste and every budget. The author, Makiko Sano, was…

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Rice, Spice and All Things Nice by Reza Mahammad

Rice, Spice and All Things Nice by Reza Mahammad

The Observer Food Monthly described meeting Reza Mahammad as “like being ambushed by a cross between Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Freddie Mercury”. He must be one of the most easily recognised Asian faces on British TV. His effervescent style and playful personality have made him a popular presenter. Reza was born in England to Indian parents…

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Japan: The Vegetarian Cookbook

Japan: The Vegetarian Cookbook

Healthy and elegant recipes. From the author of global bestseller Japan: The Cookbook, here in Japan: The Vegetarian Cookbook we are introduced to more than 250 delicious, healthy vegetarian Japanese recipes for home cooks everywhere. Nancy Singleton Hachisu is a unique food writer, being a Westerner who lives in Japan – and has done for…

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On the Curry Trail

On the Curry Trail

Chasing the Flavor That Seduced the World. This book is a delicious education.  On the Curry Trail: Chasing the Flavor That Seduced the World is a recipe book but also something of a culinary travelogue. It traces the history of what we call curry from its origins to its contemporary personas. The author, Raghavan Iyer,…

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Quick and Easy Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook

Quick and Easy Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook

Delicious and Foolproof Recipes for Beginners. The weather is cold, fuel prices are high, and the cost of food is shocking. The Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook could save money, time and effort, and tempt your family to wonderful meals as well. This neat little book isn’t just for those owning a bespoke pressure cooker, it’s…

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Fantastico – Modern Italian Food by Gino D’Acampo – review

Fantastico – Modern Italian Food by Gino D’Acampo – review

Fantastico – Modern Italian Food is Gino D’Acampo’s first book and it’s a fine one. The photography is superb, the recipes clear and the “hand-written” type used for the anecdotes before each recipe is very stylish. His comments are conversational and informal, which is the overall feel of this book. This lad makes me smile!…

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