Posts Tagged “recipes”

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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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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The Artisanal Kitchen: Classic Cocktails

The Artisanal Kitchen: Classic Cocktails

The Very Best Martinis, Margaritas, Manhattans, and More Cocktails have enjoyed a revival over the past couple of decades. We visit bars but we also want to make them at home. There won’t be many sideboards that don’t have a cocktail shaker likely collecting dust at the back. The Artisanal Kitchen: Classic Cocktails: The Very…

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The Martini: Perfection in a Glass

The Martini: Perfection in a Glass

An Iconic Cocktail Cocktail There can be no more recognisable cocktail than a martini. Yes, it’s the glass that gives it away; and now we have a neat little volume, The Martini: Perfection in a Glass, to guide us through the combinations of ingredients to make a delicious selection of martinis. Author Matt Hranek has…

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Purity Gin – Swedish Spirit

Purity Gin – Swedish Spirit

The answer is 34. What’s the question? ‘34′ is one of the things that makes Purity Swedish Gin and Purity Vodka different. This exceptional range of Swedish spirits has just launched nationwide in the UK. How many distillations does it take to perfect spirits? The quick answer is 34. However, it took ten years and…

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The Alchemist Cocktail Book

The Alchemist Cocktail Book

Master the Dark Arts of Mixology It’s that season of mystery and magic, so The Alchemist Cocktail Book can only add to the festive fun. This striking volume is indeed gift-quality and rather unique. The very cover is intriguing and more reminiscent of Harry Potter than a recipe book. It takes a step away from…

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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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Introducing plant-based Wild-Arbor Clear Cream Liqueur

Introducing plant-based Wild-Arbor Clear Cream Liqueur

Cream of the crop brings clarity If you thought cream liqueur was something for your granny, think again. There’s an innovation which will clearly blow away those preconceptions. Recently launched is Wild-Arbor Clear Cream Liqueur – the first 100% plant-based and clear cream liqueur. It is dairy free, gluten free, and GMO free (free from genetically modified organisms),…

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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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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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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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Indian Vegan & Vegetarian

Indian Vegan & Vegetarian

200 traditional plant-based recipes India has had a long tradition of vegan and vegetarian cooking and its dishes are as diverse as its regions and its people. Indian Vegan & Vegetarian: 200 traditional plant-based recipes reflects that tasty tapestry. This is a hefty gift-quality volume which will gladden the epicurean heart of any Indian food…

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The Turkish Cookbook – A flavour of history

The Turkish Cookbook – A flavour of history

Exploring the Food of a Timeless Cuisine The Turkish Cookbook by Ghillie Basan, and published by Lorenz Publishing, is a gastronomic stunner. Its launch aligns perfectly with the more pleasant weather and dreams of the lapping waves in warmer climes. It’s easy to fall in love with the dishes of Turkey. There is that enticing…

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Burpee – Grow Your Own Picnic

Burpee – Grow Your Own Picnic

It is that time of year when we are all enjoying the great outdoors, which must mean tucking in to picnics with gusto too … hurray!  And as the mode du jour for 2021 is bringing the inside out…it is not only food that we can grow for our dining table in the sun, but…

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Perfect Pasta at Home

Perfect Pasta at Home

Bring Italy to your kitchen with over 80 quick and delicious recipes. Perfect Pasta at Home is perhaps the most deliciously practical cookbook I have reviewed in quite a while. Many of us are finding cash a bit tight these days but we have had months of rediscovering the hob, and we want to continue…

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The Negroni: A Love Affair with a Classic Cocktail

The Negroni: A Love Affair with a Classic Cocktail

In 2019 the celebrated Negroni cocktail turned 100 years old.  The mixed drink revival has introduced a new audience to this iconic classic. The drink’s proportions consist of equal measures of Campari, gin, and sweet vermouth. It’s not difficult for the home barman/woman to master, him/herself. It has a timeless elegance and wide appeal. The…

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Just One Pan: Over 100 easy and creative recipes for home cooking

Just One Pan: Over 100 easy and creative recipes for home cooking

Many of us have come to love our kitchens over these past long months. We enjoy the process but there should be no need to become slaves to the oven; we should all be at home on the range. Just One Pan: Over 100 easy and creative recipes for home cooking presents ideas for simple…

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