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  • LTLL
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    Leon has a dream - a dream that all fast food should taste good and do you good, too. It seems as though the food gods answered all our prayers when friends Henry, John and Allegra opened their first Leon restaurant in 2004.

    Inspired by the flavours, variety and natural healthiness of Mediterranean cooking, this Leon cookbook collection is full of deliciously rich alternatives to your favourite naughty treats, and covers everything from Soups, Salads & Snacks to the Lunchbox, Fast Suppers and more...

    Designed with all the flair and character that have made the award-winning Leon recipe books - such as Leon Naturally Fast Food - so successful, this adorable, gift-sized set is fabulously produced and features recipes that are wholesome, yummy and wonderfully healthy - like Egyptian Falafels, Perfect Pepper Steak and the irresistibly moreish Henry's Salted Caramel Bananas.

    If you've enjoyed their delicious food and want to try it at home, or even if you've never visited a Leon restaurant yourself, this collection of mouth-watering and easy-to-prepare (it's fast food, remember) recipes will liven up your kitchen repertoire and change the way you look at fast food forever.
  • Just 5 Ingredients Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780600632856
    JSTF
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    With the Just 5 Ingredients series, you will be able to create the amazing and effortless recipes featured throughout these three cookbooks.

    Whether you want a slow-cooker special, some irresistible Italian or a delicious dessert, these books will show you how to make them with just five ingredients. The slow-cooker book has everything from Red Pepper and Chorizo Tortilla to Honeyed Rice Pudding in its 100 recipes, while the Italian one has tasty treats including Chicken Milanese and Torilla Pizza with Salami.

    Ideal for busy and novice cooks, you'll also be able to enjoy Banana and Sticky Toffee Tarte Tatin, Fast Fruit Brulee and Apricot and Blueberry Cobbler with the cakes and desserts cookbook.

    Please note that the recipes in these books contain five ingredients alongside some store cupboard staples.
  • CWTF
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    Tinned fish has always been a kitchen cupboard staple and as a delicious, nutritious, sustainable and affordable ingredient it deserves to be celebrated. Here, Bart van Olphen demonstrates the versatility of cooking with tinned fish and it's sustainability as an ingredient.

    Complete with unique stories from sustainable fish-farmers who share how they fish fairly, how they were caught and what happens to the fish from sea to tin, Bart's enthusiasm for environmentally responsible fishing is prevalent throughout his recipes from Veal and Tuna Sandwich, Anchovy and Olive Tart to Sardine Tartar.

    Praised by the likes of Jamie Oliver, with his own channel on Jamie Oliver's Food Tube network, Cooking with Tinned Fish is packed with mouthwateringly delicious recipes that will delight the family: from simple soups and sauces to wholesome meals.
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    David Flynn
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    A recipe book that can change your life may sound like a far-fetched proposition, but The Happy Pear by brothers David and Stephen Flynn has been a revelation to many of us at the Book People. The book is packed with delicious, simple healthy-eating recipes that will lower cholesterol and change the way you look at healthy food forever.

    Based on the simple premise of eat more veg, and filled with recipes for good food that tastes as wonderful as the book's beautiful photography makes it look, the dishes offer mind-blowing flavour, stunning colour and every texture you could ever wish to experience - enough to make you miss meat less than you might think.

    From everyday breakfasts to lunches, dinners and scrumptious - but still wholesome - cakes, this collection of meat- and dairy-free recipes will have you and the whole family smiling on the outside and, most importantly, smiling on the inside too.
  • ETNG
    Amelia Freer
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    After helping Grammy award-winner Sam Smith lose weight and live a healthier life, Amelia Freer can now help you with her good-living book Eat. Nourish. Glow.

    A nutritional therapist and healthy eating expert, this book focuses on holistic health and reveals the 10 steps needed to live well, alongside over 25 enticing recipes. As well as all this, Amelia states how to detox store cupboards and restock with alternatives; reveals the dangers of hidden sugar in food that we all eat; and shows how to dump wheat from your diet.

    Among the recipes included in the book are ideas for lunch including Crunchy Crab Salad, main meals like Monkfish with a Broccoli and Ginger Mash and even Salted Caramels for a sweet treat.

    A perfect complement to the likes of Deliciously Ella and I Quit Sugar, this book will help you lose weight, look great and feel so much better!
  • INSP
    Ali Maffucci
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    We've all heard of this wonderful kitchen gadget, some of us have even given it a go in our own kitchen. Now Inspiralized can show you how to make the most of this healthy revelation with its mouth-watering spiralizer recipes.

    From tips on how to use a spiralizer for the first time to making vegetable noodles, turning courgette into creamy clam linguine and transforming sweet potato into an unlikely yet tasty pizza base, the book is packed with imaginative, healthy dishes that taste just like your favourite indulgent originals - from breakfast to dessert and everything in-between.

    Written by spiralizer expert Ali Maffucci, the book covers every vegetable you can possibly spiralize and offers advice for feeding just yourself, your family and bigger crowds too - you'll be ready to make the most of this secret weapon for healthy cooking in no time.
  • HMCM
    Clodagh McKenna
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    From the chef behind the bestselling The Irish Farmers' Market Cookbook, Clodagh McKenna is back with her recipe book Homemade. With a strong focus on using local produce and eating together, the book brings together recipes and ideas gathered from Clodagh's years of travelling and taking notes.

    Filled with household tips, notes on food producers farmers' markets and Clodagh's favourite restaurants, cafes and bars, each delicious recipe is accompanied by stunning photography and illustrations - and cover aperitifs, lunchbox ideas, baking, mid-week suppers, home-made fast food, Sunday roasts and much more...

    Practical, popular, delicious and nutritious, Clodagh McKenna's recipes in Homemade are sure to get every family sitting together around the dinner table for a meal.
  • RHSC
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    The Really Hungry Student Cookbook offers delicious, stress-free recipes ideal for those who may find themselves living away from the comforts of home-cooking for the first time.

    Featuring hearty breakfasts for the morning after, easy snacks and lunches for on-the-go, quick pasta teatime dishes, suppers perfect for big groups like BBQs, burritos, tacos, curries and stir-fry, delicious vegan and veggie options for everyone, as well as extra-healthy salads, soups and juices for that detox life-style.

    This easy-to-follow, full-colour illustrated guide also has parties covered with cocktail and cupcake recipes too. With the help of this handy book, you'll soon be creating feasts for all your new friends and cooking for the family whenever you visit home too!
  • QESP
    Julie Pearce
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    Everyone loves pizza - and this book is the perfect addition to your kitchen shelf when it comes to creating your own!

    Bringing the taste of Italy into your household, the book shows how pizza is a very versatile and delicious dish - from the conventional Neapolitan version to Calzones, they're a favourite around the world.

    Bursting with contemporary ideas that use fresh and readily available ingredients, the recipes are fun to make - and even better to eat! A great cookbook for pizza lovers.
  • ASIC
    Lesley Pagett
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    Perfect for people who want to become a whizz in the kitchen - and those who want to re-familiarise themselves with the joys of the most simple fare - The Basic Cookbook is full of timeless recipes.

    With the mantra that kitchen know-how is easy to achieve once you know the basics, this guide to home cooking will show you everything you need to get started in the kitchen - from boiling rice and scrambling eggs to making the perfect roast!

    There are 300 delicious recipes to choose from for all kinds of meals - all with easy-to-follow instructions! With this book, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to making meals.
  • TUCC
    Stanley Tucci
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    Perhaps best known for his Academy Award-nominated performance in The Lovely Bones or as Caesar Flickerman in The Hunger Games, Stanley Tucci is a very accomplished man in the kitchen too. In The Tucci Table you will find a host of wholesome, hearty Italian meals from Hollywood's highly respected foodie.

    Featuring family-friendly dishes that are designed to bring everyone together, each recipe in this beautifully produced cookbook is inspired by Stanley's family's Italian, British and American roots and features an introduction to provide an insight into what makes the dish so special.

    From Roasted Sea Bass and Pan-Seared Venison to the humble Sausage Roll (with an Italian twist!), The Tucci Table captures the joys of cooking for the whole family.
  • GZHA
    Gizzi Erskine
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    This wonderfully healthy cookbook will be available to order soon. Please keep checking back.

    The latest addition to Jamie Oliver's Food Tube network and praised by the likes of Book People favourite Tom Kerridge, Gizzi Erskine is one of the UK's most influential chefs and in her new book Gizzi's Healthy Appetite she introduces a collection of over 100 of her favourite recipes.

    All palate-pleasing in their own right, the recipes will delight those who love their food rich in flavour, hearty and filling. Some of the highlights include the spicy Green Chilli Pork, the oozing Roasted Baby Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce and the fresh and flavoursome Tuna Tataki with Yuzu. Or if sweet treats are more your thing, a warm Molten Caramel & Chocolate pudding might prove difficult to resist...

    Packed with stunning photography that will have your tummy rumbling in anticipation, step-by-step instructions and recipes for food that you'll really want to eat, Gizzi Erskine's new book is full of tasty dishes that'll keep the whole family happy and thoroughly satisfied.
  • 200 Recipes: Barbecue & Super Salads Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9990000011476
    THBS
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    This brilliant pair of books will make sure your summer barbecue is full of tantalising food for all tastes.

    200 Barbecue Recipes has inspirational recipes that go beyond the normal grilled sausages and burgers, while the 200 Super Salads book offers a tasty selection of extremely healthy and tasty recipes.

    With stunning colour photography throughout, these are handy cookbooks with clear, step-by-step instructions.
  • 2000 Recipes Box Set - Collection - 9780857236579
    TRBS
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    With over 2000 recipes to choose from, you'll never be stuck for an idea of what to cook - nor ever go hungry - again...

    Written by experts, the recipes here are truly delicious and we're sure you'll love them. A great box set to get you into the kitchen!
  • MBAF
    Mary Berry
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    The baking queen is back!

    In Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites, the official tie-in book to her hit BBC Two series, the Great British Bake Off judge reveals the secrets of her very favourite foods to inspire your family to fall in love with a delicious new dish.

    Using produce from the farmers' market, the herb garden, the seaside, the countryside and more, this all-new collection of over 100 fuss-free Mary Berry recipes offers a plethora of inspirational ideas that anyone can try - and everyone will love! From tempting Mini Beef Wellingtons to Saturday Night Pasta, tempting canapes and indulgent cakes...

    Packed full of helpful step-by-step instructions and photographs for the favourite meals she never tires of, the no-nonsense advice in Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites will ensure that your friends and family are always eager for a second helping.
  • Quick Cook Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9990000014033
    QCFV
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    This collection brings together two delicious cookbooks - Jo McAuley's QuickCook: Low Fat and Sunil Vijayakar's QuickCook: Vegetarian.

    Each book offers a versatile collection of recipes that are easy to prepare and can be prepared in next to no time. QuickCook: Low Fat provides ideas for wholesome breakfasts, tasty dinners and desserts for the whole family, all of which are high on flavour but low in fat.

    Meanwhile, QuickCook: Vegetarian features over 360 meat-free meals that can be made in just 30, 20 or 10 minutes, so is ideal for anyone with a busy schedule. It contains recipes for breakfast, light bites, midweek meals, family favourites and delicious desserts.
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    Holly Bell
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    Cooking for the whole family needn't be a chore! With Great British Bake Off star Holly Bell's Recipes for a Normal Mum, readers are introduced to a diverse collection of inventive, economical and simple recipes that the whole family can enjoy.

    With delightfully rustic colour photographs of each simple dish and straightforward step-by-step instructions to help you along every step of the way, the book is split into eight chapters - from learning which supermarket ingredients you should buy to baking, entertaining, cooking for two and much, much more... even ideas for using up surplus ingredients, ensuring that none of your ingredients ever go to waste!

    Containing mouth-watering recipes including Lemony Salmon Pasta with Courgettes & Peas, Mix It Up Breakfast Muffins, Tortilla Traybakes and a plethora of other quick recipes for the family, this is a book to which you can turn, no matter what aspect of family life you're approaching that day.
  • RUAW
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    Whether you want to cook up something simple or are looking to dazzle with a show-stopping supper, 1001 Recipes You've Always Wanted to Cook is full of recipes that are delicious and easy to make!

    With sumptuous, mouth-watering photography and easy-to-follow instructions, this cookbook has everything you could ever want when you're in the kitchen - from ideas for light meals, soups and one-pot wonders to family classics, party food and delicious desserts. There are even 'Top 10' recipes for the likes of cocktails, crushes, salsas and sauces.

    Perfect for those starting out in the kitchen and more experienced cooks, you'll find the perfect recipe for every meal and occasion between the pages of this book.
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    Rachel Khoo
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    Following the success of her hit BBC TV series The Little Paris Kitchen, Rachel Khoo has gone from strength to strength and we reckon her latest cookbook, the Kitchen Notebook, might just be her best yet.

    Packed with 100 tantalising recipes, from a Ham Hock Tiffin Box to Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Sloe Gin, the book has easy-to-follow instructions and sumptuous photography to show what you can aspire too.

    There are also Rachel's own sketches of the food and places she encounters to add a personal touch. This book will inspire you to cook something new and exciting!
  • 500 Cookies & 20 Minute pb's pair - Collection - 9990000012039
    FCTM
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    500 Cookies, Biscuits and Bakes provides an irresistible collection of delicious sweet treats, including step-by-step recipes for scones, muffins, cupcakes and flapjacks. There are even recipes for savoury crackers too! With over 500 fantastic photographs included to complement the recipes, this is a brilliant baking book for everyone. Meanwhile, 500 20-Minute Recipes offers fabulous and fast dishes for every meal and occasion, including ideas for breakfasts, main courses and desserts. All the recipes are easy to prepare and can be cooked in 20 minutes or less.
  • VBU
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    With 400 delicious, healthy and economical dishes, ranging from soups, appetizers and vegetarian main dishes to meat, fish, desserts, breads and preserves.

    This is the perfect book for anyone on a tight budget who does not want to sacrifice flavour, nutritional values and the enjoyment and satisfaction of making good food for loved ones.
  • GVEG
    Gino D'Acampo
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    He's everyone's favourite Italian chef - and a big favourite with the Book People's staff and our customers - so we're delighted to bring you Gino D'Acampo's latest health-focused cookbook, Gino's Veg Italia!

    Gino's first ever meat-free cookbook, it contains a host of healthy alternatives to favourite Italian cuisine that use all the freshest seasonal ingredients - and they're flavoured with herbs, oils and chilli to give that extra taste kick.

    Containing simple recipes for pasta and gnocchi dishes, pizzas, breads, salads and bakes, this is a cookbook bursting with veggie goodness and it provides any foodies with a way of enjoying stunning Italian food without worrying about their weight!
  • ESCR
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    Comforting, warming and perfect for filling your home with the beautiful aromas of home-cooked food, 100 Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes is a useful introduction to slow cooking for those new to the ever-popular cooking method.

    With slow cooker recipes including comforting casseroles, taste bud-tingling tagines, perfect pot roasts and delicious desserts (yes, even desserts!), the step-by-step instructions and mouth-watering colour photographs will ensure you get perfect results every time.

    Also featuring insight as to why slow cooking is such a great cooking method, types of slow cooking and essential techniques for perfecting your slow cooked dishes, this slow cooker cookbook is a must for every kitchen!
  • ETMR
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    100 Easy 30-minute Recipes will help you take the stress out of cooking by using everyday ingredients and easy-to-follow techniques!

    With its step-by-step instructions, this cookbook will help even the biggest novice become a whizz in the kitchen - and the dishes cover everything from spicy stir-fry recipes to hearty grills, healthy salads and delicious desserts.

    This is an ideal cookbook for anyone just starting out in the kitchen or those who are short on time but want to eat well!