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  • Little Leon Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781840917154
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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.
  • CRNR
    Caroline Craig
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    This cookbook shows how there's far more to cornershop cooking than tins of beans and ready meals!

    Full of simple recipes that take advantage of everything from yam to spam and greens to sardines, you'll soon be enjoying the likes of Linguine with Tinned Crab, Twice-cooked Auberhine with Vietnamese Sauce and Thyme, Chorizo and Leek Broth.

    Sure to inspire a new-found love of weeknight cornershop shopping and cooking, this lovely little book will help you discover overlooked ingredients and learn new ways to cook with everyday staples.
  • BITH
    Diana Henry
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    If you only ever buy one collection of chicken recipes ever again, make it this one! From the bestselling author of A Change of Appetite, A Bird in the Hand by Diana Henry offers readers a plethora of brilliant chicken dishes from around the world.

    From simple chicken breast recipes to tasty salads, barbecue favourites, succulent one-pot dishes, comforting pies and much, much more, this beautifully produced hardback will reignite your passion for poultry.

    Praised (almost jealously) by Nigella Lawson, adorned with mouth-watering photographs and filled with chicken recipes for every day and every mood, the book is a celebration of one of our most popular foods.
  • MCRM
    Gomez Huet
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    Following in the tasty footsteps of Mug Cakes and Mug Cakes: Chocolate comes Mug Crumbles - and it's full of even more sweet treats that can be made in a matter of minutes with little preparation!

    Perfect for when you want to treat yourself, there are 30 recipes to enjoy and they range from the classic apple crumble to pear and ginger... and even rum and raisin.

    A brilliant little book full of mouth-watering crumbles that you'll love making and eating.
  • RSVI
    Rick Stein
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    Accompanying a major BBC Two series, Rick Stein's From Venice to Istanbul features over 100 recipes inspired by the cuisine of the Eastern Mediterranean region.

    Packed with photography of the food and locations, the recipes burst with fresh flavour and range from the ultimate mezze spread of Baba Ghanoush, Pide Bread and Keftedes to Garlic Shrimps with Soft Polenta and Dalmaytion Fresh Fig Tart.

    A stunning collection full of incredibly tasty food.
  • MGCC
    Christelle Huet-Gomez
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    One mixture, one bake, three delicious layers - these truly are magic cakes.

    Simple to make and with a host of flavours at your fingertips, these are fun to make and even better to eat. The magic is truly in the cooking. Baked at a low temperature, the cake mixture divides itself into three layers: a dense, moist cake base; a delicate cream filling; and a light, fluffy sponge to top it off.

    Among the recipes are those for cupcakes, pies, cheesecakes, brownies and even savoury bakes. Get ready to discover the magic!
  • HLYL
    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
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    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage books are always bursting with ideas for flavoursome food that you just can't get enough of - and Love Your Leftovers is no exception.

    Helping you wipe away that guilty conscience about the ingredients that are sadly left languishing in the fridge or cupboard, Hugh gives ideas for what to use with bendy carrots, wilting salads and rock-like bread.

    He starts by giving practical advice for cooking on a weekly basis with leftovers in mind and then provides tips on how best to store these ingredients. He then shows you how to prepare these simple, tasty and flexible recipes - leftover meat can be made into Chilli Beef Noodles; surplus vegetables can be transformed into Roast Root Hummus; and spare eggs make easy Macarons.

    With 100 recipes to try and mouth-watering photography throughout, this is a book that will help you never be bored of leftovers again.
  • Just 5 Ingredients Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780600632856
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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.
  • HPPY
    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!
  • 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.
  • CK2407
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    By cooking the recipes included in The Perfect Christmas, you'll be able to enjoy festive feasts with your family and friends.

    From hearty Christmas dinners to delicious side dishes and favourite desserts, this is both an ideal gift and a great go-to guide for cooking up something special for Christmas lunch.
  • 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!
  • 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
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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
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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!
  • BTIQ
    Peggy Porschen
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    One of the most prominent pioneers in cake design, Peggy Porschen's Boutique Baking: Delectable Cakes, Cookies and Teatime Treats offers a range of recipes that combine traditional baking with chic finishing touches. Famed for her exquisite craftmanship and love of baking, in this book Pegy reveals some trade secrets and among the recipes on offer are all-time favourites such as Meringue kisses and Macaroons, as well as beautiful biscuits and recipes inspired by Peggy's German roots like Mulled Wine Stars. There is also a section dedicated to delicious gourmet cakes and bakes. The final chapter offers advice on fabulous finishing touches with basic recipes for frostings and fillings, as well as ideas for home-made drinks to accompany the treats.
  • 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.
  • SFIK
    Anjali Pathak
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    In this sumptuous cookbook, famous chef and food writer Anjali Pathak provides a collection of Indian and spice-inspired recipes to cook at home.

    Showcasing authentic dishes and those with a modern twist, you?ll find everything from light snacks to bigger bites including Chilli Beef with Black Pepper and a classic Chicken Tikka Masala.
  • Quick Cook Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9990000014033
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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.
  • FOLS
    Mat Follas
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    MasterChef winner Mat Follas reveals his favourite fresh fish and seafood recipes in this inspiring cookbook.

    Organised by fish type and featuring step-by-step preparation photography, Mat will guide you through the art of perfectly preparing and cooking every style of fish and seafood. Among the recipes you can try out are Salt-baked Sea Bass, Mackerel Kedgeree and a Parsley and Plaice Puff Pastry Pie.

    With over 80 dishes to devour, all of which are delicious and uncomplicated, the cookbook is full of healthy ideas for anyone who loves to eat fish.
  • 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.