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  • Spice Odyssey (Hardback)

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    Spice Odyssey (Hardback)

    Paul Merrett

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    A double Michelin-starred chef and TV personality of Market Kitchen, Sunday Feast, Saturday Kitchen and Economy Gastronomy fame, Paul Merrett is a man who knows how to create accessible yet delicious dishes and his new book, Spice Odyssey, is sure to inspire you to create something new in your kitchen.

    Raised in Zanzibar, a melting pot of different spiced cuisines, Paul's recipes are inspired by his travels, his home cooking and his experiences in some of the UK's top restaurants and are united by a bold and inventive use of spices - a healthier way of cooking to create flavour.

    Including a wealth of hints and tips on the storage, buying, grinding and rubbing of spices as well as fascinating facts on the history of spices and amusing stories of his travels to spice markets and gardens, Spice Odyssey by Paul Merrett is the ideal book for anyone looking to 'spice up' their home cooking.
  • The Dal Cookbook (Hardback)

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    The Dal Cookbook (Hardback)

    Krishna Dutta

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    With at least 50 recipes to try out, dal is a pan-Indian dish that does for the country what pasta does for Italy - and Krishna Dutta's cookbook showcases the best of them!

    Affordable, nutritional, long-lasting and simple to cook in a variety of ways, dal is full of nourishment and protein and this gorgeous cookbook contains a number of delicious dal dishes including kedgeree kedgeree (khichari - a risotto made with lentil), dosas (pancakes mixed with lentil flower), vadas (lentil cakes), dhokla (baked lentil cakes), papadam (dried lentil snack) and pakoras (fritters dipped in lentil batter).

    A must-have for anyone who loves Indian food or wants to expand their cooking skills!
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    Anjum's Quick & Easy Indian (Hardback)

    Anjum Anand

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    From Anjum Anand, presenter of BBC television's Indian Food Made Easy and writer of five bestselling books, Anjum's Quick & Easy Indian shows how we can all make 80 mouth-watering curries in just 20 minutes. Providing insight into stocking your cupboard with time-saving ingredients and hints for creating authentic Indian dishes easily at home, with the 'Take One' feature showing you how to make 3 great dishes from just 1 cupboard ingredient, this book is perfect for beginners and culinary experts alike.

    With easy-to-follow chapters including Tapas, Entertaining, Hassle-free Lunches, After-work Snacks and Desserts, Anjum takes you through the curry cooking process at your own pace, giving you the skills to make a plethora of dishes perfect for any occasion.
  • Rosa's Thai Cafe (Hardback)

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    Rosa's Thai Cafe (Hardback)

    Saiphin Moore

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    With four restaurants already across London and more in the pipeline, Rosa's Thai Cafe has developed a reputation for high-quality Thai food - and now you can bring these delicious dishes into your own home!

    The cookbook is a celebration of authentic Thai cuisine (although sometimes with western ingredients) and in amongst the 100 recipes you'll find a selection of family favourites and regional dishes inspired by founder Saiphin Moore's regular trips back home - from an aromatic Beef Massaman Curry to a Soft Shell Crab Salad and Larb Spring Rolls.

    If you love Thai food, we guarantee you'll love this cookbook.

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  • Spice at Home (Hardback)

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    Spice at Home (Hardback)

    Vivek Singh

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    Master of spice, executive chef of The Cinnamon Club and one of the UK's most popular Indian chefs, Vitek Singh shares over 100 recipes for families that love their food to be full of spice in Spice at Home!

    A tasty fusion of Western fare and Indian flavours, the cookbook contains modern recipes from both destinations - connecting them with a spicy twist. Whether you fancy trying Indian Pancakes and Duck Egg Curry for breakfast or a Chilli Chicken Toastie with Spicy Fish Fingers for lunch, this is the cookbook for you.

    There are also tasty recipes for a spicy supper, including Crab and Curry Leaf Risotto. With sumptuous photography and easy-to-follow instructions throughout, this is a great way to cook spicy delicacies at home.
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    Honey & Co.: Food from the Middle East (Hardback)

    Itamar Srulovich

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    Straight from the kitchen of Honey & Co., home of fragrant and big-hearted Middle Eastern cuisine, Honey & Co.: Food from the Middle East is the brand new cookbook from one of London's best-loved new restaurants.

    Full of traditional recipes for crunchy salad, smoky lamb, old-fashioned stew, falafel and dips - with plenty of tahini on everything -, this delicious recipe book takes readers on a food tour of the Middle East with recipes that are packed with fresh fruit and vegetables, wild honey and big bunches of herbs.

    An ideal book for foodies who are looking to expand their culinary horizons, Honey & Co. have been praised by countless critics and now you can bring their highly acclaimed flavours into your home.
  • Made in India (Hardback)

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    Made in India (Hardback)

    Meera Sodha

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    Meera Sodha runs a popular food blog - www.meerasodha.com - and Made in India will show you how to cook Indian food that is fresh, simple and packed with flavour in the comfort of your own home.

    Containing over 130 delicious recipes collected from three generations of Meera's family, among the delicious dishes you'll find included are fragrant curries, colourful side dishes, hot chappaties and even mouth-watering puddings.

    With gorgeous photography from food expert David Loftus, this is a cookbook to make you change the way you cook, eat and think about Indian food.
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    Tapas, or 'finger food' in native tongue, may have originated in Spain, but the custom of nibbling on three or four delectable mouthfuls - empanadillas or, perhaps, chilli olives - with a glass of wine or two has been happily embraced by people from countries all over the world. And with The Little Tapas Book, you'll be whipping up your own tapas in no time.

    With step-by-step instructions and mouth-watering photographs throughout, you can learn how to bring the taste of the Mediterranean to your kitchen. And packed with more than 60 tapas recipes to try - inspired by Spanish, Portuguese and Mexican cuisine - this handsome little book of tempting bite-sized treats will keep the tradition of tapas alive and well. Choose a few to enjoy over drinks, or make a whole meal of them for the whole family to enjoy.
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    Around The World In 80 Dishes (Hardback)

    David Loftus

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    David Loftus, one of the world's leading food photographers, brings together some of the world's greatest chefs in Around the World in 80 Dishes - a stylish, inspiring and mouth-watering collection of recipes. Taking in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and America, the cookbook contains treats from around the globe - and all are lovingly compiled and beautifully photographed. With a foreword and recipe from Jamie Oliver and contributions from Heston Blumenthal, Nigella Lawson and many other famous chefs, this beautiful hardback is an extraordinary and irresistible culinary world tour that is perfect for anyone who loves food and travel.

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    Artisan Pizza to Make Perfectly at Home (Hardback)

    Giuseppe Mascoli

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    Praised by many and widely regarded as home to some of the best pizzas in the country, now you can bring the incredible taste of the Franco Manca restaurant directly into your kitchen with this sumptuous cookbook. With recipes compiled by owner Giuseppe Mascoli and Bridget Hugo, the book takes pizza making back to basics. Aimed at those who have pizza stones or heavy baking trays rather than wood-burning ovens, the famous slow-rising sourdough recipe is included as well as many others, including seasonal variations. There are also chapters on Fritti (fried starters) and salad, as well as tips on how to make your own flavoured oils, preserve your tomatoes and cure your meat.
  • Simply Italian (Hardback)

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    Simply Italian (Hardback)

    Michela Chiappa

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    Michela, Emanuela and Romina are good friends of the Book People, so we're delighted to now invite you to try out the home-cooked recipes featured in the Chiappa Sisters' Simply Italian - a cookbook that contains every dish featured on their hit Channel 4 show.

    Growing up in the Welsh valleys, the sisters would have an annual Welsh-Italian family summer picnic and have been immersed in Italian cooking all their lives. Now, they're sharing some of the tasty dishes they've enjoyed throughout their lives - from snacks, soups and salad to mains, sides and desserts.

    Brilliantly simple to make and wonderfully fresh and mouth-watering, this is a cookbook for anyone who loves Italian food and offers ideas that will add some extra special flavour and style to your pasta dishes and more!

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    Ken Hom and Ching-He Huang's Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure: 100 Recipes from Our Journey follows the pair as they journey through China on a culinary and cultural odyssey to find the old, the new and the unexpected. The book explores the influence on the West on traditional imperial cuisine and Buddhism's influence on vegetarian food. The hardback also sees Ken and Ching cooking with local families and making their own personal pilgrimages to Guangdong and Fujan to discover their personal and culinary roots. The glorious cookbook offers a unique and authoritative perspective on Chinese food that will both surprise and inform.

  • Flavours of Greece (Hardback)

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    Flavours of Greece (Hardback)

    Rosemary Barron

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    Regarded as one of the most authentic and authoritative collections of Greek recipes, Rosemary Barron's Flavours of Greece is a cookbook with over 250 regional and national specialities included.

    From the olives, feta and seafood of mezes to delicate lemon broths, hearty bean soups, grilled meats and fish, baked vegetables and honey pastries, there's something for all tastes and seasonal food perfect for informal eating with friends, family and for entertaining. The tantalising recipes included here are sure to make your mouth water!
  • Itsu the Cookbook (Paperback)

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    Itsu the Cookbook (Paperback)

    Julian Metcalfe

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    From bestselling author Julian Metcalfe, founder of Pret A Manger, comes itsu the Cookbook - a collection of skinny yet delicious recipes that are light, green, and good for you. Fully loaded with 100 low-calorie recipes, which taste as good as they look, this collection of fine Asian flavours can all be mastered in a mere 30 minutes, contain minimal amounts of saturated fat and are loaded with 'super foods' to provide your body with the nutrients it needs.

    This book is the ideal partner for those on a calorie-controlled diet, or those looking to take a little more care of their bodies, whilst learning the intricacies of Asian cuisine.
  • Tapas (Hardback)

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    Tapas (Hardback)

    Elisabeth Luard

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    Wonderfully tempting little dishes of food that are extremely popular in Spain, Tapas is a delicious and easy-to-prepare delicacy that can be served during many different occasions. Elisabeth Luard's Tapas: Classic Small Dishes from Spain is a cookbook that shows how simple ingredients can be transformed into delightful mini feasts and among the recipes included are those for salted almonds, bread with olive oil and garlic, salt cod, chicory and blue cheese, croquettes, empanadas and much, much more.
  • Every Grain of Rice (Hardback)

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    Every Grain of Rice (Hardback)

    Fuchsia Dunlop

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    World-renowned chef Fuchsia Dunlop's Every Grain of Rice offers a groundbreaking introduction to the world of healthy and vibrant Chinese home cooking - where meat and fish are enjoyed in moderation, but vegetables plays the starring role. Many of the recipes featured in the hardback require few ingredients and are startingly easy to make, ranging from Blanched Choy Sum to Steamed Chicken with Shiitake Mushrooms and emergency late-night noodles! There is also a comprehensive introduction to the key seasonings and techniques of the Chinese kitchen, as well as the 'magic ingredients' that can transform modest vegetarian ingredients into wonderful delicacies. There is also stunning photography of the dishes throughout the cookbook.
  • French Kitchen (Hardback)

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    French Kitchen (Hardback)

    Michel Roux, Jr.

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    Providing 200 recipes from Michel Roux Jr., the master of French cooking, The French Kitchen is a must-have addition to any kitchen shelf. A classic and inspirational culinary guide to regional cooking, from Burgundy to Provence, the cookbook showcases the French's wonderful respect for food and how they treat it as something to be savoured and enjoyed.

    From the rustic to the haute, the delicious recipes on offer are separated into chapters including Soup, Eggs and Cheese, Meat, Chicken, Duck and Game Birds, Bread and Croissants and Desserts. A great way to bring continental flavour to your mealtime.
  • Pasta (Hardback)

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    Pasta (Hardback)

    Antonio Carluccio

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    Everything you could ever want to know about cooking pasta is in this illustrated and easy-to-follow cookbook from the master of Italian cooking, Antonio Carluccio. Featuring more than 100 colour photographs, Antonio shares his knowledge about different types of pasta, how to make it at home, how to cook it and how to match it to the right type of sauce.

    Clear and detailed step-by-step instructions, you'll be making pasta-based soups, main courses, salads and even desserts for your friends and family. Using fresh and dried pasta, tasty highlights include Spaghetti with Garlic, Oil and Chilli, classic dishes with a twist, like Walnut and Herb Pesto Pasta, and luxurious treats such as Baked Lamb, Herb and Mushroom Pasta Pie. Antonio's tips for seasonal dishes will help you create exciting pasta 365 days a year too.
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    Rio De Janeiro: The Cookbook (Hardback)

    Leticia Moreinos Schwartz

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    Bring some of the tantalising tastes and fabulous flavours of Brazil direct into your kitchen with the help of Rio de Janeiro: The Cookbook.

    The colourful hardback covers a wide range of authentic Brazilian recipes, all of which are easy to make at home. The cookbook's author Natalie Morales grew up in Rio, so is the perfect person to showcase the exciting taste from the famous city's vibrant neighbourhoods.

    Throughout the book, you'll find recipes for the likes of Deep-Fried Beef Empanadas, Chicken and Chorizo over Jasmine Rice and Molten Brigadeiro Cake. Cooking these delicious dishes provide you with a brilliant way of joining in the carnival atmosphere as Brazil, on a high from its hosting of the 2014 World Cup, prepares to host the greatest sporting show on Earth - the Olympic Games - in 2016!
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    French Brasserie Cookbook (Hardback)

    Daniel Galmiche

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    In this stunning cookbook, top chef, and regular guest chef on BBC1's Saturday Kitchen, Daniel Galmiche provides a collection of 100 classic brasserie recipes complete with a modern Mediterranean twist, all suitable for home cooking. A committed champion of French food and cookery, Daniel offers irresistible recipes for starters, mains, side dishes and desserts that are all based on the classic principles of French brasserie cooking. With regional recipes, local ingredients and homely, comforting flavours, among the highlights on offer are the aromatic Roast Leg of Lamb with Garlic & Lavender, Wild Mushroom & Herb Risotto and Orange Souffle Pancakes. A brilliant hardback cookbook to show you how to create fresh, contemporary French flavours in your own kitchen.

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    A History of English Food (Hardback)

    Clarissa Dickson Wright

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    The much-missed Clarissa Dickson Wright looks at the history of English food in this cookery book. The celebrity chef tells all about the shifting influences on the national diet whilst also acknowledging the chefs and cookery book writers who have shaped public taste. Giving vivid descriptions of English food throughout the ages, the book is full of Clarissa's larger-than-life personality and even features some of the recipes.

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    The Food and Cooking of Turkey (Hardback)

    Ghillie Basan

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    All the traditions, techniques and ingredients, including over 150 authentic recipes shown step by step in 800 photographs - discover the delicious food of an ancient cuisine and learn how to bring it to the modern table
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    Indian, Chinese, Thai and Asian (Hardback)

    Rafi Fernandez

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    Presenting all the best-loved dishes from irresistible appetizers and street snacks to superb curries, sizzling stir-fries and sambals, sauces and desserts, with over 1000 colour photographs
  • Curry (Hardback)

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    Curry (Hardback)

    Mridula Baljekar

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    Curry has grown to become one of the world's best-loved dishes, whether enjoyed at a restaurant or prepared at home. Delicious and aromatic, they can spice up any meal or occasion. This comprehensive and informative cookery guide begins by examining the history of curries in India and around the world. There is an extensive introduction to the ingredients and equipment you might need as well as an explanatory techniques section that will demystify curry preparation. Advice on accompaniments, finishing touches, desserts and drinks follows and extra information on the spices, herbs, grains and pulses that can be added to enhance your dishes. The 150 fragrant dishes that follow are authentic curry recipes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Malaysia and Indonesia. Each of the recipes is clearly presented with step-by-step instructions and pictures to show the dish at each stage of preparation. Whether or not cooking curries is new to you, this book will inspire and delight with recipes that are bursting with spicy flavours, both subtle and complex.