Food & Drink: Cookbooks & Recipe Books

  • JMCI
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    Jamie Oliver celebrates his favourite Italian food - and shows you how to cook bellissimo dishes in the comfort of your own home - in his latest bestselling cookbook.

    With chapters on antipasti, salad, soup, meat, pasta, fish, rice and dumplings, bread and pastry and desserts, Jamie provides step-by-step recipes for the likes of classic carbonara, baked risotto pie and limoncello tiramisu.

    The recipes can be quick or slow to make and Jamie offers his unique twists on some of the traditional favourites.
  • JWTM
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    The Body Coach Joe Wicks shares over 100 nutritious recipes that are perfect for sharing and take just 30 minutes to make in this sumptuous healthy eating cookbook.

    Joe has always been adamant you don't need to have loads of time to cook great food and these healthy dishes are either reduced-carb or carb-refuel - making them perfect for anyone who's familiar with Joe's eating structure (load up on the carbs on an active day!).

    Among the tasty recipes Joe shares are a 'Bang Bang' chicken stir-fry and a sausage and mushroom pie.
  • MCWT
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    Take your cooking to the next level with the MasterChef winners' takes on 100 classic recipes. From pina colada syllabub to chilli con carne samosas, there's so much for you to try out and enjoy.

    Bringing together recipes from a decade's worth of winners including Ping Coombes, Saliha Mahmood Ahmed and Celebrity MasterChef winner Angellica Bell, this imaginative and inventive cookbook also contains interviews that reveal the chefs' inspirations.

    This is a book bursting with ambitious and achievable recipes that will help you make ordinary dishes extraordinary!
  • TAGA
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    Make the most of your Aga with this cookbook full of delicious recipes.

    From perfect chips to stunning souffles, there are so many different recipes to try including slow-cooked delights. You'll love trying dishes including braised chicken and chicory and Boston baked beans.

    There's also a focus on baking, showing you how to use your Aga to make simple breads, rolls, cakes and brownies. All of these recipes are full of rich and vibrant flavours.
  • CACC
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    This Book People exclusive contains a collection of classic and contemporary cocktails for you to enjoy and entertain guests with.

    The beautifully presented recipes are separated into chapters based around gin, whisky, vodka and Prosecco and there is even advice on the best glassware and mixing techniques to use.

    This bright and bold book is perfect for anyone who wants to try their hand at (or be inspired when choosing at a bar!) creating their favourite drinks at home.
  • HIGD
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    Everyone loves a Higgidy pie and this updated edition of their debut cookbook is sure to give you inspiration for making some of your own.

    As well as mouth-watering savoury and sweet pies, the brand's chief pie maker Camilla Stephens also gives you recipes for deliciously healthy frittatas, tarts and quiches.

    As well as recipes and step-by-step instructions for making a chicken pot pie, lemony asparagus and ricotta tart and salted pecan fudge pie, Camilla shares her personal, foolproof tips on making pastry.
  • GINO
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    Book People favourite Gino D'Acampo returns with a cookbook inspired by the picturesque Adriatic coast. The meals on offer in here are just as tempting as the area's jaw-dropping views.

    Focusing on the finest cuisine, Gino shows you how to recreate these flavour-filled dishes in the comfort of your own home and the recipes range from seafood and pasta (of course) to meat dishes and mouth-watering vegetarian options.

    A companion to Gino's TV series, this book helps make Italian cooking simple and is packed with exquisite photography of the meals and views from the destination.
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    Enjoy an afternoon tea to remember with one of these 50 - yes, 50! - scone recipes from National Trust destinations around the country.

    Scone obsessive Sarah Clelland has collected the recipes and also lifts the lid on the eccentric owners who came up with them. Whether you want to try a triple chocolate scone from Waddeson Manor or the apple and cinnamon scone served in Hanbury Hall, there are so many treats to try and sites to visit.

    There are also savoury scones featured... Just wait until you try Ightham Mote's cheese, spring onion and bacon version. Other tasty treats include chocolate and marshmallow scones, stollen scones and horseradish scones.
  • BMCK
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    Take a season-by-season tour through the four seasons of London's famous Borough Market - and learn how to cook some of the site's most incredible dishes.

    Packed with awe-inspiring photography shot on location over the year, this book has recipes that highlight the best of the market's celebrations from occasions ranging from Apple Day in October to the switching on of the Christmas lights and Easter and Midsummer.

    It introduces key seasonal ingredients and includes the artisan producers' top shopping and prepping tips that will change the way you cook forever...
  • GBBO
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    For many years, The Great British Bake Off has inspired and encouraged so many budding star bakers to get in the kitchen and make some amazing treats.

    It takes inspiration from GBBO's most ambitious bakes but simplifies their recipes and offers step-by-step instructions that even the biggest baking novice could follow.

    With a focus on sharing, this book has ideas for birthdays, charity fundraisers and celebrations.
  • PLFR
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    Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith shares her favourite recipes of all time in this mouth-watering cookbook. She also offers fascinating anecdotes from her incredible life.

    Prue provides a host of easy-to-follow recipes for firm favourites, lazy leftovers, meat-free meals and perfect puddings and they're all sure to tantalise your taste buds.

    This is Prue's first cookbook in 25 years - and recipes including halibut with green linguine and slow-cooked rat-a-tat-touille ensure it's well worth the wait.
  • TRTC
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    Make over 101 incredibly simple and nutritious meals on a roasting tray with this cool cookbook. The dishes taste amazing and are so quick and simple to prepare. Best of all, they save you time on the washing up!

    From an all-in-one breakfast to fish dishes, the recipes in here are suitable for all the family and have a focus on healthier food. Simply prepare the ingredients, arrange them in the roasting tray, add your seasoning and the oven will do the rest.
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    Queen of baking Mary Berry offers up over 100 recipes for bakes that take minutes to make in Fast Cakes.

    This cake book finds Mary incorporating her 'all-in-one' method of preparation into as many recipes as possible and has step-by-step instructions for making tasty fruit cakes, buns, biscuits and more.

    Fully revised and updated from her 1981 cookbook of the same name, there are also ideas for family-friendly bakes including happy face biscuits and traffic lights. One of our favourite treats on offer is the honey and almond cake - just wait until you taste it!
  • DEPB
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    This vegan cookbook finds Ella Mills of Deliciously Ella fame showcasing 100 new all-plant recipes for you to try at home.

    From colourful salads to veggie burgers and one-pot stews, there is something for every meal and all tastes - even the most hardened carnivore. All the recipes make use of simple and nourishing ingredients and are perfect for veteran vegans and those who are new to plant-based cooking.

    As well as delicious recipes, Ella talks about her rise to stardom and how a blog that was started while she was suffering from illness became one of the country's favourite well-being brands.
  • KZNA
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    MasterChef winner Saliha Mahmood Ahmed's Khazana is a cookbook packed with mouth-watering recipes steeped in Persian flavours.

    Inspired by Saliha's travels in India and Pakistan, the tantalising recipes range from smokey chicken and basil kebabs with buttermilk riata to Moghul fish korma with almond rice.

    Khazana translates as treasure trove and the food featured here will delight and inspire you in so many ways.
  • MOBK
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    MOB Kitchen founder Ben Lebus has already taken the social media world by storm and now he can help revitalise your home cooking with a selection of easy, delicious and accessible dishes in this first cookbook.

    Each nutritious and inexpensive (feeding four people for under £10) recipe uses readily available ingredients and covers all tastes and dietary requirements. All that is expected is you have salt, pepper and olive oil in your cupboard and a small budget to take to the shops.

    With a Spotify soundtrack complementing each recipe, the dishes range from Asian-inspired spaghetti meatballs to homemade falafel pizzas.
  • RTZC
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    Everyone knows about the glamour of the Ritz London and its dining room's fine food that has delighted so many A-list celebrities over the years.

    From roast scallops bergamot and avocado to saddle of lamb belle epoque, this book shows you how to cook 100 seasonal recipes that reflect the glory and style of this remarkable hotel.

    The dishes include fish, shellfish, meat, poultry and game and the decadent desserts range from mousses and ice creams to pastries and souffles.

    Just wait until you try the aromatic steamed native lobster, ginger broth and lime jelly or the roasted fillet of venison, braised red cabbage and sauce grand veneur.
  • ZAIT
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    Learn how to cook perfect Palestinian food with this sumptuous cookbook from Yasmin Khan.

    Praised by the late, great Anthony Bourdain, this cookbook is packed with herb-filled salads, quick pickles, fragrant soups, tender meat dishes and rich desserts. Yasmin also recalls some of her fondest memories growing up in the country.

    Palestinian food is fragrant, healthy and delicious and this book will show you how to whip up a colourful array of bountiful mezze dishes to rich slow-cooked stews flavoured with aromatic spice blends.
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    Let Mary solve all your Christmas troubles with this fabulous collection of her favourite Christmas recipes. Mary Berry's Christmas Collection combines time-honoured festive favourites with a variety of new and exciting dishes to spice up the season. By taking the traditional Christmas fare and giving it a twist, Mary adds sparkle to every celebration. Simple yet reliable recipes and Mary's handy hints will take the pressure off entertaining, whether it's for the big day itself, a Boxing Day crowd or an intimate New Year family gathering. With an invaluable Christmas Day countdown, sample menus, shopping lists and ever-popular tips on preparing ahead and freezing, this is the must-have companion to the festive season.
  • HUGH
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    Three cheers for Hugh! We know we have a number of wine connoisseurs amongst our customer base and we're sure you all can't wait to get your hands on the fully revised, refreshed (look at the gorgeous cover artwork!) and updated 2019 edition of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book.

    An annual Book People favourite, Hugh provides facts on the best wines, growers and wine regions from around the world and reveals which vintages you should buy, which ones should be put in the cellar and which should be drunk right away.

    If that isn't enough, he also offers information on grape varieties, local specialities and how you can match food to make the most of different wines flavours. This handy reference book contains advice on wines to drink in 2019 and reveals which vintages you should keep alongside information on over 6,000 wines and growers.
  • NTCB
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    This gorgeous National Trust cookbook is packed with over 300 classic British recipes including a pork pie, pickled salmon and fish and chips.

    Covering soups, sauces, sides, vegetable and meat dishes and puddings, breads and jams, there are so many delightful dishes to try in this mouth-watering cookbook. There's also a focus on the best seasonal produce to use and a brief overview of the history of many of the dishes.

    Why not mix up some of the dishes and enjoy a tasty two-course meal? We would highly recommend the slow-roasted pork belly and steamed ginger pudding!
  • TKFS
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    Tom Kitchin showcases the best seafood recipes from his Edinburgh gastropub The Scran and Scallie in this fantastically foodie cookbook.

    Among the treats on offer are grilled lobster, salt cod fritters, poached langoustines with aioli, crab and pea soup, braised squid risotto and Thai-style oysters.

    Each recipe is accompanied by mouth-watering photographs and there are also tips on how to best prepare various types of seafood. It also has a quick and easy guide to grilling, poaching, frying, curing and roasting fish.
  • WHSK
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    Charles MacLean has spent the past three decades researching, writing and lecturing about Scotch Whisky and Whiskypedia reveals everything he's learned about why it tastes so good.

    He reveals where whisky's flavours come from and how this has changed over the years, as well as an overview of the drink's history, craft and tradition.

    Each entry provides a brief account of the distillery's history and curiosities and an exploration of the flavour and character of each whisky it makes.
  • GPUB
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    The Good Pub Guide 2019 provides a list of over 5,000 town centre pubs, classic countryside inns and gastropubs for you to visit all over the UK.

    The 37th edition in this bestselling series, the pubs are listed county by county and many have been recommended by readers. There is also a focus on pubs that specialise in malt whisky and craft beers and the winners of the coveted Pub of the Year and Landlord of the Year awards are recognised.

    The Good Pub Guide is packed with beloved favourites and hidden gems.