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Food & Drink: Cookbooks & Recipe Books

  • GLFC
    Hannah Miles
    • £1.99
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    A finalist on the hugely popular BBC TV series MasterChef, Hannah Miles has established herself as an excellent chef and well-respected food writer. In her new book, Gluten-Free Christmas, Hannah allows everyone the chance to enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner, regardless of any dietary requirements they may have.

    From cookies and small bakes to canapes, sauces, stuffings, festive gravy and many, many more tasty indulgences, this wonderful gluten-free recipe book gives readers all of the inspiration they will need to ensure that nobody will miss out on their favourites this festive season.

    With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and full-colour photographs throughout, Gluten-Free Christmas will ensure that anyone following a gluten-free diet can have the cookies, cakes, pies, stuffings and sauces we all love.
  • BMAS 5 years +
    Nadiya Hussain
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Nadiya Hussain is one of the nation's favourite bakers following her winning appearance on the Great British Bake Off and tremendously popular British Food Adventures series. She's also proven to be a successful children's author, with Bake Me a Story being a bestseller and huge favourite with Book People customers.

    This time around, Nadiya tells festive stories and presents recipes that complement them. Designed to bring families into the kitchen at the most wonderful time of the year, among the easy-to-bake recipes are cheesy-feet biscuits that go with the story of some odd socks and where they go at Christmas time; pastry to go with the Elves and the Chouxmaker; and a nut roast to go with 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.

    All the stories have gorgeous illustrations by Clair Rossiter and celebrate the joy of sharing.
  • OCWW
    Oz Clarke
    • £9.99
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    Oz Clarke, one of the world's most respected wine connoisseurs, provides an entertaining yet authoritative guide to the drink in this huge tome.

    He reveals his favourite wines, grapes and vineyards and offers advice on being adventurous when it comes to choosing wine. He also explains where different flavours come from and how to find exactly what you want.

    This book is illustrated with photographs of wine landscapes and detailed maps of all the key regions, explaining how location can affect and inspire the wine's taste.
  • DOAC
    James Ramsden
    • £2.99
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    Written by the author of Do-Ahead Dinners and the founder of Secret Larder, one of London's most popular supper clubs, James Ramsden's Do-Ahead Christmas is a stunning collection of planning techniques, storage solutions and delicious recipes to help prepare for Christmas - and the sometimes tricky Christmas dinner.

    Prepare your table for the arrival of friends and relatives this Christmas and take all the stress out of cooking on the big day with James's enjoyable 'do-ahead' approach to cooking. Packed full of practical advice for making tasty, creative Christmas dishes well in advance, the book removes the stress and lets readers enjoy their Christmas dinner preparations.

    From Christmas canapes to delicious drinks, edible gifts and Christmas lunch - not forgetting the all-important trimmings! - Do-Ahead Christmas is the must-have book for foodies this festive season.
  • MTNL
    Nigella Lawson
    • £11.99
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    Tying in with her BBC series At My Table, Nigella Lawson's latest cookbook finds the popular chef celebrating the food she loves to cook for her friends and family. Her tasty recipes include new riffs on classic dishes and more exotic ideas.

    From the warming and comforting to the truly inspiring, the recipes range from pear and passion fruit chutney to chicken fricassee and Indian-spiced chicken to aubergine fatteh.

    Of course, being a Nigella book, this is also bursting with sweet treats including emergency brownies, no-churn bourbon salted caramel ice cream and sunken chocolate amaretto cake.
  • SPRC
    • £4.99
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    This cookbook contains over 60 recipes for delicious and nutritious meals that can be made in an electric slow cooker.

    All very tasty, they're perfect for the busy cook who wants to make hearty and healthy dishes for every member of the family. The recipes mainly use sustaining grains, beans and pulses along with superfood veg and food that is high in protein, including meat, fish and poultry.

    This book also shows you how using fresh herbs and spices can add an extra boost of flavour. There are ideas for breakfast, brunch, lunch, soups and delicious dinners. They'll help you embrace the power and versatility of your slow cooker.
  • JMCC
    Jamie Oliver
    (3)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £26.00
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    Covering the entire festive period - from party food to the main Christmas lunch - Jamie Oliver will show you how to make cracking food for the occasion in his latest cookbook.

    With over 130 recipes, Jamie has Christmas covered. From party fare to edible gifts, teatime treats, cocktails and ideas for what you should do with all the leftovers, he's even made sure every dish can be cooked at the same oven temperature - making things easier for you to mix and match.

    Describing it as the greatest hits, there are meat and fish dishes, veggie and vegan plates, gravy and trimmings and some truly spectacular desserts. All tried and trusted, you'll return to this cookbook again and again.
  • KIVE
    Aine Carlin
    (6)
    • £3.49
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    Discover the delights of tasty and nutritious vegan cooking with Aine Carlin's Keep It Vegan!

    A cookbook that is great for vegans, vegetarians, people trying to cut down on meat and those that just want to add some delicious new recipes to their repertoire, the recipes are easy to follow and complemented by simply stunning and sumptuous photography.

    All extremely healthy, let Peta Vegan Food Awards winner Aine be your guide as you make stunning breakfast, brunch and dinner meals. There are even sweet treats to enjoy including pumpkin pie, nectarine, blueberry and almond crumble and a banana, peanut butter and chocolate sauce sundae!
  • Penguin Classic Cookery Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780140927436 - Various
    PCCS
    (7)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £71.92
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    • Just 62.00p per book
    Containing recipes from the likes of Rick Stein, Nigel Slater and Lindsey Bareham, this is a cookbook collection no kitchen should be without!

    Full of inspiration, you'll find recipes of the highest quality for every kind of meal. Stein shares his seafood secrets, Bareham presents a definitive collection of soup recipes and Jane Grigson combines her recipes with elements of culinary history.

    Regardless of your level of ability, everyone who loves cooking - or wants to start to love it - will find this collection irresistible!

  • DLGF
    Rob Kirby
    • £6.99
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    Treat your loved ones to a food gift for every occasion with this beautiful book from Rob and Amber Kirby.

    Delicious Gifts is packed with beautifully styled and handcrafted food recipes. From cookies to sweets and even deli treats, you'll find ideas for romantic presents, healthy treats and Christmas presents.

    As well as the edible treats, this book also has tremendous ideas for hampers and meal kits and has inspired ideas for everything from festivals to a girls' night in and the start of university.
  • CLRI
    Martyn Nail
    • £11.99
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    Claridge's is one of the iconic London hotels and this cookbook offers a glimpse inside the walls while also showing you how to recreate the fine dining on offer in your own home.

    Available with an unbelievable Book People saving off its RRP of #30, it's full of stunning photographs and places and makes a gorgeous gift book for anyone who likes the more glamorous side of life and fancies themselves as a foodie. There are even gatefold spreads that show the kind of treats on offer.

    From breakfasts to afternoon tea and main courses including caviar and roast rack of Kentish lamb to sweet desserts like lemon meringue eclairs and salted caramel peanut bars, there is so much to try. This book even has tips on hosting dinner for 100 and coming up with a cracking Christmas selection.
  • GICE
    Gino D'Acampo
    • £6.99
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    Gino D'Acampo's latest TV series finds the popular chef heading to the Italian coast to sample some of the incredible meals that hail from this beautiful area. This tie-in cookbook shows you how to recreate the delicious flavours of this area in your own home.

    Gino has visited the Aeolian Islands, Calabria, Campania, Capri, Lazio, Tuscany and Elba on his latest jaunt and this book showcases recipes from each one.

    Gino provides step-by-step instructions for making them all and among those you can make are antipasti and soups, pasta, gnocchi and risotto and, of course, pizza and breads.
  • CK2640
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Make the most of your slow cooker by indulging in the 500 recipes included in this extensive cookbook.

    All of the recipes have step-by-step instructions and you'll find ideas for starters, mains, sides and desserts. Among the highlights are hearty, warming stews and classic casseroles.

    With so many recipes to try, you're bound to find something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
  • HMEM
    Kate Doran
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    In this incredible cookbook, Kate Doran brings to life the recipes and stories that have made her blog, www.thelittleloaf.com, so popular.

    Featuring 100 classic treats that will remind you of your childhood, many of which have been reinvented with an irresistible home-made twist - including peanut butter jammie dodgers, triple chocolate caterpillar cake and peach melba baked Alaska.
  • GNGM
    Killian Fox
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    The creators of The Gannet offer a selection of fascinating, funny and unexpected facts about food and drink in this gastronomic miscellany.

    Going well beyond the usual food fixations, this book is presented in a very inventive style and will entertain any foodie. It offers advice on everything from creating a hit food profile on Instagram to learning all the ins and outs of craft beer.

    It also highlights millenia-old products that are still edible today... are you brave enough to try Irish bog butter or Ancient Egyptian honey?
  • HGFK
    Alison Walker
    (2)
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    A go-to collection of ideas for finding the perfect present for a foodie friend or loved one, Handmade Gifts from the Kitchen will make sure you have tasty gifts to give all year round.

    Full of culinary-inspired presents to make and bake, this book can also make an ideal treat to give to someone you care about in itself. From indulgent fudge to warming liqueurs, spicy chutneys to sweet and crumbly biscuits, the book has something for every taste. There are also plenty of preserves to jar up and the book will even show you how to make some gorgeous wrapping to present your gifts in!

    With this beautiful book, written by Alison Walker, all your future home-made gifts can be stunning, stylish and special.
  • DPAR
    Rose Prince
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    Daily Telegraph journalist Rose Prince shows you how to entertain any number of guests with a variety of simple and impressive recipes that range from the classic to the novel and contemporary.

    Rose strongly believes that cooks shouldn't be banished to the kitchen when putting on a party or gathering so has come up with recipes that can be prepared in advance and dressed up to impress. She has ideas for both every course of dinner and parties. She even explains how to source the correct ingredients.

    This book also contains a range of sample menus, as well as advice on putting the right dishes together through the seasons. It's the perfect guide for anyone who wants to make entertaining easier.
  • MSTC
    • £12.99
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    Fans of the long-running BBC show that love to cook will find so many mouth-watering recipes in the MasterChef Kitchen Bible. It's bursting with ideas and recipes from the hit programme and will inspire a feast.

    Featuring a foreword from John Torode and Gregg Wallace, this cookbook has everything you need to cook like a champion. It features over 120 tasty recipes that range from classic dishes to ones that are a little more experimental and inventive.

    By following these recipes, you can cook like a MasterChef champion and hone your culinary skills by learning how to fillet fish, make fresh pasta. There are even 'from ordinary to extraordinary' dishes to try. Among our favourite dishes are nasi lemak, acorn penna cotta and squid ink tortellini.
  • ANDI
    Martin Morales
    • £8.99
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    Award-winning Peruvian chef Martin Morales shows you how to make everything from light, raw dishes to hearty stews and soups, cheeky bites to exquisite roasts, and sweet, aromatic desserts to comforting hot drinks inspired by the Andes in this sumptuous cookbook.

    Andina is the cuisine of Peru and is one of the most contemporary yet ancient styles of food in the world. In this book you'll find over 110 delicious and unfussy recipes to try and they're all accompanied by stories, photographs and paintings.

    Authentic and nutritious, all the food is made with seasonal ingredients and are big on flavour. They're also fantastically colourful.
  • FESG
    Sabrina Ghayour
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    In the follow-up to the hugely popular Sirocco, Sabrina Ghayour will show you how to prepare food with a Middle Eastern twist that will delight all your friends and family.

    From breakfasts to banquets and the simple to the sumptuous, these recipes are perfect for every occasion and you'll find ideas for brunches, quick-fix dinners and even summer feasts.

    Among our favourite foods were whipped ricotta toasts, savourty pork and fennel baklava and spiced rhubarb cake with cinnamon cream.
  • HJPG
    Hugh Johnson
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    • RRP £12.99
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    Every year, wine connoisseurs love to get their hands on the latest Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book - and the 2018 edition is no exception!

    An annual Book People favourite and fully revised and updated, Hugh provides facts on all the best wines, growers and wine regions from around the world and also reveals which vintages to buy, which to cellar and which should be drunk right away.

    If that isn't enough, he also provides information on grape varieties, local specialities and how you can match food to make the most of the flavour of different wines. There is advice on wines to drink in 2018 and which vintages you should keep and those you should cherish. There is also information on over 6,000 wines and growers alongside regional reviews.

    Three cheers for Hugh! He even reveals his current favourite wines.
  • PPFS
    Kathy Kordalis
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    • RRP £16.99
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    This book will quickly become your bible to entertaining. It explains how you don't need to spend hours preparing food when you have a gathering.

    Showing you the best foods to serve, whatever season of the year it is, it is bursting with ideas that can be whipped up after work or during a really busy weekend. It tells you the best things to buy in advance and the dishes that really are simple to prepare.

    By following the handy advice in this cookbook you'll be able to spend happy times with all your guests and avoid all the stress that comes with getting ready for them to arrive.
  • IPBG
    Institut Paul Bocuse
    (5)
    • £24.99
    • RRP £60.00
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    If you dream of being a top-class cook, then why not learn from the best? This cookbook is bursting with tips, techniques and recipes from the world-renowned Insitut Paul Bocuse.

    The perfect guide for amateurs, professionals and serious cooks, this reference book is fully illustrated (1,800 photographs!) and covers 250 core techniques with step-by-step instructions. It then show you how to put these into practice in 70 delicious recipes - both classic and contemporary.

    Published to celebrate the institute's 25th anniversary, this is a very authoritative manual that will help you cook, prepare and serve tasty, high-end food.
  • FVTR
    Fever Tree
    • £5.99
    • RRP £15.00
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    Rather than focusing on the spirits, this hardback book celebrates the key mixers including tonic, lemonade, ginger ale, ginger beer and cola that make cocktails so delicious.

    There are over 125 classic and contemporary recipes to try and they all make the most of the botanical partnership. This book also explores the origins of key ingredients, including quinine, lemons and elderflower and they impact they all have on taste.

    This is the perfect guide if you want to know the full details on what we drink. You can then use this knowledge to make masterful cocktails! The cocktails come from premium drink mixers Fever-Tree, and are made and mixed by bartenders all over the world.