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Food & Drink: Cookbooks & Recipe Books

  • JMQE
    Jamie Oliver
    (2)
    • £11.99
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    Jamie Oliver is back with even more mouth-watering recipes in Quick & Easy 5-Ingredient Food - a book that proves cooking does not have to be complicated. In fact, it's his easiest cookbook yet!

    All 130 recipes in the cookbook use just five key ingredients and can be rustled up in next to no time at all (none take over 30 minutes to prepare). They're all also very kind on your weekly budget. There are chapters based around chicken, beef, pork, lamb, fish, eggs, veg, salads, pasta, ride, noodles and sweet things.

    Each recipe includes a visual ingredient guide, a serving size, timings, easy-to-follow instructions and essential nutritional information.
  • HBMA
    • £7.99
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    In The Hairy Bikers' latest BBC Two show, they head off to France, Spain and Italy to sample the hearty and healthy delights of Mediterranean food. This cookbook has a generous collection of recipes from the series.

    Easy to follow and with something for every season of the year, these fresh and simple dishes will help you embrace the amazing tastes and health benefits of a Med diet. They will help you bring the flavours of this famous region to any occasion.

    Among Si and Dave's 150 dishes are corsican lamb, n'duja stromboli and blood orange sorbet. You'll love every one!
  • FESG
    Sabrina Ghayour
    • £6.99
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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.
  • RSRM
    Rick Stein
    • £11.99
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    After taking us on a culinary trip from Venice to Istanbul and then showcasing his favourite foods from his favourite European cities, this year the ever-popular chef Rick Stein is embarking on a foodie journey down from San Francisco to southern Mexico in the BBC series, Rick Stein's Road to Mexico.

    Rick reveals what food delights Californians before then showing Mexican food at its very best and most diverse. Packed with vegetables and based around fresh ingredients, he explains how both Californian and Mexican cooking is healthy and satisfying and will show you how to replicate the seafood of the north Pacific coast and the spices and salsas of Yucatan.

    This book is packed with mouth-watering photographs and will inspire anyone to cook using these wonderful flavours.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • BLPH
    Paul Hollywood
    • £8.99
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    In Channel 4's A Baker's Life, Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood looks over the decades he has spent baking and showcases 100 of his all-time favourite baking recipes. This companion book is full of the stories he tells and the treats he enjoys.

    Each chapter is filled with bakes from a different decade and stage in Paul's life e.g. the basics learnt during his time at his father's bakery; when he honed his skills at the world's finest hotels; and the flavour-filled delights he discovered in Cyprus.

    From garlic baguettes to chorizo and chilli Scotch eggs to his mum's ginger biscuits and double chocolate Danish twists, there's something for every taste in this book full of anecdotes and amazing recipes.
  • 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.
  • ETMR
    • £2.99
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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.
  • 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.
  • HIFL
    Gino D'Acampo
    (1)
    • £6.99
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    Gino D'ACampo is one of the nation's favourite chefs and in his latest cookbook he will show you how to cook like a true Italian - on a budget!

    He explains how to shop smart and store food and how to make the most of your fridge and freezer. He also explains the basics that every Italian keeps on hand in their kitchen storecupboard. There are over 100 simple meals to make and they're all nutritious and full of flavour.

    From the heart of Italy, these feel-food recipes will delight the entire family and among the dishes covered are a delicious pasta with cherry tomato sauce, pancetta and pecorino Romano and the timeless classic of spaghetti carbonara.
  • IQSC
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    Sarah Wilson, she of the brains behind the successful I Quit Sugar cookbooks, shows how even if you do live a sugar-free life, that doesn't mean you have to stop eating chocolate!

    Sarah has ideas for every occasion and they range from special breakfasts to show-stopping bakes. We really enjoyed the dark choc and sea salt popcorn (perfect for a movie night) and the mocha and hazelnut layer cake. Other tasty treats are raspberry ripple, coconut butter and vegan chocolate mousse.

    All the sugar-free recipes are easy to follow and this book even has a handy key to paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, kid-friendly and freezer-friendly recipes.
  • CKJW
    Joe Wicks
    (1)
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    In his latest cookbook, The Body Coach Joe Wicks presents over 100 tasty recipes that will help you balance a healthy diet with cooking for a crowd.

    From easy favourites to sensational crowd-pleasers, every single recipe is big on flavour and packed with hero ingredients. Among Joe's favourites are roast chicken with celeriac mash and bacon greens, BBQ ribs with dirty corn and Tandoori chicken thighs with chapattis.

    Entirely dedicated to food (although Joe does make sure he mentions how important exercise is), the nutritious recipes are presented in full-colour photographs and are ideal for sharing.
  • DRFZ
    Jonathan Ray
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    Jonathan Ray, a wine connoisseur, talks about 100 of the best types of fizz and reveals all the facts you need to become a bubbly expert.

    Featuring sparkling wines from all over the world, there's something for every budget, taste and occasion and the likes of champagne, prosecco, cava, cremant and ice wine are all included.

    With his personality shining through, Jonathan takes you through the stories and qualities behind the wines and producer and even offers up recipes for champagne cocktails!

    He also provides information about the right kind of glass to use, varying levels of sweetness and a glossary of terms.
  • 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.
  • TGYC
    Sophie Michell
    • £3.99
    • RRP £19.99
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    Packed with over 120 recipes provided by Sophie Michell of television's Cook Yourself Thin, the Total Greek Yoghurt Cookbook is an exploration of the wonders of Greek yoghurt and how it can be incorporated into every-day cooking - creating meals that are low in calories but big on flavour.

    Containing only two ingredients, milk and yoghurt cultures, Greek yoghurt is a perfect alternative to cream, cream fraiche and mayonnaise - but that's not all... In this tasty cookbook, readers will be treated to delicious recipes from Small Plates & Soups to Main Plates, Sweet Shakes, Smoothies and more - all of which employ Greek yoghurt as a key ingredient.

    With beautiful, simplistic photography, easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and a personal introduction to each of her dishes provided by Sophie Michell, the Total Greek Yoghurt Cookbook is the ideal healthy-eating companion for those looking for creative and delicious ways to eat healthily.
  • TGDA
    Lucy Jessop
    • £3.99
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    Moreish, nutritious and full of antioxidant properties, everyone loves avocado and in this cookbook Lucy Jessop provides 40 delicious and health-boosting recipes that make the most of the tasty fruit.

    Whether you prefer it smooth, smashed, chunky or whole, there is no wrong way to eat this nutrient-packed fruit. From smashed on toast for a snack to to topped with eggs for brunch, this book covers it all. I will also show you how to transform it into a feel-good smoothie, a zingy salsa or even a sensational salad dressing.

    You can also add avocados into your dessert instead of cream. his is a brilliant book about a fruit that is becoming more and more popular.
  • DLGF
    Rob Kirby
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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.
  • TLCB
    Aleksandra Crapanzano
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    Award-winning food writer Aleksandra Crapanzano reveals 100 recipes from the city's best restaurants, dessert boutiques, tea and coffee houses and cocktail lounges in The London Cookbook.

    One of the most vibrant cities on the global food map, this is a guide to truly delicious haunts - and it even shows you how to bring the taste of them into your very own kitchen.

    Among the highlights are The Cinnamon Club's seared aubergine steaks with sesame and tamarind, the River Cafe's tagliatelle with lemon, and Tramshed's Indian rock chicken curry.

    Part-travel guide, part-good food guide, this is a celebration of London's food and reveals the secrets to the city's finest recipes.
  • IQSK
    Sarah Wilson
    • £3.99
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    Make sugar-free cooking easier, less expensive and more creative with the help of Sarah Wilson in this cookbook geared towards children.

    The fabulous recipes are full of nutrition and flavour and kids won't even notice they're taking in less sugar. There are ideas for breakfast, party foods, easy lunches and so much more. There are even sugar-free cakes and ice creams.

    Sarah also draws on her extensive knowledge to present veggie recipes and sneaky yet delicious tricks that can help your children get more nutrition and so much more.
  • MYCC
    Mary Berry
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    Mary Berry is the nation's favourite baker (and cook!) and this revised and updated edition of her classic cookbook is packed with over 650 recipes that will delight families across the nation. It's a great gift and an essential addition to any kitchen bookshelf.

    Showcasing a combination of traditional dishes, exotic flavours and typically tasty Mary Berry favourites, the dishes are accompanied by beautiful photography and there are ideas for soups, poultry, game, pies, desserts, cakes and vegetarian treats.

    From salmon roulade to prawn tacos and dairy-free lasagne, the recipes are suitable for all occasions and can be prepared by cooks of all abilities.
  • TBFC
    • £8.99
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    The Big Family Cooking Showdown showcased some of the finest meals the families of Britain had to offer and this accompanying cookbook is bursting with over 120 recipes from the BBC show.

    They range from hot-pots to fish and chips, curries and pasta that even top chef (and show judge) Giorgio Locatelli said he would be 'proud to serve in his restaurant'.

    Including all the best recipes from the hit series, many of which have been passed down through generations, this cookbook is packed full of mouth-watering photography.
  • 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 tasty tipple in this huge tome.

    He reveals his favourite wines, grapes and vineyards and offers advice on being adventurous when it comes to choosing your next glass of 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 each wine's taste.
  • CHMR
    Michel Roux
    • £6.99
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    If you love cheese, you will adore Michel Roux's new cookbook. It's full of classic recipes and techniques that will help you make the most of all sorts of cheese in your cooking. Of course, the results are fantastic.

    Among the dishes Michel shows you how to make are raclette, cheese straws, lobster gratin and what he describes as the 'greatest ever ravioli and pizza'. There are also sweeter treats including orange cheesecake and souffle.

    The Michelin-starred chef also offers suggestions for alternatives depending on your personal taste of strong or mild flavours.