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Food & Drink: Cookbooks & Recipe Books

  • JMQE
    Jamie Oliver
    • £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
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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!
  • RTRY
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    You've enjoyed one-pot meals but one-tin meals are even easier to make and equally, if not more, delicious. As an added bonus, they also leave you with next to no washing up.

    Sue Quinn's cookbook is packed with 70 imaginative ideas for breakfast, lunches, warm salads, snacks, sweets and suppers - and all of them use easy-to-find ingredients.

    All quick to prepare and cooked in the oven, among the dishes you can enjoy are a baked apple porridge, quick flatbreads, risottos, roasts and - our personal favourite - peanut butter and caramel brownies.

    Simple and economical, each recipe has straightforward instructions and no-nonsense tips.
  • 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
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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
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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.
  • A Baker's Life - Hardback - 9781408846506 - Paul Hollywood
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    Paul Hollywood
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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
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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.
  • Fever-Tree: The Art of Mixing - Hardback - 9781784721893 - Fever Tree
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    Fever Tree
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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.
  • CK2259
    Cara Hobday
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    This book helps you make the most of your slow cooker by showcasing 100 delicious recipes that are suitable for every occasion - from midweek suppers to elaborate dinner parties.

    All the recipes can be prepared with little fuss in the morning so you can come back to a wholesome hot meal in the evening. This book even contains buying advice and troubleshooting tips.

    Among the highlights are a light and tasty provencale pasta sauce, a creamy lamb and cauliflower kashmie curry and slow-roasted duck and apples.
  • 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.
  • Nadiya's Bake Me a Festive Story - Hardback - 9781444939613 - Nadiya Hussain
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    Nadiya Hussain
    5 years +
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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.
  • Gino's Italian Coastal Escape - Hardback - 9781473661516 - Gino D'Acampo
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    Gino D'Acampo
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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.
  • The Good Pub Guide - Paperback - 9781785036194 - Fiona Stapley
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    Fiona Stapley
    • £5.00
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    The 36th edition of The Good Pub Guide is better than ever before. It provides a comprehensive, county-by-county rundown of the best pubs in the country.

    From traditional pubs in the country to town centre inns and riverside retreats, this is an essential reference for anyone who loves to sample the local ales and delights of our country. It also highlights the best gastro pubs and those that specialise in malt whisky and craft beer.

    Author Fiona Stapley recommends the best pubs for beer, food and accommodation in each county and unveils the prestigious winners of both the Pub of the Year and Landlord of the Year awards
  • HIFL
    Gino D'Acampo
    (1)
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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.
  • I Quit Sugar: The Ultimate Chocolate Cookbook - Hardback - 9781509858361 - Sarah Wilson
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    Sarah Wilson, 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.
  • SPRC
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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.
  • CKJW
    Joe Wicks
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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
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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
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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
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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.
  • IPBG
    Institut Paul Bocuse
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    • £24.99
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    If you dream of being a top-class cook, why not learn from the best? This huge 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 (with 1,800 photographs!) and covers 250 core techniques with step-by-step instructions. It then shows you how to put these skills into practice in 70 delicious recipes that range from the classic to the 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.