Food & Drink: Cookbooks & Recipe Books

  • STFD
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    From salt to sushi and rice to ravioli, this book explores the rich history of food through the ages. It's a pure feast of information that is sure to leave you hungry for more!

    Featuring a foreword by Giles Coren, this sumptuously illustrated book explains how important and vital food can be to different cultures and religions and is packed with jaw-dropping facts e.g. Pope Clement XIV was assassinated with poisoned drinking chocolate.

    Covering all food types including nuts and grains, fruit and vegetables, meat and fish and herbs and spices, this is a fascinating reference book all about food's intriguing, surprising and satisfying history.
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    This book features 130 brilliantly simple, brand-new recipes from the bestselling author of Plenty, Plenty More, Jerusalem and Ottolenghi: The Cookbook.

    Yotam Ottolenghi's award-winning recipes are always a celebration: an unforgettable combination of abundance, taste and surprise. Ottolenghi SIMPLE has recipes containing all the inventive elements and flavour combinations that Ottolenghi is loved for, but with minimal hassle for maximum joy.

    Bursting with colourful photography, this fabulous cookbook showcases Yotam's standout dishes that will suit whatever type of cooking you find easy - whether that's a quick 30-minute meal, using just one pot, or a flavoursome dish that can be prepared ahead.
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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.
  • The Traditional Aga Cookbook - Hardback - 9781472961983 - Louise Walker
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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.
  • Low Carb On The Go - Hardback - 9780241340189 - Sandra Stupning
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    Cut out the carbs and enjoy fresh and filling lunches on the go with the 80 recipes included in this incredible book.

    Eating low-carb food will help you lose weight and keep your blood sugar stable and the recipes featured here make use of modern ingredients, vegetable and protein. Among our picks are the chia seed and turmeric pudding and the coconut and vanilla energy balls.

    There is also nutritional information featured alongside each recipe, as well as a handy guide to the prep time and equipment you will need.
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    Part of the Australian Women's Weekly series, this book will show you how to make a series of delicious treats that will also help cut out the carbs.

    Among the tasty recipes on offer are curried lentil and vegetable soup, hoisin beef stir fry and poached salmon, fennel, celery and caper salad.

    These healthy and more sustainable foods are delicious and will leave you feeling better.
  • 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.
  • The Great British Bake Off: Get Baking for Friends and Family - Hardback - 9780751574647 - Paul Hollywood & Prue Leith
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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.
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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.
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    Mary Berry is the nation's favourite baker and in this official tie-in to her brand new BBC series, she shows you how to prepare some truly phenomenal recipes.

    There are 120 recipes to try out and they're all presented with Mary's trademark no-fuss guidance and instructions. Anyone who loves cooking will find so much to enjoy in these mouth-watering recipes.

    Mary even shares her best time-saving tips, storecupboard essentials and clever ways to cook.
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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.
  • The Ritz London: The Cookbook - Hardback - 9781784724962 - John Williams
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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.
  • National Trust Classic British Cooking - Hardback - 9781911358237 - Sarah Edington
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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!
  • Tom Kitchin's Fish and Shellfish - Hardback - 9781472937834 - Tom Kitchin
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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.
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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.
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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.
  • RMTT
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    We're in the midst of a rum revival and there are so many artisan brands to try out. This book, written by spirits expert Ian Buxton, highlights the tastiest ones around.

    Rum's increase in popularity has also seen more people enjoying cocktails, mojitos and Mai Tai infused with the drink. This incredible pocket-sized book will take you on a tour of the colours, flavours, creation methods and characteristics of the drink.

    This entertaining and informative book features images of each delicious drink alongside profiles and information on their brand owners and origins.
  • CIDE
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    Gabe Cook, aka The Ciderologist, shares his knowledge and passion for all ciders in this fascinating compendium.

    He provides an essential history of the drink and its production processes and offers up tasting notes on some of his favourites. He also reveals recipes incorporating the tasty tipple amidst a wealth of anecdotes.

    Cider connoisseurs will love this book which tells them everything there is to know about cider.
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    The middle son of Rick, Jack Stein has worked in top-class restaurants all over the world. He draws from these experiences in this cookbook to show you how to make 100 tantalising dishes in your own kitchen.

    Accompanied by sumptuous and mouth-watering photographs, the recipes range from Szechuan-style pigeon to XO clams and hot and sour Sumatran soup.
  • TQLA
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    Tequila Made Me Do It is packed full of 60 tantalising tequila and mezcal cocktails to try out at home.

    From the classic margarita to smoky, citrusy and delectable drinks including the Oaxacan Dead, these recipes are fun to make and drink. They're all accompanied by gorgeous illustrations by Ruby Taylor.

    This is a book that will make you happy!
  • MAZI
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    Bring the delicious flavours of Covent Garden's Mazi into your own home by trying out the recipes in the Greek restaurant's founders Christina Mouratoglou and Adrien Carre's cookbook.

    This sumptuous book focuses on sharing a feast of small dishes and all of its recipes are busting with Mediterranean flavour. They all make use of fresh ingredients and can be made with simple techniques.

    From spicy tiropita with broken filo pastry, leeks and chillis to crispy lamb belly with miso aubergine, chickpea and tahini puree, these are authentic Greek dishes with a modern twist.
  • The Veggie Salad Bowl - Hardback - 9781849759656 - Ryland Peters & Small
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    If you're looking to add more healthy veggie-inspired recipes to your repertoire, this is the book for you.

    These super salads make use of fresh vegetables, fruits, grains, seeds and seasonings and are full of flavour and colour. They also provide your taste buds with a tantalising combination of textures.

    Ranging from Mediterranean-inspired recipes to Asian-infused spicy and sweet ideas, these dishes prove salads can be full of vibrant flavour. They're also quick to make, meaning they're perfect for lunchboxes or midweek meals.

    Please note this book includes recipes containing fish sauce.
  • Eat Better, Live Longer - Hardback - 9780241313626 - Dr Sarah Brewer
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    This book focuses on the superfoods that can help you live longer.

    It reveals the secrets of long life from centenarians around the world and reveals 10 simple adaptations you can make to your diet in an attempt to follow in their footsteps.

    It's packed with 110 nutrient-packed recipes and reveals a four-week eating plan to help you improve your health. It also contains advice on making smarter choices about the foods that are good for you.
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    Anne Shooter shares a selection of delicious recipes inspired by her Jewish family in this sumptuous cookbook.

    Full of bold flavours and simple ingredients, this book will appeal to anyone who enjoyed the likes of Persiana and Mamushka, The step-by-step instructions will help you capture the hearty and warming taste of these incredible meals.

    The recipes include a weekday one-tray supper of chicken, aubergine and bulghar wheat, a Sunday lunch of lamb shanks with apricots and a dinner of roasted peppers with chickpeas, quinoa and feta.