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Food & Drink: Cookbooks & Recipe Books

  • IPBG
    Institut Paul Bocuse
    (5)
    • £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.
  • CK2663
    • £3.99
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    Everyone loves a slice of cheesecake to round off a delicious meal and this book from Hannah Miles presents 60 classic and original recipes for this tasty dessert.

    From tropical coconut to raspberry ripple and chocolate toffee crunch to toasted marshmallow, you'll find something incredible. One of the oldest desserts in existence, you can trace cheesecakes right back to ancient Greece. This book shows you how to make classics, fruity versions, bakes inspired by your favourite chocolate bars and even gourmet recipes including creme brulee and salted honey.

    There are also party cheesecakes that will delight a crowd and even international sensations like Japanese cherry blossom and Italian tiramisu.
  • 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.
  • TLCB
    Aleksandra Crapanzano
    • £7.99
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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.
  • Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook - Hardback - 9780241286128 - Mary Berry
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    Mary Berry
    • £10.00
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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
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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.
  • The Art of the Larder - Hardback - 9781849499552 - Claire Thomson
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    Claire Thomson
    • £7.00
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    All 150 dishes included in The Art of the Larder have storecupboard basics at their heart.

    Claire Thomson explains how keeping your kitchen cupboard organised and methodical can change your life: especially as you'll always have a simple, healthy meal at your fingertips.

    From flours and grains to pulses, pastas and spices as well as dried fruits, nuts and seeds for instant breakfasts or desserts, Claire explains how if you combine these with just a little fresh produce you could make something very tasty.

    Among the dishes featured are buckwheat crepes, firecracker noodles and honey and nutmeg tea bread.
  • Tom Kerridge's Dopamine Diet - Hardback - 9781472935410 - Tom Kerridge
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    Tom Kerridge
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    • £6.99
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    Popular chef Tom Kerridge has managed to lose 11 stone over the past three years. The reason why? His Dopamine Diet - a diet that lets you keep all of the good stuff and none of the boring.

    The Michelin-starred chef's recipes in this cookbook all feature ingredients that will trigger the release of dopamine (the 'happy chemical') in your brain and are sure to leave you feeling good. It will encourage you to ditch alcohol and starchy carbs and replace them with protein, fruit and vegetables.

    With no need to count the calories, this book shows you how to make healthy dishes that still contain the dairy products and quality meats you love - as well as chocolate. Among our favourites were the fried halloumi with roasted onion salad; soy-glazed cod with garlic, chilli and ginger; and braised beef with horseradish.
  • RCMV
    • £9.99
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    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall always comes up with delicious veg-based dishes and his latest cookbook - Much More Veg (the follow-up to River Cottage Veg Every Day) - is packed with even more recipes that are not only incredibly tasty but also good for you.

    Putting cheese, butter, cream eggs, refined flour and sugar to one side, Hugh explains how plant-based food including veg, fruit, wholegrains, nuts, seeds, spices and cold-pressed oils can be the basis of some incredible meals.

    All the recipes are easy, foolproof and versatlie and require only 20 minutes' (or less) preparation. Among the recipes are blackened cauliflower with pecans and tahini, spiced beetroot, radicchio and orange traybake and seared summer cabbage with rosemary, chilli and capers.
  • 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.
  • VGAC
    Antonio Carluccio
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    The late Antonio Carluccio was one of the world's leading chefs and he knew Italian food like no other. In this collection of 120 recipes, he celebrated the taste and versatility of vegetables.

    The 120 recipes in the book reflect both traditional and contemporary Italian recipes. Making the most of humble vegetables, whether eaten raw, cooked or preserved, the recipes include pastas, soups, vegetable bakes and salads, risottos, pickle stews, tarts and dips. There are even cakes and biscuits based around veg!

    Essential for every kitchen, these healthy and tasty dishes will change the way you eat veg.
  • Salted Caramel Dreams - Hardback - 9781784881122 - Chloe Timms
    SLTD
    Chloe Timms
    • £4.00
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    Who doesn't love salted caramel?

    This tempting cookbook from Chloe Timms is packed with 50 delicious treats including brownies, cookies, cakes, pops and doughnuts. They're all easy to make and are accompanied by step-by-step instructions.

    You can bake up salted caramel rye truffles, crunchy maple bacon popcorn and miso salted caramel sauce and all these tasty treats are ideal for adding a touch of sweetness - and saltiness - to your day.
  • HMEM
    Kate Doran
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    In this incredibly nostalgic cookbook, Kate Doran brings to life the recipes and stories that have made her blog, www.thelittleloaf.com, so popular.

    It contains simple recipes for 100 classic treats that will remind you of your childhood and many of them 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
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    The expert 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 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?
  • Dinner & Party - Hardback - 9780297869412 - Rose Prince
    DPAR
    Rose Prince
    • £7.00
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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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    Featuring a foreword from John Torode and Gregg Wallace, this cookbook has everything you need to cook like a true MasterChef champion. It contains over 120 tasty recipes that range from classic dishes to ones that are a little more experimental.

    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 and so much.

    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 you to make a feast - fancy tackling nasi lemak, acorn penna cotta and squid ink tortellini.
  • HJPG
    Hugh Johnson
    • £3.99
    • 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.
  • Party Food to Share - Hardback - 9781849758628 - Kathy Kordalis
    PPFS
    Kathy Kordalis
    • £4.00
    • 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.
  • Helen McGinn's Teetotal Tipples, for January and Beyond - Hardback - 9781472139405 - Helen McGinn
    HMTT
    • £2.99
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    Helen McGinn, the author of The Knackered Mother's Wine Club, provides just the right tonic (so to speak) if you're planning on cutting down on the booze.

    Helen unveils a selection of recipes for mocktails, infusions and cordials, as well as offering her opinions on non-alcoholic wines, beers and spirits.

    This is a book you'll be constantly reaching for while you go through your booze-free spell.
  • VEGI
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    Vegetables are nutritious, delicious and their versatility means they should be the main part of every meal. This cookbook has recipes compiled by the Australian Women's Weekly.

    Perfect for anyone who is starting a veggie diet or looking to cut down on meat, these recipes are sure to delight anyone who eats them. Many could incorporate meat, but veggie alternatives are highlighted.

    By enjoying these recipes, you'll realise there are so many flavours to embrace without the need for meat.
  • SAVR
    Amber Locke
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Instagram sensation Amber Locke presents a selection of sensational, vegan-friendly soups in Savour. This cookbook celebrates the joy and taste of fruit and vegetables all year round.

    This book encourages you to transform the fruit in your bowl and the vegetables in your fridge into colourful soups and has something suitable and tasty for every season of the year.

    Economical, fresh and healthy, among the highlights are a watermelon gazpacho soup, black-eyed bean chilli stew and sparkling pineapple soup. There are even suggestions for extra toppings and twists.
  • SAVO
    The Savoy Hotel
    • £4.99
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    Even after 125 years, the Savoy and its art deco style continues to inspire people all over the world. But what would the Savoy be without its signature cocktails? This book features 750 recipes for you to raise a glass to.

    Capturing the spirit of high society in the 1930s, this book evokes a world of elegance, style and glamour as it gives you all the ingredients you need to make sours, toddies, fixes and more.

    The beautiful little book features an informative history of the globally renowned book too, so you'll have all the facts you need to become a cocktail connoisseur.