Food & Drink: Cookbooks & Recipe Books
Coffee lovers should switch their machine on, get a pitcher of steamed milk ready, prepare a thick espresso base and get set to make a barista-style coffee with the help of this little black book.
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Starting with an introduction from the coffee-loving authors, this book has a mouth-watering gallery of baristas around the world showing off their skills before then describing the basic techniques and principles they all live by. It then goes on to explain how to use stencils and the best ways to master free pouring, etching and even 3D foam sculptures. You could make everything from a cute bunny to a stylish snowman to sit atop your mug!
Revealing the secrets of making creative coffee, this book even contains five stencils so you can make stunning works of coffee-based art in the comfort of your own home.
Thomasina Miers, the founder of Wahaca and Guardian food writer, presents over 300 delicious, fuss-free recipes that she enjoys eating with her family in Home Cook.
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A stunningly presented book that has drawn praise from the likes of Lauren Laverne, Sara Cox and Claire Ptak from The Violet Bakery, it's bursting with mouth-watering meals and features simply sumptuous photography.
Thomasina has gathered together the recipes that have meant the most to her over the years and they range from traditional family favourites to more exotic fare. From small bites to comfort food and recipes for date nights, you'll love cooking and eating these recipes just as much as she's enjoyed sharing them.
Mich Turner, celebrity baker and owner of the Little Venice Cake Company, shows how you actually can have your cake and eat it with this hand-picked selection of healthier and more nutritious cakes and bakes.
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Complemented by simply mouth-watering photography, the recipes in this book make use of alternatives for gluten, fats, sugars and dairy. You'll find tempting ideas for cakes, cookies, meringues, bars, muffins and cupcakes.
Designed to accommodate your personal diet and lifestyle, these sweet treats also come with step-by-step instructions and are suitable for all levels of baker. Among our favourite recipes were the peach melba muffins and hazelnut meringue with mango and passion fruit.
Jamie Oliver's cookbook Jamie's Comfort Food is - as the cover suggests - the ultimate weekend cookbook, bursting with delicious dishes, family favourites and brimming with good mood food that is guaranteed to hit the spot.
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An old-fashioned cookbook full of comforting and indulgent recipes from around the world - with a typical Jamie twist! - the recipes are inspired by everything from childhood memories to the seasons, including: the ultimate mac and cheese, mighty moussaka, delicious gyozas, sumptuous sticky toffee pudding and much, much more...
A must-have recipe book for Jamie Oliver fans, and those who simply love food, Jamie's revolutionary approach to home cooking has changed the way we eat - and that's why we love him!
You'll have seen Si and Dave bring a whole new variety of flavours to the standard meal staple of chicken and egg in their latest hit BBC show. Now you can bring these tasty treats into your own home with the help of this tie-in cookbook.
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With recipes perfect for the whole family, this cookbook is bursting with chicken recipes and egg-based puddings and starters. The recipes are easy to follow and there also tips to swap ingredients and techniques to learn from.
Featuring the Hairy Bikers at their best, this is a cookbook that shows how there is far more to chicken than you would expect. It truly is a show-stopping celebration of this traditional favourite - it shows you how to make roasts, bakes, pies, puddings, casseroles braises and so much more.
Calling all chocoholics! This is the book for you... Packed with delicious recipes for dark, milk and white chocolate, it's full of delights!
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Beautifully designed with its material spine, the book has recipes for cakes, cheesecakes, fudge, macaroons, meringues, brownies, truffles and more, meaning you'll always have the chance to enjoy a tasty chocolate treat.
There is also plenty of practical advice on working with chocolate.
BMAS 5 years +5 years +
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.
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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.
A delicious full-colour cookbook designed to help parents improve their child's diet, Smart Food for Smart Kids is an invaluable guide that is packed with simple recipes that children will love.
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Following in the steps of their groundbreaking Food for the Brain study, Patrick Holford and Fiona McDonald Joyce's practical, advice-packed book offers readers a wealth of knowledge for improving a child's diet, utilising detailed meal plans and offering advice on shopping, eating out, dealing with fussy eaters and much, much more...
Developed with children's taste buds in mind, the behaviour-improving and brain-boosting recipes in Smart Food for Smart Kids will not only fill their tummies, but are carefully designed to improve their energy, mood and concentration.
Kayla Itsines has been named the world's number one fitness influencer by Forbes and in this motivational book she shows you how to pick up all the good habits that can make you fitter, healthier and stronger.
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After discovering the things that put people off exercise and getting fit, Kayla now talks about how you can overcome those obstacles, set goals and stick to a long-term plan for better health.
There are checklists and templates, a 28-day meal plan and 200 simple and delicious recipes, shopping lists and even a pull-out poster.
Having to follow a gluten-free diet can be a daunting prospect for children and young adults - they feel isolated at a time when their friends are enjoying everything from bread, pizza and pasta, to crisps, cakes and biscuits. Yet with supermarkets now stocking many gluten-free ingredients, you can make versatile, healthy and enticing gluten-free meals that will appeal to all the family. Based on recipes created for the author's own daughter, The Gluten-free Cookbook for Kids includes: Over 100 recipes from crispy chicken nuggets and quick pizza to birthday cupcakes and peanut butter cookies; Top Ten kids' favourite dishes; A list of store cupboard essentials; Creative ideas for special treats, healthy snacks and lunchboxes; Top tips for eating out, travelling and school trips. The Gluten-free Cookbook for Kids will solve many of your mealtime dilemmas and help your child to learn what they can and can't eat. An essential guide for any gluten-free family.
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Netmums and Judith Wills bring you a cookbook that every mum will want to buy, full of recipes every child will want to eat. How do we know that every mum will love these recipes? How do we know that children will want to eat them? Because the recipes come from members of netmums.com - the online community of 500,000 mothers from all over the country, described by the Sunday Times as 'the new Womens' Institute' and by Fern Britton as 'a wonderful source of information and support' - and all have been tried and tested by their children. They are easy to prepare and cook, without being costly. They are nutritious and fit easily into a healthy family diet. And they make kids happy, with plates left clean and children asking for more. Here are over 120 delicious recipes and hundreds of food tips from Netmums nationwide.
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This book takes the sting out of teaching children to savour good food that's wholesome as well as delicious. It demands time and energy to cook individual meals for every member of the family, so Nikki Duffy offers the easy alternative of making tasty food that will appeal to young and old alike. She also devotes a section of the book to non-judgemental advice on hotly-debated topics such as breast feeding versus bottled milk, when to wean babies onto solid food, and how to ensure that your children have a balanced diet. Start the day with breakfasts like blueberry pancakes, apple muesli or eggy bread, followed by simple and delicious meals like fishcakes, meatballs, shepherd's pie, home-made pizza, falafel, mackerel pate, pea risotto or roasted fish with tomato sauce. Nice little puddings include baby baked apples with chocolate, rhubarb crumble and a classic rice pudding. With an introduction by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, The Baby and Toddler Cookbook brings the River Cottage ethos to child rearing. If you're looking for a tried and tested approach to feeding young children that won't break the bank and will appeal to everybody, then this is the book to reach for.
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The symptoms of coeliac disease in children typically appear three to five months after first consuming gluten-containing foods. Symptoms may include poor appetite, irritability, vomiting and diarrhoea. If left untreated, coeliac disease can lead to malnutrition, osteoporosis and, particularly worrying in children, stunted growth and development. It is therefore important to introduce a gluten-free diet to your child as soon as they're diagnosed. Phil Vickery has developed 70 scrumptious dishes suitable for children of all ages - from babies to toddlers to school-age kids. Baby recipes include Potato Moussaka and Pink Poached Salmon, while toddlers will smile when fed Minty Peas with Lamb or Lemon Chicken, Sweetcorn and Tarragon. One of the hardest parts of cooking for children on a gluten-free diet can be the pressure to prepare a healthy lunch that is 'just like everyone else's'. You can send your kids off to school with Phil's Quesadilla, Berry Smoothie or Chocolatey Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Treat and they'll be the envy of all their friends.
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Perfect for college students who want a healthy lifestyle but don't have much time or money, this vegetarian cookbook is full of 300 quick, easy, and budget-friendly recipes, along with tips and a glossary of cooking terms for a beginner chef.Finding time to eat a healthy meal can be difficult for any college student, but for those following a vegetarian diet, the limited fare in campus dining halls can make it nearly impossible. The Quick and Easy Vegetarian College Cookbook can help you create delicious and healthy vegetarian recipes that cost less than takeout and are ready before a deliveryman could arrive. In this cookbook, you will find 300 recipes that range from healthy breakfasts to study-session snacks perfect for all-nighters-without the need for a fully equipped kitchen. With the help of a glossary of cooking terms and checklists of essential kitchen and pantry staples, novice chefs can whip up new favorites like Scrambled Egg Burritos, Quick Pasta Pesto, and Mini Goat Cheese Pizza in no time!
Radiating bohemian summer glamour, Veggie Very Much is the culmination of Mirjam Leslie-Pringle's mission to bring easy vegetarian cooking to a time-poor (and possibly sunlight deprived) urban population. Shot entirely on location at the Mirjiam's home in Ibiza, she has created nearly 100 beautiful recipes using the island's luscious fruit and vegetables. Ideas for healthy and filling dishes move through the day, from nectarines with Greek yoghurt for breakfast to delicious homemade pizzas for supper, with plenty of family and friends to enjoy them.
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Babies and toddlers can be very fussy eaters, making it challenging for parents to find foods for them that are both healthy and enjoyable. Finger foods offer the perfect solution, as children are ready to eat more independently and adventurously at around the age of nine to twelve months. Beginning by discussing the nutritional needs of babies and toddlers, Christine Bailey offers a collection of quick and easy recipes for delicious and appealing finger foods. The book gives tables of foods to introduce at different ages, and each recipe has a list of nutrients and at-a-glance ingredient symbols, as well as tips on preparation and storage. From nutritious breakfasts such as Crunchy Granola Chunks and Almond & Apricot Scotch Pancakes to tasty lunches and dinners, such as Fig & Goat's Cheese Bruschetta and Italian Tuna Balls, as well as yummy snacks and desserts such as Secret Chocolate Cupcakes and Mango Fruit Lollies, there are plenty of new tastes and textures here for your child to explore
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A student cookbook with a difference, The Vegetarian Student Cookbook not only gives more than 100 quick and cheap meat-free recipes that are so tasty, even hardened carnivores will keep turning up for dinner. There are also indispensable tips on budgeting, lunchbox ideas, healthy eating and how to get creative with leftovers. With chapters including to Bring on Brekky, Comfort Food, Roasted and Baked, Made in a Flash and All the Carbs, there are opportunities for impromptu parties, end of the month budget creations and comfort foods for one. All the recipes in this book are balanced for a healthy vegetarian diet, and they each have an affordability stamp to help with budgeting, as well as detailed instructions to make them accessible to even the most novice cook. Forget the textbooks, this is the only book you'll ever need to get through your first year!
My aim in this book is to help you to enjoy cooking, to minimize stress levels, to show how simple meals are possible and to inspire you to cook from fresh ingredients. Sometimes, we can get into the rut of cooking the same things over and over, or reaching for the ready-made meals. This book is full of fresh, new ideas, all of which are easily attainable. For those of you with younger children, there are some tips on getting them to eat and not getting stressed when they don't! Also simple snacks for kids and kids' parties. There are recipes designed to encourage your children into the kitchen and for when the funds are low. All are designed with busy lives in mind.
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After the success of the UK s #1 best selling student cookbook, NOSH for Students , we wanted to offer a follow-on book for those who had grown in confidence in the kitchen. We have imaginatively called this NOSH for Students Volume 2!! NOSH Volume 2 is the perfect partner to our original book and is designed for those wanting to move on to slightly more adventurous recipes, but who still want the simple approach to cooking that runs through all the NOSH books. Nobody in your house has weighing scales? That s OK. All you need in NOSH student books are a few spoons and a mug. Want to see what you are aiming for? There are photos with every recipe, to whet your appetite and inspire you to have a go. Are you still on a tight budget? We have priced up every recipe, so no more surprises at the till in the supermarket. Finished all the recipes in NOSH for Students? Here are a whole heap of new ones to have a go at.Sorry to cause confusion with this book and the previous book NOSH for Graduates. We have now updated the description of this book to explain things a little clearer. This replaces the previous, now discontinued, book NOSH for Graduates. We loved NOSH for Graduates, but it never managed to reach as many people as we would have liked in its previous format. So we decided to substantially revamp the book to make it perfect for our students and VOLUME 2 WAS BORN?! We hope this clears up any confusion. Thanks The NOSH Family.
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For exciting vegetarian recipe ideas, try Good Food: Veggie Dishes. Divided into Soups, Salads and Snacks; Light Meals; Pasta, Rice and Noodles; Main Courses; Dairy-free Dishes and Desserts, you're guaranteed to find a tasty vegetarian recipe for every occasion. Whether you choose Lemon Butter Gnocchi, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Potato and Blue Cheese Gratin or Banana Muesli Toffee Crunch, every recipe has been tried and tested by the Good Food team to ensure fantastic results, every time you cook. Taken from BBC Good Food Magazine, Britain's top cookery title, the recipes are all short and simple with easy-to-follow steps, using readily available ingredients and are accompanied by a full-colour photograph of the finished dish. This edition is revised and updated with brand new recipes and a fresh new look.
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Leon: Fast Vegetarian enables you to make the most of the fresh vegetables available in markets, allotments, veg boxes and supermarkets. The philosophy at the heart of this book is about cooking and eating delicious, healthy fast food made from sustainable ingredients. Eating less - or no - meat has become key to the way many of us cook and this collection of more than 150 really simple, really fast recipes, is a treat for vegivores everywhere. The first part of the book offers Star Turns, those vegetable-based dishes that can stand alone as a whole meal, with ideas for Breakfast & Brunch, Pasta, Grains & Pulses, Pies & Bakes, Rice & Curry and Kids while the second part, Supporting Cast, explores accompaniments and smaller plates with chapters on Grazing Dishes, Sides, and Pickles, Salsas, Chutneys & Dressings.
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Toddler mealtimes can be a battleground. And for busy parents, time for preparing food is in short supply. The UK's number-one expert on feeding children, Annabel Karmel, is on hand to help. In this new Quick and Easy book she offers 130 recipes that can be rustled up in minutes. With an eye on nutritional content and appeal for children, as well as speediness for hassled mums and dads, she solves mealtimes in an instant. With plenty of tips and tricks to encourage your child to eat, from savoury to sweet, for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner, Annabel's Quick and Easy Toddler Recipes will make for mellow mealtimes.
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Good Housekeeping recipes tick all the boxes - They look great They taste delicious They're easy to make Now, learn how to be a clever cook with this amazing new cookery series. Each Good Housekeeping recipe - triple-tested for perfect results - is guaranteed to stand the test of your occasion, be it birthday, Easter, Christmas, Halloween or even Valentine's Day. Packed with good old favourites, tasty new ideas, save money, time and effort tips, up-to-date nutritional breakdown including protein and fibre, and savvy advice throughout, it couldn't be easier to create a delicious masterpiece for your special event. Enjoy! Other titles in the Good Housekeeping series include Bake Me a Cake, Easy Peasy, Al Fresco Eats, Let's Do Brunch, Cheap Eats, Gluten-free & Easy, Low Fat Low Cal, Salad Days, Posh Nosh, Flash in the Pan, Roast It!, Great Veg and Slow Stoppers
Never mind essays and exams - one of the biggest challenges you'll face at university is fending for yourself in the kitchen, especially if you're vegetarian. The Hungry Student Vegetarian Cookbook will take you from freshers' week to graduation, all on a seriously tight budget. You'll never have to resort to a can of baked beans again! Whether you want a simple dinner, a quick lunch between lectures, exam fuel or a slap-up meal to impress your housemates, these easy-to-follow recipes are designed specially for students and include all your favourites. Enjoy veggie lasagne, bolognese, fajitas and chilli, as well as ideas for soups, casseroles, pasta bakes, jacket potatoes and homemade dips. Plus morning-after breakfasts and simple but knockout desserts and sweet treats, such as chocolate fudge brownies, sticky toffee pudding and lemon cheesecake. With photographs to show what you're aiming at, advice on equipment and stocking your cupboard (even in a tiny shared kitchen!), and essential hints and tips - including how not to poison your friends - you won't want to leave home without The Hungry Student Vegetarian Cookbook.
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