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Our cookbooks and recipe books feature meals from esteemed celebrity chefs. Our baking books are also essential for those with a sweet tooth. From Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver books to tasty desserts and gluten-free recipes, you’ll find a delicious range of recipe books for all tastes in our selection.

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Food & Drink: Cookbooks & Recipe Books

  • Gin Made Me Do It

    Jassy Davis

    Product Code: BTVAS
    Hardback
    2016 was officially the "year of gin" in the UK, with sales topping GBP1 billion! The brilliantly botanical spirit is much more than tonic's sidekick, it's sophisticatedly sippable, and adds depth and flavour to any drink. This beautifully illustrated book will introduce you to a host of cocktails from the classic to the cutting edge, and showcase the versatile potential of gin. In Gin Made Me Do It, gin aficionado and cocktail maven Jassy Davis explains everything you need to know: how to choose the perfect blend, mix the ultimate martini, and deliver delicious cocktails for every occasion. From the perfect G&T and updates on classics like the Aviator and the Vesper, to a wide range of herbaceous cocktails, the recipes in this book are fresh, flavourful, and fun. 60 delicious recipes are illustrated with bright and beautiful original artwork in a book that makes a lovely gift for your friends-or yourself!
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  • Summer Every Day

    Acland Geddes & Pedro da Silva

    Product Code: SEDY
    Hardback
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    The 65 relaxed recipes in this cookbook will help you capture the taste of summer - whatever the weather!

    The dishes are packed with Mediterranean-style ingredients and range from solo meals to summer party gatherings. There are ideas for Al Fresco lunches including grilled squid, chorizo and asparagus salad and romantic meals like an irresistible beef fillet with pea puree and hasselback potatoes!

    There is also a focus on easy boards and small plates and some decadent desserts including banana and chocolate cake.
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  • Antoni in the Kitchen

    Antoni Porowski

    Product Code: AITK
    Hardback
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    Cook up something special with Queer Eye's resident foodie!

    Antoni Porowski is the food and wine guru of 'The Fab Five' and in his first ever cookbook, he shares 100 of his favourite recipes. A self-taught chef, he offers delicious ideas for healthy(-ish) weeknight meals, appetisers, snacks and bakes and also shares the story behind each recipe.

    The fast and feel-good dishes in Antoni in the Kitchen are easy to make and include mouth-watering chicken Milanese with baby tomato salad, tasty hi-lo poutine and seriously special salty lemon squares for dessert.
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  • I Quit Sugar: Simplicious

    Sarah Wilson

    Product Code: IQSS
    Hardback
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    Following up on her bestselling book I Quit Sugar, health expert Sarah Wilson returns with 306 sugar-free recipes in Simplicious.

    Showing you how to shop, cook and eat without using sugar and other processed foods, the book also covers how you can buy these kind of ingredients in bulk and freeze and preserve them - and create tasty food using the leftovers.

    From guilt-free sweet treats to one-pot wonders and nutrient-filled delights, this book will help you embrace the health-giving benefits of tasty sugar-free food.
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  • Tequila Made Me Do It

    Ruby Taylor

    Product Code: TQLA
    Hardback
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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!
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  • Rose Cocktails

    Julia Charles

    Product Code: RSEC
    Hardback
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    Rose is now THE summer drink and this cool book is packed with 40 refreshing and diverse cocktails for you to enjoy over the long nights ahead.

    From dry to crisp, ripe and sweet, some of the tasty tipples in this selection contain classic drinks like vodka, gin, whisky and tequila while others have fruit-based liqueurs such as cassis or tangy citrus juices.

    The recipes range from short to long and flat to sparkling and fun to fancy. You'll love enjoying a minty Rojito, Spanish Copa de Frutas or Rose Caipirinha.
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  • Ciderology

    Gabe Cook

    Product Code: CIDE
    Hardback
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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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  • 101 Rums to Try Before You Die

    Ian Buxton

    Product Code: RMTT
    Hardback
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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.
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  • Diet for the Mind

    Martha Clare Morris

    Product Code: DFTM
    Paperback
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    The MIND diet is packed with food that is good for you and this book is packed full of recipes that could cut your risk of dementia and cognitive decline by as much as 53%.

    This book reveals the groundbreaking nutritional science behind the MIND diet and the recipes make use of whole grains, leafy greens, lean proteins, beans and veg.

    This book also has vital information about vitamins, dietary fats, alcohol and caffeine and will help you on the way to weight loss and vitality.
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  • The Curious Bartender's Rum Revolution

    Tristan Stephenson

    Product Code: CBRR
    Hardback
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    Master mixologist and Curious Bartender Tristan Stephenson explains why rum is such a super spirit in this inspiring guide. It explains how rum is made and the science of sugar cane, molasses, distillation and ageing.

    As well as the remarkable history of the tipple - from its humble origins to its status as a life-blood of the Royal Navy and its love affair with Cuba - Tristan delves into its darker past, discovering tales of devils, pirates and more.

    This book also covers the world's greatest rum distilleries (along with tasting notes) and a selection of cocktails for you to try at home including a jazzed-up Mai Tai and mojito and perfect planter's punch.
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  • Prue - My All Time Favourite Recipes

    Prue Leith

    Product Code: PLFR
    Hardback
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    Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith shares her favourite recipes of all time in this mouth-watering cookbook. She also offers fascinating anecdotes from her incredible life.

    Prue provides a host of easy-to-follow recipes for firm favourites, lazy leftovers, meat-free meals and perfect puddings and they're all sure to tantalise your taste buds.

    This is Prue's first cookbook in 25 years - and recipes including halibut with green linguine and slow-cooked rat-a-tat-touille ensure it's well worth the wait.
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  • Mary Berry's Quick Cooking

    Mary Berry

    Product Code: MBQC
    Hardback
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    In this companion to her latest BBC One series, the queen of cooking Mary Berry presents a selection of 20- and 30-minute meals that are wonderfully tasty.

    These recipes (there are over 120 of them, including all that are shown on the series) will allow you to cook from scratch and are all so easy to prepare. You'll be able to get on with other bits while the delicious meal is in the oven!

    Mary also shares no-nonsense tips and techniques for getting ahead in the kitchen and the fast, fresh and mouth-watering recipes range from crumble fish pie to roast venison fillet and peppercorn sauce and upside-down rhubarb pudding.

    Why should you buy this book? It's full of fast and easy dishes from the one and only Mary Berry!
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  • Wrapped: Crepes, Wraps and Rolls You Can Make at Home

    Gaitri Pagrach-Chandra

    Product Code: WCWR
    Hardback
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    Many of the world's finest cuisines centre their snacking around fillings for various different pancakes, crepes and wraps and with Wrapped, you can learn how easy and fun it is to create and prepare your very own.

    Covering breakfasts, lunches, simple snacks, easy suppers and desserts, this book covers everything from enchiladas, burritos, latkes and chapatis to American griddle cakes and buttermilk pancakes.

    Perfect for students, busy singles, the family cook and foodies with an interest in international street food, this collection of 180 wrap recipes is as exciting as it is delicious.
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  • The G Plan Diet

    Amanda Hamilton (Author)

    Product Code: GPLN
    Paperback
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    The G Plan Diet is a cookbook packed with over 75 recipes that are good for your gut. Backed by the latest research, the healthy bacteria in these treats will help you lose weight for good.

    As featured on ITV's Save Money: Good Health, it begins with a digestive 'rest' and introduces you to the 10 best gut-healthy foods and then a 21-day plan that will help you avoid bloating, discomfort and find more energy, a better outlook and clearer skin.

    Among the recipes featured are apple and cinnamon pancakes, rocket, walnut and beetroot salad with gorgonzola and garlic prawns with quinoa salad.
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  • Pint to Pint

    The Telegraph

    Product Code: PTPT
    Hardback
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    Inspired by the popular column in the Daily Telegraph, this book provides an authentic and personal guide to Britain's best boozers.

    Focusing on 'proper' pubs that focus on the beer and conversation rather than loud music, the easy-to-dip-into book explains why each one will deserve a special place in your heart.

    Whether it's a beer garden for the summer or a roaring fire for the winter, the book celebrates the true character of pubs and explains what distinguishes them from the corporate chains.
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  • The Ice Cream Sandwiches Book

    Donna Egan

    Product Code: ICSB
    Hardback
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    The Ice Cream Sandwiches Book offers 50 recipes for incredibly cool and tasty treats that are suitable for kids and adults alike.

    Ice cream sandwiches are a scrumptious new hit with food lovers and this pretty book has every easy-to-make recipe you will need to create your own frozen delight.

    From decadent peanut butter dreams and fresh & fruity rose meringues to child-friendly S'more sandwiches, the book contains stunning colour photography of all the treats on offer. Eating ice cream has never been so much fun!
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  • Rainbow Bakes

    Mima Sinclair

    Product Code: RNBW
    Hardback
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    Enjoy a treasure trove of taste with this beautiful baking book all about rainbow cakes.

    Mima Sinclair's vibrant book includes a selection of helpful tips and techniques to help build your confidence and mashmallow funfetti blondies, macaroon towers, rainbow bagels and - of course, a rainbow layer cake - are some of the treats you can make.
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  • The Hungry Student Cookbook

    Charlotte Pike

    Product Code: AHTKT
    Paperback
    Never mind essays and exams - one of the biggest challenges you'll face at university is fending for yourself in the kitchen. The Hungry Student 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 housemates, these easy-to-follow recipes are designed specially for students and include all your favourites: from homemade curries, lasagne, fajitas and toad-in-the-hole, to delicious ideas for soups, casseroles, jacket potatoes and homemade dips. Plus great morning-after breakfasts and simple but knockout desserts such as banoffee pie and Baileys cheesecake. With photographs to show what you're aiming for, 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 Cookbook!
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  • The Good Carbs Cookbook

    Dr. Alan Barclay

    Product Code: BGJDW
    Paperback
    This book is about bringing us back to the joy of cooking traditional carbohydrate staples and all the benefits that brings - including a healthy, balanced diet of slow-energy release, low GI foods. This doesn't mean rushing to the nearest wholefood store and stocking up on expensive products like baobab, chia seeds and protein powders. It means shopping for essentials like grains, dairy, eggs, meat, fish, chicken and fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs and the traditional staples made from them, that won't break the bank and will appeal for all of the family.Carb-rich fruits, vegetables, grains and seeds provide us with essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals along with plant protein in beans, quinoa and grains and good fats in nuts and seeds. These wholesome foods have played a key role in the human diet for thousands of years keeping us healthy, strong, and on the go. Low GI (good carbs) can help us cut cravings and feel fuller for longer stay in shape better by minimising body fat and maximising muscle mass, and decrease the risk of some chronic conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease.The Good Carbs Cookbook contains over 100 simple, delicious and satisfying recipes and some sound advice from Dr Alan Barclay who gives you the low down on the importance of eating good carbs. Complete with nutritional information including GI values, you can find recipes for Lemon chicken with golden onions and green olives; Roasted pumpkin soup with harissa; Glazed ginger soya beans; Lamb feta and burghul meatballs and Thai red duck curry with lychees. There are even moreish low-GI desserts like Banana and peanut ice cream; Strawberry, rhubarb and apple oat crumble and Lemon passionfruit pudding.So put aside the carb guilt and enjoy delicious, nutritious low-GI recipes that will be a hit not only with family but with friends as well.
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  • How Not to Die

    Michael Greger

    Product Code: AQXWT
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    Why rely on drugs and surgery to cure you of life-threatening disease when the right decisions can prevent you from falling ill to begin with? How Not To Die gives effective, scientifically-proven nutritional advice to prevent our biggest killers - heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes - and reveals the astounding health benefits that simple dietary choices can provide. Based on the very latest scientific research, How Not To Die examines each of the most common diseases, chapter by chapter, to reveal what, how and why different foods affect us and how increasing our consumption of certain foods and avoiding others can dramatically reduce our risk of falling sick and even reverse the effects of disease. With emphasis on individual family health history and acknowledging that everyone needs something different, Dr Michael Greger offers practical dietary advice to help you make valuable decisions about your diet in order to live a longer, healthier lives.
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  • Pinch of Nom

    Kay Featherstone

    Product Code: BWUYM
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    From the UK's most popular food blog Pinch of Nom, this go-to home cookbook is packed with flavourful, slimming recipes that tick all the boxes!

    Kate Allinson and Kay Featherstone, the founders of Pinch of Nom, have helped millions of people to cook well and lose weight using their delicious home-style recipes. And now they're sharing 100 recipes that have been tried and tested by their loyal community.

    Each recipe is labelled with handy icons to help you choose which ones suit you best - whether it's Cumberland pie for the whole family, a quick chicken balti or something veggie while watching the calories.

    This book includes information on the essential kit you'll need to cook the meals and tasty ideas for breakfasts, fakeaways, quick meals, stews, soups, bakes, roasts, snacks, sides and sweet treats.
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  • Gin Tonica

    David T. Smith

    Product Code: BGNRP
    Hardback
    Aromatic, refreshing, delicious and a feast for the eyes, the generously-sized and creatively garnished `gin tonica' Spanish-style drink is taking the cocktail world by storm. Spaniards love their gin and tonics. In Spain, the bartender doesn't ask you what you want to drink, he asks you how you want your gin and tonic prepared. This simplest of drinks - just gin, tonic, ice and a garnish - is now considered the national drink of Spain. The trend started in the north of Spain, in Basque country, where you can walk into a bar and upon ordering you are presented with a cart teeming with gin and tonic options to create your very own bespoke drink. A beautiful cocktail with a variety of herb and flower garnishes, a Spanish-style gin and tonic or `gin tonica', is made with a premium gin and the best quality tonic water, combined with bitters and various herbs, spices, flowers and fruits that will complement the botanicals of a specific gin. It is served over ice in an oversized balloon glass - the idea being that the shape enables the drinker to enjoy all the lovely aromas their drink gives off. For a cocktail with only two ingredients, the flavour potential is staggering! Making a gin tonica is an intricate process, sometimes taking a barman as long as 15 minutes to deliver the ideal drink. The ice has to be dense so that it melts slowly, the glass might be spritzed with a fine layer of citrus oil, chilled to perfection, with the tonic poured in delicately. No detail is ignored, the wait is part of the experience, and the result is absolutely delicious. Attention to detail and respect for the classic is what truly elevates the Spanish gin tonica above all others. With more gin brands and styles of tonic available than ever before, and 40 inspired recipes here to try at home, there has never been a better time to discover the joy of the gin tonica - saludos!
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  • The Kids Only Cookbook

    Sue Quinn

    Product Code: BYLUA
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    An international bestseller, The Kids Only Cookbook is packed with over 50 simple, delicious and fun recipes containing easy-to-follow captions and 300 photos in a unique cartoon-strip style to inspire children of all ages to get busy in the kitchen. Original and creative projects will capture kids' imaginations, such as the paper bag breakfast of a bacon and egg sandwich in a paper bag cooked on a barbecue. The kick'n'roll tin can ice cream is bound to be the project of the summer: pack a large tin can with ice and rock salt, insert a sealed ziplock bag containing cream, sugar and vanilla and kick it to the park or the beach...within 25 minutes...homemade ice cream! Kids will also learn as they go along; each recipe contains a culinary technique such as beating, whipping, piping or baking and 'Adult alerts' appear throughout the book and ensure the recipes are all easy and safe to make. This is a book which will become treasured as it helps children to discover the endless fun to be had in the kitchen and to learn skills which will stay with them for life.
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  • My First Vegetarian Cookbook

    DK

    Product Code: CCYSA
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    Cook up a storm with this first vegetarian cookbook for children! Get kids busy in the kitchen and making delicious veggie dishes including quesadillas, smoothies, soups, and stir-fries as well as treats such as muffins and cheesecakes. 25 fresh, tasty vegetarian recipes sit alongside important information about food and nutrition. You'll learn about vitamins, minerals and all the amazing things that fruit and veg do for your body. Discover whether carrots really can help you see in the dark and why peppers boost your immune system. These delicious, healthy meals and nutritional facts are enough to satisfy any hungry young appetite, so grab your ingredients and whip up a vegetarian feast!
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Explore our range of tempting recipe books and discover a wide variety of delectable dishes the whole family will love. Featuring exotic fare from around the world as well as hearty comfort food, healthy dishes, sumptuous desserts and divine drinks, browse our range for your new favourite cookbook.

Food from famous faces

You’ll find all your favourite chefs’ bestselling titles in our range of recipe books, including Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsay and the queen of baking herself, Mary Berry. Plus, discover delicious dishes from much-loved personalities including Joe Wicks, Davina McCall and the Hairy Bikers, whose cookbooks are sure to delight.

Cuisines from around the world

Whether you’re looking for homely British dishes or exciting foreign fare, you’ll find recipe books from around the globe in our mouth-watering range. Discover gorgeous dishes from Asia, including Chinese, Indian and Thai cuisine; from Europe, including Italian, French and Scandinavian fare; and from many other locations around the world famous for their lip-smacking cuisine.

Revolutionise your diet

If you’re looking for healthy dishes and diet cookbooks, look no further. We have a huge variety of recipe books perfect for all dietary needs, lifestyles and goals. Whether you want to lose weight quickly with a tried-and-tested diet, or adopt a healthier lifestyle for good, you’ll find all the best diet and healthy cookbooks here, which offer stunning recipes and plenty of helpful advice.

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