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Food & Drink: Cookbooks & Recipe Books

  • AFSPX
    Mary Gwynn
    • £16.89
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    Mary Gwynn applies her 'Busy Mum's' philosophy to this inspirational collection of failsafe vegetarian recipes, all of which are tried, tested and family-approved. She knows exactly what busy mums need to help them juggle their hectic lives with feeding their families well. At the heart of this is the cleverly stocked store cupboard and fridge, and Mary's shopping tips and short cuts are just what you need to take the stress out of family mealtimes. There are ideas for everyday eating and packed lunches as well as for celebrations and parties, Christmas, and summer barbecues. Creating tasty, healthy dishes that will satisfy veggies and non-veggies alike is easy when you know how...Let Mary be your guide to a new flexible approach to vegetarian eating.
  • AUWDK
    Nicholas Clayton
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    The rise of the celebrity chef and the downturn in the economy has re-kindled an interest in all things culinary and encouraged the great British public back indoors to cook and entertain for themselves. Who better to steer you through the minefield of entertaining etiquette than a quintessentially English butler? This is the ultimate guide to entertaining in style from the man who knows how it's done, whether you are hosting cocktails for colleagues, afternoon tea with the family, or a full-blown feast for a legion of friends. Invitation etiquette and how to greet you guests is covered, alongside information on seating plans, place settings and organizing the table service. Plenty of information on estimating quantities, preparation and serving the food and drink is included, and there is even advice on steering away guests who have outstayed their welcome. Containing everything you need to know about entertaining, this is a must-have guide for any host with the most.
  • AJYBR
    Karen Le Billon
    • £13.89
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    Are mealtimes with your kids a source of frustration? Ever wonder how on earth to get them to eat the recommended five servings of fruits and veggies per day (or even per week)? The 7 Secrets of Raising Happy Eaters is a practical and engaging guide for parents eager to get past their children's food resistance - or to avoid it altogether. The book introduces 7 Secrets of Raising Eager Eaters. Secrets include: Secret 1: Teach your child to eat, just like you teach them to read! Secret 6: 'Teach me to do it myself'. Child participation is every parent's secret weapon. Karen LeBillon, author of French Kids Eat Everything, coaches readers through the process of taste training, including strategies, games and experiments that will encourage even reluctant eaters to branch out. Over 100 delicious, kid-tested, age-appropriate recipes lead families step-by-step through the process of learning to love new foods, enabling kids to really enjoy the foods we know they should be eating. Wise and compelling, The 7 Secrets of Raising Happy Eaters is grounded in revolutionary new research on the science of taste. Packed full of observations from real-life families, it provides everything parents need to transform their children - from babies to toddlers to teens -into good eaters for life.
  • AWRII
    Flora Sheddon
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    A gathering is an easy way of cooking and hosting. It means no pressure, no code of conduct, and everyone - cook included - can actually enjoy themselves. This collection is a mixture of modern dishes, staple snacks, salads and sides, interesting bakes, and puddings perfect to end a feast with. Nothing overly fussy or complicated, just tasty, pretty plates of food. Choose from the chapters led by occasion or pick and choose from dishes such as Sloe Gin Braised Venison, Cocoa Nib Brownies and Redcurrant Pavlovas to put on a spread. There are menu ideas to show you how. CONTENTS Mornings Quick & Slow
  • AKIUO
    • £3.50
    As we are increasingly aware of the perils of ready-made foods, packed with hidden sugar, salt and preservatives, it makes sense that the way to guarantee the best start in life is to make your baby's meals, from real food, from scratch. Having a new baby can be stressful and hectic so the Test Kitchen has created simple, nutritious meals from easily accessible ingredients that will satisfy all your baby's needs. In addition there are ideas that can be made in advance and saved for later occasions meaning you never have to turn to sugar-laden, shop-bought substitutes again.
  • NYHH
    • £9.99
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    The experts at Neal's Yard will show you how to make herbal concoctions, aromatic oil blends, cleansers, balms, face masks and body scrubs in the comfort of your own kitchen with this incredible hardback.

    All extremely beneficial for your health, this book not only shows you what the various herbs and oils will treat but also how you can harvest and grow them and combine them to make a remedy. It even offers advice on the correct dosage to apply.

    There are step-by-step, photographic demonstrations to help you on the way to making the remedies. They can be used to treat up to 40 common complaints.
  • ANLCE
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    Make the most of your time with this new collection of fast recipes from the popular Hamlyn All Colour series. Whether you are a seasoned vegetarian or simply trying to cut down on your meat intake, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Fast Vegetarian Dishes offers a variety of vegetarian recipes that can be ready in no more than 30 minutes. Recipes include spicy Arrabiata Polenta Bake; Pasta with Goats' Cheese & Walnut Sauce; and Pineapple Fritters (for when your sweet tooth is calling).
  • AKKLB
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    We all know that kids need to eat right and get the nutrition they need to be their best all day long. So why not make lunches that will power their growing brains and bodies? Making lunches at home is a great way to keep your child healthy. Not only does it allow you to nourish your child with the most pure and wholesome ingredients, but it also gives you the peace of mind of knowing what has gone into every bite your little one takes. Full of recipes to suit every age and stage, The Best Homemade Kids' Lunches on the Planet shows you how simple and easy it is to prepare food that'll be the envy of the lunch table. The 200+ adorable and inspiring recipes in this book are just as much a joy to make as they are to eat! There are even entire lunchbox meals that are gluten-, soy-, and/or nut-free. Make your own super-delicious, super-nutritious homemade lunches today-it's guaranteed to be at the top of the class!
  • ADJXQ
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    Raymond Blanc is renowned for his exquisite cuisine and here he has chosen 100 sensational, but easily achievable recipes that will wow your guests and impress your friends. From a simple, but classic French Onion Soup or Coq au Vin to the finest Roast Rib of Beef or Pork Fillet with Onion and Garlic Puree and not forgetting desserts - a perfect Black Cherry Tart or Strawberry Sorbet, this book will become the first book to turn to when you need a meal to impress, whether for a weekend banquet or weeknight feast.
  • AAMWG
    Amanda Powley
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    This is the book that vegetarians have been waiting and pleading for since Terre a Terre first opened its doors in Brighton way back in 1992. The leader of the pack amongst Britain's vegetarian restaurants for over 18 years, and lavishly garlanded with awards and praise, this is their first cookery book, and what a book it is! Over 100 recipes from the repertoire that has made Terra a Terre the most talked about vegetarian restaurant in Britain are accompanied by sumptuously taste-bud stimulating food photography by award-wining food photographer Lisa Barber. Every vegetarian with a serious love of food, and indeed many carnivores who can recognise a very good thing when they taste it, will find this an indispensable addition to their cookery book collection.
  • ADZVM
    Christine Ingram
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    Plan your celebration using the helpful hints and tips, including how to open a bottle of champagne, and ideas for easy and impressive spreads, toppings and breads. Whet the appetite with classic nibbles, dips and savoury snacks, such as Cheese Aigrettes, Guacamole, and Duck Wontons with Spicy Mango Sauce, then serve a selection of more substantial dishes including Risotto Frittata, and a variety of salads and cold dishes. Refresh your guests with classic cocktails, such as Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri or Kew Pimms or a selection of exciting non-alcoholic drinks. Whether you are throwing a Christmas cocktail party, a birthday buffet or having a few friends round, "Party & Buffet Cookbook" has all the recipes you will need. Thorough party planning is vital and this volume provides essential advice on all the necessary details, from creating the appropriate atmosphere to estimating food and drink requirements. From the day you decide to have a party, to washing up the glasses after the last guest has left, you will find this book an invaluable asset in making your party one to remember.
  • AKSOD
    Sarah Flower
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    Today's families are busy families, with parents juggling jobs, lifestyle and growing families. This book shows you how to manage your time whilst still providing healthy home-cooked meals for your growing family. You can fill your freezer with portions of home-made ready meals for your hungry teenager. You can dust off your slow cooker for those days when you are going to be tied up late at work. You can use a pressure cooker for great meals in a fraction of the time. You can fill your fridge with home-made pasta sauce for the quick and easy meal when you are tired and hungry. The emphasis of the whole book is on planning and making the most of all the time-saving appliances you have at your disposal in the kitchen. For example, whilst the Sunday roast is cooking, you fill the cooker with cakes and savouries to last you the week. The roast chicken leftovers are used to make a chicken pie, curry or stir-fry. Make use of your freezer - it takes no more time to double up a recipe to make 2 or 3 extra portions, creating your own store of home-made ready meals.
  • AXJWG
    Stella Paul
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    In 2009, Paul, Stella and Mary McCartney launched the Meat Free Monday campaign as a simple and straightforward idea to show everyone the value of eating less meat - and to make it easier for us all to do so. The Meat Free Monday Cookbook is for everyone who shares the campaign's aims and consists of menus for each of the 52 weeks of the year - two main dishes, plus four other ideas for each meal of the day. Packed with recipes such as Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes, Roasted Halloumi Wrap, Pilau Rice with Cashews and Watermelon Granita, as well as vibrant spring soups, inventive summer salads, appetising autumn bakes and comforting winter stews, it includes contributions from Paul and Stella McCartney as well as from celebrity and chef supporters of the campaign such as Skye Gyngell, Giorgio Locatelli, Theo Randall, Yotam Ottolenghi, Bryn Williams, Kevin Spacey, Twiggy and Vivienne Westwood.
  • ANRME
    Bernadine Lawrence
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    This kitchen classic has been fully updated with 50+ simple, delicious new recipes. This definitive guide to producing cheap, healthy meals is ideal for busy mums and kitchen novices, proving that you can still feed a family of four for GBP5 a day if you shop with care and make nutritious ingredients the foundation of every meal. Whether you're looking for a quick dinner such as Lemon Honey Lamb Shoulder with Potatoes and Fresh Thyme or Autumnal Black-Eyed Bean Stew with Dumplings, an old-school classic like Bread and Butter Pudding, or a breakfast full of flavour and energy like Golden Apricot Granola, Bernadine caters for every taste and lifestyle. Bernadine has had over two decades experience of cooking for a family on a budget, and knows what really works. Her recipes are child-friendly and she has a wealth of practical tips on how to stick to an incredible GBP35 groceries budget, use up leftovers and prevent food waste. Complete with a weekly meal planner and a guide to show which fruit and vegetables are in season, Bernadine is an expert on creating tasty meals out of nothing that you will return to time and again. No hard-to-find ingredients, no complicated recipes, just honest, wholesome food from a cook who understands families and really will save you money.
  • HJNS
    Hugh Johnson
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    A Book People favourite that we are delighted to bring you every year at an unbelievable price, this is the 39th edition of every would-be wine connoisseur's favourite book - Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2016.

    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 There is also information on grape varieties, local specialities and how you can match food to make the most of the flavour of the wine.

    Three cheers for Hugh!
  • AABYT
    Rose Elliot
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    Britain's foremost vegetarian cook and bestselling author, Rose Elliot, offers over 1000 simple and delicious recipes in this fully updated and beautifully illustrated edition of her definitive Complete Vegetarian Cookbook. Combining timeless classic dishes with modern recipes, Rose Elliot's New Complete Vegetarian is an essential cookbook for every kitchen - whether vegetarian or not. As well as many mouth-watering main course recipes and imaginative side dishes, this book also includes hundreds of great pasta, pulse and rice dishes; tempting hot and cold desserts; pizza and bread making; and tried-and-tested cakes, biscuits and scrumptious teabreads. Rose's practical and creative approach to cooking has been praised for over 35 years. Her easy-to-follow recipes and warm, unhurried writing encourage readers to try new flavours and attempt new recipes. She offers something for everyone, whether it's a warming French Onion Soup or a filling Root Vegetable and Lentil Pie. In this impressive fully revised edition, Rose includes fantastic new recipes - try Purple Sprouting Broccoli with Lemon Butter Sauce, Wild Mushrooms en Croute or Boozy Banoffee Pie. Whether you're a long-time vegetarian looking for new inspiration or a non-vegetarian who enjoys cooking and eating great food, this book has exciting ideas for all occasions.
  • AIYOV
    Ella's Kitchen
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    'It's never too early to get little'uns interested in healthy eating, so instead of cooking for the kids, why not cook with them?' - Reveal As featured in The Times, Ella's Kitchen is the fastest growing brand in the UK baby food sector and this new title, Ella's Kitchen: The Cookbook: The Red One, is the first in a series of books aimed at creating nutritious, convenient food that kids (and their parents) will love. 100 yummy recipes to inspire big and little cooks, ranging from the easiest of snacks and light meals that can be rustled up in minutes to delicious and satisfying dinners. Interesting twists and clever shortcuts, such as salmon fillets baked in parcels and sweet and sour prawns, make life as easy as possible for busy parents. For weekends and holidays, when there is a bit more time available, there are leisurely breakfast recipes such as Blueberry Pancakes and more involved cooking projects such as a Pasta Weekend. With an emphasis on involving kids as much as possible, the book includes easy prep tasks throughout, as well as fun activities, from growing your own window-box plants to getting creative with vegetable prints. Colour-in pages and stickers also mean that kids will love it as much as their parents do. Content's includes...First foods for tiny taste buds From must to mash & beyond Learning about food Yummy lunches and speedy snacks Dee-licious dinners Perfect puds Scrummy treats Hooray for the weekend ...and much more!
  • AUYQC
    Erin Gleeson
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    Erin Gleeson is known for her visually stunning, healthy recipes--dishes that are easy enough to prepare after a long day at work, yet impressive enough for a party. Her food has always been ideal for entertaining, but now Gleeson offers detailed guidance on hosting casual, yet thoughtful gatherings from start to finish--from the decor and cocktails to the ideal food pairings. In this new book, more than 100 fresh, innovative vegetarian recipes are arranged in a series of artfully designed menus, tailored to specific occasions like a summer dinner party, a laid-back brunch or holiday cocktails. Lushly illustrated with hundreds of watercolour drawings and photographs, The Forest Feast Gatherings is an inspiring reference for anyone who wants to share good food with good friends in Erin's irresistible style and the perfect companion to the original.
  • AHWYX
    Jenny Carenco
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    Move over mushy carrots and peas - in Bebe Gourmet, Jenny Carenco shares her French-inspired recipes for exciting, nutritional, simply prepared baby food. From Peach Compote and Carrot and Cumin Puree to Chicken with Carrots and Apricots and Baby Beef Bourguignon, Jenny shares her delicious baby food ideas, as well as her essential tips and tricks. All with the aim of helping to develop your baby's tastebuds, encouraging healthy eating habits and a love of good food. The chapters cover the major stages of development (when different foods can be introduced to your baby's diet): 4 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months and up. And there is nutritional guidance throughout from Paediatric Nutritionist and Endocrinologist Dr Jean Lalau Keraly. There are recipes for lunches and dinners, snacks and special occasions - baby's first birthday cake will be a hit with all the family. Nearly all the recipes take 30 minutes or less to prepare and includes prep and cook time, refrigeration and freezing guidance to help busy mums.
  • AALFJ
    Simon Rimmer
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    When Simon Rimmer bought a small vegetarian restaurant, he had no idea how to cook. Armed with two cookbooks and heaps of enthusiasm, he and a friend created the best vegetarian restaurant in Manchester, famous for its unusual food and lovely atmosphere. A confirmed meat eater, Simon had to rethink his cooking and has created vegetarian recipes to please even the most dedicated carnivore. This book is a collection of some of his recipes that are quick to prepare but totally delicious. From good old favourites like macaroni cheese to Simon's more exotic fusion creations such as spicy beetroot and coconut soup, "The Accidental Vegetarian" will kill the lentil and sandal image of vegetarianism forever!
  • AIOOT
    Celia Brooks
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    Low-carb & Gluten-free Vegetarian offers a complete range of easy, satisfying and stylish low-carb recipes designed specifically for vegetarians, with the added benefit that they are all gluten-free as well. With all recipes approved by the well-known nutritionist Fiona Hunter, the book offers a varied and exciting menu, that doesn't limit choice in any way. A complete diet is included, from fortifying breakfasts and satisfying main courses, to light lunches and snacks. There are even chapters on party food and sweet desserts. Low-carb & Gluten-free Vegetarian is the ideal companion for those who are trying to lose weight and also those who simply want to follow a long-term weight-maintenance lifestyle.
  • ANRTC
    Matthew Carden
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    Create 30 sweet, chilled treats in this Star Wars-themed cooking kit, from Mos Icely to Qui-Gon Gingerbread Ice Cream Sandwiches to Frozen Hoth Chocolate. Or freeze up lightsaber-inspired ice pops using the 4 lightsaber ice pop molds included in the kit. With so many easy-to-make recipes for delightful treats, this galactic cookbook will appeal to any Jedi appetite.
  • ADAUO
    Tony Bishop-Weston
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    • £8.99
    This is a practical guide to vegan food and cooking with over 40 tempting recipes, including nutritional advice and more than 350 step-by-step photographs. Explore the full potential of vegan cooking with this informative guide. It includes a useful introduction that covers every aspect of becoming a vegan, from essential nutrition, ethical shopping and the daily diet to eating out and vegan parties and veganism through pregnancy, as well as a comprehensive directory of ingredients. It includes 40 fantastic recipes that cover all meas and occasions, such as Classic Cooked Breakfast, Roasted Root Vegetable Soup, Falafel, Sweet and Sour Vegetables with Tofu, Vegetable Paella, and Parsnip Cake with Orange Icing. It is beautifully illustrated with 350 photographs, including step-by-step techniques and a picture of each finished dish. Full nutritional information is provided throughout. Whether you are already a vegan, or are considering becoming one, this book offers a wealth of advice for living a healthy life. It covers what foods and products to avoid and how to replace them, maintaining a balanced diet, preparing meals for the family, planning foods for pregnancy, eating out and entertaining at home. An in-depth directory of ingredients contains every kind of natural food, from fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and seeds to tofu, herbs and vegan alternatives to dairy products. This book also contains 40 sumptuous recipes so that you can put all these ingredients into action, making it the perfect addition to any vegan's kitchen shelf.
  • ADZSU
    Valerie Ferguson
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    Delicious pasta and noodle dishes for the discerning vegetarian cook are shown in this title step-by-step in more than 250 stunning photographs. It features more than 175 inspirational recipes for all occasions. Enjoy classic vegetarian dishes, or ring the changes with exciting contemporary creations. Expand your repertoire of ingredients with suggestions for using exotic Asian vegetables, unusual cheeses, wild mushrooms and aromatic spices. This title includes a comprehensive illustrated guide to the many types of pasta and noodle, and step-by-step techniques that show you how to make fresh plain and flavoured pasta. The book contains inspiration for quick midweek suppers using store-cupboard ingredients. Discover an exciting new world of ingredients that can be teamed with pasta and noodles to conjure up interesting flavours and textures. In addition, a step-by-step techniques section shows you how to make your own fresh plain and flavoured pasta in different shapes to add a professional touch to your cooking. Also featured is a comprehensively illustrated guide to the many types of pasta and noodle available. This volume is the ideal book for any cook who loves fresh, imaginative food.