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Food & Drink: Cookbooks & Recipe Books

  • HBMA
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    In The Hairy Bikers' latest BBC Two show, they head off to France, Spain and Italy to sample the hearty and healthy delights of Mediterranean food. This cookbook has a generous collection of recipes from the series.

    Easy to follow and with something for every season of the year, these fresh and simple dishes will help you embrace the amazing tastes and health benefits of a Med diet. They will help you bring the flavours of this famous region to any occasion.

    Among Si and Dave's 150 dishes are corsican lamb, n'duja stromboli and blood orange sorbet. You'll love every one!
  • Feasts - Hardback - 9781784722135 - Sabrina Ghayour
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    Sabrina Ghayour
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    In the follow-up to the hugely popular Sirocco, Sabrina Ghayour will show you how to prepare food with a Middle Eastern twist that will delight all your friends and family.

    From breakfasts to banquets and the simple to the sumptuous, these recipes are perfect for every occasion and you'll find ideas for brunches, quick-fix dinners and even summer feasts.

    Among our favourite foods were whipped ricotta toasts, savourty pork and fennel baklava and spiced rhubarb cake with cinnamon cream.
  • Andina - Hardback - 9781849499941 - Martin Morales
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    Martin Morales
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    Award-winning Peruvian chef Martin Morales shows you how to make everything from light, raw dishes to hearty stews and soups, cheeky bites to exquisite roasts, and sweet, aromatic desserts to comforting hot drinks inspired by the Andes in this sumptuous cookbook.

    Andina is the cuisine of Peru and is one of the most contemporary yet ancient styles of food in the world. In this book you'll find over 110 delicious and unfussy recipes to try and they're all accompanied by stories, photographs and paintings.

    Authentic and nutritious, all the food is made with seasonal ingredients and are big on flavour. They're also fantastically colourful.
  • A Baker's Life - Hardback - 9781408846506 - Paul Hollywood
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    Paul Hollywood
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    In Channel 4's A Baker's Life, Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood looks over the decades he has spent baking and showcases 100 of his all-time favourite baking recipes. This companion book is full of the stories he tells and the treats he enjoys.

    Each chapter is filled with bakes from a different decade and stage in Paul's life e.g. the basics learnt during his time at his father's bakery; when he honed his skills at the world's finest hotels; and the flavour-filled delights he discovered in Cyprus.

    From garlic baguettes to chorizo and chilli Scotch eggs to his mum's ginger biscuits and double chocolate Danish twists, there's something for every taste in this book full of anecdotes and amazing recipes.
  • Fever-Tree: The Art of Mixing - Hardback - 9781784721893 - Fever Tree
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    Fever Tree
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    Rather than focusing on the spirits, this hardback book celebrates the key mixers including tonic, lemonade, ginger ale, ginger beer and cola that make cocktails so delicious.

    There are over 125 classic and contemporary recipes to try and they all make the most of the botanical partnership. This book also explores the origins of key ingredients, including quinine, lemons and elderflower and they impact they all have on taste.

    This is the perfect guide if you want to know the full details on what we drink. You can then use this knowledge to make masterful cocktails! The cocktails come from premium drink mixers Fever-Tree, and are made and mixed by bartenders all over the world.
  • Nadiya's Bake Me a Festive Story - Hardback - 9781444939613 - Nadiya Hussain
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    Nadiya Hussain
    5 years +
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    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.

    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.
  • Gino's Italian Coastal Escape - Hardback - 9781473661516 - Gino D'Acampo
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    Gino D'Acampo
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    Gino D'Acampo's latest TV series finds the popular chef heading to the Italian coast to sample some of the incredible meals that hail from this beautiful area. This tie-in cookbook shows you how to recreate the delicious flavours of this area in your own home.

    Gino has visited the Aeolian Islands, Calabria, Campania, Capri, Lazio, Tuscany and Elba on his latest jaunt and this book showcases recipes from each one.

    Gino provides step-by-step instructions for making them all and among those you can make are antipasti and soups, pasta, gnocchi and risotto and, of course, pizza and breads.
  • The Good Pub Guide - Paperback - 9781785036194 - Fiona Stapley
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    Fiona Stapley
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    The 36th edition of The Good Pub Guide is better than ever before. It provides a comprehensive, county-by-county rundown of the best pubs in the country.

    From traditional pubs in the country to town centre inns and riverside retreats, this is an essential reference for anyone who loves to sample the local ales and delights of our country. It also highlights the best gastro pubs and those that specialise in malt whisky and craft beer.

    Author Fiona Stapley recommends the best pubs for beer, food and accommodation in each county and unveils the prestigious winners of both the Pub of the Year and Landlord of the Year awards
  • HIFL
    Gino D'Acampo
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    Gino D'ACampo is one of the nation's favourite chefs and in his latest cookbook he will show you how to cook like a true Italian - on a budget!

    He explains how to shop smart and store food and how to make the most of your fridge and freezer. He also explains the basics that every Italian keeps on hand in their kitchen storecupboard. There are over 100 simple meals to make and they're all nutritious and full of flavour.

    From the heart of Italy, these feel-food recipes will delight the entire family and among the dishes covered are a delicious pasta with cherry tomato sauce, pancetta and pecorino Romano and the timeless classic of spaghetti carbonara.
  • I Quit Sugar: The Ultimate Chocolate Cookbook - Hardback - 9781509858361 - Sarah Wilson
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    Sarah Wilson, the brains behind the successful I Quit Sugar cookbooks, shows how even if you do live a sugar-free life, that doesn't mean you have to stop eating chocolate!

    Sarah has ideas for every occasion and they range from special breakfasts to show-stopping bakes. We really enjoyed the dark choc and sea salt popcorn (perfect for a movie night) and the mocha and hazelnut layer cake. Other tasty treats are raspberry ripple, coconut butter and vegan chocolate mousse.

    All the sugar-free recipes are easy to follow and this book even has a handy key to paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, kid-friendly and freezer-friendly recipes.
  • CKJW
    Joe Wicks
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    In his latest cookbook, The Body Coach Joe Wicks presents over 100 tasty recipes that will help you balance a healthy diet with cooking for a crowd.

    From easy favourites to sensational crowd-pleasers, every single recipe is big on flavour and packed with hero ingredients. Among Joe's favourites are roast chicken with celeriac mash and bacon greens, BBQ ribs with dirty corn and Tandoori chicken thighs with chapattis.

    Entirely dedicated to food (although Joe does make sure he mentions how important exercise is), the nutritious recipes are presented in full-colour photographs and are ideal for sharing.
  • DLGF
    Rob Kirby
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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
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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.
  • 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
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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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    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.
  • River Cottage: Much More Veg! - Hardback - 9781408869000
    RCMV
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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.
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    Oz Clarke
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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.
  • Cheese - Hardback - 9781849499668 - Michel Roux
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    Michel Roux
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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.
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Dinner & Party - Hardback - 9780297869412 - Rose Prince
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    Rose Prince
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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.
  • KTRK
    Kirstie Allsopp
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    Kirstie Allsopp showcases the simple recipes she cooks for her family in this mouth-watering cookbook.

    Kirstie learned to cook as she went along, but luckily she's managed to harbour advice from cooks, bakers and chefs, as well as friends and families, over the years. This book contains all of her favourite recipes, ranging from weekday suppers to those that will astound any crowd when entertaining.

    Kirstie even provides advice on dealing with fussy eaters and shows you how to make something special out of the food you eat every day. She also recalls stories from her family life and how these events inspired her cooking.
  • Nadiya's British Food Adventure - Hardback - 9780718187668 - Nadiya Hussain
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    Nadiya Hussain
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    Ever since she charmed audiences all over the world with her winning appearance on the Great British Bake Off, Nadiya Hussain has gone from strength to strength and fully established herself as one of the nation's favourite bakers.

    In this companion to the BBC 2 cookery series of the same name, Nadiya presents over 120 easy and enticing recipes inspired by the best of modern British food. The delicious dishes mix fantastic, local ingredients with Nadiya's favourite flavours (including ones that nod to her Bangladeshi roots).

    Celebrating the diversity of 21st century Britain, the recipes vary from masala eggy bread to spiced bean and banger stew and a cheese and pickle tart. The flavours are as radiant as Nadiya's smile!