10 New Recipe Books That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Scrumptious snacks and starters... mouth-watering mains... divine drinks and drool-worthy desserts... sorry, where were we? You'll find a huge selection of delicious dishes in this lip-smacking list of fresh-from-the-oven cookbooks! Whether you're looking for hearty British fare or more exotic cuisine, see below for new recipe books that will make your mouth water.

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1. Nadiya's British Food Adventure

  • £9.99

Nadiya Hussain

Join the beloved Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain on a journey through the best of modern British food. In this gorgeous cookbook, Nadiya presents over 120 easy and enticing recipes that mix fantastic local ingredients with Nadiya's favourite flavours (including ones that nod to her Bangladeshi roots). Her radiant recipes vary from masala eggy bread to spiced bean and banger stew - yum!

2. One Pound Meals: Fast & Fresh

  • £4.99

Miguel Barclay

This innovative recipe book is bursting with 80 super-simple recipes that focus on fresh, light, flavourful food - and the cost of it! From warm, sumptuous soups to stunning salads and stir-fries, there's something for everyone, including a host of vegetarian dishes. Every recipe uses easily-available ingredients and can be prepared in a matter of minutes. Miguel also offers advice on savvy shopping, buying seasonal ingredients and embracing frozen versions of your favourite foods. His recipes include the likes of 5-spice baked feta and asparagus salad, smoky fish tacos and butternut gnocchi with crispy Parma ham and feta.


3. Food, Health and Happiness

  • £7.99

Oprah Winfrey

In this beautiful cookbook, Oprah Winfrey showcases some of her favourite meals with recipes that are good for your mind and body. Featuring recipes from chefs including Rosie Daley, Art Smith and Sonny Sweetman, this book is full of simple, unfussy pleasures, including Unfried Chicken and Turkey Chilli, Chilean Sea Bass with Lemon Fennel Chutney and plenty of guilt-free desserts, too.

4. Cook Thai

  • £5.99

Sebby Holmes

Fire up your kitchen with this incredible cookbook, created by the owner of the pop-up Thai restaurant, Farang. Cook Sebby's signature dishes in your own home kitchen and spice up your diet with fragrant Thai flavours. Explore this stunning, exotic cuisine, whether you're a novice cook or a culinary connoisseur, and impress your family with delicious Thai dishes. From snacks and nibbles like tiger prawn and sweet potato bites to sensational stir fries and a whole host of curries, there's something for everyone in this Thai cooking compendium.

5. Cooking for Family & Friends

Joe Wicks

In this brilliant cookbook, The Body Coach himself presents over 100 recipes to help you balance a healthy diet with cooking for a crowd. From fuss-free favourites to perfect crowd-pleasers, every recipe is bursting with flavour and packed with nutritious ingredients. Joe's favourites include roast chicken with celeriac mash and bacon greens, BBQ ribs with dirty corn, and Tandoori chicken thighs with chapattis - yum! This gorgeous cookbook features full-colour photographs and is sure to help you impress your guests.

6. Have Your Cake and Eat It

  • £4.99

Mich Turner

Discover how you can have your cake and eat it (guilt-free!) with this carefully-selected recipe collection. Find out how to make use of alternatives to gluten, fats, sugars and dairy, and be inspired by tempting ideas for cakes, cookies, cupcakes, meringues, muffins and bars. Perfect for accommodating any diet or lifestyle, the book features gorgeous photography and step-by-step instructions suitable for everyone from beginner bakers to baking buffs.

7. Gino's Healthy Italian for Less

  • £6.99

Gino D'Acampo

One of the nation's favourite chefs presents a cookbook packed with wholesome Italian fare, perfect for those who want to stay healthy whilst cooking on a budget. Find out how to cook like a true Italian, how to shop and store food smartly, and how to make the most of your fridge and freezer. Plus, discover the basic ingredients that every Italian keeps in their cupboard, and try over 100 simple yet stunning dishes that are both nutritious and full of flavour. The recipes include delicious pasta dishes, perfect pizza feasts and meaty meals to savour.

8. Panini, Bruschetta & Crostini

  • £4.99

Ryland Peters & Small

This book reveals the very best recipes for tasty toasted sandwiches that are sure to provide all sorts of picnic, lunchbox and light lunch ideas! Whether you prefer your panini full of melted cheese, spicy salami or delicious veg, you'll find a scrumptious idea here. The book also includes ideas for bruschetta, open sandwiches and delectable crostini. It even contains recipes for roasted tomatoes, caramelised onions, basil pesto and sour sweet-pickled vegetables known as giardiniera. There's also a mayonnaise recipe, the perfect accompaniment for a panini!

9. Medicinal Cookery

Medicinal Cookery - Hardback - 9781409166368 - Dale Pinnock
  • £3.49

Dale Pinnock

In this indispensable book, the 'Medicinal Chef' Dale Pinnock will help you understand everything you need to know about healthy eating. He offers recipes that incorporate 'nature's edible pharmacy' to ensure your dishes are fresh, flavourful and delicious. Fully revised with mouth-watering photography, the recipes target many of today's chronic health complaints, including digestive problems, skin disorders, heart and circulation conditions and issues concerning the immune and nervous systems.

10. Proper Healthy Food

  • £6.99

Nick Knowles

This isn't just healthy food: it's proper, which means it's hearty, nutritious and satisfying! Popular DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles reveals how a trip to Thailand inspired him to transform his diet and live a better life. He shares innovative vegetarian and vegan recipes that are sure to appeal even to the most meat-loving carnivore. From posh nosh to a chunky vegan burger to indulgent desserts, this book will show you how delicious and substantial healthy food can be.


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