Top 6 Best Recipe Books for Spring

These revitalising recipe books are sure to put a spring in your step this season. They feature healthy recipes as well as divine desserts and delicious dishes to delight your taste-buds. See below for the best recipe books for spring.

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1. Neal's Yard Remedies: Eat Beautiful

DK

Spring clean your routine with this gorgeous book of recipes and lifestyle inspiration. It features more than 100 stunning recipes, showcasing natural superfoods that help to enhance your skin, body, hair and teeth, and explains the effects that certain foods have on everything from fragile hair to cellulite. It provides reinvigorating ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks, and is sure to rejuvenate your beauty and diet regime. Discover the delights of Japanese ocean soup, polenta with grilled vegetables, and many more mouth-watering dishes.

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2. How to Eat Better

James Wong

In this inspiring and revolutionary book, James Wong shows you how to select, store and cook certain foods in order to fully enjoy their health-giving benefits. Discover how a Braeburn apple has almost double the antioxidants of a Fuji one, how strawberries kept on the counter rather than in the fridge will quadruple their heart-healthy compounds, and many more fascinating food facts. Using the latest scientific evidence, this frank book is free from fad diets and instead shows you how to make your everyday foods much healthier (and tastier!). It also contains 80 fool-proof recipes.

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3. Mary Berry Everyday

Mary Berry

Discover how to create truly scrumptious recipes with help from the queen of cooking herself, Mary Berry. Try out 120 recipes, all presented with Mary's trademark hassle-free guidance. She also shares her best time-saving tips, store cupboard essentials and clever cooking methods. Featuring everything from a Five Spice Salmon Stir-fry to a Potato, Leek and Cheese Pie and a Classic Rice Pudding, you can cook up familiar fare and brand new favourites with this comprehensive cooking bible.

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4. Afternoon Tea at Home

Will Torrent

Gifted pastry chef and chocolatier Will Torrent presents this sumptuous selection of afternoon tea delights, perfect for savouring outdoors in the spring sunshine. The book features indulgent recipes for sandwiches, savouries, scones, cakes and other fancy finger food. With mouth-watering photography and plenty of hints and tips, the book also provides an introduction to afternoon tea and how it became a British institution. Tantalise your taste-buds with a range of classic teatime treats, including smoked salmon sandwiches and Viennese whirls.

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5. The Sunshine Diet

Shelina Permalloo

MasterChef champion Shelina Permalloo offers an assortment of scrumptious, satisfying yet healthy recipes in this beautiful cookbook. Shelina's nutritious recipes, inspired by her exotic holidays and Mauritian heritage, feature easy-to-follow instructions and a calorie, sugar and fat count for each portion. Highlights include Steamed Hake with Wasabi, Soy and Ginger, Baked Moroccan Eggs, Make-ahead Banana Bread and an Orange Blossom and Rose Creme Brulee - delicious!

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6. Have Your Cake and Eat It

Mich Turner

Discover how you can have your cake and eat it guilt-free with this carefully-selected collection of recipes for healthier and more nutritious cakes and bakes. The recipes make use of alternatives to gluten, fats, sugars and dairy, and provide 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.

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