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Mitchell Beazley

SIMPLE

Diana Henry
Authors:
Diana Henry

'This is everything I want from a cookbook: inspiration, intelligent company, great good-mood food, and beautiful writing.'Nigella Lawson'No one writes about food so beautifully with recipes which are, as the title says, simple to prepare yet always enticing. A treasure both to give and receive.' Julia Leonard, London Evening Standard'Her latest book, Simple, is destined to become a classic.'Daily Telegraph 'Diana Henry's latest release is packed with tasty recipes we want to make again and again'.Jamie Magazine 'I have always been a fan of this author for her good basics and sensible recipes that taste delicious. She writes well and gets the gastric juices going'.Irish Examiner 'It's the next best thing to going to a favourite friend's for dinner and knowing that the food will be delicious, you're going to love and be nourished by everything, there won't be a weird fancy table placement and there is no risk that you'll ever run out of wine. Reading her recipes is almost as satisfying as making and eating them.' Daisy Buchanan, The Pool 'A book to adore'Tom Parker Bowles, Mail on Sunday 'Simple is her 10th book, and one of her very best; beautifully written and endlessly inventive, it would make a great gift for anyone interested in good food with minimal effort (i.e. just about anyone).'Felicity Cloake, The Guardian 'Another outstanding collection of recipes for getting lunch or dinner on the table "quickly and easily, but with pizzazz". It's also a fascinating look at how eating habits have changed over the past decade"Sunday TimesNo-one is better than Diana Henry at turning the everyday into something special. Here is a superb collection of recipes that you can rustle up with absolutely no fuss, but which will knock your socks off with their flavour.Peppered throughout the book are ingenious ideas such as no-hassle starters and sauces that will lift any dish. From Turkish Pasta with Caramelized Onions, Yoghurt and Dill and Paprika-baked Pork Chops with Beetroot, Caraway and Sour Cream to Parmesan-roasted Cauliflower with Garlic and Thyme, Diana takes the kind of ingredients we are most likely to find in our cupboard and fridge - or be able to pick up on the way home from work - and provides recipes that will become your friends for life.

Mitchell Beazley

Sirocco

Sabrina Ghayour
Authors:
Sabrina Ghayour
Mitchell Beazley

The Bowler's Meatball Cookbook

Jez Felwick
Authors:
Jez Felwick

Meatballs are one of the hot new food trends - fabulous, friendly comfort food everyone will love - and Jez Felwick, aka The Bowler, is the hottest food merchant on the streets of London, renowned for his gourmet meatballs, fish balls and veg balls. In this revolutionary cookbook, Jez brings a magical combination of flavours from the street into your home. Containing recipes ranging from the perennially popular Great Balls of Fire - made with pork, beef, ricotta and chilli and served in a Spiced Red Onion and Tomato Sauce - to lightly scented Wasabi Salmon and Sesame fish balls with Citrus Ponzu Dressing. With more than 70 ballistic ideas including original sauces, sides and salads, each recipe packs a punch that'll make your taste buds sing.

Cassell

Just One Pot

Lindsey Bareham
Authors:
Lindsey Bareham
Mitchell Beazley

Duck & Waffle

Dan Doherty
Authors:
Dan Doherty
Mitchell Beazley

Death by Burrito

Shay Ola
Authors:
Shay Ola

Delicious modern recipes from Death by Burrito, the revolutionary Mexican eatery based at the Catch bar in the heart of Shoreditch, with a new branch recently opened in central London.A far cry from the Tex-Mex style of Mexican fast food, where cheese and mince dominate, the dishes in Death by Burrito put taste first - the truly exceptional range of starters, main meals and sides prioritises fresh, vibrant flavours: Smoked Beef Short Rib Mole Tacos, Deconstructed Guacamole with Blue Corn Tortillas and Crab Cakes also look stunning on the plate.To recreate the atmosphere of Death by Burrito at home, the perfect tequila cocktail is essential: the legendary Taqueria Toreador Slushy is sure to become a favourite.

Hamlyn

The Paleo Diet Made Easy Cookbook

Joy Skipper
Authors:
Joy Skipper

The Paleo diet is the latest and greatest eating innovation, helping people everywhere slim down and live healthier lives. Free yourself forever from faddy food replacements and low calorie alternatives, and simply observe one golden rule: stick to the foods the human body has evolved to eat.Follow the example of your caveman ancestors and fuel your body with a diet of meat (organic and grass-fed where possible), fish, vegetables, fruit and roots. This book is your simple and accessible guide to eating simple, delicious food within the Paleo guidelines, with a huge range of ideas for breakfasts, lunches and dinners.This beautifully-designed book has even more ways to make the paleo diet work for you. With full colour illustrations throughout, this book covers all the basics, while over 75 delicious recipes will enhance your repertoire - staying motivated on your journey to better health and weight loss needn't be a trial when you can enjoy satisfying, healthful meals like Spinach-stuffed Squid, Slow-roasted Pork Belly with Celeriac Mash and Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Parsley Pesto. You can even enjoy desserts such as Blueberry and Raspberry Cobbler.

Mitchell Beazley

Persiana

Sabrina Ghayour
Authors:
Sabrina Ghayour

BEST COOKBOOK OF THE YEAR - Observer Food Monthly Awards 2014Persiana: the new must have cookbook. Sabrina Ghayour's debut cookbook Persiana is an instant classic.... The Golden Girl - Observer Food MonthlyA celebration of the food and flavours from the regions near the Southern and Eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea, with over 100 recipes for modern and accessible Middle Eastern dishes, including Lamb & Sour Cherry Meatballs; Chicken, Preserved Lemon & Olive Tagine; Blood Orange & Radicchio Salad; Persian Flatbread; and Spiced Carrot, Pistachio & Coconut Cake with Rosewater Cream.

Hamlyn

200 5:2 Diet Recipes

Hamlyn

I Can Cook from the Garden

Sally Brown, Kate Morris, Martyn Cox
Authors:
Sally Brown, Kate Morris, Martyn Cox
AWW

Perfect Roasts

The simplest and most flavoursome method of cooking, roasting can transform ordinary meat and veg into a succulent, caramelized extravaganza. The perfect meal to share with friends, Perfect Roasts covers all the classics as well as lighter fish dishes, vegetarian main meals and comforting accompaniments. Celebrate the variety andsimplicity of the humble roast dinner and with the indispensible wisdom of the Test Kitchen, you can enjoy perfect timing and ensure everything is delivered to the table piping hot and on time for you and your guests to cherish.

AWW

Good Food Fast

The perfect book for food-lovers who don't want their busy lives to stand in the way of healthy eating. Making the most of simple, esasy-to-prepare, nutritious ingredients, Good Food Fast shows that just a tiny amount of time in the kitchen can ensure you eat healthily without compromising on flavour.Every recipe can be made in less time than it takes for a takeaway to be delivered and they are much cheaper and healthier than anything from the local Indian or chippy. With soups, curries, tarts, stir-fries, salads and grills, you'll never be stuck for inspiration on a busy weeknight again.

Mitchell Beazley

How to Make Your Own Drinks

Susy Atkins
Authors:
Susy Atkins

In How to Make Your Own Drinks award-winning author Susy Atkins gives the low-down on how to create delicious cordials, wines, infusions, liqueurs and health-giving juices from fresh, seasonal home-grown or locally sourced ingredients with minimum fuss and maximum results. Recipes include thirst-quenching Apple Juice, rich Blackcurrant Cordial, tasty Limoncello and enticing Sloe Gin. Whether you are a gardener with a glut of summer berries, a forager seeking inspiration for armfuls of hand-picked elderflower or a farmers' market devotee wondering what to do with a bulk-buy of late-season apples, How to Make Your Own Drinks will guide you in the right direction, giving tips, advice and recipe ideas on how to make easy, cheap, mouth-watering and additive-free drinks from the bounty of natural ingredients available.

AWW

Sweet Things

Whether it's the succulent squish of the fork into the Viennese Sacher Torte or the brisk snap of Italian biscotti that enhances our pleasure in our coffee and tea breaks, we select the best and tastiest sweet treats to complement coffee and tea time. The global love affair with these rich and ancient drinks continues to grow.  From the highlands of Kenya to the slopes of Darjeeling, and from Arabia to the Greek Islands, we explain the varieties and methods of serving teas and coffee, alongside the best flavours to enjoy with your favourite cup.  So if you're adding to the delights of morning coffee with friends, preparing the tastiest of tea-time treats or just ensuring a little sweet thing to add to the daily pick me up, we have a wealth of perfect partners for your battery-charging time.

Conran

Leon: Family & Friends

John Vincent, Kay Plunkett-Hogge
Authors:
John Vincent, Kay Plunkett-Hogge

'The only challenger to Jamie Oliver's world domination in the healthy fast-food stakes is the team behind Leon, which has built a mini-empire on the ethos that "food should taste good and do you good"'. - StylistThe first Leon restaurant, in London's Carnaby Street, opened its doors in 2004 built on the promise of serving good fast food that does you good. Now, 43 restaurants later, Leon serves thousands of devoted fans a week. Leon Family & Friends is their fourth cookbook, created by Leon co-founder John Vincent and cookery writer and broadcaster Kay Plunkett-Hogge.At the heart of happy family life are meals spent together - sharing flavourful, nutritious food around the kitchen table and swapping stories of the day. Many of us feel we don't have the time to cater for our families in the way that we'd like but Leon Family & Friends shows you how to make the most of the time available to feed your family and celebrates the power of food to bring people together.It's divided into three sections: Today, including great breakfasts and brunch ideas and post-school teas, Tomorrow, for those occasions where some planning is involved - weekend lunches, birthday parties, Christmas and picnics - and finally; Yesterday, a culinary celebration of family food memories. With more than 200 recipes and ideas, there are dishes to keep everyone happy. Children will love the snacks in Crunch! Squish! Slurp! Their parents will welcome the quick suppers in After Lights Out. While no teenager should fly the nest without 10 Things to Know How to Cook Before You Leave Home. A new Leon cookbook is something to celebrate and Family & Friends is destined to become a much-used classic on the kitchen bookshelf.

Mitchell Beazley

Tart it Up!

Eric Lanlard
Authors:
Eric Lanlard

Pies and tarts are the ultimate comfort food. Whether sweet or savoury, elegant or hearty, they are great for relaxed entertaining, family get-togethers and even weekday suppers. In this irresistible book Eric Lanlard, AKA Cake Boy, demonstrates how to make the best pastry and shares his favourite recipes for sweet and savoury tarts and pies. His recipes include classics with a twist plus ideas inspired by his travels, using deliciously imaginative flavour combinations. In the first part of the book, Pastry Basics, Eric shares his professional expertise and provides step-by-step instructions for making every type of pastry - shortcrust (sweet and savoury), puff, almond, chocolate and brioche. There is a wealth of helpful baking hints to ensure a great bake every time.Savoury Tarts & Pies features such classics as a 'Proper' Quiche Lorraine and a Cider and Pork Pie plus attention-grabbing treats including Fig, Lardon and Dolce Latté Tart and Lamb and Moroccan Spice Pie. The chapter ends with a selection of quick bakes using ready-roll pastry (for when time is short) and a delicious collection of accompaniments including salsas, chutneys and vegetable side dishes.Sweet Tarts & Pies will bring some of Eric's trademark glamour to the dessert course - including a Strawberry Tart 'Royal', Exotic Fruit Meringue Crumble Pie and an Apricot, Honey and Pistachio Tart. Sweet pies include an Old-fashioned Apple Pie, Ginger Pear Frangipane Pie and a Classic Blueberry Pie. Once again there is a selection of quick bakes for desserts in a dash and a choice of accompaniments, including flavoured creams, spiced fruits and the perfect Crème Anglais.With foolproof recipes for tarts and pies that look and taste great, this wonderful book is a great way to bring some of Eric's culinary magic into your kitchen every time you bake.

Hamlyn

Hamlyn QuickCook: Fish

Emma Lewis
Authors:
Emma Lewis

Choose from a variety of fish and seafood recipes that will deliver delicious results in less than half an hour with Hamlyn QuickCook: Fish. Whether you've got 30 minutes, 20 minutes or 10 minutes to spare, you'll find a tasty and healthy fish dish to fit the bill. You'll be able to cook timeless classics such as Crusted Trout with Beurre Blanc or spicy summer treats such as Chorizo-stuffed Plaice with Tomatoes. Other entrees include hearty stews and soups, dinner party favorites, and spectacular pasta, rice, and noodle dishes.

Hamlyn

Classic Spanish Recipes

Elisabeth Luard
Authors:
Elisabeth Luard
Hamlyn

Glamorous Cake Decorating

Eric Lanlard
Authors:
Eric Lanlard

Bring a touch of A-list glamour to your table with over 20 inspirational celebration cakes from a master patissier. From a magnificent hand-painted Toile de Jouy wedding cake to a sparkling, bejewelled tower and a delicious 1920's-inspired American retro cake, there are designs to suit all tastes in this stunning collection.Each masterpiece is accompanied by clear step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions for decoration. In addition, a comprehensive introductory section covering tools and equipment, basic recipes, assembly and decorating techniques will provide you with all you need to create flawless, mouthwatering cakes.

Hamlyn

Guinness

Paul Hartley
Authors:
Paul Hartley

From the beginning in 1759 when Arthur Guinness signed a 9,000-year lease on a run-down Dublin brewery to the present when over 10 million glasses of Guinness[registered] beer are drunk every day, this book celebrates the story of one of the world's most iconic brands. It reveals the compelling history of the beer, with evocative photographs of the people and places that are such a part of the rich heritage of Guinness[registered] the brand. Remembered too are some classic advertisements, with some special moments from early advertising work beautifully relived. You will also discover what gives Guinness[registered] beer that distinctive colour and flavour and precisely how to pour the perfect pint. Added to this are 18 delicious Guinness[registered] inspired recipes, both classic and contemporary, that make the most of the taste of one of the world's best loved beers. Let's raise a glass to 250 remarkable years.