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Annie Bell



Annie Bell, having begun her career as a chef, has been a full-time cookery writer and author for more than ten years. She has written a number of books including Annie Bell's Vegetable Book, and Evergreen shortlisted for the Andre Simon and Glenfiddich Awards. She collaborated with the architect John Pawson to write Living and Eating and more recently has written Gorgeous Cakes. She spent several years as Cookery Writer at Vogue, then as Food Writer on the Independent, she is currently the Cookery Writer on YOU Magazine in the Mail on Sunday and also contributes to Country Living and Waitrose Food Illustrated. Annie is married to landscape architect Jonathan Bell, and they have two sons Rothko and Louis. She divides her time between London and her seventeenth-century farmhouse in Normandy.
Kyle Books

Low Carb Express

Annie Bell
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Annie Bell
Kyle Books

The Modern Dairy

Annie Bell
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Annie Bell

Winner - Gourmand World Cookbook Awards: Best World Gourmand Cookbook Milk and Cheese 2017 Dairy is a nutritional powerhouse. It offers the richest natural source of calcium and has a host of other vitamins, minerals and high-quality nutrients. As more and more studies show that fat is more friend than foe, the time has come to reintroduce and reinvent it. In The Modern Dairy, Annie Bell explains the science behind this food's goodness and how to source the very best produce, with recipes that celebrate it in healthy ways and reflect the way we cook and eat today. Chapters include `Homemade' with flavoured yogurts, fromage frais and whipped sweet and savoury butters. There are delicious `Melts' such as a Fennel, Dolcelate and Rosemary Pizza and Halloumi Burgers with Lemon and Mint. While vegetarians are well-looked after with Broccoli and Quinoa Pilaf with Crispy Feta, a Very Tomatoey Mac 'n' Cheese and Eggs with Smoky Cauliflower and Manchego. While puddings range from the indulgence of a Parisian Blackcurrant Cheesecake to Honey Yogurt Ice Cream.

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How to Cook: Over 200 essential recipes to feed yourself, your friends &Family

Annie Bell
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Annie Bell

How to Cook stands out as an excellent stand-alone cookbook that will keep you coming back again and again. Much more than a collection of recipes, the aim of the book is to give the reader the confidence and the tools they need to be independent. After 30 years of cooking professionally, Annie Bell knows which recipes work and which ones don't. In this volume she has assembled her core repertoire of dishes that she would choose to hand down to her children to see them through life. But this is also an indispensable guide for the more experienced cook, with all the essentials in one volume, along with lots of up-to-date alternatives and ideas that reflect Annie's personal style of cooking.

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The Camping Cookbook

Annie Bell
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Annie Bell

There are plenty of camping guides available but none of them tackle the desire to create flavoursome food while enjoying your trip. Annie Bell, a keen family camper herself, has solved this problem by creating easy, delicious and interesting meals with no electricity and limited ingredients. She creates portable feasts such as Baba Ghanoush, Chicken Tagine with Pine Nuts and Raisins, and Apricots with Gooey Nougat using just a barbecue or one-ring burner, demonstrating the best equipment to use for minimum mess and clearing up. From picnic lunches to cake for tea, one-pot cooking to sensational grills and sweet treats, this inspirational guide has over 60 recipes for every occasion, so you can eat in style wherever you are.

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Low Carb Revolution

Annie Bell, Annie Bell
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Annie Bell, Annie Bell
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Annie Bell's Baking Bible

Annie Bell, Annie Bell
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Annie Bell, Annie Bell

In this beautifully illustrated book, Annie Bell explains the techniques that produce perfect results every time, whether baking sponge cakes, biscuits, brownies, muffins, macaroons or meringues. She creates sweet treats for all occasions, from children's birthdays to Christmas, sharing her fail-safe recipes that will ensure you never again bake a cake that fails to rise or sinks in the middle. And with recipes for everything from really great chocolate brownies, to a delicious carrot cake and tangy lemon and polenta cake, all packed into one practical volume, this is an indispensable guide to becoming a brilliant baker. It is the only baking book you will ever need.

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The Picnic Cookbook

Annie Bell, Annie Bell
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Annie Bell, Annie Bell

In her follow-up to The Camping Cookbook, Annie Bell gives one of our favourite summertime pastimes a new lease of life. Whether your picnic is a last-minute, spur-of-the-moment decision, has been planned in advance, is for several people rather than just a family, or needs to be a glamorous event, you'll find The Picnic Cookbook packed with practical advice on everything from essential equipment, how to throw together a quality picnic using a mix of store-bought products and homemade foods, to cooking on location and eating outside in cold weather. And with recipes such as Oven-roast Ratatouille, Quinoa Tabbouleh, Maple-glazed Ham, and Leek and Feta Galettes, plus tips on how to partially prepare a picnic at home and then do the rest on site - baguettes can be filled and wrapped in foil at home, then toasted on a portable barbecue, and puddings can be assembled in a large jar - Picnics demonstrates that you can create a mouth-watering outdoor eating experience without spending hours in the kitchen beforehand.

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Gorgeous Cakes

Annie Bell
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Annie Bell

Gorgeous cakes are not the sole preserve of professional chefs. In this book you will find over 100 ideas for beautiful cakes, all of them easy to make at home without the need for fancy equipment or specialist skills. The choice includes cakes-as-fashion statements, comforting favourites and essential classics, including the most wickedly indulgent chocolate cakes and sublimely creamy cheesecakes. Gorgeous Cakes also offers mouth-watering recipes for those special occasions, from Easter to St Valentine's Day. The only decision now is choosing which one to make first.