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Read the opening extract of the brand new Emma Kavanagh book before its publication on 23/04/2015



Cookery, Food and Drink Cookery, Food and Drink

Food, glorious food! We’ve collected all our favourite food and drink titles for everyone, from armchair enthusiasts to ‘sleeves-rolled-up’, ‘get-stuck-in’ practical cooks.

This Month's Featured Books

The Land Where Lemons Grow The Story of Italy and its Citrus Fruit
Helena Attlee
The delight of being surprised by a book and this is one such delight -an unassuming story – a somewhat odd one perhaps – the history of citrus fruit in Italy. In Helena Atlee’s hands it’s transformed into a magical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
     
The Alkaline 5 Diet Lose Weight, Heal Your Health Problems and Feel Amazing!
Laura Wilson
The Alkaline 5 Diet harnesses the healing power of alkaline foods, providing you with all the nutrients you need. It will give you: consistent and easy fat loss; no more yo-yo dieting!; healing of health issues and reversal of disease;...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2015
     
The Whole Pantry
Belle Gibson
Packed with over 80 scrumptious new recipes to heal the body Belle Gibson's first cookbook, The Whole Pantry, refreshes our food habits with recipes that are as easy-to-do as they are healthy and delicious. It is a beautiful, easy-to-follow guide...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/04/2015
     
My Simple Italian 100 Inspired Recipes from One of Britain's Best Italian Chefs
Theo Randall
As head chef at the iconic River Cafe Theo Randall won a Michelin star for his Italian menus and his restaurant at the Intercontinental is consistently voted on of the best Italians in the UK. In this book, he wants...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/04/2015
     
Juice Cleanse. Heal. Revitalize: 100 Nourishing Recipes and Simple Juice Fasts
Rosemary Ferguson
Includes recipes that fight colds and bugs, beat fatigue, lack of energy, stress, insomnia, irregular hormones and a range of skin conditions, gut health and anti-inflammatory ingredients. This book states that by consuming the right natural, easy-to-find ingredients, you can...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/04/2015
     

Last Month's Featured Books

Deliciously Ella
Ella Woodward
Successful health blogger, Ella Woodward knows all about eating a poor diet overloaded with sugar and, having reformed her own diet she now shares her healthy eating regime. She includes...
 
 
How Baking Works ...And What to Do If it Doesn't
James Morton
BBC’s Bake-Off finalist, James Morton ensures you’ll never suffer with a soggy bottom again, taking readers through the how and why of baking. All of his 70 recipes come with...
 
 
Life is Sweet
Tarek Malouf
In the cold grey month of February, the Hummingbird Bakery brings warmth and spice with Tarek Malouf’s new book Life is Sweet. 100 recipes, American favourites and some new takes...
 
 
Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites
Mary Berry
Based on Mary Berry’s new 6-part BBC2 TV series, a selection of her absolute favourite recipes, tried and trusted, fuss-free recipes for meals that provide the bedrock for any aspiring...
 
 
Alex Hollywood: My Busy Kitchen - A Lifetime of Family Recipes
Alex Hollywood
Paul Hollywood steps aside from the spotlight to reveal his wife Alex. A self-taught cook who comes from an impressive food-loving family she believes in good cooking without fuss, simple...
 
 
The Royal Marsden Cancer Cookbook Nutritious Recipes During and After Treatment, to Share with Friends and Family
Clare Shaw PhD, RD
What I particularly like about Clare Shaw’s book are firstly the detailed pages on nutrition and the consideration of diet and what to eat at different stages of cancer, the...
 
 
How to Jug a Hare The Telegraph Book of the Kitchen
Sarah Rainey, Bee Wilson
Beautifully photographed, The Telegraph Book of the Kitchen is a year of recipes from the Telegraph archives – a large range of recipes from quick fixes to elaborate – and...
 
 
The Wi Cookbook The First 100 Years
Mary Gwynn
100 best loved WI recipes, collected from members, the recipes span each decade of the last century taking in war-time food, the best of preserving and favourites for every occasion....
 
 
A History of Food in 100 Recipes
William Sitwell
William Sitwell has chosen 100 recipes that illustrate a history of Western Food. He starts with a bread recipe from Ancient Egypt and progresses through to today ending with a...
 
 
Hotel Chocolat: A New Way of Cooking with Chocolate
Hotel Chocolat
Chocolate lovers, go no further, here is a range of recipes that will tempt with a new and delightful collection showing satisfying ways to use chocolate in cookery. Widen your...
 
 
RHS Grow for Flavour Brand-New Tips & Tricks to Supercharge the Flavour of Homegrown Harvests
James Wong, Royal Horticultural Society
Learn about the plants and seeds that will give you the best tasting fruit and vegetables. And when you’ve done that, learn how to grow for maximum flavour. James Wong...
 
 
Heston Blumenthal at Home
Heston Blumenthal
A Heston Blumenthal book that will satisfy the more experimental home cook but doesn’t forget the novice cook wanting to try Heston’s cookery methods for the first time. Heston Blumenthal...
 
 
How to Create a New Vegetable Garden Producing a Beautiful and Fruitful Garden from Scratch
Charles Dowding
How I wish I’d had this book when I was starting out on reclaiming a plot. Charles Dowding writes from experience, his book is copiously illustrated with his progress in...
 
 

The Month Before's Featured Books

Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook
Rachel Khoo
Over 100 of Rachel Khoo’s recipes culled from her culinary travels, tried, tested and presented in her Kitchen Notebook, Illustrated with colour photographs and her own sketches Rachel Khoo’s aim...
 
 
Heart Disease: Eat Your Way to Better Health
Dale Pinnock
A new series from Dale Pinnock “The Medicinal Chef” showing how some common health problems such as anxiety & depression, diabetes, digestion and heart health can be alleviated, even cured...
 
 
Anxiety & Despression: Eat Your Way to Better Health
Dale Pinnock
A new series from Dale Pinnock “The Medicinal Chef” showing how some common health problems such as anxiety & depression, diabetes, digestion and heart health can be alleviated, even cured...
 
 
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There has never been a greater interest in cooking. Never been such a wide range of accessible ingredients from all over the world. Cultural diversity has led to us all broadening our culinary horizons. What better time to celebrate the sumptuous array of delectable books on offer, covering all aspects of our growing obsession with all things food … and drink (!). You won’t find the obvious choices here, the big name chefs and TV show spin-offs. We hope that we’ve lovingly compiled a special menu of off the beaten track titles to fire your imaginations and your ovens. Uncork your inner sommelier, sauté your inner chef and share a spoonful of our passion for something saucy, lip-smacking, eye-feasting and thirst-quenching. Bon Appetit!

We hope you’ll find our Food and Drink category full of titles that can be enjoyed either sitting in the armchair or used in a more practical way in the kitchen. Some of them provide a mixture of both.

'At a time when niche cookbooks are under pressure, it is fantastic to have a site that steers away from the mainstream and supports proper writers of the genre.' Rose Prince - Author of The Good Produce Guide

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