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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

A Little Book of Soups 50 Favourite Recipes
New Covent Garden Soup Company
From Butternut Squash and Goat's Cheese to Pea and Bacon, and from Moroccan Lamb and Chickpea to Carrot and Coriander, this selection includes quick family favourites, dinner party delights and everything in-between. Whether you're looking for a quick and easy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/10/2015
The Complete Aga Cookbook
Mary Berry, Lucy Young
Mary Berry has been writing recipes for Aga users for over 30 years and now, in this new book she has revised and updated many of these recipes for today's Aga cook. Reflecting new techniques and current food trends the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2015
Literary Lunch

A great book is like a feast. We love to concoct stories from food but what about making food from some of our favourite stories?This book answers this question.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/10/2015
The Great British Bake Off: Another Slice
Great British Bake Off Team
Remember the Blue Peter annuals from childhood? Well, here is an annual for adults, using a similar format with news, backgound information, things to make, a colouring in page or two, tips and hints etc. Brave Bake-Off fans have shared...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2015
The One Pot Cook
Hattie Ellis
There are cookery books to look at, ones to admire, ones to impress, the others are the ones we use everyday. And I can safely say that this is a book for everyday, one destined to get covered in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2015
The Claire MacDonald Game Cookbook
Claire MacDonald
For anyone wanting to try Game Cookery, this is an ideal starting point, as Claire MacDonald states, don't expect any culinary show-off dishes and recipes that use every saucepan in the house. Just good, hearty meals using some of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2015

Last Month's Featured Books

The Uncook Book The Essential Guide to a Raw Food Lifestyle
Tanya Maher
September 2015 Food & Drink Book of the Month. Don't think of endless salads and crunching on raw cabbage, with The Uncook...

Everyday Super Food
Jamie Oliver
Divided into breakfasts, lunches and dinners, this book features meal recipes that is nutritionally balanced and under your recommended daily allowance of calories. Jamie's Everyday Super Food makes eating well...

Simply Nigella Feel Good Food
Nigella Lawson
Featuring quick and calm suppers to stress-free ideas when catering for a crowd, or the instant joy of bowlfood for cosy nights on the sofa, here is food guaranteed to...

River Cottage Love Your Leftovers Recipes for the Resourceful Cook
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
In this new pocket bible, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall offers nifty and creative ideas to transform leftovers into irresistible meals. With more than 100 recipes, gorgeous photographs and illustrations, this is the...

A Year of Good Eating The Kitchen Diaries III
Nigel Slater
From the one of our best-loved food writers and the presenter of BBC One's Eating Together, A Year of Good Eating is a completely fresh take on seasonal cooking. With...

Gifts from the Kitchen 100 Irresistible Homemade Presents for Every Occasion
Annie Rigg
A pleasing mix of sweet and savoury gifts to make. The range of items to make and the seasonal presentation together with the mix of the traditional and the new...

The Month Before's Featured Books

Great British Bake off - Bake it Better Classic Cakes
Linda Collister
Bake it Better: Classic Cakes includes everything you need to know about baking delicious and beautiful cakes. Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple, easy recipes or...

Great British Bake off - Bake it Better Biscuits
Annie Rigg
Bake it Better: Biscuits includes everything you need to know about baking delicious and beautiful biscuits. Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple, easy recipes or a...

Great British Bake off - Bake it Better Pies & Tarts
Angela Nilsen
Bake it Better: Pies & Tarts includes everything you need to know about baking delicious and beautiful pies and tarts. Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple,...

Great British Bake off - Bake it Better Bread
Linda Collister
Bake it Better: Bread includes everything you need to know about baking delicious bread.Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple, easy recipes or a more confident baker...

The Seasoning
Manon Steffan Ros
A novel to tease your senses and surprise your soul, this is a beautifully bittersweet read. Peggy’s son asks her to write her story, so she writes a recipe and...

My Family Kitchen
Sophie Thompson
Combines four generations of favourite family recipes, from Granny Annie's Orange and Ginger Chicken to Mum's Spare Ribs. From Uncle James's Pineapple Tarts to Salted Caramel Cookies for her sons....

Quinntessential Baking
Frances Quinn
Imaginative ideas for turning simple bakes into ingenious creations from Frances Quinn, winner of The Great British Bake Off 2013. With striking, graphic design and photography and Frances' own illustrations...
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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.

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