Hairy Bikers - Author

About the Author

Si King and Dave Myers have become national treasures - big hearted, down-to-earth cooks with a love of good food.

Featured books by Hairy Bikers

The Hairy Dieters' Simple Healthy Food

The Hairy Dieters' Simple Healthy Food

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/05/2022

The nation's favourite food heroes, aka the Hairy Dieters, are back to show you that losing weight and staying healthy doesn't mean losing out on taste and enjoyment. With more than 80 great new recipes, Si and Dave prove that healthy food can be delicious food - and also easy, accessible and affordable. With the abundance of health and nutrition information being published, it can be hard to keep up with what's good for you and what's not; what the latest advice is on low-fat products; or what you need to know about gut health or high fibre diets. As consumers, we are constantly bombarded by conflicting messages about what to eat and when - and unsurprisingly this can become overwhelming. Ten years on from the release of their first, multi-million copy selling diet book, THE HAIRY DIETERS, Si and Dave are aware of how confusing this can be. THE HAIRY DIETERS: SIMPLE HEALTHY FOOD is here to provide clear, simple nutritional ground rules - based on the advice of medical experts, including Professor Roy Taylor, and professional athletes - and delicious low-cal recipes to help you eat well, lose weight and stay healthy for the long term. This book is brimming with good-hearted healthy food, including tasty ways to start the day, light takes on lunch, speedy snacks, satisfying dinners and brilliant batch-cook basics. All made with easy-to-find ingredients and packed with the Hairy Bikers' trademark knockout flavours, so you won't feel like you're missing out when you cook from this book - these are healthy meals that the whole family will love.

The Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean Adventure

The Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean Adventure

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2017

Sun, sea, Si and Dave! A celebration of the most delicious and healthy food in the world to tie in with the BBC Two prime time series, The Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean. With more of us understanding the health benefits of a Med diet, these hearty and healthy dishes are a taste of the very best holiday memories. Fresh, classic, easy and seasonal, enjoy our favourite Med recipes with the nation's favourite cooking duo!

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The Hairy Dieters Go Veggie

The Hairy Dieters Go Veggie

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/05/2017

The bestselling, big-hearted and down-to-earth chefs, The Hairy Bikers, return with 80 delicious vegetarian recipes to make losing weight and eating less meat even easier. In their multi-million selling HAIRY DIETERS series, the Hairy Bikers proved that you can eat your favourite foods and still lose weight. Jam-packed full of delicious, low-cal versions of traditional classics and family favourites, they have taken the deprivation out of dieting and helped millions shift the pounds. Following on from THE HAIRY DIETERS, THE HAIRY DIETERS EAT FOR LIFE, THE HAIRY DIETERS GOOD EATING and THE HAIRY DIETERS: FAST FOOD, THE HAIRY DIETERS GO VEGGIE, shows that going vegetarian can be just as easy as going low-cal. Whether you want to cut out meat entirely, cut down, or just incorporate some more meat-free dishes into your diet, the book is full of simple and easy-to-follow recipes for tasty veggie meals and snacks, from Lancashire Hot Pot to Veggie Sausages. Si King and Dave Myers, aka the Hairy Bikers, have been entertaining and feeding Britain with their unique blend of delicious recipes, cheeky humour and motorbike enthusiasm for years now. The Hairy Dieters books have sold over 3 million copies in the UK, and their fifth book is set to make healthy eating even easier. Si King and Dave Myers are the nation's favourite food heroes. The stars of numerous TV cookery series, they represent all that is good-hearted and loved about food.

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The Hairy Dieters Eat for Life : How to Love Food, Lose Weight and Keep it Off for Good!

The Hairy Dieters Eat for Life : How to Love Food, Lose Weight and Keep it Off for Good!

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/08/2013

Using Si and Dave's delicious low-calorie recipes and by following their sound advice, you can do exactly what they've done - lose weight and keep it off too! The Hairy Bikers, now also known as The Hairy Dieters, have been entertaining and feeding Britain with their tasty recipes, lovable humour and infectious enthusiasm for years now, and this latest book of healthy, easy-to-make diet-friendly recipes is set to be another bestseller. Featuring 80 scrumptious, family-favourite dishes you can eat guilt-free, these inspirational meals make cooking the low-cal way fun and eating your creations even more enjoyable. Here's to eating well.

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The Hairy Dieters How to Love Food and Lose Weight

The Hairy Dieters How to Love Food and Lose Weight

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/08/2012

Winner of the Specsavers National Book Awards 'Food & Drink Book of the Year' 2012. In this groundbreaking diet book, Si and Dave have come up with tasty recipes that are low in calories and big on flavour. This is real food for real people, not skinny minnies. There are ideas for family meals, hearty lunches and dinners, even a few knock-out bakes and snacking options. The Hairy Bikers will always love their food - pies and curries won't be off the menu for long! - but using these recipes, and following their clever tips and heartfelt advice, you can bake your cake, eat it, and lose the pounds.

Other books by Hairy Bikers

The Hairy Bikers' Brilliant Bakes

The Hairy Bikers' Brilliant Bakes

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2022

BAKE EVERY DAY THE BIKERS' WAY For the Hairy Bikers, nothing says love and home like the smell of a cake in the oven, a homemade loaf or a freshly baked pie. Here, in this ultimate collection of bakes from the nation's favourite cooking duo, you will find everything from home-made beef slices to cheese, onion & potato pie, lime & coconut drizzle cake to billionaires' shortbread, the ultimate Victoria sponge to an epic cheese & chorizo share & tear bread. There are the classic bakes the Bikers have loved since childhood, plus mouth-watering new creations to discover, and as always each recipe is packed with flavour and triple-tested. Si and Dave know that baking is all about getting the basics right, so along with their favourite recipes, they will also be sharing plenty of tips and tricks to build your baking confidence and expertise. This really is a baking bible and the only one you need on your shelf. So what are you waiting for? Let's get baking the Hairy Bikers' way!

The Hairy Bikers' Everyday Winners

The Hairy Bikers' Everyday Winners

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/10/2021

THE FANTASTIC NEW SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. Big flavours. Good ingredients. Uncomplicated food. That's what Si King and Dave Myers, AKA the Hairy Bikers, are known and loved for. Now the kings of comfort, and nation's favourite cooking duo, bring you everyday cooking at its best. For this book, Si and Dave have conducted a survey to ask you, their fans, what you all love to eat at home. You answered in your thousands, sharing so many great ideas for go-to dinners, puddings and bakes. Inspired by these, the Bikers have created 100 new tripled-tested recipes for easy and delicious ways to elevate these everyday family favourites into taste sensations. From hearty roasts to mouth-watering curries, speedy stir-fries to easy-to-cook pastas and pies, and irresistible puds and bakes, EVERYDAY WINNERS is packed full of ideas to make every meal memorable. Enjoy mega-satisfying recipes include Chicken Kiev Pasta Bake, Tex Mex Beef Chilli, Sausage Risotto and Lamb Kofta Vindaloo, or tempting puds like Pineapple & Rum Sticky Toffee Pudding and Cherry & Dark Chocolate Cheesecake. With each dish bursting with the Hairy Bikers' trademark big flavours, these are just some of the many tasty delights in this cracking new cookbook. It's time to mix things up in the kitchen, so get stuck in and add a little Bikers' magic to your cooking - whatever day it is!

The Hairy Bikers' Veggie Feasts

The Hairy Bikers' Veggie Feasts

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

THE IRRESISTIBLE NEW SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. At last, vegetarian and vegan food Bikers' style! In this brand-new collection of down-to-earth yet satisfying meat-free dishes, Si and Dave have gathered together their most hearty and warming comfort food ... that just happen to be vegetarian! Triple tested, with maximum taste and minimum fuss, these recipes are simply epic. Si and Dave have been on a mission. They've travelled the world to discover the very best meat-free recipes that shake off the dull and add the delicious. There's no meaty sacrifice here, just fantastic food. From the ultimate veggie curries to the perfect crowd-pleasing tray bakes, satisfying soups, pastas and pies to a veggie twist on burgers, barbecues and a banging breakfast brunch, The Hairy Bikers' Veggie Feasts is bursting with meat-free delights you'll turn to time and time again, all made with ingredients that can be bought easily and won't cost the earth. With savoury favourites like Chilli Bean Bake and Indian Shepherd's Pie, snacks including Pickled Onion Bhajis and Cheese and Marmite Scones, and sweet treats like Jammy Dodgers and the ultimate Chocolate Brownies, this new cookbook will be your meat-free bible. Si and Dave have made it even easier - and more delicious - to eat meat free. These recipes are a real turnip for the books ... so get cooking and enjoy.

The Hairy Bikers' One Pot Wonders

The Hairy Bikers' One Pot Wonders

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2019

From the Nation's favourite cooking duo comes ... A wonder of a recipe collection celebrating the simple joys of one pot cooking Life is complicated enough so why not let Si King and Dave Myers, AKA the Hairy Bikers, make it just that bit easier? Whether it's inspiration for supper after a hard day's work or a slow roast feast for a weekend gathering, One Pot Wonders has it all. From rich and warming tray bakes to light but satisfying salads, these triple-tested recipes deliver on flavour and cut out the fuss. This is Si and Dave's most wonderful collection yet, with chapters on breakfasts and brunches, soups and salads, satisfying stews, quick one pot carbs, tarts and tray bakes, stovetop suppers, pies and pot roasts, and puds and cakes - this book is a belter! Enjoy savoury classics like Sausage and Bean tray bake and Showstopper Quiche, or the sweet delights of Rhubarb and Orange Crumble and Boozy Syllabub Trifle, there's so much here to tickle the taste buds and get your cooking mojo back into the kitchen. So dial back the effort and turn up the flavour with Si and Dave's One Pot Wonders!

The Hairy Bikers' British Classics

The Hairy Bikers' British Classics

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2018

'Fabulous' DAILY MAIL In this brand-new collection of the finest classic recipes, Si King and Dave Myers, AKA the Hairy Bikers, celebrate the riches and delights of great home cooking. Always triple-tested, always full of flavour, Si and Dave's recipes are everything we love about great food. From savoury classics such as the perfect prawn cocktail, homely homity pie, rich Lancashire hotpot and herb-stuffed shoulder of lamb, to sweet crowd-pleasing puds like jam roly poly and deep-filled lemon meringue pie, there are recipe favourites on every page. With chapters on soups and salads, family suppers, classic comfort food, Sunday dinners, BBQ and picnics, tea time and puddings - this collection caters for all. It also has a fantastic Christmas section on classic festive feasts with all-new Biker twists. So, be inspired to cook the very best of the Bikers in this new collection of their favourite recipes and ever-popular modern British classics.

The Hairy Dieters Make It Easy

The Hairy Dieters Make It Easy

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/05/2018

Losing weight is hard enough, so Si and Dave have written a fantastic collection of low cal recipes that make it easier than ever to stick to and enjoy a healthier diet. With the Hairy Dieters' trademark of knock-out flavours and hearty ingredients, these recipes will become your kitchen regulars. They are all easy on time, washing up, shopping and your waistline! Get ready to make it easy with Si and Dave's... 15 Minute fillers - super quick recipes Assembly jobs - no cooking Half a Dozen winners - recipes with six ingredients One Pot Wonders - forget the fuss and save on washing-up Batch cooking - getting ahead, cooking in bulk, freezing, saving money, having quick fixes ready to go when you're hungry Easy Peasy Puds - guilt-free sweetness and satisfaction It's time to lose weight, the easy way. It's worked for MILLIONS of readers, and it can work for you!

The Hairy Bikers' Chicken & Egg

The Hairy Bikers' Chicken & Egg

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2016

A sensational savoury celebration of our favourite bird with show-stopping puds, desserts and cakes made with the humble egg! Full to the brim with new ideas, family favourites and modern classics, this is the ultimate collection of fantastic chicken and egg recipes . . . Si King and Dave Myers love chicken. They also love eggs. In this, their biggest and best cookbook yet, the Hairy Bikers celebrate these most humble yet versatile of ingredients. What comes first? It's up to you. There are chicken soups and salads, eggy specials, an ultimate roasts section, smoky grills and hearty pies, everyday pasta and rice suppers, sensational spiced dishes and lots of ideas for making a little chicken go a long way. And to finish, there are irresistible puddings and cakes to peck at! Travelling the world to discover the very best chicken and egg recipes, Si and Dave have done it again. Chicken and Egg is a magnificent celebration of good food.

The Hairy Bikers' 12 Days of Christmas

The Hairy Bikers' 12 Days of Christmas

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2016

Make this year's Christmas dinner your greatest and most relaxed ever with Hairy Bikers Si King and Dave Myers. With their irrepressible enthusiasm for great food and all things festive, Si and Dave have put together the definitive Christmas cookbook. Combining fool-proof versions of the nation's favourite Christmas dishes with new and inventive festive recipes they love to cook for their friends and families, the Hairy Bikers will ensure you serve up cracking meals with ease throughout the holiday season. As well as covering what to cook on the big day itself, the Hairy Bikers also give you tasty dishes for Christmas Eve, delicious cocktails to tame your in-laws, ingenious recipes for all those leftovers and fancy snacks to nibble on in front of the telly. They even show you how to make your own Christmas crackers - and help keep the kids distracted. This is the perfect companion to your festive celebrations.

The Hairy Dieters: Fast Food

The Hairy Dieters: Fast Food

Author: Hairy Bikers, Si King, Dave Myers Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/05/2016

Following on from their multi-million selling diet books, THE HAIRY DIETERS, THE HAIRY DIETERS EAT FOR LIFE and THE HAIRY DIETERS: GOOD EATING, the Hairy Bikers are back with more delicious low-cal recipes, that can all be made under 30 minutes.

eBooks of the Month
The Hairy Bikers' Meat Feasts

The Hairy Bikers' Meat Feasts

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/08/2015

There's something about the smell of meat cooking that signals a feast - it's savoury, comforting and tempting. A steak on the grill, a roast in the oven, a casserole bubbling: they make your mouth water. Si King and Dave Myers, aka the Hairy Bikers, have always been passionate about meat, and this bible is an unadulterated celebration of the fine produce we have available today. MEAT FEASTS includes all their favourite recipes and some new surprises. There are family classics, spicy treats, perfect pies and delicious zingy salads. Si and Dave love their veggies too, and MEAT FEASTS features some of the very best veg recipes to showcase a Sunday joint or make a little meat of a very long way. A meaty modern classic, MEAT FEASTS is your one-stop meat cookbook!

The Hairy Dieters: Good Eating

The Hairy Dieters: Good Eating

Author: Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers, Si King Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Following on from their multi-million selling diet books, THE HAIRY DIETERS and THE HAIRY DIETERS: EAT FOR LIFE, the Hairy Bikers share more delicious low-calorie recipes and easy-to-follow advice. Si King and Dave Myers, aka the Hairy Bikers, have been entertaining and feeding Britain with their unique blend of tasty recipes, cheeky humour and motorbike enthusiasm for years now. The Hairy Dieters books have sold nearly 2 million copies in the UK and their third diet book provides even more low-cal family favourites. Si King and Dave Myers are the nation's favourite food heroes. The stars of numerous TV cookery series, they represent all that is good-hearted and loved about food.

eBooks of the Month
Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure

Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure

Author: Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers, Si King Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2014

This TV tie-in cookbook to THE HAIRY BIKERS' ASIAN ADVENTURE BBC series, airing in 2014, follows the boys' dream trip - a journey through Asia to discover the secrets of some of the world's most inspiring cuisines. The boys travelled to Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand and Korea, sampling and preparing every kind of food they could lay their hands on - from great home cooking to sensational street snacks. Along the way they've learned loads about their favourite food, as well as honing their Asian cooking skills, and now they've brought home the very best recipes for us all to try. Si and Dave are truly passionate about these amazing recipes. These dishes are their favourites; they are speedy, easy to make and packed with flavour. What's more, many are nice and healthy too, so won't bust the diet! So, it's time to rock your wok and join the boys on their culinary Asian adventure...

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The Hairy Bikers' Great Curries

The Hairy Bikers' Great Curries

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2013

The Hairy Bikers celebrate the nation's favourite dish - the curry. Who doesn't love a curry? Whether it's a take-away korma at your kitchen table or a lamb biryani at your local Indian restaurant, a curry is everyone's favourite Friday night supper. But curry is so much more. A proper curry can be an exquisitely fragrant dish, with delicate flavours that surprise and titillate your taste buds, and the Hairy Bikers, bestselling authors and BBC presenters, are here to show you how to make the most delicious, authentic curries you've ever tasted in your own kitchen. In this book, Si and Dave have put together loads of brand-new recipes from around the world - from simple dishes for a quick midweek taste treat to fantastic feasts for a weekend celebration. Their recipes are the real deal, using great techniques and secrets they've discovered on their travels in Asia as well as years of cooking curries themselves. You'll find all the recipes and tips you'll need to make some mouth-watering meals, with everything from starters to pickles and chutneys. This is the one-stop shop for the best curries you've ever tasted - fresh, full of flavour and fantastic. These are curries for the 21st century.

The Hairy Bikers' Perfect Pies

The Hairy Bikers' Perfect Pies

Author: Hairy Bikers Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2011

'There's nothing quite so comforting as a really well-made pie. From classic favourites to new combinations, the BBC's Hairy Bikers have got it covered' BBC GOOD FOOD 'There are more than 140 drool-inducing recipes bubbling out of this book like steaming filling escaping through a gap in the pastry...easy to follow and delicious' COUNTRYFILE This is the definitive Pie Bible from the Kings of Pie, The Hairy Bikers. In their culinary homecoming, Si and Dave celebrate a dish close to their hearts. This beautifully illustrated cookbook brings together the Great British classic in 150 brand-new recipes. Featuring an extraordinary range of pies - from the sweet and savoury, deep and small, and to the pies that are puddings - The Hairy Bikers will inspire you to cook and share the mighty dish with the ones you love. With top tips on pastry, the failsafe methods, the secrets and the cheats, the boys will teach you how to choose the right type of pastry and filling for any occasion. Learn the rules of pastry making and how to add the right pickles, relishes and sauces to make your pie an unforgettable dish. And of course, how to make the most of those little left over bits and turn them into delicious cheese straws, jam tarts and turnovers. This is a heart-warming, delicious and nostalgic recipe book that can be enjoyed by families, friends and fans of the nation's favourite dish.