Hattie Ellis - Author

About the Author

Hattie Ellis is an award-winning food writer and has appeared on programmes such as Woman’s Hour and The Food Programme. Her book Spoonfuls of Honey, was shortlisted for the Andre Simon foodwriting awards in 2014 and for Cookery Book of the Year in 2015. Hattie is the recipient of two Guild of Food Writers awards.

 

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The One Pot Cook

The One Pot Cook

Author: Hattie Ellis Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/10/2016

It's time to get back to simple home cooking. Mealtimes have become far too complicated. Award-winning food writer Hattie Ellis thinks it's time to rekindle our love for the simple One Pot meal: good food, great flavour, no fuss. Whether you want quick, tasty suppers, or leisurely weekend feasts, The One Pot Cook has 150 mouthwatering recipes to suit all tastes. These include family favourites such as Cottage Pie and Hot Pot; treats from distant shores such as Beef Rendang and Gumbo; and puddings to make the meal complete such as Apple Charlotte and Toffee Banana Tarte Tatin. So grab a pot, sharpen your knives and get ready to become a One Pot Cook.

One Pot Cook

One Pot Cook

Author: Hattie Ellis Format: eBook Release Date: 30/09/2015

Forget expensive gadgets. Forget fancy foams. It's time to get back to home cooking and real food. Cooking has become far too complicated. Award-winning food writer Hattie Ellis thinks it's time to rekindle our love for the simple One Pot meal: good food, great flavour, no fuss. Whether you want quick, tasty suppers, or leisurely weekend feasts, The One Pot Cook has 150 mouthwatering recipes to suit all tastes. These include family favourites such as Cottage Pie and Hot Pot;treats from distant shores such as Beef Rendang and Gumbo;and puddings to make the meal complete such as Apple Charlotte and Toffee Banana Tarte Tatin. So grab a pot, sharpen your knives and get ready to become a One Pot Cook. This ebook edition of The One Pot Cook has been optimised for reading on tablets and includes a fully-linked index for ease of cross-referencing.

What to Eat? 10 Chewy Questions About Food

What to Eat? 10 Chewy Questions About Food

Author: Hattie Ellis Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/03/2013

Deciding what to eat is no longer a simple matter of instinct and appetite. Every choice we make about the food we put on our plates is complicated. Is meat good or bad for me? Is buying local always best? Is organic worth it? WHAT TO EAT? asks all these questions and more: some are specific, going back to the nature of particular foods such as milk, meat and fish. Some are more general and challenging, examining the green and the good at a time when money is short and choices matter. The book also offers answers. This is a refreshingly practical guide to the stuff of everyday living, from the ingredients up: Hattie Ellis exposes the myths and unveils the truth about how food is produced, what gives us most value for money, what it does to us, and what we have done to it.

What to Eat?

What to Eat?

Author: Hattie Ellis Format: eBook Release Date: 03/05/2012

Deciding what to eat is no longer a simple matter of instinct and appetite. Every choice we make about the food we put on our plates is complicated. Is meat good or bad for me? Is buying local always best? Is organic worth it? WHAT TO EAT asks all these questions - and more: some are specific, going back to the nature of particular foods such as milk, meat and fish. Some are more general and challenging, examining the green and the good at a time when money is short and choices matter. The book also offers answers. This is a refreshingly practical guide to the stuff of every day living, from the ingredients up: the cereals for breakfast; the cheese and tomato in a high-street sandwich; the sausages for supper. Journeying through science, nature and the dark arts of the food industry, Hattie Ellis exposes the myths and unveils the truth about how food is produced, what gives us most value for money, what it does to us, and what we have done to it. By the end of each chapter, and of the book as a whole, we find solutions to each of our food dilemmas, and discover a way to feed ourselves that is good - good value, good for the planet and, of course, good to eat.

Sweetness and Light: The Mysterious History of the Honey Bee

Sweetness and Light: The Mysterious History of the Honey Bee

Author: Hattie Ellis Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/04/2005

The bee is the most studied creature on the planet after man, and down the ages this insect and its honey have been harnessed by doctors, philosophers, scientists, politicians, artists, writers and architects as both metaphor and material. In her buzzing narrative, Hattie Ellis tells how all these people have found inspiration in the honey bee. We also discover some of the mysterious ways of bees - how they can make up to 24,000 journeys to produce a pound of honey, with each bee producing one teaspoonful in a lifetime; we see how, charmingly, they communicate by dances; and we look under the lid of the hive to find as many as 100,000 bees living and working in total discipline. But we witness their dark side, too - such as the savage, untamed energy of the swarms of killer African bees that are sweeping through America. We also explore some of the many unsolved questions surrounding the honey bee, some of them at the very cutting edge of contemporary medical research. The bee existed long before man; and without bees, we would soon start to die. Hattie Ellis shows us how this small insect can tell us more about ourselves than any other living creature.

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