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Pure Style : Recipes for Everyday by Jane Cumberbatch

Pure Style : Recipes for Everyday

Cookery, Food and Drink   Gardening   
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Following her theme of the Pure Style, Jane Cumberbatch presents a book of living, eating and gardening simply and stylishly. Arranged by season, the book is a great pleasure to read. Jane’s personal reflections and her ideas on living extend the cooking theme. To take one example, the Rose; there are excellent recommendations of what to grow and how to look after your plants, how to use flowers in cooking through to making pot-pourri and pressed flowers. It’s a very well-rounded look at the place of food in life, how you can cook well but simply, how to make your house into a home.

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Pure Style : Recipes for Everyday by Jane Cumberbatch

'Queen of Simple', Jane Cumberbatch's recipes for home cooking look as good as they taste. In this sensual and edible journey through the year, Jane provides a wealth of delicious recipes, as well as her tips on everything from growing herbs and planting trees to autumn picnics and reinventing leftovers. Whether you want to enjoy shortbread in summer, autumn plum jam or steamed puddings in winter, this is much more than just a cookery book. With beautiful photography and delightful illustrations, this is a personal and evocative narrative that illustrates Jane's simple and down to earth approach to food and living.


This is a truly beautiful book. It transports you to a quiet European garden plentiful with herbs, flowers and the sounds of birds singing. --

About the Author

Jane Cumberbatch

Stylist, author and journalist Jane Cumberbatch has pioneered a simple and natural approach to interior decoration, cooking and styling. A former decorating editor of House & Garden magazine, Jane has worked on leading publications including Elle Decoration. Her best-selling books include Pure Style, Pure Style Outside, Pure Style Living, Home Sweet Home, and Decorating Easy.

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7th April 2011


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Pavilion Books an imprint of Anova Books


272 pages


Cookery, Food and Drink

General cookery & recipes



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