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A perfect guide to making marmalade from the award-winning Lucy Deedes. Marmalade had been around for hundreds of years - as a Portuguese sweetmeat, an after-dinner digestif, an aphrodisiac - before it turned into the most famous breakfast ingredient ever. It has been a household staple for over 200 years, including the Queen (who reputedly has Tiptree Orange Marmalade on her white toast). Some like a clear jelly marmalade, with just a few wafers of peel hanging like seahorses in the jar; some a firm orange mixture with no extras. Some refuse to touch it unless it's a dark paste, boiled down almost to toffee with a passing suggestion of booze about it. Whichever way you like yours, there's the perfect recipe in The Little Book of Marmalade for you. Let Lucy Deedes, award-winning marmalade-maker, guide you through it for the perfect accompaniment all year round.
Complete Home Comforts contains over 150 of James Martin's favourite recipes from his hit TV show. This is James in his comfort zone, cooking the food he loves best. This irresistible collection of recipes ranges from fancy dinners to impress friends, to those times when you just need to make a satisfying lunch for two. The chapters reflect this and are divided into Little Lunches, Family Favourites, Weekends, Spice Suppers, Food with Friends, Summer Nights, Sunday Night Bites, Sweet Treats and Posh Puds. Much-loved for his trademark wholesome, hearty British food, James's recipes are all accessible and easy to follow. The mouth-watering temptations include childhood comforts such as Fish pie or Classic chicken kiev, as well as comforts to share, such as Lamb belly with bbq sauce and pickled red onions, Dahl chicken, chilli paneer and naan, and Keralan prawns. James is famous for his fabulous puddings and this book does not disappoint. Try the mouth-watering Steamed chocolate and clementine sponge with orange sauce, or bake Lavender shortbread to eat with Lavender creme caramel. Beautifully shot in James's own home, this is a book of favourite recipes to use every day for years to come.
The Ultimate Wood-Fired Oven Cookbook tells you everything you need to know about your oven, from initial setting up to choice of woods, plus tips and tricks for perfecting cooking times, and of course, over 70 amazing recipes. Most people start with authentic pizza and flatbreads cooked at high temperature, and Genevieve Taylor talks you step-by-step through the foolproof way to achieve the world's best-tasting wood-fired pizza. But these ovens are infinitely more versatile, and she goes on to show how you can roast and grill (everything from Portuguese clams with white wine, garlic and coriander to Kebabs and Cheese toasties), then bake as the oven starts to cool (Beetroot focaccia with goat's cheese and sage, and even Fig, honey and brandy clafoutis), and ultimately use the dying embers to slow-roast (Lamb shoulder with fennel) or simply leave to cook overnight (dishes like Barbecoa beef brisket and Overnight porridge). With The Ultimate Wood-Fired Oven Cookbook, you'll master both the equipment and your cooking, getting the best out of your oven and your fuel, and enjoying the most delectable, memorable food you've ever eaten.
Over 100 recipes for real good food - that just happens to be good for you, and the planet. This book is full of practical steps and advice that can help push you towards living and eating more sustainably. Gizzi wants to investigate the real carbon footprint of food and look at the reality of what we need to support our environment, our agricultural industry and bodies. She uses this information to create accessible and attainable recipes for readers. Using the principles of eating seasonally, less meat and more plants, eating root-to-shoot or nose-to-tail, and using clever techniques to maximise flavour, Gizzi will give us recipes that don't compromise on flavour or satisfaction, but which are better for us, and the planet. Thoughtful, insightful, but above all a delicious collection of recipes that show how good food doesn't have to cost the earth. This is very much a handbook on how to shop, eat and cook, full of recipes that are a celebration of life.
Grow, Cook & Eat Vegan is the ultimate guide for those who are thinking of becoming a vegan, or those who simply want to enhance their wellbeing with a healthier lifestyle. Packed full of mouth-watering recipes, nutritious diet plans and grocery lists, readers can also learn how to grow and enjoy their own food. Grow, Cook & Eat Vegan combines cooking and gardening to inspire readers to enjoy a healthy plant-based diet.
When The French Laundry Cookbook was published in 1999 (five years after the opening of the French Laundry restaurant), it broke the mold of all previous cookbooks; it has since come to be considered by many to be the most important restaurant cookbook ever published. With more than 600,000 copies in print, the book has been an education for thousands, from home cooks to aspiring professionals, selling in bookstores, wineries, department stores, grocery stores, and even airports throughout the world. Now, 20 years later, The French Laundry, Per Se is set to break the mold anew. Keller opened Per Se in New York City in 2004, and since that time, the French Laundry and Per Se have become inextricably linked, influencing each other's evolution through the exchange of chefs and ideas. A lot has changed in 20 years, and the recipes and techniques featured in The French Laundry, Per Se will delight and inspire professional and home cooks as only those in Keller's books can. Here, he and his chefs offer meticulous, in-depth recipes for both beloved and iconic dishes--Salmon Cornet, Peas and Carrots, and Butter-Poached Lobster, for example--as well as essays of reflection, notes on the restaurants' daily operations, information about farmers and purveyors, and lessons for young chefs the world over. In addition to more than 100 recipes, a basics chapter featuring such revelations as Parmesan mouse, tomato water, and a variety of stocks not only give readers insight into the foundations of these groundbreaking recipes but can also be used to elevate the food of any home cook. The French Laundry, Per Se is sure to be the year's most anticipated cookbook.
Originally published in 1970 and re-issued by Grub Street for the first time in 1996, our new edition hit the bestseller lists and went on to sell over 20,000 copies and its reappearance was praised by contemporary cookery stars like Nigel Slater, Delia Smith and Simon Hopkinson. Also in that year Margaret Costa was honoured at the prestigious Glenfiddich Awards. Margaret Costa came to prominence by replacing Robert Carrier as the Sunday Times cookery writer, and although this was her only significant book, it's hugely influential and was named by Observer Food Monthly as one of the Top 50 Cookbooks of All Time. The book has stood the test of time and indeed many of those writers who praise her also admit that they have taken their inspiration from her wonderful writing. The book is organized according to the seasons, and within each one there are also themed chapters such as Olives, Comforting Breakfasts or Proper Puddings. This is a modern classic which no cookery collection should be without.
Bats, blood, and baking, oh my! Enjoy more than 30 savory and sweet Halloween recipes inspired by your favorite spooky themes. Succumb to these yummy recipes perfect for October and year-round! Whether you want to enjoy a treat by yourself, or with your kids or guests, these frightfully fantastic meals will make boys and girls alike shiver... in anticipation! With pumpkins, spiders, and gore galore, create original recipes including: Vampire Blood Popcorn Spider Mini-Pizzas Jack o' Lantern Pumpkin Pie Hot Dog Fingers Matcha Frankenstein Cake Blueberry Muffin Mummies Chocolate Witch's Hats And much more! These treats can be enjoyed at any time of day or for any meal, and range from simple to sophisticated, perfect for any beginning or expert baker. With easy-to-follow instructions, entertaining tidbits, and beautiful photography, these delicacies will add a bit of spook to your party or get-together (or at your own dinner table). You'll delight everyone's taste buds when you cook and bake using Tricky Treats!