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TV / celebrity chef cookbooks

See below for a selection of the latest books from TV / celebrity chef cookbooks category. Presented with a red border are the TV / celebrity chef cookbooks books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great TV / celebrity chef cookbooks books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Fire Food

Fire Food

Author: Christian Stevenson (DJ BBQ) Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2021

From the world-renowned DJ BBQ comes Fire Food - a book that shows you how to ace the art of handling live fire so that you can grill, smoke and slow-roast meat, fish and veg that's out of this world. Pitmaster DJ BBQ covers all the basics of cooking over charcoal and shows you how to perfect classic recipes such as grilled chicken with Alabama white sauce or a succulent rib-eye steak, and delves into more inventive cookout delights including a BBQ spaghetti Bolognese, and poutine with bourbon- and maple syrup-spiked gravy. There are fish dishes (crab cakes, prawn tacos), veggie grills (mac & cheese pancakes, smoked potato salad), and enough madcap BBQ invention to see you through summer and well into winter. In fact, DJ BBQ takes inspiration from around the world (from Central America, via the Baltics, to North Africa), as well as the many BBQ chefs, gauchos, artisans and pitmasters he's met along the way. Your cookouts will never be the same again!

World of Warcraft: Folk & Fairy Tales of Azeroth

World of Warcraft: Folk & Fairy Tales of Azeroth

Author: Christie Golden Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/04/2021

The power of stories is felt and known in every corner of Azeroth. From the windswept fields of the Eastern Kingdoms to the bustling city of Gadgetzan, differences were bridged by common tales of average people overcoming incredible odds. Lessons learned from cautionary tales tempered many brave heroes and brought them safely home, while stories of adventure spurred history's most remarkable actors to greatness. Now you too can settle in, lay down your armor, and listen to the wondrous tales of adventure and peril in the Folk and Fairy Tales of Azeroth. Brimming with gorgeous artwork and twelve inspired stories crafted by fantasy's brightest authors including Garth Nix, Catherynne M. Valente, Kami Garcia, and more, this enchanting anthology brings new voices, new meaning, and new wonder to World of Warcraft.

Cook This Book

Cook This Book

Author: Molly Baz Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/04/2021

A thoroughly modern guide to becoming a smarter, faster, more creative cook from Molly Baz, featuring fun, flavourful recipes anyone can make. If you seek out, celebrate and obsess over good food but lack the skills and confidence necessary to make it at home, you've just won a ticket to a life filled with supreme deliciousness. Cook This Book is a new kind of foundational cookbook from Molly Baz, who's here to teach you absolutely everything she knows and equip you with the tools to become a better, less stressed, more efficient cook. Molly breaks the essentials of cooking down to clear and uncomplicated recipes that deliver big flavour with little effort and a side of education, including dishes like Pastrami Roast Chicken with Schmaltzy Onions and Dill, Chorizo and Chickpea Carbonara, and, of course, her signature Cae Sal. But this is not your average cookbook. More than a collection of recipes, Cook This Book teaches you the invaluable superpower of improvisation through visually compelling lessons on such topics as the importance of salt and how to balance flavour, giving you all the tools necessary to make food that tastes great every time. Throughout, you'll encounter dozens of QR codes, accessed through the camera app on your smartphone, that link to short, technique-driven videos hosted by Molly to help illuminate some of the trickier skills. As Molly says, 'Cooking is really fun, I swear. You simply need to set yourself up for success to truly enjoy it.' Cook This Book will help you do just that, inspiring a new generation to find joy in the kitchen and take pride in putting a home-cooked meal on the table, all with the unbridled fun and spirit that only Molly could inspire.

The Italian Deli Cookbook

The Italian Deli Cookbook

Author: Theo Randall Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/03/2021

Some of the happiest years of my life were spent cooking next to Theo. He's an extraordinary cook and his food is consistently delicious. What a wonderful cookbook broken down into simple, delicious chapters - I love it. Jamie Oliver From biscotti to limoncello, the world's love affair with Italian delis goes back many years. The Italians have taken the very best of Italian produce all over the world. From Hong Kong to London, Sydney to Brooklyn, people everywhere have access to a treasure trove of ingredients through Italian delicatessens. Theo Randall's Italian Deli Cookbook showcases delicious family recipes using favourite ingredients. Easily accessible in supermarkets now too, and worth paying a little extra for the very best, these are transformative ingredients that can make for easy lunches and suppers, or dinner party centrepieces. With 100 recipes using cured meats, smoked fish, jarred vegetables, vinegars, olives, pasta, pulses, cheeses and wine, stunning photography throughout, and original, simple recipes, as well as a directory of classic delicatessens worldwide, elevate your cooking the easy way with the expert guidance of world-renowned chef Theo Randall.

Chefs at Home

Chefs at Home

Author: Hospitality Action Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/03/2021

Tokyo Stories

Tokyo Stories

Author: Tim Anderson Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2021

WINNER OF THE JOHN AVERY AWARD 2019 at the Andre Simon Awards Tokyo is rightfully known around the world as one of the most exciting places to eat on the planet. From subterranean department store food halls to luxurious top-floor hotel restaurants, and all the noodle shops, sushi bars, and yakitori shacks in between, there may be no other city so thoroughly saturated with delicious food. Tokyo Stories is a journey through the boulevards and backstreets of Tokyo via recipes both iconic and unexpected. Chef Tim Anderson takes inspiration from the chefs, shopkeepers, and home cooks of Tokyo to showcase both traditional and cutting-edge takes on classic dishes like sushi, ramen, yakitori, and tempura. Also included are dishes that Tokyoites love to eat with origins from abroad, like Japanese interpretations of Korean barbecue, Italian pizza and pasta, American burgers and more. Tim tackles his food tour of Tokyo from the ground up, with chapters broken down into: LOWER GROUND FLOOR: Tokyo on the Go (Department Store Basements, Subway Stations, and Convenience Stores); FIRST FLOOR: Tokyo Local (food traditional to Tokyo); SECOND FLOOR: Tokyo National (food traditional to Japan); THIRD FLOOR: Tokyo Global (Japanese food with an international twist) FOURTH FLOOR: Tokyo at Home (Japanese home cooking); and, FIFTH FLOOR: Tokyo Modern (experimental Japanese food found in high-end hotel bars). With Tim's easy-to-follow recipes, this is make-at-home Japanese food, authentic yet achievable for the home chef - without cutting corners. The real thrill of eating in Tokyo is in the sense of discovery - of adventurous curiosity rewarded. And that may come in the form of an unexpectedly good convenience store sandwich, an 'oh my god' sushi moment, or just the best damn bowl of ramen you've ever had. With Tokyo Stories you can explore Tokyo and discover its incredible food without leaving your home kitchen. Featuring over 90 recipes, all set to the backdrop of Tokyo location shots, this is essential for the Japanophile in your life.

North

North

Author: Diana Henry Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2021

Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower

Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower

Author: Gill Meller Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2021

Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower is a cookbook about plants - it's about making the most of the land's bounty in your everyday cooking. Making small changes to the way we cook and eat can both lessen the impact we have on the environment and dramatically improve our health and wellbeing: good for us and for future generations to come. Making plants and vegetables the focus of your meals can improve your cooking exponentially - they provide a feast of flavours, colours and textures. Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower is a true celebration of seasonal vegetables and fruit, packed with simple and surprisingly quick vegetarian recipes. With roots, we think of the crunch of carrots, celeriac, beetroot. From springtime stems like our beloved asparagus and rhubarb, through leaves of every hue (kale, radicchio, chard), when the blossoms become the fruits of autumn - apples, pears, plums - the food year is marked by growth, ripening and harvest. With 120 original recipes, every dish captured by acclaimed photographer Andrew Montgomery, and Gill's ideas for using the very best fresh ingredients, Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower is a thoughtful, inspiring collection of recipes that you'll want to come back to again and again. Praise for Time: I love Gill Meller's food: it is completely his own, and ranges from the (unpretentiously) rarified to the smile-inducingly cosy; indeed, he often seems to fuse the two... his recipes make me want to run headlong into the kitchen. Nigella Lawson Gill Meller's latest cookbook, Time, is poetic and romantic - a string of beautiful recipes guide you through the seasons. Yotam Ottolenghi, Guardian Praise for Gather: My book of the autumn and possibly of the year... Gather is a perfect expression of something food writers have been trying to define for the past three decades: modern British cooking. Diana Henry Just stunning. There's no one I'd rather cook for me than Gill and there's not a recipe here I wouldn't eagerly devour. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

The I Love Lucy Cookbook

The I Love Lucy Cookbook

Author: Jenn Fujikawa Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/02/2021

From Cuban cuisine to chocolate, pizza- and wine-making to escargot, food is at the 'heart' of many of the most beloved episodes of I Love Lucy. Learn to feast like Lucy, Ricky, Fred, and Ethel and entertain in retro style with this collection of craveable classic recipes inspired by one of the greatest TV shows of all time. Recipes include: Cuban dishes such as Ricky Ricardo's Famous Arroz con Pollo and a menu of 'Tropicana' nightclub favorites Chocolate treats and other sweet delicacies from Kramer's Kandy Kitchen Mid-century Hollywood's finest fare, from episodes set in the sunny film capital Diner classics from season three's 'The Diner''Million Dollar Idea' Salad and, of course, Aunt Martha's dressing 'Pioneer Women' Fresh-Baked Bread (easy on the yeast!) Classic cocktails to toast life's big events -- that won't leave you feeling like you've downed a bottle of Vitameatavegamin The I Love Lucy Cookbook brings to scrumptious life food featured on the show, as well as tantalizing dishes inspired by classic episodes such as 'Lucy's Italian Movie,' 'Job Switching,' and 'Paris at Last.' Filled with photos and illustrations, the book is also an exuberant celebration of an era and unforgettable television moments, complete with entertaining tips worthy of the world's favorite fictional housewife, best friend, and life of the party, Lucy Ricardo.

How Wild Things Are

How Wild Things Are

Author: Analiese Gregory Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

How Wild Things Are celebrates nature and the slow-food life on the rugged and sometimes wild island of Tasmania off the coast of Australia. 'This girl is a force to be reckoned with.'Gordon Ramsay When chef Annaliese Gregory relocated after years of cooking in some of the world's best restaurants, she found a new rhythm to the days she spent cooking, fishing, foraging, hunting and discovering - a girl's own adventure at the bottom of the world. With more than 40 recipes, including ferments, interwoven with Analiese's compelling story, and accompanied by stunning photography, How Wild Things Are is also a window into the joys of travel, freedom, vulnerability and the perennial search for meaning in what we do.. .Don't miss Analiese on National Geographic's Uncharted (also on Disney Plus) as she guides renowned chef Gordon Ramsay on a unique culinary tour of Tasmania.

Just a French Guy Cooking

Just a French Guy Cooking

Author: Alexis Gabriel Ainouz, Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/02/2021

French Guy Cooking is a YouTube sensation with half a million subscribers. A Frenchman living in Paris, Alex loves to demystify cooking by experimenting with food and cooking methods to take the fear factor out of the kitchen. He wants to make cooking fun and accessible, and he charms his viewers with his geeky approach to food. In this, his debut cookbook, he shares 90 of his absolute favourite recipes, some of which feature step-by-step photography - from amazingly tasty toast and pizza ideas all the way to some classic but super-simple French dishes. Along the way, he offers ingenious kitchen hacks - a cheat's guide to wine, five knives you need in your kitchen, the secret to brilliant ramen - so that anyone can throw together great food without any fuss.

Wok On

Wok On

Author: Ching-He Huang Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/02/2021

Winner for the UK in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2020 in the Easy Recipes category. 'As always, Ching's recipes are not only deliciously healthy but easy enough for anyone to have a go at and enjoy.' - Tom Kerridge Perfect for sauteing, braising, frying and steaming, cooking with a wok is a way of life all over Asia. In Wok On, bestselling author Ching-He Huang celebrates the huge versatility of this magical 2,000-year-old cooking pot with a modern collection of recipes that are simple enough for every day as well as every cook. Featuring dishes from across Asia, including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Macau, almost every recipe can be made in 30 minutes or less and has been created with nutrition, taste and affordability in mind. Many are suitable for those with gluten and dairy allergies, and because Asian food typically includes lots of vegetables, many are also vegetarian or vegan too.