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Quick & easy cooking

See below for a selection of the latest books from Quick & easy cooking category. Presented with a red border are the Quick & easy cooking 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 Quick & easy cooking books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Medicinal Chef

The Medicinal Chef

Author: Dale Pinnock Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/06/2021

From TV's award-winning and qualified nutritionist, Dale Pinnock, comes The Medicinal Chef: A plant-based diet, a cookbook that will transform your thinking and your diet to ensure that you are eating nutritious dishes that will improve your health. Starting with the science behind a plant-based diet, Dale takes a look at the health benefits as well as rectifying the pitfalls that so many of us suffer when eating vegan, arming you with the knowledge to eat well. This nutritional information can then be practiced through the 80 simple, quick and delicious recipes that will promote good health, alongside a balanced meal plan that the whole family will be able to follow.

Chetna's 30-minute Indian

Chetna's 30-minute Indian

Author: Chetna Makan Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/06/2021

80 brilliant, flavour-packed Indian recipes to make in 30 minutes or less Chetna Makan's bestselling cookbooks combine her creative flavour twists with a love of simple Indian home cooking. Taking inspiration from the eclectic tastes of Indian cuisine, these tempting recipes can all be on the table and ready to eat in less than 30 minutes. Featuring fabulous salads, traditional fast snacks, imaginative toppings for toasts, delicious dals, comforting veggie, fish and meat curries, all-in-one rice dishes, surprising raitas and dips as well as indulgent desserts, there are speedy options for every occasion. With brilliantly useful meal plans included, dishes can be enjoyed on their own or paired together and cooked quickly for an easy feast to enjoy with friends. No complicated methods, just delicious, vibrant and varied food that the whole family can enjoy every single night of the week and in little to no time at all.

Omelette

Omelette

Author: Jessie Ware Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/06/2021

Are you hungry darling, shall I make you an omelette? My mother's omelettes are slightly overdone but always generous in cheese and well-seasoned. My omelettes are just the same, though more often slightly underdone and less carefully considered. And like my stories, they come in many forms. You might get one late at night, after a little too much wine and alongside a little too much information. I might spend a long time on one that's just a touch extravagant. And many are for the people I care about most, thrown together and with more cheese than is strictly necessary. Collected here are things I've done, things I've seen, things I've thought, and most importantly, things I've tasted. They're slices of parts of my life. Call them omelettes, if you like. I hope you enjoy them.

Foolproof One-Pot

Foolproof One-Pot

Author: Alan Rosenthal Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/05/2021

One-pot cooking cuts down on washing up, requires minimal kitchen space and tends not to be overly complicated. What's not to love about that? In the first book of the Foolproof series, Foolproof One-Pot celebrates throwing ingredients into a single dish and letting the oven do the work. Alan Rosenthal offers amazing new ways to elevate classics, as well as revealing new sure-to-be favourites. From weekend slow cooks to easy-going tray bakes, this mouth-watering collection of 60 useful, vibrant recipes are all cooked with minimal fuss and maximum flavour!

The New Everyday

The New Everyday

Author: Heinz Wattie's Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Food in a Minute is back with a fresh collection of their most popular recipes and some exciting new dishes to inspire your everyday cooking. The recipes are simple, delicious and easy to follow with customisable tips to satisfy any tastebud. The New Everyday is sure to be your best friend in the kitchen. 'All three kids came back with empty plates, asking to have it again tomorrow. Luckily this made HEAPS, so they have plenty leftover' - Reviewer of THE ULTIMATE MAC CHEESE 'I thought this was great!! I am a new cook and found this easy to follow and very yummy!!' - Reviewer of the GREEK-STYLE LAMB KOFTAS 'Really tasty and easy to make' - Reviewer of the BOYSENBERRY YOGHURT ICE BLOCKS

Just One Pan

Just One Pan

Author: Jane Lovett Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Jane Lovett is known and loved for her delicious, original recipes that are always reassuringly fool-proof and deceptively straightforward. Just One Pan is no exception - packed with over 100 exciting yet totally fuss-free recipes for everything from quick dinners to weekend lunches. This cookbook is bursting with bakes, casseroles, gratins, dhals, frittatas and hearty salads of every description, all of which are made using one pan, pot or dish. You'll be sure to find inspiration for whatever you are in the mood for, alongside Jane's much loved Hints & Tips to help you get ahead in the kitchen. No more endless washing up, or unnecessary hassle, just quick, achievable yet always impressive recipes to get fantastic and flavourful home-cooked food on the table, whatever the occasion. Recipes include: * Spinach, Parma Ham & Taleggio Frittata * Full-English-Breakfast-in-the-Oven * Chorizo Sausage, Red Pepper & Mixed Grain Bake * Posh Fish and (Chunky) Chips * Mung Bean, Coconut & Spinach Dhal * Toad in the Veg Patch * Butternut Squash & Kale Gratin * Creamy Leek, Potato & Parmesan Chicken Thigh Tray Bake * No-bake White Chocolate, Ginger & Blueberry Cheesecake * Rhubard & Pistachio Tarts

Batch but Better

Batch but Better

Author: Lizzie (Home ec and food stylist) Kamenetzky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

With the addition of just a few store cupboard staples or a handful of fresh ingredients picked up on your way home, Batch But Better shows how easy it is to transform one meal into three - saving you time and money and reducing waste. For every recipe cooked from scratch, Lizzie provides ideas for two more fuss-free dishes. Roast aubergine with tomatoes transforms into a pasta bake and mini calzones. A supper of lamb koftes becomes a comforting moussaka as well as spiced lamb and hummus wraps. Deliciously sticky short ribs cooked at the weekend give you a fresh and feisty Thai beef salad and Vietnamese summer rolls in the days after. From vegetable-based dishes to fish, meat and also desserts, this book will not only help you save time in the kitchen, spend less and avoid waste, but also cook simple, good-for-you meals that you really want to eat.

Vietnamese

Vietnamese

Author: Uyen Luu Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2021

In Vietnamese, Uyen Luu demonstrates that Vietnamese food is just as easy to whip up as a bowl of pasta - all you need is a good bottle of fish sauce and a little enthusiasm! She shares over 85 of her tastiest recipes - some traditional, some with a modern twist - using ingredients that are available at your local supermarket. Recipes include noodle soups, salads, family-style sharing plates, one-pot wonders and dinner-party showstoppers, which are all easy to prepare, adapt and enjoy. The recipes are impressive yet simple: try the Crispy Roast Pork Belly; Sea Bass in Tomato, Celery & Dill Broth; or Fried Noodles & Greens. Vietnamese is filled with fuss-free, delicious recipes that are quick to prepare, and will have you eating Vietnamese meals on a regular basis.

Batch Cooking

Batch Cooking

Author: Cinzia Trenchi Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/04/2021

Batch cooking is a method of organizing the work that allows you to cook all the meals of the week in advance, in just one moment. You can cook all at once: the prepared food is kept in the fridge or freezer so you have it ready immediately when needed in the following days. Plan ahead and cook in advance on Sunday in less than three hours! One of the trendiest in matter of cookery books: a handy manual to become a quick chef in your own kitchen to save time, money and eat healthy. 56 easy and healthy recipes all perfectly organized to meet the needs in terms of quality and variety within the week.

The 30-Minute Cook

The 30-Minute Cook

Author: Nigel Slater Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/04/2021

Discover quick and tasty dishes in Nigel Slater's The 30-Minute Cook. Quick, delicious meals from across the world with ingredients available from your local supermarket - all prepared within thirty minutes: the perfect book for the busy cook. Praise for Nigel Slater's The 30 Minute Cook: 'One of my very favourite cookery writers' Delia Smith 'The whiff of kaffir lime leaves, cumin and ginger wafts from the pages ... I can think of no one more likely to coax timid cooks into a spirit of culinary adventure' Financial Times 'An inspired worldwide collection of quick and accessible dishes' Evening Standard Nigel Slater is the Observer's food writer, writing a month column for Observer Food Monthly. Real Fast Food was shortlisted for the Andre Simon Award while The 30-Minute Cook was nominated for both the Glenfiddich and Julia Child Awards. In 1995 he won the Glenfiddich Trophy and he has twice won the Cookery Writer of the Year Award as well as being named Media Personality of the Year in the 1996 Good Food Awards. His other bestselling books include Real Fast Puddings, Real Food, Appetite and The Kitchen Diaries.

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.

Just Eat Real Food

Just Eat Real Food

Author: Caitlin Greene Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2021

In just 30 minutes, you can have a delicious balanced meal that boosts your energy and your physical and mental health - and tastes amazing to boot! Caitlin Greene, creator of Star Infinite Food with 200k followers on Instagram, shows you just how tasty a holistic approach to nutritious eating can be. Caitlin takes the best of paleo, gluten-free and vegan cooking to make practical and delicious foods like Chicken Fingers with Cashew Crust, Cauliflower Wings 3 Ways (BBQ, buffalo and harissa), Sweet Potato Crust Pizza, Savory Breakfast Buddha Bowls and Apple Plantain Coffee Cake. Making healthier ingredient swaps into the meals you already love means you can cut the filler from your diet for great tasting, nutrient-dense meals. Add mushrooms to your meatballs for micronutrients instead of junky, refined all-purpose flour. Choose heart healthy turkey over fattier ground beef. Or give deviled eggs a makeover with wholesome avocados and a tasty spice blend. Featuring tons of flavour variation ideas, this book provides endless inspiration and knowledge to incorporate more lean proteins, healthy fats and fresh greens into every meal of the day!