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Main courses

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

Soups for Planet Earth

Soups for Planet Earth

Author: Kris L Reddy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/02/2015

The Pizza Bible

The Pizza Bible

Author: Tony Gemignani Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/11/2014

Good Food: Best-ever curries

Good Food: Best-ever curries

Author: Good Food Guides Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Hot and spicy, mild, creamy and comforting, Thai, Indian, Malaysian, Indonesian - the word 'curry' encompasses a huge variety of exciting dishes. With long lists of spices and unfamiliar ingredients, it might seem like a complex dish to cook and leave you more inclined to call for a takeway, but once you know the basics, creating a delicious curry is simple. Including quick curries when you're short on time, classic curry dishes made easy, delicious side dishes and new ideas using curry spices, and plenty of vegetarian ideas, Good Food has collected 101 of their most popular curry recipes. Every idea is accompanied by a full-colour photograph and a nutritional breakdown so you can create a home-cooked curry with complete confidence and know exactly what is in every bite. This edition is revised and updated with brand new recipes and a fresh new look.

Burgers

Burgers

Author: Paul Gayler Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2014

Tapping into the global contemporary style of cuisine for which he is so well-known, Paul Gayler MBE, former Executive Chef de Cuisine at The Lanesborough hotel in London, chooses 25 of his favourite burger recipes. Including a selection of meat fish and vegetarian recipes, this collection offers something for everyone, from classic favourites such as the Ultimate Burger with 'the works' and the Wolseley hamburger, to mouth-watering, new recipes such as the Caribbean pork burger, the Tandoori lamb burger and the Walnut, Courgette and Millet burger. And where's a burger without some accompanying fries and sides? All the sides - from classic slaw and ultimate fries to basic mayo and Tabasco ketchup, and much more in terms of relishes, pickles and sauces - are handily grouped together at the back of the book. Whether you're cooking for a sophisticated dinner party or a low-key barbecue, there's a burger here for every occasion.

Classic Main Courses

Classic Main Courses

Author: Jenni Fleetwood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2014

This book features best-loved recipes for every meal: over 180 timeless dishes with step-by-step instructions shown in 800 photographs. There are recipes for every occasion, from mid-week family meals and classic Sunday lunches to simple suppers, relaxed weekend meals and entertaining for dinner parties. It includes soups, egg and cheese dishes, salads, rice, risotto, pasta, gnocchi, noodles, pan-fried dishes, stews, casseroles, curries, stove-top dishes, grills, griddled dishes, roasts, baked dishes, pizzas, tarts and pies. It offers step-by-step instructions that make every recipe easy to make, and over 800 photographs ensure perfect results. This essential cookbook provides wonderful ideas for main courses for every occasion, featuring dishes from around the world to suit every taste and every kind of diet. With a mixture of well-loved classics and modern cuisine, it contains recipes for the traditional Sunday lunch, the big family feast, the intimate romantic meal for two, and the evening dinner party to impress friends and colleagues. From Roasted Rataouille Moussaka to Seared Swordfish with Citrus Dressing, a wide range of delicious main courses is included. Entertain in style and with confidence, drawing on this authoritative book for all the information, inspiration and ideas that you require.

Main Courses 500

Main Courses 500

Author: Jenni Fleetwood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2014

This book features best-ever dishes for family meals, quick suppers, dinner parties and special events, shown in more than 500 tempting photographs. It is a classic collection of 500 appetizing main-course recipes suitable for all occasions, from simple meals for one or two, to family feasts and celebrations. It includes delicious vegetable, fish and shellfish, poultry and meat dishes that everyone will enjoy, together with soups, salads, pasta, rice, noodles, pizzas, tarts and pies. It features exciting international cuisine from Spain and the Mediterranean, Eastern Europe, Turkey, South-east Asia, Japan, Mexico, the Caribbean and Africa. This fabulous cookbook provides the perfect easy-to-use compendium for people who want more variety at their dinner table. From traditional meals such as Classic Fish Pie and Roast Chicken with Herb Stuffing, to more adventurous and internationally inspired dishes such as Seafood Laksa and Chicken Chow Mein, this wonderful guide features a dish for all tastes. There are also vegetarian ideas such as Roasted Ratatouille Moussaka and Jamaican Black Bean Pot. Whether it is a light lunch, a family meal or a special dinner, there is a wide array of delicious options to choose from, and the book is suitable for both the novice and the more experienced chef.

Dinner Party Cookbook

Dinner Party Cookbook

Author: Jenni Fleetwood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/06/2014

This title features 200 fabulous main dish ideas. It is the complete collection of main-course recipes with over 800 step-by-step photographs. It is the essential guide for dinner parties, special occasions, spectacular entertaining, big events and the times when you need to impress the most. It features classic dishes such as Coq au Vin, Provencal Beef and Olive Daube, Risotto with Asparagus, and Turbot Sashimi Salad with Wasabi. It includes additional quick and easy ideas for superb starters, tempting accompaniments and desserts, to frame a perfect meal with ease. Blending classic and contemporary cuisine, this tried-and-trusted collection of recipes is all you need to host a successful dinner party. Whatever the event, there are ideas here from light lunches and suppers for friends and family to al fresco dining and formal dinner parties. With recipes that draw on many cultures, cuisines and traditions, you can enjoy classic world foods such as Roast Rib of Beef, Chicken Biryani, Lamb Moussaka, and Baked Salmon with Watercress Sauce. With tips on planning, preparation and presentation, table settings and creating the right atmosphere, this is the essential cookbook for everyone who entertains.

Wonderful One-Pots Easy peasy recipes made in just one pot

Wonderful One-Pots Easy peasy recipes made in just one pot

Author: Good Housekeeping Institute Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2014

Good Housekeeping recipes tick all the boxes - They look great They taste delicious They're easy to make Now, learn how to be a clever cook with this amazing new cookery series. Each Good Housekeeping one-pot recipe - triple-tested for perfect results - is guaranteed to stand the test of your occasion, be it a speedy midweek supper or a dinner party delight. Packed with good old favourites, tasty new ideas, save money, time and effort tips, up-to-date nutritional breakdown including protein and fibre, and savvy advice throughout, it couldn't be easier to make delicious food with minimum fuss and maximum flavour. Other titles in the Good Housekeeping series include Super Soups, Skinny Suppers, Home Takeaway, Cupcake O'Clock, Meals for Me and You, Easy Peasy Meals, Al Fresco Eats, Let's Do Brunch, Cheap Eats, Gluten-free and Easy, Low Fat Low Cal, Salad Days, Posh Nosh, Party Food, Flash in the Pan, Roast It, Great Veg and Slow Stoppers Word count: 17,000

Just Like Mum Used to Make: One-pot Pies and Stews

Just Like Mum Used to Make: One-pot Pies and Stews

Author: Laura Mason Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/12/2013

A hearty collection of traditional one-pot pies and stews that make delicious meals for family and friends, from Steak and Kidney Pie, to Chicken and Leek Pie, Braised Lamb Shanks and Fish Pie. Includes recipes for beef and veal, lamb, pork, chicken, game, fish and vegetables, as well as dumplings, pastry and other must-have accompaniments to the pies and stews. Ingredients can be swapped, added to or altered to make quick and easy nourishing meals for family and friends, just like mum used to make.

Roast a very British cookbook

Roast a very British cookbook

Author: Marcus (Head Chef) Verberne, Iqbal Wahhab Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2013

Roast restaurant is a champion of British cooking and Britain's farmers and producers. Located in the foodie mecca of Borough Market, this award-winning, unique restaurant celebrates both heritage and innovation on its seasonal British menu. Now you can recreate Roast's famous food and drink in your home with the Roast cookbook. For the most important meal of the day, try a full range of classic British breakfasts and brunches, including the Mighty full Borough. There are delicious options for lunch and dinner too, such as Pan-fried gurnard fillet with clams in cider and wild boar pancetta, Fillet of red deer Wellington with haggis, girolles and bashed neeps, and Anchovy-rubbed, hay-baked leg of mutton with parsley and caper sauce. You'll find all the classics among new favourites in this best of British showcase of fish, poultry, lamb, mutton, goat, pork, beef, game and vegetables, plus many ideas for British puddings, cocktails and wines. For the more difficult, unfamiliar preparations such as opening a live scallop or oyster, butchering a duck or rabbit, or for carving large joints, there are not only step-by-step photographic instructions, but also QR codes that link to film clips of head chef Marcus Verberne guiding you through a certain technique. Between recipes, read all about the restaurant's excellent suppliers and producers from around the UK and find essays on foraging and carving. The Roast cookbook will be one you reach for often, whether it is to create a full dish or meal or even just for a quick tip. Foreword by Iqbal Wahhab, owner of Roast restaurant.