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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!

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.

The Casserole Queens Make-A-Meal Cookbook

The Casserole Queens Make-A-Meal Cookbook

Author: Crystal Cook, Sandy Pollock Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2013

Crockpot Recipes Scrumptious Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Crockpot Recipes Scrumptious Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Author: Janet Daley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2013

Mastering the Basics: Pasta

Mastering the Basics: Pasta

Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/06/2013

Whether you're a novice pasta maker or a competent cook wishing to learn more, Mastering the Basics: Pasta will equip you with the skills you need to make the ultimate pasta meal time and time again. With trusted recipes, step-by-step techniques and expert tips, you ll learn how to create a range of pasta dishes, from the simple through to the divine. With recipes including a luscious lasagna, classic bolognese, perfect carbonara and smoked salmon fettucine, Mastering the Basics: Pasta will have you incorporating fresh pasta into your menu everyday. Forthcoming Titles in the Series: Mastering the Basics: Breads Mastering the Basics: Desserts Mastering the Basics: Meat Mastering the Basics: Pies, Tarts & Pastries Mastering the Basics: Poultry Mastering the Basics: Rice & Grains Key points: Clear, concise, approachable recipes that will guide the reader from basics and beyond Extra helpful information, techniques and tips to ensure success Illustrated throughout in full colour Step-by-step photography Contemporary, easy-to-follow design A useful guide for both the inexperienced and skilled pasta maker with helpful step-by-step instructions and photography, fresh pasta will become a part of everyday life.

The Ultimate One-pot Cookbook More Than 180 Simply Delicious One-pot, Stove-top and Clay-pot Casseroles, Stews, Roasts, Tangines and Mouthwatering Puddings

The Ultimate One-pot Cookbook More Than 180 Simply Delicious One-pot, Stove-top and Clay-pot Casseroles, Stews, Roasts, Tangines and Mouthwatering Puddings

Author: Jenni Fleetwood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2013

This title features more than 180 simply delicious one-pot, stove-top and clay-pot casseroles, stews, roasts, tagines and mouthwatering puddings. You can discover the delights of cooking for friends and family using a single pot, with these delightful recipes shown step by step in over 800 practical photographs. It includes recipes such as soups, first courses and side dishes, stove-top stews and casseroles, roasts and pot-roasts, rice and pasta dishes, vegetables and vegetarian main courses, and desserts. Essential information on using classic clay pots, from tagines to tians, plus all you need to know about using chicken bricks, garlic bakers and bean pots. Dishes include chicken with chickpeas and almonds, seafood pie with rosti topping, and simply scrumptious plum charlottes with foamy kirsch sauce. At-a-glance notes provide a complete breakdown for each recipe to help you plan meals. Wonderful comfort food that's both easy to prepare and easy to serve is most people's idea of heaven. This exciting recipe collection covers everything from warming casseroles to tender pot-roasts. There are classic stews and pot-roasts, rice and pasta dishes, recipes for fish and shellfish, and a wide range of vegetarian dishes from vegetable korma to paella. The book includes heartwarming soups, and simple appetizers and side dishes, and even a chapter of wonderful desserts, with classics such as tarte Tatin and bread and butter pudding. With a useful introduction, this inspired book shows just how easy one-pot, slow-pot and clay-pot cooking can be.

Pizza Pilgrims Recipes from the Backstreets of Italy

Pizza Pilgrims Recipes from the Backstreets of Italy

Author: James Elliot, Thom Elliot Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/05/2013

Incredible pizzas and authentic Italian recipes from street-foodie brothers who have taken London by storm. Pizza Pilgrims is the brainchild of James and Thom Elliot who decided to give up their 'proper' jobs to follow a dream. Excited by the burgeoning street food movement in London, they decided to travel 4,000km around Italy in their Ape three-wheeler van, meeting food producers, top chefs and passionate local cooks, to uncover the best-kept secrets of pizza making and bring them home. Armed with their Italian foodie knowledge, they set up shop (or van) in Berwick Street market in Soho selling incredible takeaway pizzas at a reasonable price. Since then they've garnered five-star reviews for their food, opened a pop-up restaurant, which was an instant sell-out and fed a host of hungry festival goers throughout the summer. This book shows how to make the best pizzas ever - from the simple but revered Neapolitan margherita to saltimbocca (pizza sandwiches) and pizza nduja (pizza topped with a spicy pork sausage). Pizza Pilgrims focuses on the key ingredients and techniques that will make your pizza stand out from the crowd as well as showcasing other cherished Italian recipes from the brothers; Pepperonata on bruschetta, Tuscan chicken with green olives, the cheese farmer's wife's Caciofiore ravioli, vanilla ice cream three ways and many, many more. James and Thom's enthusiasm for Italian food is addictive and this is a cookbook to inspire and to have fun with.

Grandma's Special Recipes Slow Cooking

Grandma's Special Recipes Slow Cooking

Author: Hinkler Books PTY Ltd Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2013

The Ultimate Guide to Making Chili Easy and Delicious Recipes to Spice Up Your Diet

The Ultimate Guide to Making Chili Easy and Delicious Recipes to Spice Up Your Diet

Author: Kate Rowinski Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/01/2013

Here Kate Rowinski shares chili recipes featuring pork, turkey, chicken, beef, and wild game, as well as a number of seafood and vegetarian varieties, along with some of the best side dishes to accompany a hot, delicious bowl of chili. In The Ultimate Guide to Making Chili, Kate Rowinski shares her knowledge of this great dish and some of her favorite chili varieties. In a brief introduction to chili, Kate explores the origins of chili and different types of chilies, as well the fundamentals of creating a good 'bowl of red'. The Table of Contents includes: Introduction to the Chile Pepper Chili-Making Basics Competitive Chili Traditional Chili Home-style Chili Chilis Gone Wild Chile Sauces, Salas, and Rubs Chili Leftovers And more! There is an endearing quality and nostalgia about the thoughts that are conjured up when one contemplates eating a nice, warm bowl of chili during the summer or winter. Chili recipes are often well-guarded secrets, passed down from one cook's recipe file to another's for decades, from generation to generation. Some chili cooks go strictly by the book and measure each ingredient, while other cooks add in a dash of this and a dash of that, going by taste and a general feel. Either way, chili recipes always end up delicious. With over seventy-five different recipes, this cookbook will have a dish for anyone who loves chili.

Take One Pot

Take One Pot

Author: Georgina Fuggle, Georgina Fuggle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2013

The beauty of cooking in one pot is that it involves minimal fuss. All the recipes can be created in just one single vessel - the roasting tin, the casserole, the deep frying pan and the baking dish, so no specialist equipment is required. For when you don't want to spend too much time in the kitchen, you can make a speedy risotto or a quick and hearty Potato, Prosciutto and Rosemary Soup. When you are hankering after a slow-cooked meal, there is Plump Whiting, Butterbean and Red Pepper Stew and Burgundy Beef Shin with Stilton Dumplings. Traditional favourites include Whole Roast Chicken with Roasted Lemons and Cassoulet and recipes using more unusual ingredients like Beef, Prune and Ginger Casserole. There are vegetarian friendly dishes such as Sweet Potato and Coconut Dhal. As well as main meals there are also a variety of side dishes, like Creamy Paprika Dauphinoise and Oozy Ham and Thyme Gratin. The recipes cater to cooks of all levels of expertise and include tips on how to get ahead, recipe variations and serving ideas. Whether you're cooking a family meal or a quick supper, Take One Pot delivers satisfying and comforting food.

Women's Institute: One-Pot Dishes

Women's Institute: One-Pot Dishes

Author: Women's Institute Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/08/2012

Beautifully illustrated throughout, this book will make your mouth water with its sumptuous colour photography accompanying these delicious recipes. There are traditional recipes such as Lancashire Hotpot and Tarragon Chicken, plus sophisticated dishes for special occasions, like the Venison & Chestnut Casserole. All recipes have the WI stamp of reliability and tips for perfect results every time.