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The Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean Adventure: 150 feel-good recipes for a taste of the sun every day
Hairy Bikers - 2017
This time, they're discovering the most delicious food from our favourite Mediterranean countries.Including recipes from their prime time BBC Two cookery show, THE HAIRY BIKERS' MEDITERRANEAN ADVENTURE celebrates the culinary delights of France, Spain and Italy.With more of us understanding the health benefits of a Med diet, these hearty and healthy dishes are a taste of the very best holiday memories. Fresh, classic, easy and seasonal, enjoy our favourite Med recipes with the nation's favourite cooking duo!
Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever Dishes
Tom Kerridge - 2014
I like getting the balance of taste and texture just right, using familiar ingredients and creating big, intense flavours. Now, I hope you'll use my recipes to make some best ever dishes of your own.' Tom KerridgeAs the most down-to-earth but high-flying chef on the food scene, Tom Kerridge has become known for his big flavours and beautifully crafted yet accessible food. And with more than 100 of his favourite recipes, Best Ever Dishes brings this spectacular cooking to the home kitchen.Tom starts with classics we all love such as tomato soup, chicken Kiev and rice pudding (plus a few new ideas of his own), then refines and elevates them to the best version that he has ever tasted. Give the Kerridge twist to a simple lasagne, and you'll discover that every mouthful is a taste explosion. Put a special spin on a chocolate tart, and you'll transform it into an exceptional, melt-in-the-mouth pud of the gods. With stunning photography by Cristian Barnett, this book really will change the way you cook.
101 Things® to Do with Ramen Noodles
Toni Patrick - 2005
Expand your ramen repertoire with an amazingly inventive and unique addition to the million-copy-selling "101" series: 101 Things to do with Ramen Noodles.Ramen is fast, easy, and filling, but what can be done to spruce it up and give it a whole new life? How about recipes like: Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup, Summer Garden Soup, Zucchini Salad, Creamy Beef and Broccoli Noodles, Ramen Burgers, Chicken Alfredo, Pork Chop Ramen, Tuna Noodle Casserole, Beer Noodles (the ultimate college crowd pleaser!), Chinese Veggie Noodles, and Corny Cheese Noodles.
James Martin - 2014
The very British love of spicy foods is properly indulged with recipes from all over the world, including Indian deep-fried soft-shell crab with a delicious home-made lime pickle. There is also the true comfort food — such as Chicken and wild mushroom frying pan pie — and old favourites such as chicken Kiev.
Mary Berry: Foolproof Cooking
Mary Berry - 2016
This book features all the recipes from the show, including delicious weeknight dinners, irresistible dinner party suggestions and of course, plenty of tempting traybakes and biscuits for those with a sweet tooth. Featuring her no-nonsense tips and techniques, each chapter ensures perfect results every time, whatever you’re cooking. In addition, Mary's no-fuss advice will help you foolproof your kitchen – whether that's preparing ahead to entertain a crowd, planning weekly family meals, or ensuring your store cupboard is well stocked. With Mary's no-fuss guidance, discover how every delicious dish can be made completely foolproof.
Real Fast Puddings
Nigel Slater - 1993
In four sections - Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring - he offers ideas for a wide range of mouth-watering and irresistible desserts all of which can be prepared in under half an hour.Praise for Nigel Slater's Real Fast Puddings:'Delectable ... Slater is an unashamed spoon-licker' Daily Telegraph 'Nigel Slater's infectious enthusiasm is nicely countered by attention to modern practicalities ... corners are unashamedly cut, quality is never compromised' Evening Standard 'I hardly ever cook puddings ... but I could be converted by Nigel Slater's unpretentious and appetizing Real Fast Puddings' Sunday Times 'I love this man: his wit and greed make him irresistible' Nigella LawsonNigel 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 Food, Appetite and The Kitchen Diaries.
Starter Sourdough: The Step-by-Step Guide to Sourdough Starters, Baking Loaves, Baguettes, Pancakes, and More
Carroll Pellegrinelli - 2019
Starter Sourdough helps you get the tricky starter process down pat, so you can have mouthwatering loaves, rolls, baguettes—and even cakes and cookies!This guide simplifies the process of making your own starter so it’s accessible to anyone, no matter your skill level. Keep your tasty new creation alive and thriving with the help of clear instructions accompanied by beautiful photographs. Then try your hand at baking Perfect Italian Sourdough, Sourdough Marble Rye Bread, Double Piecrust, Sourdough Pretzels, Sourdough Cinnamon-Sugar Doughnuts, and more.Inside Starter Sourdough, you’ll find: Great start—Master the secret to a good sourdough bread using this basic starter recipe: just flour, water, and a little attention. Creative variations—Craft whole grain breads, pizza dough, biscuits, and cake—there’s a huge variety of recipes to explore, all from your starter. Nonstop starter—Sustain a hearty, long-lasting starter with a simple weekly feeding schedule, so it will repay you in baked goods for years to come. Put a unique twist on baked goods with Starter Sourdough!
How to Grill Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Flame-Cooked Food
Mark Bittman - 2018
Featuring more than 250 recipes and hundreds of variations, plus Bittman’s practical advice on all the grilling basics, this book is an exploration of the grill’s nearly endless possibilities. Recipes cover every part of the meal, including appetizers, seafood, meat and poultry, vegetables (including vegetarian mains), and even desserts. Plenty of quick, high-heat recipes will get dinner on the table in short order (Spanish-Style Garlic Shrimp, Green Chile Cheeseburgers); low and slow “project” recipes (Texas-Style Smoked Brisket, Pulled Pork with Lexington BBQ Sauce) are ideal for leisurely weekend cookouts. You’ll also find unexpected grilled treats like avocado, watermelon, or pound cake, and innovative surprises—like how to cook paella or bake a whole loaf of bread on the grill—to get the most out of every fire.
The Absolute Best Mug Cakes Cookbook: 100 Family-Friendly Microwave Cakes
Rockridge Press - 2015
All you need is a mug, a microwave, and a few basic ingredients, and you’ll be feasting on a delicious homemade cake in minutes. Whether you’re craving the classics, seasonal flavors, holiday-themed treats, bottomless chocolate, or fresh fruit galore, The Absolute Best Mug Cakes Cookbook ensures that everyone in your household will get exactly what they want. Bake your way through a wide range of satisfying and easy-to-prepare treats with: • 100+ irresistible mug cake recipes, including Salted Caramel, Cinnamon Roll, Mexican Chocolate, and Confetti • Dozens of options for gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, paleo and vegan diets so that no one will miss out on the fun • Troubleshooting tips to ensure immediate mug cake success • Inventive ideas for mug cake activities, gifts, and parties • A creative guide to developing your own mug cake recipes
Home Cooking Made Easy
Lorraine Pascale - 2011
TV chef Lorraine Pascale, author of the phenomenal bestseller Baking Made Easy, is back with her second cookery book – this time packed with simple and delicious recipes for relaxed home cooking that go far beyond baking.The queen of cookery offers 100 scrumptious and seriously easy recipes, from cosy soups and roasts to delicious autumnal breads, in this second book to accompany Lorraine’s BBC2 prime time four-part autumn cookery series.
Rachel Allen - 2009
From school run to bedtime, Rachel has suggestions that even the fussiest eater will love. Treat your loved-ones to nourishing, delicious food with this indispensable, inspirational recipe collection full of wise words, clever hints and tips and, above all, Rachel's irresistible recipes.CHAPTER BREAKDOWN– Breakfast & Brunch– Lunch– Sunday Lunch– Supper– Snacks and treats– Baby Food– Desserts– Sweets– Basics– Plus handy sections explaining meal planning, home freezing, healthy eating and much more!Rachel Allen was brought up in Dublin and at the age of eighteen left to study at the prestigious Ballymaloe Cookery School. Today, she not only teaches at the school, she also writes regular features for national publications, presents highly acclaimed television programmes which have been broadcast internationally and in her spare time authors bestselling cookery books.
Rosa's Thai Cafe: The Cookbook
Saiphin Moore - 2015
Born in the East. Raised in the East End. In keeping with its contemporary twist on authentic Thai cuisine (sometimes based on western ingredients), Rosa's Thai Cafe celebrates traditional Thai cooking techniques and features over 100 recipes, including dishes from the menu at Rosa's as well as family favourites and regional dishes from founder Saiphin Moore's regular trips back home. Recipes range from the aromatic Beef Massaman Curry to the Soft Shell Crab Salad, Larb Spring Rolls, homemade Sriracha Sauce and Mangoes with Sticky Rice.