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Combining comforting recipes, local ingredients and a bit of baking magic, Mat Follas presents an irresistible collection of scrumptious tea time treats. Let yourself be transported to a table adorned with crisp linen, fine china and a cup of your favourite tea for the ultimate afternoon tea experience with BBC MasterChef UK winner Mat Follas. In this enticing collection of recipes for the finest bakes and most irresistible pastries Mat has honed his unique experience as a chef and indulged his passion for home baking. In the first chapter, Cakes & Scones, you will find Mats perfect recipes for Lemon Drizzle Cake and a Classic Victoria. Slices & Tarts include the magical combination of rhubarb and custard in Mats take on a classic custard slice. Failsafe Biscuits & Cookies will keep in your pantry for days, ready to whip out for guests for an impromptu afternoon tea. For a more refined occasion try one of the delights from the Dainties & Patisserie chapter; individual Sherry Trifle Verrines or pretty Raspberry Meringue Kisses are the ultimate treat. With ideas for savouries and sandwiches along with recipes for refreshing homemade cordials, memorable jams and jellies and reviving gins and sparkling cocktails you have all the ingredients you need to host the perfect afternoon tea.
A brand-new approach to barbecuing with over 80 creative, contemporary and delicious recipes to try!Welcome to the new way to enjoy barbecuing!Mix and match readily available ingredients and store-cupboard staples to create delicious, inventive and fresh barbecue dishes to satisfy all tastes and impress at any occasion.With clear concise prep, cooking and marinating instructions, delicious salad pairings, and creative twists on the classics, these brilliant recipes involve minimum fuss but maximum flavour!Dig in for your new favourite dishes covering:· Things on Sticks· Dips, Sauces and Pickles· Ribs and Chicken· Whole Veg· Fish· Burgers· Steaks and Slow Cooking· Salsas and Salads· Desserts
In Buxton Hall Barbecue's Book of Smoke, believers in slow-smoked, old-fashioned barbecue will learn how to build and master their own pit, right at home. Start small with chicken or pit beef and work your way up to a whole hog. If you're not yet ready for the pit or limited on space, Moss also teaches easy, economical ways to infuse wood-smoke into your food. Therecipes include all of the Buxton Hall favorites, including: Deep-fried Smoked CatfishSmoky Pimento CheeseTurnip Soup with Charred OnionsSlow-cooked Collards You will also get whole hog, zero-waste recipes with tastes including: Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Cracklin Classic South Carolina-style Hash Chicken Bog And will finish the meal with Buxton's take on classic southern desserts like:Banana Pudding PieGrape Hull PieS'mores with Homemade Marshmallows
Wheres your sense of adventure?Everything tastes so much better when its cooked over hot coals or on an open fire. If you want to get back to nature and spend a few nights under the stars, all you need is the right kit, an adventurous streak and this essential cookbook.The Camping Cookbook contains over 60 recipes to enjoy in the great outdoors from hearty breakfasts and one pot wonders to brilliant barbecues and delicious drinks. With this cookbook and a portable stove, barbecue or fire pit, you can forget the stale sandwiches and tinned beans of the past, and learn to eat in style, whatever the weather.Recipes include: Camping Marinades, Seasonings and Rubs Campfire Nachos Mexican Chilli Fried Eggs with Avocado Mash Greek Style Charcoal-Grilled Lamb Sticky Sausage Hot Dogs Foraged Campfire Risotto Toffee Apple Pan Crumble Spicy Marshmallow Hot Chocolate Hot Campfire Toddies
Do you find it tricky to balance being healthy with cooking for a crowd? Bestselling author Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, presents this gorgeous book featuring more than a hundred delicious and nutritious recipes that are perfect for sharing with the special people in your life.Joe has helped hundreds of thousands of people to transform their bodies and feel amazing with his effective workouts and simple recipes.All of the recipes in Cooking for Family and Friends are organised into reduced-carb and post workout chapters, just like Joe's first three Lean in 15 cookbooks. This makes it a brilliant addition for those already familiar with Joe's eating structure (carbs following workouts or on active days) but the meals are also enjoyable and tasty for all, whether you are following Joe's plan or not.Cooking for Family and Friends is a beautifully photographed collection of Joe's easy favourites and crowd-pleasers, such as Roast Chicken with Celeriac Mash and Bacon Greens, BBQ Ribs with Dirty Corn, and Tandoori Chicken Thighs with Chapattis. All the recipes are big on flavour and packed with the hero ingredients you need to impress your mates, fuel your workout and burn fat.
Big Green Egg has a cult following amongst BBQ experts due to its high-performance cooking at a range of temperatures and NASA specification ceramics. As more and more enthusiasts realise what a versatile and practical bit of cooking kit the EGG is, experts and amateurs alike are looking for recipes to test out their skills and maximise the EGG's capabilities. Cooking on the Big Green Egg showcases this vital piece of outdoor cooking equipment and offers instructions and recipes for everything you'd ever want to cook in it. Award-winning author of Goat, James Whetlor, guides the reader through the basics of using your Big Green Egg, with a full explanation of how it works and how to get the best out of it, whether youre cooking on the grill or plancha, oven roasting, smoking, baking, cooking dirty directly on the coals, or taking it low and slow. With James's cooking advice and tips, you'll then be ready to cook your way through 70 amazing recipes including all the basic meats and joints, whole fish, vegetables and jaw-dropping BBQ feasts. With this outstanding book by your side you'll go from beginner to EGG expert in no time, and enjoy delicious food in the process all year round.
Say yes to the devil on your shoulder and feast on all the deliciously dirty foods you really want to eat.If youve ever found yourself saying no, I shouldnt to the grilled, greasy, grab-me-a-napkin-NOW kind of food, its time to stop denying your appetite and tuck in your tie, pull back your hair and let things get messy with an irresistible plate of grown-up comfort food.When youre hungry for more than just salad and snacks, go with your gut and allow yourself to enjoy the bold and beloved dishes in this book. Tickle your breakfast taste buds with Blueberry Cotton Candy Pancakes. Risk getting back to the office without a squeaky-clean shirt after chowing on a Grilled Cheese Sandwich. And then, end the day with the (un)shameful dishes you cant help but drool over Sweet & Spicy Wings, followed by some Apple Chedder Pie and a refreshing Margarita.With over 65 tasty recipes to recreate at home, Dirty Food is your bona fide permission to think YOLO, why not and indulge in the finger-licking flavours of all your fast-food favourites.
What better way to celebrate summer than to enjoy the very best food cooked over the fire whether at the beach, camping or in your own back yard.Combining fresh flavours with exciting grilling techniques including cooking on a fire pit grill, salt block cooking and cedar-plank smoking, Valerie Aikman-Smith presents 65 recipes for relaxed summer entertaining. The first chapter features delicious seafood recipes including Baja Fish Tacos with Blistered Jalapeños, Grilled Snapper in Banana Leaves and Mezcal Lime Shrimp on Salt Block. For meat-lovers theres a host of ideas for grilling your favourite fare such as Jerk Pork with Mango Chutney and Grilled Honey Plantains, Portuguese Piri Piri Poussin and an All-American Burger. Valerie includes fabulous vegetable dishes from Grilled Courgette Flowers with Shiso Lemon Salt to Roasted Cauliflower with Walnut Romesco. Desserts designed to round off an alfresco feast include Matcha Ice Cream with Black Sesame Praline or a classic Grilled Banana Split with Dark Chocolate Sauce. Finally, if all the heat has made you thirsty, try a Basil Aperol Spritz with Flowering Herbs, Sicilian Slush Cocktail or a Watermelon Margarita.
Finding Fire is a book about cooking with fire. Now with a new cover, it tells the story of how the UK-trained chef Lennox Hastie learnt the language of fire and the art of harnessing it. The book presents more than 80 recipes that celebrate the instinctive, focused cooking of ingredients at their simple best using one of the oldest, most fundamental cooking tools. In Finding Fire, Lennox explains the techniques behind creating a quality fire, and encourages readers to see wood as an essential seasoning that can be varied according to how it interacts with different ingredients. Recipes are divided by food type: seafood, vegetables, meat (including his acclaimed steak), fruit, dairy, wheat and bases. Alongside his recipes, Lennox tells of his journey from Michelin-star restaurants in the UK, France and Spain to Victor Arguinzoniz's Asador Etxebarri in the Basque mountains and, ultimately, to Australia to open his own restaurant, Firedoor. The result, is an uncompromising historical, cultural and culinary account of what it means to cook with fire. In 2020, Lennox's story was featured on the critically acclaimed Netflix series Chef's Table, in season seven, BBQ. As well, he stars in David Chang's Ugly Delicious season two episode on steak. .
Fire & Smoke shows how to barbecue mouthwatering recipes with smoky and succulent flavours that will see you through the summer and beyond in style. Organised into chapters on:* From the Sea - delicious fish and seafood dishes* Crowd-pleasers - food to impress friends, such as Beef Short Ribs and Sticky Pork Belly & Rice Noodle Salad* Hand-held - get messy with Chilli Dogs, Smoked Chicken Wings and Lamb Shish Kebabs* Smoking - featuring hot-smoked classics like Pulled Pork and Prawns with Dirty Romesco Sauce to Cold smoked Salmon* Veggies, Sides & Breads - barbecues aren't just about meat so indulge in Chargrilled Leaves with Burnt Lemon Dressing, Cauliflower Steaks and Chipotle Slaw* Sauces, Dips & Pickles - accompaniments to take your dishes to the next level* Cocktails & Coolers - drinks to wash down and complement your grilled dishes* Desserts - indulge in Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream and what barbecue would be complete without s'Mores?* Restoke the Flames - ideas for the morning after including Buttermilk Pancakes and Brunch Pizzette. This is the ultimate guide to cooking with fire and smoke.
65 recipes for grilling, smoking and roasting with fire. Cooking with fire is primal. There is nothing simpler no metalwork, no fancy gadgets, just food and flame allowing you to take the most basic of ingredients and turn them into something special. Cultures across the globe have cooked in this way, developing their own innovative methods to combine heat and local flavours. Cooking with Fire takes the best of these global artisanal techniques from searing directly on the coals to rotisserie, wood-fired ovens, cast-iron grilling, and plenty more and creates 65 lip-smacking dishes to cook outdoors and share in front of the fire with family and friends.
Make the most of sunny days and warm evenings with some alfresco dining! Even if the weather lets you down, banish bought burgers and ready-prepared meats from your griddle, grill or oven, and try one of these mouth-watering, easy recipes from Britain's best-selling cookery magazine. Including simple ideas the kids will love, super chicken recipes and flavour-packed twists to liven up fish and meat, plenty of veggie-friendly suggestions and some no-fuss sides, drinks and desserts to complete the meal, Barbecues and Grills contains all the inspiration you need for the perfect outdoor feast.Every recipe is tried and tested by the Good Food team, and comes with a nutritional breakdown and full colour photo so you can be sure of delicious and balanced dishes that are guaranteed to light up any barbecue.
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