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Feed your aubergine obsession!Discover surprising new ways to cook, serve and eat this king of veg. No longer the 'poor man's meat', aubergine can be transformed into impressive dishes with these 60 brand new recipes ranging from Aubergine Fritters with Honey and Goats Cheese, to Sicilian Aubergine Pizza, Persian Stuffed Aubergine, and even Aubergine Chocolate Cake.Whip up exotic yet simple mid-week suppers, impress friends and feed a crowd, and even convert aubergine haters with these creative and delicious recipes, packed with flavour.
When a recipe calls for `beer' do you have the first clue of what you should add? When was the last time you read a recipe that really specified a beer style, or even suggested a few different brands from the bewildering array on your supermarket shelves? Good news, this book does all that and more.In The Beer Kitchen award-winning beer expert Melissa Cole has combined two of her greatest passions: great brews and delicious food. Sharing over 70 incredible recipes Melissa expertly guides you through the gustatory pleasure of cooking with beer and what to drink with your creations.Starting with the `science bits' you will discover the importance between taste and flavour, how to assess beer and pair to perfection. Then dive into the recipes, which include everything from delicious dips, flatbreads and pickles to show-off roasts, classic pies and inventive desserts. Feast on the exquisite Beer-brined Pork Chops with Blue Cheese Polenta or perhaps prepare the perfect Beer-Poached Chicken for Sunday lunch. For mid-week meals, for when you want something hearty but healthy, then dish up the creamy Celeriac Croquettes with Hefeweizen Sauce or the lighter but extremely tasty Warm Kale & Nduja Salad or, for ultimate indulgence, tuck into the Quick Chocolate Pots with Kriek-Soaked Cranberries.With thorough advice on beer-types and flavour notes to beer and cheese pairing plus a helpful guide to tools and equipment and store cupboard essentials, The Beer Kitchen is a new, scientific and exciting approach to food that will change the way you cook and what you drink with it.
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook presents over 100 recipes that showcase the cookery of the Crawley household from upstairs dinner party centrepieces to downstairs puddings and pies and bring an authentic slice of Downton Abbey to modern kitchens and Downton fans. Whether adapted from original recipes of the period, replicated as seen or alluded to on screen, or typical of the time, all the recipes reflect the influences found on the Downton Abbey tables. Food historian Annie Gray gives a warm and fascinating insight into the background of the dishes that were popular between 1912 and 1926, when Downton Abbey is set a period of tremendous change and conflict, as well as culinary development.With a foreword by Gareth Neame, executive producer and co-creator of Downton Abbey, and featuring over 100 stunning colour photographs, many taken on the set of Downton Abbey and using the original glassware and china, The Downton Abbey Cookbook also includes a special section on hosting Downton-themed dinner parties, and includes stills from across the TV series as well as the latest film. Notes on the etiquette and customs of the times, quotes from the characters and descriptions of the scenes in which the foods appear provide rich context for the dishes. The recipes are grouped by occasion, which include breakfast; luncheons and suppers; afternoon tea and garden parties; picnics, shoots and racemeets; festivities; upstairs dinner; desserts and canapés; downstairs dinner; downstairs supper and tea; and the still room.
If you sometimes struggle to get a good nights sleep, changing what you eat can make all the difference
A restful night can restore our bodies, recharge our minds and balance our moods, but sleep is easily affected by our daytime routines including what we eat and when we eat it. In Eat to Sleep, health and cookery writer Heather Thomas and nutritionist Alina Tierney share 80 delicious evening recipes, perfectly balanced for a healthy nights sleep, as well as simple advice and tips on foods to enjoy and those to avoid. Steering clear of caffeine and sugar is only part of the story. We need to be eating the right foods at the right time to keep our sleep hormones in check and to calm our bodies and minds.Nourishing and full of flavour, these tempting recipes include easy light suppers using supermarket ingredients, like Warm Roasted Kale, Pear and Sweet Potato Salad and Chicken Quesadilla's with Papaya Salsa. There are also comforting filling meals including Greek Rice Pilaf with Lemony Greens and Creamy Salmon and Dill Potato Bake, as well as healthy treats and bakes such as Honey Roasted Figs and Nutty Banana Bread. Try the soothing drinks, including homemade Hot Chocolate with Honey, for a moment of calm before bedtime. Eat to Sleep has all the essential ingredients for a peaceful night, so you can feel strong and energised every day. Sleep better so you can live better.
There are many books about cheese, but this one features the professional knowledge and passion of a French master fromager who shares his expertise on making sense of the many cheese varieties crumbly, creamy, buttery, mouldy for which France is famous. From farms in the pastoral French countryside and cheese caves in a medieval Alpine monastery to the dairy scientists and affineurs who comprise the world of modern French cheese, no other book that covers the entire cheese spectrum. The book begins with answers to 70 commonly heard questions from why there are crusts on some cheese to why is mimolette orange and why cheeses do not all smell alike - and sections explaining the basics of cheese-making and ripening, the nuances of cow, sheep, and goat milk, and the alchemy of essential probiotics used as starter cultures. The main part of the book pays tribute to France s 45 A.O.P. cheeses - such as Brie de Meaux, Maroilles, Morbier, Munster, Rocquefort, Valencay - which have been granted the appellation d origine protegee guaranteeing origin and type. Each profile features a full-page photographic portrait with detailed text about terroir and origin, selection, tasting, presentation, serving, and wine pairing.
Chosen as one of the Independent's 9 best healthy cookbooks for 2019. Chris Bavin is the much-loved TV presenter and award-winning ingredients expert from the BBC's Eat Well for Less? and Britain's Best Home Cook. A resourceful home cook, he uses his freezer efficiently, makes the most of leftovers and prides himself on producing healthy food fast for his young family. In this, his first solo cookbook, he shares over 100 of his favourite recipes (almost every one with a photo) and sets out his approach to no-fuss home cooking - get organised, plan ahead and save time. Pick up advice on savvy shopping, and learn how to use the freezer well, stock up the store-cupboard, and batch cook favourite family recipes. Be inspired by Chris's ideas for freezing flavours - try herb-and-oil ice cubes or frozen flavoured butters. And follow his nifty solutions to transform today's dinner into tomorrow's lunch, or use up half a forgotten courgette or fruit on the turn, so nothing is wasted.As an award-winning former grocer, Chris knows his ingredients: his flavour swap suggestions breathe new life into old favourites, and simple but imaginative ideas to "pimp up" meals turn easy weeknight dinners into weekend winners. Inspiring, yet down to earth, easy to navigate, and refreshingly practical, Good Food, Sorted is the kitchen companion for time-pressed cooks who want to put healthy, wholesome food on the table every day, without resorting to tins. Highlight recipes include quick spicy sausage ragu, posh fish finger sandwiches and vegan chilli.
Few foods have seen the spotlight in recent years as much as the coconut. Since lingering at the bottom of the fashionable fruit chart, the brown, hairy and difficult to crack contender has risen to the top, making up for what it lacks in looks by packing a nutritional punch. Hailed as one of the top superfoods of 2015, sales of coconut-based food have rocketed, its liquid form has even been referred to as an 'uniquely curative elixir' - indeed, the humble coconut is certainly having it's moment. Once confined to the filling of a Bounty bar, coconut now comes in an array of forms; Emily Jonzen arranges her book by texture and variety, with chapters divided into Milk & Water, Oil, Flour and Desiccated. Packed with an amazing range of recipes from savoury dishes such as Coconut-crusted Chicken or Stir-fried squid to sweet things such as Coconut Flour Pancakes and Coconut & Pistachio Brownies, Emily will have you going nuts over nature's finest and most versatile ingredient. The unassuming coconut is now taking its rightful place as the darling of the 'superfoods'.While they may not be much to look at, they are your best cooking companion - work these hairy wonder-fruits and reap the healthy benefits.
Garlic is one of the world's most valued ingredients, synonymous with so many cuisines that most kitchens would be bare without it. Not only does is have an irresistible flavour, it also has astonishing healing powers. Consuming just one clove a day will not only top up your body's supplies of vital vitamins and minerals, but also help maintain a healthy heart and help the body fight off infection. So inspire your culinary creativity with this medicinal marvel. Part of a series of four healthy ingredient-led cookery books, Garlic harnesses the extraordinary health benefits of this mighty bulb in simple and varied recipes, from classic dishes such as Aioli and Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic to salad dressings and immune-boosting winter soups. Growing up with garlic has excited and inspired Natasha Edwards to create dishes that burst with flavour and boost your health.
Part of The Goodness Of series, this book is arranged into Drinks, Tonics & Preserves, Light Bites & Sides, Mains and Sweet Treats, with a selection of vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes ranging from Tomato & Ginger Chutney to Turmeric & Cardamom Buns, and from Ginger Chicken Broth to Beef & Ginger Stew. Plus it includes popular drinks such as Golden Chai Latte and Ginger Beer. A love for food and real appreciation of great produce is at the core of these beautiful books. The delicious recipes will inspire you to delve into your store cupboard and transform simple recipes into fantastic dishes.
Superfoods come and go. But greens - beans, peas, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce; rocket, watercress and spinach, not forgetting the all important kale, spinach's denser and more nutritious cousin - are here to stay. No longer regulated to the side of the plate, greens take centre stage now. Part of The Goodness Of...series of healthy ingredient led cookery books, this book offers vibrant recipes packed full of goodness and explores the different textures and flavours provided by these nutrient-dense ingredients. From Pea Soup and Watercress, Sorrel & Wild Leek Broth to Kale Crisps, Spinach Tart and Kale and Quinoa with Walnut Labneh Balls, these delicious recipes will allow you to embrace your inner Popeye and get creative with your greens.
Nuts and seeds are vitamin and mineral powerhouses, offering many health benefits, including keeping your heart healthy, supporting your immune system and keeping your brain in tip-top condition. In The Goodness of Nuts & Seeds, Natalie Seldon uses these versatile nuggets of nutrition to conjure up all kinds of culinary magic. Part of The Goodness Of series, this book is arranged by type into Milks, Butters & Oils, Flours and Whole & Chopped, with recipes ranging from Green Cashew Nut Smoothie to Orange, Poppy Seed & Pistachio Brunch Muffins, and from Roast Chicory and Bean Salad with Turmeric Walnuts to Tahini and Miso-roast Cauliflower Steaks with Sesame. A love for food and real appreciation of great produce is at the core of these beautiful and delicious recipes that will inspire you to delve into your store cupboard and transform simple recipes into delicious dishes.
Why raw? When cacao beans are naturally fermented and dried rather than roasted, they retain much more of their natural goodness. The process also means the berry and coffee notes found in raw chocolate's flavour are intensified - similar to unsweetened dark chocolate. Plus it's very versatile, works in savoury or sweet dishes and, most importantly, makes you feel good in your body and soul. Part of The Goodness Of series, Raw Chocolate offers well-chosen recipes that minimise cooking to ensure that as any of raw chocolate's nutrients as possible are retained to deliver the best benefits. Kathy provides delicious recipes in an accessible, light and easy way for a wide variety of home cooks, from a quick Berry and Raw Chocolate Smoothie to simple Roast Veg with Raw Chocolate Picada. With tips and tricks and a balanced approach to cooking healthy and nourishing food, she also offers vegan and dairy-free options and healthier twists on classics with a focus on flavour
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