Books

At My Table

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson is a champion of the home cook and her new book celebrates the food she loves to cook for friends and family. The recipes are warming, comforting, and inspirational, from new riffs on classic dishes – including Chicken Fricassée and Sticky Toffee Pudding – to adventures in a host of new dishes and ingredients, from Aubergine Fatteh to White Miso Hummus.

AT MY TABLE includes dishes to inspire all cooks and eaters, from Hake with Bacon, Peas and Cider to Indian-Spiced Chicken and Potato Traybake and Chilli Mint Lamb Cutlets; plus a host of colourful vegetable dishes, like Eastern Mediterranean Chopped Salad and Carrots and Fennel with Harissa.

No Nigella cookbook would be complete without sweet treats, and AT MY TABLE is no exception, with Emergency Brownies, White Chocolate Cheesecake and a Victoria Sponge with Cardamom, Marmalade and Crème Fraîche set to become family favourites.

As Nigella writes, ‘happiness is best shared’ and the food in this book will be served and savoured at your own kitchen table just as it is at hers.

Eating

Nigella Lawson

In this inspiring, witty and eminently sensible book, Nigella Lawson sets out a manifesto for how to cook (and eat) good food every day with a minimum of fuss. From basic roast chicken and pea risotto to white truffles and Turkish Delight figs, Nigella brings the joy back into the kitchen.

Selected from the books How to Eat and Kitchen by Nigella Lawson

VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

For the full list of books visit vintageminis.co.uk

Also in the Vintage Minis series:
Drinking by John Cheever
Home by Salman Rushdie
Summer by Laurie Lee
Liberty by Virginia Woolf

Simply Nigella

Nigella Lawson

*AS SEEN ON BBC*

‘Part of the balance of life lies in understanding that different days require different ways of eating…’

Whatever the occasion, food – in the making and the eating – should always be pleasurable. Simply Nigella taps into the rhythms of our cooking lives, with recipes that are uncomplicated, relaxed and yet always satisfying.

From quick and calm suppers (Miso Salmon, Cauliflower & Cashew Nut Curry) to stress-free ideas when catering for a crowd (Chicken Traybake with Bitter Orange & Fennel), or the instant joy of bowlfood for cosy nights on the sofa (Thai Noodles with Cinnamon and Prawns), here is food guaranteed to make everyone feel good.

Whether you need to create some breathing space at the end of a long week (Asian-Flavoured Short Ribs), indulge in a sweet treat (Lemon Pavlova, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots) or wake up to a strength-giving breakfast (Toasty Olive Oil Granola), Nigella’s new cookbook is filled with recipes destined to become firm favourites.

Simply Nigella is the perfect antidote to our busy lives: a calm and glad celebration of food to soothe and uplift.


Contents:

QUICK & CALM: Food that restores equilibrium at the end of the working day, and helps you decompress deliciously. Feel good with simple suppers like Miso Salmon, Halloumi With Quick Sweet Chilli Sauce or Cauliflower & Cashew Nut Curry.

BOWLFOOD: A fresh and uplifting take on comfort food. Whether it's Thai Noodles With Cinnamon & Prawns, Warm Spiced Cauliflower & Chickpea Salad with Pomegranate Seeds or Sweet Potato Macaroni Cheese, this is food that restores, uplifts and brings serenity.

DINE: Picky bits to serve with drinks and reliable recipes for feeding friends: dinner ideas like Oven-Cooked Chicken Shawarma, Lamb Ribs with Nigella & Cumin Seeds, Chicken Traybake With Bitter Orange & Fennel, and Butternut & Halloumi Burgers.

BREATHE: Cooking that buys you breathing space, conjuring up meals in a low oven or slow cooker, and embraces the relaxing joys of make-ahead meals. Savour slow-cooking with Beef Chilli with Bourbon, Beer & Black Beans, Slow-Cooked Black Treacle Ham, Make-Ahead Mash and Slow-Cooker Cuban Black Beans.

SIDES: Vegetables, sauces and pickles to support and bolster any meal. These are side dishes that shine: Chilli, Garlic & Ginger Sauce, Roast Radishes, and Sweet & Sour Slaw add warmth and colour to any table.

SWEET: Desserts, puddings and treats for special occasions, including dairy-free and gluten-free cakes and bakes for everyone to enjoy. Keep it sweet with Lemon Pavlova, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots, and the beguiling Dark and Sumptuous Chocolate Cake.

BEGINNINGS: Breakfasts to look forward to, that make you start your day gratefully, joyfully and deliciously. Make ahead Pomegranate Muesli, breakfast instantly with Maple Pecan No-Wait, No-Cook Oats, or linger over Oven-Baked Egg Hash.

Nigella Bites (Nigella Collection)

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella’s classic cookery books.

Cooking isn’t performance art – or shouldn’t be. Make your food welcoming rather than fussy and remember that it’s not a test of your worth and acceptability: it’s just dinner, and can be easily delicious.

Packed with fresh ideas and exciting new twists on old favourites, Nigella Lawson brings you mouthwatering but simple recipes to add flavour to your busy life – from quick family meals and easy suppers to dinner party menus and roast lunches.

With luscious photography, evocative food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family.

All-Day Breakfast – recipes to start the day right, whatever time you get up!
Comfort Food – from chocolate fudge cake to mashed potato
TV Dinners – quick meals and simple snacks
Party Girl – cupcakes, barbecue chicken and much more to help you celebrate in style
Rainy Days – family meals to savour and share, and how to feel warm in the kitchen when it’s cold outside
Trashy – kitsch in the kitchen and fun food
Legacy – recipes from Nigella’s family
Suppertime – dinner party ideas that let you relax
Slow-Cook Weekend – the joys of slow roasting and languorous baking: roast pork, sticky toffee pudding and all the trimmings
Templefood – recipes to refresh and restore, and make you feel serenely smug

Nigella Kitchen

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella’s classic cookery books; previously published as KITCHEN.

A little pottering in the kitchen gives me that feeling I find so crucial, of being in a fixed, familiar place in a whirling world. So here it is, from my kitchen to yours: cosy, cocooning food.’

The classic family recipe book by Nigella Lawson. Kitchen is packed with feel-good food for cooks and eaters that solves all your everyday cooking quandaries, from what to cook for Sunday lunch or how to give children food they’ll eat, to how to rustle up an impromptu dinner party menu or a gluten-free cake. As well as her mouthwatering recipes, Nigella rounds up her kitchen must-haves: essential kitchen equipment and standby ingredients.

With luscious photography, easy family recipes, indulgent food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family.

Part 1: Kitchen Quandaries
What’s for tea? – everyday eating made simple for all ages
Hurry up, I’m hungry! – quick meals and easy suppers for those frantic days
Easy does it – dinner party ideas that won’t try your temper
Cook it better – waste-saving recipes
My sweet solution – problem-solving pudding recipes
Off the cuff – quick dinner ideas for feasts from the fridge-freezer and store cupboard
Part 2: Kitchen Comforts
Chicken and its place in my kitchen – chicken recipes to soothe the soul
A dream of hearth and home – comforting weekend baking, from muffins and cupcakes to brownies, scones and cakes
At my table – steak, casserole, lasagne and much more: easy suppers to share with friends
The solace of stirring – finding comfort in risotto
The bone collection –ham hocks, spare ribs, braised beef and other meaty treats for the die-hard carnivore
Kitchen pickings - easy cocktails and party food
The cook’s cure for Sunday-night-itis - cosy and substantial supper ideas that require little effort from the cook

Nigella Christmas

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella’s classic cookery books.

‘What comes out of your kitchen means more than anything from a shop ever will. The satisfaction of the season can stem from the stove.’

With her no-nonsense approach and inspirational ideas, combined with reassuring advice and easy-to-follow, reliable recipes, Nigella Christmas is guaranteed to bring comfort and joy, and make sure the season of good will stays that way.

Here is everything you need to make your Christmas easy and enjoyable, from party food ideas and scrumptious cakes and puddings to the main event itself – turkey with all the trimmings, a vegetarian Christmas dinner or a wide range of delicious alternatives.


With lusciously warm photography, evocative food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious Christmas present for friends and family.

The more the merrier – cocktails, canapés and other scrumptious party food
Seasonal support – soups, salads, sauces and serve-later side dishes
Come on over – easy dinner ideas for stress-free suppers with friends
The main event – from traditional roast turkey to the ultimate Christmas pudding... with all the timings you need for a stress-free Christmas Day.
Alternative Christmas dinners – goose, beef, pork and a vegetarian feast
Joy to the world – Christmas baking and sweet treats
All wrapped up – mouthwatering gift ideas for a personal touch
Christmas brunch – recipes to make Boxing Day special

Feast

Nigella Lawson

‘Food is the vital way we celebrate anything that matters. It’s how we mark the connections between us; how we celebrate life.’

A feast for the eyes and the senses, Feast is a must for every kitchen, in the tradition of Nigella’s classic How to Eat. Whether you’re hosting Christmas dinner, planning a wedding or having a children’s party, you’ll find a deliciously simple recipe for any occasion.

With warm and witty food writing, clear recipes and ingredients lists and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family.

Thanksgiving and Christmas – turkey and ham, mince pies and Christmas cake... and everything in between
New Year – indulgent dinner menus for friends and family
Meatless feasts – mouthwatering vegetarian recipes that everyone will love
Valentine’s day – romantic dinner ideas for two
Easter – slow-cooked lamb, hot cross buns and indulgent baking
Passover – Seder night suppers and feasts
Breakfast – something delicious for everyone, from how to boil eggs to morning muffins
Kitchen feasts – everyday celebrations: suppers for friends and family meals
Kiddie feast – delicious and healthy recipes for kids
Chocolate cake hall of fame – a chocolate cake recipe for every occasion
Eid – a fast-breaking curry banquet of Mughlai chicken curry, pheasant and lamb
Breakfast – something delicious for everyone, from how to boil eggs to morning muffins
Ultimate feasts –roast chicken, homemade burgers, steak, apple pie and other home comforts
[Hallowe’en – party food] and spooky treats
Rosh Hashana – food for sharing to celebrate the Jewish New Year
A Venetian feast – glorious Italian recipes for the ultimate banquet
Festival of lights – indulgent baking recipes for a happy Hannukah
Partytime – party food ideas that go beyond the sausage roll
Midnight feast – deliciously easy recipes to satisfy those late-night cravings, from carbonara to alcoholic hot chocolate
Wedding feast – wedding ideas for the perfect banquet

Nigella Summer

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella’s classic cookery books; previously published as FOREVER SUMMER.

‘The sweetness of new potatoes, fresh peas, broad beans and the grassy herbalness of asparagus make you almost want to skip with summeriness.’

Warm, witty and gloriously indulgent, this is the delectable summer classic from Nigella Lawson (“Queen of the Kitchen” – Observer Food Monthly).

Full of irresistible summer recipes, Nigella Summer brings the warmth of a sunny afternoon into your kitchen, all year round. Create delicious family meals and delectable outdoor dinners with Italian recipes, Greek feasts, Moroccan roasts, Mauritian curries and a wide range of luxurious puddings and ice-creams.

With luscious photography, easy recipes, witty food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family.

First course – from simple soups and appetisers to pasta recipes and summery salads
Second course – melt-in-the-mouth fish dishes, meat ideas from roasts to kebabs, chicken recipes
and a wide range of side dishes and vegetables
Puddings – indulgent chocolate desserts, pavlovas and cheesecakes, crumble, ice-cream and more...
Drinks – cocktail recipes for those lazy summer evenings

How To Be A Domestic Goddess

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella’s classic cookery books.

'This is for those days or evenings when you want to usher a little something out of the kitchen that makes you thrill at the sheer pleasure you’ve conjured up.'

The classic baking bible by Nigella Lawson (‘Queen of the Kitchen’ – Observer Food Monthly). This is the book that helped the world rediscover the joys of baking and kick-started the cupcake revolution, from cake shops around the country to The Great British Bake Off.

How To Be a Domestic Goddess is not about being a goddess, but about feeling like one. Here is the book that feeds our fantasies, understands our anxieties and puts cakes, pies, pastries, preserves, puddings, bread and biscuits back into our own kitchens.

With luscious photography, easy recipes, witty food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family.

Cakes - from a simple Victoria Sponge to beautiful cupcakes
Biscuits - macaroons, muffins and other indulgent treats
Pies - perfect shortcrust and puff pastry and sweet and savoury recipes
Puddings - crumbles, sponges, trifles and cheesecakes
Chocolate - luscious chocolate recipes for sharing (or not)
Children - simple recipes for baking with kids
Christmas - pudding, Christmas cakes, mince pies... and mulled wine
Bread - finally, the proof that baking bread can be fun, with easy bread recipes
The Domestic Goddess’s Larder - essential preserves, jams, chutneys, curds and pickles that every cook should have

Nigella Express

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella’s classic cookery books.

‘No matter how much of a hurry I'm in, or how little time I have, I am never willing to sacrifice flavour: everything I eat has to be delicious.’

Nigella Lawson (‘Queen of the Kitchen’ – Observer Food Monthly) brings you deliciously quick recipe inspiration for your family and friends – from simple family meals and easy recipes for two to dinner party ideas and effortless entertaining.

Whether you’re cooking on a budget or planning a feast, Nigella Express makes shopping, cooking and – most importantly – eating a pleasure, not a pain. With over 100 easy meal ideas, from chicken recipes and pasta dishes to chocolate puddings and delicious cakes, you’ll never be short of inspiration, however busy your day might be.

With luscious photography, evocative food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family.

Everyday Easy - simple suppers
Workday Winners - dinner ideas for friends
Retro Rapido - classic recipes made simple
Get Up and Go - breakfast food
Quick Quick Slow - slow cooking or cooking in advance to save you time
Against the Clock - instant meals with intense flavour
Instant Calmer - healthy recipes to soothe your soul
Razzle Dazzle - quick and easy party menus
Speedy Gonzales - fast Mexican feasts
On the Run - packed lunches and picnics
Hey Presto - instant Italian meals
Holiday Snaps - Christmas and entertaining recipes
Storecupboard SOS - larder, fridge and freezer standbys

Nigellissima

Nigella Lawson

Like the Italian cooking from which it takes its inspiration, Nigellissima is a celebration of food that is fresh, tasty and unpretentious. Nigella serves up 120 irresistible recipes that are simple and speedy, elevating everyday eating into no-fuss feasts.

Italian food has colonised the world. Nigellissima shows us how and why in these delicious dishes – from telephone-cord pasta with Sicilian pesto to quick Calabrian lasagne, from Sardinian couscous to Venetian stew, from Italian apple pie and no-churn ices to panna cotta and sambuca kisses – in a
round-Italy quickstep that culminates in a festive chapter of party food, with an Italian-inspired Christmas feast as its mouth-watering centrepiece. From the traditional to the unfamiliar, here are recipes to excite the taste buds and the imagination, without stressing the cook.

Nigella’s gastronomic heart is in Italy and she conjures up, with passionate relish, the warmth, the simplicity and the directness of Italian cooking with an Anglo-twist. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs to instruct and delight, Nigellissima shows how we can all bring the spirit of Italy into our kitchens and onto the plate, pronto.

Nigella Bites

Nigella Lawson

Nigella is now not only the best and most glamorous young home cook in Britain, and a great cookery writer, she's also become a household name. Her first short series on Channel 4 had over 2 million viewers and propelled her from success into stardom. How to Eat sold spectacularly on the back of the first unheralded 5-part series.

Nigella Bites is a must-have for every viewer and all her fans. Some recipes are based on her popular Vogue columns, others are new and different, and all are characteristic of Nigella and the ethos of the TV series - uncomplicated, original, fresh, and perfect for the way we live today. They're easy to produce after a busy day at the office, fun to linger over at weekends or to make with the kids, delectable to read about, dreamy to look at and delicious to eat. They include Late Breakfasts, Party Food, TV Dinners, Trailer Trash , Big Lunches, Indoor Picnics, and other delights. Nigella wants her readers and her viewers to enjoy eating and cooking. With her, how could anyone resist!

Kitchen

Nigella Lawson

Compendious, informative and engaging, Kitchen offers feel-good food for cooks and eaters that is comforting but always seductive, nostalgic but with a modern twist - whether express-way easy-exotic recipes for the weekday rush, leisurely slow-cook dishes for weekends and special occasions, or irresistible cakes and cookies in true "domestic goddess" style. It answers everyday cooking quandaries - what to give the kids for tea, how to rustle up a meal for friends or an impromptu kitchen party in moments, or what to do about those black bananas, wrinkled apples and bullet-hard plums - and since real cooking is so often about leftovers, here one recipe can morph into another...from ham hocks to pea soup and pasties, from braised chicken to Chinatown salad. This isn't just about being thrifty but about being creative and seeing how recipes evolve.

As well as offering the reader a mouthwatering array of inspired new recipes - from clams with chorizo to Guinness gingerbread, from Asian braised beef to flourless chocolate lime cake, from Pasta ala Genovese to Venetian carrot cake - Nigella rounds up her kitchen kit must-haves (and, crucially, what isn't needed) in the way of equipment and magical standby ingredients. But above all, she reminds the reader how much pleasure there is to be had in real food and in reclaiming the traditional rhythms of the kitchen, as she cooks to the beat of the heart of the home, creating simple, delicious recipes to make life less complicated.

The expansive, lively narrative, with its rich feast of food, makes this new work a natural 21st-century successor to Nigella's classic How To Eat, this time with a wealth of photographs from the instructive to the glorious, and accompanied by a BBC TV series.

190 recipes, including over 60 express-style at 30 minutes or under.

Forever Summer

Nigella Lawson

Here are irresistible summery recipes to be eaten at any time, innovative, versatile and delicious - from scrumptious Italian antipasti and Greek mezze to Spanish dishes, from barbecues to beach picnics, from Moroccan roast lamb to Mauritian prawn curry, from the strawberries-and-cream feel of an English summer afternoon to Indian-summer evenings at home.

And to round it off there's a selection of ice creams, summer drinks and melt-in-the-mouth puddings - who could resist Nigella's slut-red rasberries in Chardonnay Jelly?

How To Eat

Nigella Lawson

Hailed by many as their cookbook of 1998, if not the decade. How To Eat is far more than just an imaginative collection of over 350 uncomplicated, delicious recipes. Nigella Lawson combines a refreshingly down-to-earth practicality with a passion for food and a writer's ability to find just the right words to evoke the taste of a succulent roast chicken or a home-made custard. Her excellent advice on how to organise your kitchen (and your life) for the minimum of fuss is interspersed with moments of sheer, unadulterated pleasure as she pauses to relish what she is preparing to eat. Now available as a high-quality, good-value trade paperback, readers will be able to buy two copies: one for the kitchen, one for the bed-side table.
Nigella Lawson (C) Masterchef Australia

Biography

Nigella Lawson has written nine bestselling cookery books, including the classics How To Eat and How To Be a Domestic Goddess – the book that launched a thousand cupcakes. These books, her TV series and her Quick Collection app, have made her a household name around the world. In 2014 she was voted Best Food Personality in a readers' poll at the Observer Food Monthly Awards. Simply Nigella is her tenth book, and will be accompanied by a 6-part, prime-time TV series on the BBC this autumn.

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