Recipes From the Kitchen Drawer

Recipes From the Kitchen Drawer

A Graphic Cookbook


A collection of classic recipes in the form of simple, expertly drawn graphic illustrations. Each recipe is broken down into easy-to-follow steps, all cleverly displayed on one graphic table top, a bit like a comic strip recipe for grown-ups.

... includes incredible hand-drawn, easy-to-follow recipes showing every slice, sizzle and stir

... the comfort food you grew up with (think gooey cauliflower cheese, warming sausage and bean casserole and fresh, crumbly flapjacks)

... thrifty, hearty home cooking with sensational soups, mouth-watering mains and puddings, plus biscuits and cakes made for sharing

... perfect for first-timers and seasoned cooks alike


  • This slim volume has the edge on Deighton (Action Cook Book) when it comes to simplicity, and would make a great stocking filler for anyone about to leave home for the first time
    Rachel Cooke, Observer

About the author

Helen Ashley

Helen Ashley is a freelance illustrator, artist, designer and photographer. A passionate cook all her life, she began drawing graphic recipes for friends four years ago and soon found they were mounting her magnetic drawings on their fridges & cooking with her recipes, prompting her to write her first book Recipes from the Kitchen Drawer. She trained as an architect at the University of Cambridge and has worked as an exhibition designer in New York City and the UK. She currently divides her time between London and the Leicestershire countryside.
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