A revolution in healthy baking
Modern Baker will transform the way you bake, giving you the essential knowledge needed to create positively good-for-you breads and cakes. Featuring 120 recipes including loaves, buns, cakes, biscuits and bites, the bakes are all designed to promote gut health using easy baking methods and natural ingredients, with some using simple sourdough starters made from just flour, water and air.
Modern Baker is the ultimate healthy baking bible and will give you the tools to be confident, experiment and create delicious artisan bakes in your own kitchen.
MODERN BAKER, which opened in Oxford in 2014, passionately supports three key principles: good health, good provenance and most importantly, great taste.
Ready to eat in just minutes and devoured in seconds, the grilled cheese sandwich is the perfect quick and cheap meal.
Combining quality breads and cheeses, create fun and quirky recipes from ideas for breakfast, such as Greece is the Word (Labneh, Fresh Fig and Honey) or California Dreaming (Goats Cheese, Bacon and Avocado), to posh dinners including Wanna Date? (Hallomi, Dates, Harissa and Mint) and the Camembert Reynolds (Camembert, Turkey and Cranberry). And if that’s not enough, why not have the Return of the Mac (Mac and Grilled Cheese) or the Sloppy Joe (Fontina and Meatballs) as a midnight snack?
It's not all about savoury varieties though, there are also sweet treats such as the Please Sir, Can I have Some S’more (Mascarpone and Chocolate) or a Banoffee toastie (Banana, Dulce de Leche and Mascarpone) amongst many others.
All recipes are easy and quick to make at home so you can get your delicious cheese fix as soon as you need one!
Eggs, avocado, bacon, bagels - the rollcall of delicious go-to ingredients makes it abundantly clear why brunch is the best meal of the day.
Brunch encapusulates everything a meal should be: easy, delicious and adaptable - it is the most fun meal of all. From Middle Eastern Shakshuka to traditional English savouries, from Healthy 'Brunch Bowls' to indulgent pancakes, brunch is when you get to eat all the best recipes.
No wonder the popularity of brunch has rocketed in recent years. Yet there has not been a full-length cookbook with the very best brunch recipes to make at home - until now..
Like its bestselling Lunch companion, the recipes in The Little Book of Brunch, are so brilliant you'll want to make them for breakfast, lunch and dinner too!
'Beautiful recipes deeply rooted in time and place - my favourite sort of food. Certain to become often used in my kitchen' Anna Jones
A cookbook that celebrates seasonal eating, and the landscapes that produce it, from the co-founder of the lifestyle brand Toast.
Gather, Cook Feast celebrates the connection between the food that we eat and the land where we live, in over 120 recipes. A seasonal feast of British food, Jessica Seaton is inspired by the food from our seas, our rivers, our farmland, our gardens and our wild places. Full of simple, seasonal and nourishing recipes like braised shortribs with horseradish, courgette fritters with minted yoghurt, mackerel escabeche with wild fennel and kale, and roast vegetable and barley salad with crisped artichokes, alongside puddings, preserves and cakes such as bay and bramble jelly pots, apple and walnut soft cake and rose macaroons, this is a book full of recipes to savour, to share, and to sustain.
The Roasting Tin is a deliciously simple concept: fresh, easy ingredients, five minutes prep, and let the oven do the work.
Like one-pot dinners but using the oven rather than the hob, this is convenience cooking without scrimping on flavour or health. It is for anyone who:
- wants to eat quick, tasty and interesting dinners, with little more effort than opening a ready-meal.
- wants to eat nutritious food made from scratch that fits around their busy lives.
- does not like washing up!
From chicken traybakes to supergrains to puddings, these one-dish recipes cover the gamut of delicious dinners. And once you have mastered the concept there are handy infographics for each chapter so you can create your own recipes. From chipotle chicken with sweet potato wedges, coriander and lime yoghurt to salmon à la pesto with giant couscous, watercress and lemon, these recipes are quick, clever and incredibly delicious.
We want to be healthy. We want to be lean. And we want to lose that annoying fat around our bellies. Now we can!
The Lose Your Belly Diet is built around a very clear, research-based concept: eating food that nourishes and protects the microbes in your gut paves the way for weight loss and a slimmer middle. Most importantly, having great gut health is linked to good health and wellbeing throughout your body.
Scientists in this rapidly growing field are finding connections between the gut microbiome and a healthy immune system and gastrointestinal system, as well as autoimmune diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease), allergies and asthma – even cancer. And with every study that is published, they are convinced that a healthy gut leads to a healthy body. Indeed, when your gut is happy, your skin glows with health and you look and feel younger.
The Lose Your Belly Diet includes meal plans, diet recommendations and recipes, giving readers everything they need to make dramatic changes in their GI health, their weight, their belly fat, and their overall health.
The Plagiarist in the Kitchen is an anti-cookbook. Best known as a provocative novelist, journalist and film-maker, Jonathan Meades has also been called ‘the best amateur chef in the world’ by Marco Pierre White. His contention here is that anyone who claims to have invented a dish is delusional, dishonestly contributing to the myth of culinary originality.
Meades delivers a polemical but highly usable collection of 125 of his favourite recipes, each one an example of the fine art of culinary plagiarism. These are dishes and methods he has hijacked, adapted, improved upon and made his own. Without assuming any special knowledge or skill, the book is full of excellent advice. He tells us why the British never got the hang of garlic. That a purist would never dream of putting cheese in a Gratin Dauphinois. That cooking brains in brown butter cannot be improved upon. And why – despite the advice of Martin Scorsese’s mother – he insists on frying his meatballs.
Adorned with his own abstract monochrome images (none of which ‘illustrate’ the stolen recipes they accompany), The Plagiarist in the Kitchen is a stylish object, both useful and instructive. In a world dominated by health fads, food vloggers and over-priced kitchen gadgets, it is timely reminder that, when it comes to food, it’s almost always better to borrow than to invent.
'We don’t believe in meticulous calorie counting or following strict diets. We simply like good, wholesome food that benefits you and your body.'
Myles Hopper and Giles Humphries, a nutritional coach and health food duo from Devon are the founders of Mindful Chef, the UK’s favourite healthy recipe box service. Each week they deliver delicious ingredients and recipes to thousands of households, including sporting stars Victoria Pendleton and Andy Murray. Here, in their first book, Myles and Giles share 70 delightful and easy-to-make dishes that are nutritionally proven to boost your health and wellness.
- Each meal can be made in 30 minutes and has a maximum of 10 ingredients.
- All recipes are gluten-free and contain no refined carbs or sugars.
- From breakfast through to dinner – with some guilt-free snacks in between.