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5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food

Jamie Oliver

<h2> Jamie's most straightforward cookbook yet . . . </h2>

It's perfect for quick and easy meals for every day of the week. Even the busiest of us will be able to master dishes to bring the house down!

Jamie's CHANNEL 4 series Quick and Easy Food is BACK on Monday nights at 8pm, find all the recipes . . . and more inside.
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'Our favourite new recipe book . . . Simple suppers from the nation's favourite chef' Sainsbury's Magazine
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With just FIVE ingredients that have maximum flavour and minimum fuss, you'll be cooking exciting food that's ready in less than 30 minutes. From this weeks episode . . .

· CRISPY SKIN LEMON SOLE. The perfect summer supper . . . Grilled lemon sole with artichoke hearts, mellow courgettes, hot chilli's and fresh mint.

· PAPPA AL POMODORO SOUP. A hearty Italian soup, perfect for midweek. Garlic and plum tomatoes, ciabatta, parmesan and basil.

· CHICKEN NOODLE STIR-FRY. A super-easy, deliciously light dinner. Toasted peanuts, gnarly chicken breasts cooked in sticky black bean sauce on top of egg noodles and tender stem broccoli.

· HONEY BERRY FILO SMASH. A sumptuous, simple dessert. Crushed raspberries rippled through coconut yoghurt with shards of filo pastry drizzled in layers of runny honey and pistachios.

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'This is Oliver's best book in years' The Sunday Times

'Jamie Oliver returns with the second series, focussing on easy family-centric cooking . . . he's stripped back to basics and all the better for it.' The Sunday Telegraph

At My Table

Nigella Lawson

*Selected as a 2017 Book of the Year in The Sunday Times and the Observer*

'I’d happily cook from this book every night' Bee Wilson

Bursting with what will be instant Nigella classics – not to mention encouraging late-night visits to the fridge for leftovers. This is a book for those who see food as sheer pleasure’ Good Housekeeping

**The Sunday Times Bestseller**

Featuring all the inspiring, achievable and delicious recipes from Nigella’s BBC TV series - At My Table, plus many more.

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.

Comfort: Delicious Bakes and Family Treats

Candice Brown


Cozy recipes to warm up winter ...

'I'm so excited about this beautiful book. Delicious, cozy recipes that are pure comfort on a plate’ Fearne Cotton

Secondary school teacher and pub landlord's daughter Candice Brown stole the show with her amazing bakes and weekly lipstick change in The Great British Bake Off tent of 2016.

This year the Sunday Times columnist will be bringing out her first cookbook - all about home comforts. These are the recipes Candice learned to bake from her nan and mum, recipes close to her heart, that should be served up as a big generous slice - and preferably on a vintage plate if you have one.

Candice's recipes are easy to make, no nonsense and hearty. She has a recipe up her sleeve for every occasion - for baking with kids, birthday parties for all ages, Christmas, afternoon tea, quick savoury bakes for weeknights and fancier recipes for weekends.

Sweet

Yotam Ottolenghi (and others)

In his stunning new baking and desserts cookbook Yotam Ottolenghi and his long-time collaborator Helen Goh bring the Ottolenghi hallmarks of fresh, evocative ingredients, exotic spices and complex flavourings - including fig, rose petal, saffron, aniseed, orange blossom, pistachio and cardamom - to indulgent cakes, biscuits, tarts, puddings, cheesecakes and ice cream.

Sweet includes over 110 innovative recipes with stunning photos by award-winning Peden + Munk - from Blackberry and Star Anise Friands, Tahini and Halva Brownies, Persian Love Cakes, Middle Eastern Millionaire’s Shortbread, and Saffron, Orange and Honey Madeleines to Flourless Chocolate Layer Cake with Coffee, Walnut and Rosewater and Cinnamon Pavlova with Praline Cream and Fresh Figs. 

There is something here to delight everyone – from simple mini-cakes and cookies that parents can make with their children to showstopping layer cakes and roulades that will reignite the imaginations of accomplished bakers.

 

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Jamie Cooks Italy

Jamie Oliver

PREORDER Jamie Cooks Italy now to receive Jamie's latest cookbook the moment it comes out.

Jamie Cooks Italy is a celebration of the joy of Italian food. Jamie wants to share his love of all things Italian with accessible, best-ever recipes for Classic Carbonara, Salina Chicken, Stuffed Focaccia, Baked Risotto Pie, Pot-Roasted Cauliflower and Limoncello Tiramisu. This is about bringing the pleasure and passion of the world's favourite cuisine to your kitchen at home.

Featuring 140 recipes in Jamie's easy-to-follow style, the book has chapters on Antipasti, Salad, Soup, Meat, Pasta, Fish, Rice & Dumplings, Bread & Pastry, Sides, Desserts and all the Basics you need.

The recipes are a mix of fast- and slow-cooking, familiar classics with a Jamie twist, simple everyday dishes and more indulgent labour-of-love choices for weekends and celebrations. Whether cooking for yourself or cooking for friends and family, the aromas and tastes will transport you straight to the landscapes of Italy. Viva Italia!

Don't wait, PREORDER Jamie Cooks Italy now!

The Little Swedish Kitchen

Rachel Khoo

<h2>Join Rachel Khoo on a delicious journey through the Swedish year . . . </h2>

From spring picnics on the archipelago and barbecues at the summer cabin, to cosy autumnal suppers and dark snowy winters filled with candlelight, gingerbread and glögg.

Complete with stunning location and food photography, Rachel's new cookbook lets you in on what the Swedish like to call Lagom . . . the art of not too little, not too much but just the right amount. Learn how to cook beautiful, fuss-free food . . .

With over 100 recipes, Rachel explores Sweden's simple and balanced approach to cooking, celebrates their best-loved ingredients and reveals a must-try cuisine that is about far more than just meatballs, fika and cinnamon buns . . .
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Inside you'll discover recipes from the Swedish summer, perfect for yours, food for autumn, through to winter, taking you all the way to spring . . .

· POACHED CHICKEN WITH QUICK PICKLED STRAWBERRY SALAD. Or replace the chicken with grilled halloumi cheese for a delicious vegetarian alternative. This is the ultimate barbeque salad.

· PEAS, POTATOES AND CHICKEN IN A POT. The one dish delight: the summer comfort food that's perfect for midweek.

· MIDSUMMER MERINGE CROWNS. The Swedes have been wearing flower crowns long before the festivals, so why not make the edible kind for parties or puddings?

· PLUM TOSCA CAKE. This Swedish favourite, named after Puccini's opera is filled with tart plums and sweet almonds.
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'I am so ready to race home and devour these fun, effortless and beautiful recipes that just beg to be cooked' Melissa Hemsley

'The magic of Sweden's beautiful seasons comes alive . . . a real celebration of seasonal Swedish home cooking and tradition with Rachel's trademark inspirational twists!' Donal Skehan

Eat Well for Less: Quick and Easy Meals

Jo Scarratt-Jones (and others)

Feed your family without the fuss

Do you find yourself spending too much time at the supermarket and in the kitchen? Are you looking for fresh ideas to liven up your menus without breaking the bank?

Eat Well for Less: Quick and Easy Meals has 80 simple, tasty recipes for the time-pressed cook. Whip up a quick weeknight dinner like Spiced Cod Burgers or Chicken Katsu Curry, or treat your family to a delicious dessert like Coconut & Carrot Macaroons.

As well as a foreword from Gregg Wallace and Chris Bavin, Eat Well for Less: Quick and Easy Meals is full of tips that will save you time and money. With shopping lists and advice on how to plan your weekly menus, it’s never been easier to get the whole family eating well for less.

The Green Roasting Tin

Rukmini Iyer

Seventy-five one-tin recipes: half vegan, half vegetarian, all delicious.

With all seventy-five recipes in this book, you simply pop your ingredients in a tin and let the oven do the work.

From flexitarians to families, this book is for anyone who wants to eat easy veg-based meals that fit around their busy lives.

The Aubergine Cookbook

Heather Thomas


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.

La Famiglia. The Family Book of Pesto

Sacla'

Add a boost of Mediterranean magic to your pasta!

Be it swirled on top of your snack or at the heart of your Sunday dinner, Sacla' Pesto will give a flavour twist to your meals. Prepare your taste buds for an incredible journey with the most loved Italian sauce. These exciting recipes are all family-friendly, all easy and quick to prepare, and all irresistibly Pesto-based.

With a foreword and five recipes by chef Rachel Allen, here are more than thirty recipes featuring Sacla's extensive selection of authentic Pestos. There's a dish for every occasion, from quick snacks to family gatherings and even a desert, to delight every Pesto fan. The book ranges from traditional Italian recipes such as Vegetable Lasagne and Piadina to more innovative variations, such as Pesto Fish Pie and Sweet Potato Burgers with Pesto Mayonnaise.

Featuring beautiful colour photography throughout, fall in love with Pesto in all its delicious variations.

Young Gums: Baby Food with Attitude

Beth Bentley

One family, one meal. Super-easy, super-tasty weaning recipes you’ll love to eat yourself.

‘a breath of fresh air for new parents’ - Skye Gyngell

Award-winning food blogger Beth Bentley makes weaning fun and simple with a combination of baby-led and spoon-fed nutritious, wholesome recipes that are packed full of flavour. Say goodbye to fruit-sweetened, unidentifiable purees and instead make real, delicious food that the whole family can enjoy.

Focusing on just a few great ingredients, clever flavour combinations and easy cooking methods, this is food that can be scaled up easily so that the family is able to enjoy the one meal – together; a practice that will help your baby develop good eating and social habits. And even better, the majority can be made using just one hand and just one pan!

Including recipes such as Rainbow Ragu, Sweet Potato Cookies, Baby Burrito Bowls and No-roast Chicken Pot Roast, this step-by-step guide will take you from the daunting first stages of weaning right up to one year, with confidence and excitement.

Including over 60 meals for both baby and mum, here are healthy, flavoursome recipes for a happy baby.

Confessions of a Menopausal Woman

Andrea McLean

The menopause. There - we've said it. It's a huge part of every woman's life and yet it remains one of society's last taboos. An emotionally complex issue that can trigger a whole host of physical and mental side effects, it's a big deal. So why aren't we talking about it?

Talking about stuff is what women do best; we share and offload, we laugh and we bond over the ridiculous and incredible things our bodies go through. Hearing other people's experiences is what makes our own so much more bearable - because we know that we aren't alone. This is the book that Andrea McLean wished for as she found herself in uncharted territory, grappling with the physical aftershock of a hysterectomy and the psychological fallout of a difficult menopause.

After announcing live on Loose Women that she would be absent from the screen as she recovered from surgery, Andrea was inundated with letters from other women struggling with the realities of the menopause, who were delighted that someone was finally talking openly and frankly about it. Typically candid, and including tips and tricks on diet, exercise and even your sex life, in Confessions of a Menopausal Woman Andrea brings her trademark humour and honesty to a very hot topic.

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