New and forthcoming

The Good Pub Guide 2018

Fiona Stapley

*With 10% more content than other beer and pub guides, and over 100 new entries this year*

The 36th edition of this much-loved guide is as invaluable as ever. Organized county by county, its comprehensive yearly updates and countless reader recommendations ensure that only the very best pubs make the grade.

Here you will not only find classic country pubs, town centre inns, riverside retreats and historic havens, but also popular newcomers including gastro pubs and pubs specialising in malt whisky and craft beer.

Discover the top pubs in each country for beer, food and accommodation, and find out the winners of the coveted titles of Pub of the Year and Landlord of the Year. Packed with hidden gems, The Good Pub Guide provides a wealth of honest, entertaining, up-to-date and indispensable information.

Sweet

Yotam Ottolenghi (and others)

‘There’s nothing like a perfectly light sponge flavoured with spices and citrus or an icing-sugar-dusted cookie to raise the spirits and create a moment of pure joy.’

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, 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.

How to Eat Brilliantly Every Day

Abel & Cole Limited

All you need to make stunning dishes everyday is the very best raw ingredients. So open up, celebrate flavour, cook more (and more simply), have fun and eat brilliantly!

If you love eating with the seasons, reducing food waste and whipping up creative, but simple to cook, dishes packed with flavour, this cookbook is for you!

Who knew that a celeriac could be made into the lightest fluffiest cous cous? Or that leafy carrot tops make a delicious herby dressing? And not forgetting sweet treats, watermelons make the most delicious thirst-quenching mojito ice-lollies, and dates and cinnamon are the perfect guilt-free combo in Spiced Gingerbread truffles.

Abel & Cole’s recipes always find the fun in food, creating twists on classics dishes and making the most of seasonal bounty, from Asparagus and Egg Fried Quinoa, to Hake Burgers with Roast Garlic Mayo, Strawberry & Prosecco Jam, Broccoli Walnut Rarebit and Parsnip & Butterscotch Pudding – and plenty more in between!

Baking School

Justin Gellatly (and others)

Mastering bread and pastry at home, from sourdough to pizza, croissants to doughnuts.

Best known for Justin's world-famous doughnuts, the Bread Ahead Bakery in Borough Market is also home to their Bakery School, where thousands have learned to make sourdough, croissants, Swedish ryebread, pizza and much more besides. Now, using this book, you can too, from the comfort of your own home. Divided into sections including English, French, Italian, American, Eastern European and Nordic baking, there are also chapters on sourdough, gluten-free baking and flatbreads. Last but not least, there is of course a chapter on doughnuts - everything you need to know to make Justin's famed 'pillows of joy' - from the classic vanilla custard to salted honeycomb.

How to Set a Table

This beautiful guide includes creative ways to style a table - for dinner, a cocktail party, brunch, picnic in the park, and other fun occasions.

Whatever the size of your home or budget, How to Set a Table features stylish, modern ideas for welcoming friends and family in your home.

This pretty gift book serves as a practical step-by-step guide to entertaining - with information on etiquette, place setting basics, centerpieces, mixing and matching, essential glassware, napkin folds, and unexpected ideas for using the great tableware you can find at flea markets. How to Set a Table updates a classic topic for a new generation of hosts.

5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food

Jamie Oliver

** Jamie's 5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food is the brand new cookbook from Jamie Oliver **

Cooking doesn't have to be complicated - that's why Jamie's 5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food is sure to become your new best friend in the kitchen.

It's all about making the journey to good food, super-simple. Every recipe uses just five key ingredients, ensuring you can get a plate of food together fast, whether it's finished and on the table super-quickly, or after minimal hands-on prep, you've let the oven do the hard work for you. We're talking quality over quantity, a little diligence on the cooking front, and in return massive flavour.

Each recipe has been tried and tested (and tested again!) to ensure the book is packed with no-fuss, budget-friendly dishes that you can rustle up, any day of the week.

With over 130 recipes, and chapters on Chicken, Beef, Pork, Lamb, Fish, Eggs, Veg, Salads, Pasta, Rice & Noodles and Sweet Things, there's plenty of quick and easy recipe inspiration to choose from.

Think Roast tikka chicken - a whole bird rubbed with curry paste and roasted over golden potatoes and tender cauliflower, finished with fresh coriander. Or, Crazy simple fish pie - flaky smoked haddock, spring onions, spinach and melty Cheddar, all topped off with crisp, golden filo, and ready to tuck into in less than 30 minutes.

With every recipe you'll find a visual ingredient guide, serving size, timings, a short, easy-to-follow method, and quick-reference nutritional information.

This is Jamie's easiest-to-use book yet, and the perfect cookbook for busy people.

The Kilner Cookbook

Kilner

Dig in and get creative with the world’s favourite jar!

Kilner’s classic clip top pressure sealed jars have been around since 1842, but have never been more popular than they are today. Households all over the world trust them to successfully preserve and pickle their fruit and vegetables, but did you know you can cook and store any kind of food or drink in them?

In the very first Kilner Cookbook, you will find 100 tasty recipes for:

- Classic and creative pickles, preserves, chutneys and jams.
- Speedy salad, soup and breakfast recipes, perfect for picnics or on-the-go.
- Tempting sweet treats and desserts for sharing and gifting.
- Refreshing cordials and tasty cocktails for all-year-round celebrations.
- Step-by-step instructions for making your first preserve, sterilising and sealing your jars.

Cook it, seal it, enjoy it!

The Big Family Cooking Showdown

Rosemary Shrager

Get your family cooking and eating together with 120 delicious and inspiring recipes from The Big Family Cooking Showdown.

From familiar favourites like Homemade Fish and Chips, Vegetable Lasagne and Steak and Kidney Pie, to fresh ideas like Smoked Pork Tacos with Apple Salsa, Red Prawn Curry, and Ginger Roast Chicken with Spiced Squash, plus plenty of straightforward oven bakes, there's inspiration galore for family suppers and delicious desserts. Each dish from the show has been simplified with clever shortcuts and advice to make every recipe fuss-free.

With original recipes from Rosemary Shrager and helpful tips from the competing families, The Big Family Cooking Showdown is the ultimate recipe book from anyone who wants to bring their family together around the kitchen table.

The Baby-led Weaning Quick and Easy Recipe Book

Gill Rapley (and others)

In bestselling Baby-led Weaning, leading health visitor Gill Rapley and journalist and mum Tracey Murkett introduced parents to a common sense, easy and enjoyable approach to feeding your child, allowing your baby to join in with family meals right from the start of the weaning process. Now The Quick and Easy Baby-led Weaning Cookbook offers fast, simple yet delicious recipes so the entire family can take part in making your baby a happy and confident eater, no matter what the pressures are on your time.

Full of healthy, delicious meals the whole family will enjoy, with full-colour photos, The Quick and Easy Baby-led Weaning Cookbook has recipes that you can get on the table with minimum fuss but maximum taste. Fully tested and nutritionally sound, this is a cookery book no busy parent should be without.

The Wahls Protocol

Terry Wahls

After progressive multiple sclerosis landed Dr Wahls in a tilt/recline wheelchair, she exhaustively researched autoimmune disease and brain biology, and embraced the concepts of functional medicine. Determined to overcome her initial dismal diagnosis,, she made a choice to rely on food as her medicine and begun using paleo concepts as guidelines for her unique, nutrient rich plan. As her broken biochemistry began to fix itself, Dr Wahls soon retained full mobility and left her wheel chair behind for good.
Dr Wahls transformation was nothing short of miraculous, and she knew these treatments could be life-changing for anyone struggling with an autoimmune condition. Now, Dr Wahls shares her pioneering research along with three levels of nutrient-rich diets that can help you reverse the debilitating symptoms of your disease. The Wahls Protocol gave Dr Wahls her life back. Give it the chance to restore yours.

Quit Alcohol (for a month)

Helen Foster

Rethink your drinking and reset your habits in 28 days

Tired of hangovers and splitting headaches? Want to save the cash you spend on cocktails?

With over 2 million adults taking part in Dry January in 2016, not to mention Dryathlon, Stoptober, or plain old giving up the booze for Lent, more and more people are attempting a ‘dry spell’ every year. But how do you actually give up booze for more than a few days without falling off the wagon?

The health benefits are obvious and if it was easy to quit we might all be teetotallers. The truth is, there are a lot of people who have trouble admitting how hard cutting out alcohol is, and definitely need help to ease the transition. It’s not about willpower alone – it’s about changing habits and being ready for the multiple challenges that lie ahead.

Quit Alcohol (For a Month) gives you an effective, 360-degree approach to getting the most out of your dry spell, with all the emotional, psychological and practical support you need in a handy, digestible guidebook format.

Student Eats

Rachel Phipps

Make sure every student you know has a copy of this essential cookbook!

Recently graduated, Rachel Phipps knows the reality of a student kitchen – what you want to eat, what you can actually make. Here she offers hundreds of tried-and-tested ideas to cook with the minimal utensils, no fancy gadgets and affordable ingredients.

Also included: Rachel’s essential kitchen kit, starter storecupboard shopping list, her smart meal maths and simple menu plans for one, two, four or more.

Chapters include: Breakfast, Lunch, Solo Dinners, Food for Friends, Something Sweet, Drinks. Recipes include: Chorizo Baked Beans, Green Eggs & Ham, Leftover Fajita Burritos, Frying-pan Lasagne, Kitchen Cupboard Fishcakes, Pizza Baked Potato, Quick Late-night Miso Soup, One-Bowl Chocolate Cake and Banana & Nutella Muffins

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