The Observer Food Monthly Awards voting is underway and five of our publications are up for the Best New Cookbook award! All of us here at Meze are extremely proud of these books and would love if you could vote for us! Here is some more information on each book to get you in the mood…

Out of My Tree – Midsummer House by Daniel Clifford

Part cook book, part autobiography, Out of My Tree by Daniel Clifford details the pressures and triumphs that he has experienced throughout his 20+ year career in the industry. Both an insight into the culinary world and featuring over 140 recipes, Daniel Clifford tells us the story of how he became a two Michelin-star chef whilst breaking down his most distinctive and sophisticated dishes from across his impressive career.

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Out of my Tree – Midsummer House by Daniel Clifford

Plant Milk Power by Dr Aparna Prinja and Shital Shah

Plant Milk Power is aimed at showing how a healthy lifestyle can be achieved by adding alternative milk recipes to your diet. Featuring up to nearly 50 recipes, authors Dr Aparna Prinja and Shital Shah give us both nutritional and flavoursome dishes made with fresh and organic ingredients that will kick start your day in a plant-based way.

Tasty & Healthy by Omer Miller and Elinoar Rabin

With over 80 stunning recipes, and guest recipes from the renowned Albert Roux, Tasty & Healthy is a book aimed at helping those with intestinal diseases by providing recipes that will both keep you healthy and will taste delicious. Every recipe has been developed alongside nutritionists and experts in gastronomy to give a simple and effective key which details who the recipe is suitable for, making the book an easy guide for those who want a varied diet without sacrificing their well-being. For people with Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease, Lactose Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Coeliac Disease this book provides recipes which are both good for the gut and tantalises the taste buds.

Tasty and Healthy Cook Book – Eating well with lactose intolerance, coeliac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome

Sweet Chilli Friday by Peppercorn Passion

Sweet Chilli Friday is the result of six working mums who came together and started a monthly cooking group called Peppercorn Passion, where they would swap and taste each other’s dishes. Compiling over 60 of their own recipes, the group have produced a book that is full of tasty vegetarian dishes that take inspiration from all around the globe and can be made simply and easily for all the family to enjoy.

In Their Footsteps by Jervaulx Abbey Tearoom

Opening in 1994, Jevaulx Abbey Tearoom in North Yorkshire is the venture of the Burdon family who created the business to attract more people to Jervaulx Abbey. 25 years later the business is more than booming with the tearoom winning multiple awards and people constantly flooding the doors. In celebration of 25 years, the family have collected together recipes both old and new to create In Their Footsteps, a spectacular book full of treats ranging from a classic lemony treacle tart to an indulgent white chocolate and raspberry cake.

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In their footsteps – Celebrating 25 years of baking at Jervaulx Abbey

To vote for one of these wonderful publications in the Best New Cookbook category, just click here.