• Chilli Banana features more than 50 diverse recipes and stunning photographs, shot on location in Thailand, the ‘Chilli Banana’ cook book captures the essence of Thailand’s vibrant food culture. The dishes range from starters and sharers – including grilled prawns, marinated steak strips, spring rolls and fishcakes – to traditional soups, noodle dishes, rice dishes and salads. This cook book explores a variety of cooking styles from deliciously simple street food, to popular home cooked meals as well as adventurous cuisine from Bangkok’s high class skyscraper restaurants. With anecdotes, tips, spice ratings and flavour profiles, May Wakefield guides you through the cooking process for each dish to ensure that authentic Thai dishes can be created every time. Dedicated to, and inspired by, her mother, Jiam Tonggird. May developed a passion for cooking from helping and watching her mother cook for farm workers her family at home, among the fields of basil and lemongrass in the Prachinburi farming district of Thailand.
  • Blood, Sweat & Beers, is the cook book from the kitchens of the acclaimed Milestone restaurant and Craft & Dough pizzeria. Over a decade ago The Milestone opened in a quiet area of Sheffield amid floods and a recession. Fast forward to today and it is one of the most highly regarded modern British restaurants in the region, with myriad accolades to its name and a regular band of loyal clientele. The group has also expanded to include three pizza and craft beer houses under the name Craft & Dough as well as their innovative highly-lauded restaurant Joro. Guiding you through their cooking ethos chef Luke French showcases their approach, which involves sourcing locally and growing many of the ingredients themselves. From The Milestone’s rump of lamb, fermented onion and apple caramel, pickled cucumber, beans & herbs, to the ultimate roast chicken or Craft & Dough’s famed piggy smalls pizza; with each recipe, they encourage you to experiment with techniques and flavour combinations, to bring the best out of a meal, creating restaurant quality food at home. Choose from dishes to kick start your day, light bites, comfort food favourites, meals to challenge and treat yourself, delightful desserts and creative cocktails.
  • Produced throughout a full year at Winteringham Fields in Lincolnshire, A Table at the Fields offers an intimate peek inside the restaurant Colin McGurran and his family have made home. The book includes 60 sumptuous, seasonal recipes created by Colin, and regularly served at Winteringham Fields, as well as a selection from his team of chefs who collaborate to make Winteringham a justifiably world renowned restaurant. Colin’s wife Bex also contributes recipes, offering insight into what the great chef – known for his ‘One Mile Menu’ and Great British Menu television success – enjoys eating at home. Winteringham Fields prides itself on using the best, seasonally available produce to create inspiring, original dishes that reflect the surrounding Lincolnshire countryside. The cookbook is engineered to reflect a whole year at Winteringham and the creative team returned regularly throughout 12 months to document the restaurant in all its seasonal splendour. Each recipe is accompanied by gorgeous photography of the prepared dishes, taken in season to showcase the variety of local produce available to Colin in the North of England. There are also a number of behind-the-scenes photos of Colin, Bex and the dedicated Winteringham Fields team.
  • Following hot on the heels of our range of successful regional cook books, The Street Food Cook Book features the stories and recipes behind some of the north of England’s finest street food traders. Britain has a rich heritage of multi-cultural cuisine and that’s never more evident than in the array of flavours available on the high streets and in street food markets across the country. This book features recipes from the likes of Masterchef 2012 finalist Sai who runs Budha Belly selling street-side Thai dishes, world famous fish and chip specialists Magpie Café as well as the Percy and Lily, Pie Eyed, The Boston Shakers and lots more. There are plenty of easy-to-recreate recipes from the likes of the Street Food Chef with their chicken mole and salsa verde and Pizza Loco, who serve their pizzas from a disused steam engine, and have served up a pickled damson, pancetta and goat’s curd pizza.
  • MasterChef: The Professionals finalist Danilo Cortellini is Head Chef at the Italian Embassy in London. He moved to the UK in 2010 and has worked with the likes of Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester and at Zafferano in Knightsbridge. In 2012 he attained his current position at the embassy, giving him the opportunity to cook for some of the most influential people in Europe. In 2014 Danilo launched his own catering and consultancy company whilst last year he fought his way to the final round of BBC MasterChef: The Professionals. His first cook book is a celebration of his time at the embassy, featuring recipes that reflect the day-to-day life there; from business lunches to gala dinners, family meals and fine dining events. The book features authentic Italian dishes using some of the finest produce available. Sample dishes include multicolour tortellini with burrata red Sicilian prawns in a smoked artichoke broth, and halibut with white asparagus and truffle and veal cheeks pizzaiolo with cicoriette.
  • Meze Publishing’s first venture in Europe for the ‘Get Stuck In’ series of titles. The Amsterdam Cook Book comprises more than 40 recipes and stories celebrating the best restaurants, gastro pubs, producers and delis in what is becoming one of Europe’s most exciting restaurant scenes. The foreword has been written by TVs Dutch Masterchef judge and acclaimed chef Alain Caron. With stunning photography from Casper Van Dort. The book includes a host of all the names you would expect to find in a culinary guide to Amsterdam, including the likes of Momo, Izakaya, The Duchess, Mr Porter, The Butcher, The Juice Brothers, Vida and Blauw.
  • With a foreword by two Michelin-starred celebrity chef Daniel Clifford from Midsummer House, The Cambridgeshire Cook Book celebrates the culinary diversity of the county of Cambridgeshire. This 192 page cook book features more than 40 stunning recipes from local restaurants, cafes, delis, pubs and food producers including some of Cambridgeshire’s finest food establishments such as Aroma in Cambridge, specialist gin producers The Cambridge Distillery, popular foodie destination Gog Magog Hills and the deliciously indulgent delights from Tom’s Cakes. The book also has guest recipes from health food guru Dale Pinnock and cake maker extraordinaire Jin Yee Chung.
  • Featuring recipes from a cross section of the best of the independent food scene including Tim Hart and Matthew O’Callaghan OBE, The Leicestershire & Rutland Cook Book celebrates the culinary diversity of the counties from the small affluent villages to the vibrant city centre. This 192 page book features more than 45 recipes from some of the city’s finest food establishments, local restaurants, cafes, delis, pubs and food producers such as Michelin-starred reaturant John’s House, Burleigh’s Gin, Dickinson & Morris, Walkers Pies, Kayal, Everards Brewery, St Martin’s Tea and Coffee and Farndon Fields Farm Shop to name just a few. Among the plethora of tasty treats you will see some gastro-pub classics and posh nosh that you can wash down with a cocktail recipe. Not to mention some famous Leicestershire cheese. Get stuck in.
  • Home of beautiful sandy beaches, quaint cottages and windmills – Lincolnshire’s huge expanses of countryside and coast provides the ideal backdrop to an ever-expanding foodie retreat. It should come to you as no surprise that one of the country’s largest counties is one with a thriving independent food and drinks scene just waiting to be explored and exploited. The Lincolnshire Cook Book helps you do just that – showcasing passionate producers and sensational suppliers of exquisite local delights such as Lincolnshire sausages, cheeses and gingerbread. Chock-full of recipes, stories and anecdotes from a plethora of quality restaurants, delis and bars, this book is your window into a world that Yellowbelly folk are proud of. Roll up your sleeves and get stuck in.
  • The Liverpool Cook Book celebrates the best of the local independent food scene with forewords from both sides of the Mersey in the forms of Marc Wilkinson from Fraiche in Wirral and Paul Askew at The Art School in Liverpool city centre. The book features more than 40 recipes from the area’s best loved restaurants, local producers and much more. Included in the book are local favourites Lunya, fine dining from Panoramic 34 and Burnt Truffle, features on local breweries Baltic Fleet Brew House and Liverpool Organic as well as an insight into some of the best local producers like Liverpool Cheese Company, Liverpool Gin, Wards Fish and Edge & Son Butchers. So whether your favourite food is on Bold Street, The Baltic Triangle or across the bridge into Wirral, there is something for everyone.
  • With a foreword by two Michelin-starred chef Sat Bains from Restaurant Sat Bains with Rooms, The Nottingham Cook Book celebrates the culinary diversity of the county of Nottinghamshire. This 224 page cook book features more than 50 stunning recipes from local restaurants, cafes, delis, pubs and food producers including some of Nottinghamshires finest food establishments such as the quirky fish and chip shop, The Cod’s Scallops, the Michelin-rated Iberico World Tapas, Curry Club favourite MemSaab and a show-stopping dish from Sat Bain himself. The book also has guest recipes from some of Nottingham’s finest, including Boxing World Champion Carl Froch and Nottingham Forest legend Stuart Pearce.
  • Following on from the success of The Sheffield Cook Book; The Sheffield Cook Book: Second Helpings celebrates the best of the local food scene with recipes from Sheffield’s own MasterChef finalist Stuart Archer and Great British Bake Off’s Howard Middleton as well as Sheffield’ s mainstay The Milestone. The book follows on from the acclaimed first edition showcasing how the region’s food scene has evolved and become even more exciting. The book features more than 60 recipes and stories from some of the region’s finest local restaurants, delis, gastro pubs and local suppliers including recipes from Bhaji Shop, Brocco on the Park, Twisted Burger, The Wortley Arms and The Grind Cafe. So whether your taste is fine dining, no-nonsense hearty food, or something a little more exotic, there’s something here for people of all abilities and tastes.
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