Cook book

  • 1 Baking at its best
    There are no end of chefs who heap well deserved praise on Dan Lepard. Yatam Ottolenghi, chef-owner of Ottolenghi, Nopi and food writer, is quoted on the back of his new book as saying “Dan is by...

  • 2 Cooking family style
    Ferran Adria is a chef known more for his far-out creations at El Bulli than his home cooking. His restaurant broke every mould, combining chemistry with cookery in his Spanish restaurant near beautiful...

  • 3 In search of perfection
    Frequently a budding chef friend will tell you they’ve found the perfect recipe for this or that – and even more often are the chefs you watch on tv announcing the very same thing. But quite...

  • 4 From the mouths of wolves
    Bocca is the first cookbook from Jacob Kenedy, head chef of renowned Soho eatery Bocca di Lupo (which translates as 'Mouth of the wolf'). The restaurant focuses on simple, stylish Italian food and has...

  • 5 Master the art
    James Martin, host of Saturday Kitchen, is back with another collection of recipes with his new book Masterclass. The book is packed with essential kitchen recipes that cover everything from the basics...

  • 6 Indian cooking from the heart
    Anjum Anand, recently voted Personality of the Year at the British Curry Awards is back with a new cook book dedicated to a selection of her favourite curries – regional favourites, restaurant specials...

  • 7 French fancy
    Je sais cuisiner or I know how to cook was first published in France in 1932. Rather like the Italian cookbook, The Silver Spoon, is to the Italians, this has been a well-kept secret and is a must-have...

  • 8 Gordon Ramsay takes a culinary trip around the globe
    Gordon Ramsay’s new book, World Kitchen, is packed full of recipes from ten countries around the world with a focus on demystifying these cuisines and making them easy, enjoyable and approachable....

  • 9 Absolutely fabulous food
    Hot on the heels of her successful Jewish Princess cookery books, the princess has written the definitive guide to living a fantastic life. The Guide to Fabulosity, written in her typical witty and wistful...

  • 10 Peggy Porschen shows some real cake chic
    Peggy Porschen is best known as cake maker to the stars, having made spectacular cakes for the likes of Elton John, Stella McCartney and Madonna. Her third book, Cake chic, sees her teaching the art of...

  • 11 Interview: Bill Granger
    Australian chef Bill Granger is as renowned for his sunny outlook as he is for his light, sunshine-infused food. Despite a manic schedule on his whistle-stop tour of England to promote his new book, Feed...

  • 12 Book review: 'The Seasoned Vegetarian' by Simon Rimmer
    Preparing vegetarian food can be a challenge as meat often takes centre stage in a meal. So Simon Rimmer's The Seasoned Vegetarian is quite an achievement, in being a vegetarian cookbook that doesn't feel...



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