Best English, Scottish & Welsh Cooking & Wine Books
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1. The Great British Baking Show: Love to Bake
Author: by Paul Hollywood
Published at: Quercus (December 22, 2020)
Love to Bake is The Great British Bake Off’s best collection yet – recipes to remind us that baking is the ultimate expression of thanks, togetherness, celebration and love. Pop round to a friend’s with tea and sympathy in the form of Chai Crackle Cookies; have fun making Paul’s Rainbow-coloured Bagels with your family; snuggle up and take comfort in Sticky Pear & Cinnamon Buns or a Pandowdy Swamp Pie; or liven up a charity cake sale with Mini Lemon & Pistachio Battenbergs or Prue’s stunningRaspberry & Salted Caramel Eclairs.
Impressive occasion cakes and stunning bakes for gatherings are not forgotten – from a novelty frog birthday cake for a children’s party, through a towering croquembouche to wow your guests at the end of dinner, to a gorgeous, but easy-to-make wedding cake that’s worthy of any once-in-a-lifetime celebration.
Throughout the book, judges’ recipes from Paul and Prue will hone your skills, while lifelong favourites from the 2020 bakers offer insight into the journeys that brought the contestants to the Bake Off tent and the reasons why they – like you – love to bake.
2. Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London's Ottolenghi
Author: by Yotam Ottolenghi
Published at: Chronicle Books (March 23, 2011)
The cookbook that launched Yotam Ottolenghi as an international food celebrity If you are a fan of Plenty More, Forks Over Knives, Smitten Kitchen Every Day, or On Vegetables, you’ll love this Ottolenghi cookbook A vegetarian cookbook from the author of Jerusalem A Cookbook and other Ottolenghi cookbooks: A must-have collection of 120 vegetarian recipes from Yotam Ottolenghi featuring exciting flavors and fresh combinations that will become mainstays for readers and eaters looking for a brilliant take on vegetables.
Mastering the art of French cooking the Yotam Ottolenghi way: One of the most exciting talents in the cooking world, Yotam Ottolenghi’s food inspiration comes from his Cordon Bleu training, Mediterranean background, and his unapologetic love of ingredients. “My approach can be the opposite to traditional French cooking, where everything is a little bit uniform and you work hard to process a sauce into the most fine and homogenous thing.
I go the other way and use spices, herbs and other ingredients to create a sense of surprise.” Not a vegetarian himself, his approach to vegetable dishes is wholly original and innovative, based on freshness and seasonality, and drawn from the diverse food cultures represented in London.
3. Paul Hollywood's Bread
Author: by Paul Hollywood
Published at: Bloomsbury Publishing; 1st edition (June 4, 2013)
Get baking with the master baker and judge of The American Baking Competition! Paul Hollywood’s new book is all about bread – how to make it and how to use it. Not only does Paul teach you exactly how to make a variety of breads, but for each one there is a spin-off recipe that shows you how to make a fantastic meal of it.
The book has six chapters, each with five bread recipes – plus the spin-off recipes for main courses. Not only are Paul’s recipes delicious but they are also foolproof, with comprehensive step-by-step photographs. Try your hand at a basic white bloomer, which can be come a savory picnic loaf; stilton and bacon rolls, which are excellent served with celery soup; fluffy crumpets, which become the base for eggs Benedict; spinach doss, which is a natural pairing with chickpea masala; ciabatta, which the Italians have traditionally used as a base for tomatoey panzanella; pizza bases, which can become home-made fig, Parma ham and Gorgonzola pizzas; or white chocolate and raspberry bread, which makes for the best bread pudding you’ve ever tasted.
4. Gordon Ramsay's Healthy, Lean & Fit: Mouthwatering Recipes to Fuel You for Life
Author: by Gordon Ramsay
Published at: Grand Central Publishing; Illustrated edition (September 25, 2018)
The definitive guide to eating well to achieve optimum health and fitness, by one of the world’s finest chefs and fitness fanatic, Gordon Ramsay. Gordon Ramsay knows how important it is to eat well, whether you’re training for a marathon or just trying to live healthier.
And just because it’s healthy food, doesn’t mean you have to compromise on taste and flavor. As a Michelin-star super-chef who is also a committed athlete, Gordon Ramsay shares his go-to recipes for when he wants to eat well at home.
Healthy, Lean & Fit provides readers with 108 delicious recipes divided into three sections-each one offering breakfasts, lunches, dinners, sides, and snacks-highlighting different health-boosting benefits. The Healthy section consists of nourishing recipes for general well-being; the Lean section encourage healthy weight loss; and the Fit section features recipes to fuel your next workout and post-workout dishes to build continued strength and energy.
Whatever your personal goals, these dishes will inspire you to get cooking and improve your own health.
5. The Official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook: Teatime Drinks, Scones, Savories & Sweets (Downton Abbey Cookery)
Author: by Downton Abbey
Published at: Weldon Owen (April 21, 2020)
This elegant cookbook captures the essence of teatime at Downton Abbey with classic recipes for sweets and savories, etiquette notes, tea service knowhow, and lavish imagery to recreate this British tradition. Afternoon tea is a revered and treasured English traditionand no one knows better how to prepare and enjoy a proper tea than the residents of Downton Abbey.
With this alluring and vibrant cookbook, fans of the PBS series and anglophiles alike can stage every stylish element of this cultural staple of British society at home. Spanning sweet and savory classicslike Battenberg Cake, Bakewell Tart, toffee puddings, cream scones, and tea sandwichesthe recipes capture the quintessential delicacies of the time, and the proper way to serve them.
This charming cookbook also features a detailed narrative history and extols the proper decorum for teatime service, from tea gowns and tearooms to preparing and serving tea. Gorgeous food photographs, lifestyle stills from the television series and recent movie, and character quotes bring the characters of Downton Abbeyand this rich traditionto life in contemporary times.
6. An Entertaining Story
Author: by India Hicks
Published at: Rizzoli; Illustrated edition (September 8, 2020)
Style icon India Hicks’s charming take on entertaining, featuring dreamy tablescapes, found centerpieces, and enjoyable family anecdotes. Daughter of the late David Hicks and goddaughter to Prince Charles, India Hicks is known for her irreverent take on style. In her previous books, she invited readers into her homes on Harbour Island and in England.
For her third book, India presents her own slightly madcap spin on entertaining. Organized by meal, the book begins marvelously with the most important meal of the day-cocktail hour-and ends with breakfast. In between, there are family suppers and big dinners, birthday cakes and Christmas crackers, great British breakfasts, quick teas and long lunches, mustard pots as vases, and bedcovers for tablecloths.
Like India, these stories are full of personality, from the Panic Dinner (or what to do when you suddenly have a crowd descending) to the Naked Cake (cake decorating for the harried or untalented) to a White Christmas in the Bahamas.
7. The British Baking Book: The History of British Baking, Savory and Sweet
Author: by Regula Ysewijn
Published at: Weldon Owen (September 8, 2020)
One of The New Yorker’s Best Cookbooks of 2020! “Regula Ysewijn blends history and recipes in the most delectable way, with traditional cakes, buns, pies, and tarts. A British baking bible.” – Tom Parker Bowles, The Daily Mail A meticulously researched, beautifully written, and richly photographed cookbook celebrating the recipes, ingenuity, history, and heritage of British baking.
With over 100 iconic recipes, The British Baking Book tells the wonderfully evocative story of baking in Britainand how this internationally cherished tradition has evolved from its rich heritage to today’s immense popularity of The Great British Bake Off. With lavish imagery and evocative narrative, the expert-baker author details the landscape, history, ingenuity, and legendsand show-stopping recipesthat have made British baking a worldwide phenomenon.
From cakes, biscuits, and buns to custards, tarts, and pies, authentic recipes for Britain’s spectacular sweet and savory baked goods are included herelike pink-frosted Tottenham cake, jam-layered Victoria sandwich cake, quintessential tea loaf, sweet lamb pie, Yorksire curd tart, and more.
8. The Great British Bake Off Big Book of Baking
Author: by Linda Collister
Published at: BBC Books; Illustrated edition (April 1, 2015)
A beautiful, fully photographic cookbook of 120 original recipes from both the judges and the bakers of the much-loved BBC1 series The ultimate guide to baking whether a complete novice or a well-practiced home cook, this book is for every baker.
Using easy-to-follow techniques, there are reliable recipes for biscuits, bread, large and small cakes, sweet pastry and patisserie, savory pastry, puddings, and desserts. Each chapter transports the reader on set and showcases the best recipes from the challenges including Mary and Paul’s Signature Bakes, Technical Challenges and Showstoppers, plus the best bakers’ recipes from the show.
There are step-by-step photographs to help guide readers through the more complicated techniques and stunning photography throughout, making this the perfect gift for all bakers and Bake Off fans.
9. Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes, and Stories
Author: by Nigella Lawson
Published at: Ecco (April 20, 2021)
Food, for me, is a constant pleasure: I like to think greedily about it, reflect deeply on it, learn from it; it provides comfort, inspiration, meaning, and beautyMore than just a mantra, cook, eat, repeat’ is the story of my life.
Cook, Eat, Repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined with narrative essays about food, all written in Nigella Lawson’s engaging and insightful prose. Whether asking what is a recipe? Or declaring death to the guilty pleasure, Nigella brings her wisdom about food and life to the fore while sharing new recipes that readers will want to return to again and again.
Within these chapters are more than a hundred new recipes for all seasons and tastes from Burnt Onion and Eggplant Dip to Chicken with Garlic Cream Sauce; from Beef Cheeks with Port and Chestnuts to Ginger and Beetroot Yogurt Sauce.
Those with a sweet tooth will delight in desserts including Rhubarb and Custard Trifle; Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake; and Cherry and Almond Crumble. The recipes I write come from my life, my home, says Nigella, and in Cook, Eat, Repeat she reveals the rhythms and rituals of her kitchen through recipes that make the most of her favorite ingredients, with inspiration for family dinners, vegan feasts, and solo suppers, as well as new ideas for cooking during the holidays.
10. The Complete Instant Pot For Two Cookbook: 550 Healthy Pressure Cooker Recipes
Author: by Lara Green
Published at: Independently published (October 30, 2019)
The Basic Instant Pot Cookbook with 550 Recipes for TwoDo you want to cook budget friendly, perfectly sized meals? In this cookbook you will learn:How to use your Instant Pot in the best wayHow to prepare and shop when cooking for twoHow to cook healthy and delicious meals and lose weightIn this cookbook you will have 550 recipes to explore the limitless possibilities of the Instant Pot, covering the categories of:ChickenTurkeyDuckBeefPorkFish & SeafoodSoupsStewsStocks & SaucesPasta & GrainsRiceBeans, Legumes & LentilsVegetablesSide DishesEggs & DairySnacks & AppetizersDesserts & DrinksWait no more, get your copy today and make the perfect meals for two!
11. The Sourdough School: The Ground-Breaking Guide to Making Gut-Friendly Bread
Author: by Vanessa Kimbell
Published at: Kyle Books; Illustrated edition (September 4, 2018)
Achieve the delicious crust and addictive tang of a homemade sourdough loaf with this comprehensive guide from expert Vanessa Kimbell. At her renowned Sourdough School, Vanessa has taught countless students the secrets of this healthy, more easily digestible bread, and now she has compiled her teachings for the home baker.
From creating your own starter from scratch, you’ll then move on to basic breadmaking techniques, before progressing to using sprouted grains and experimenting with flavors to produce Fig and Earl Grey and Cherry Plum loaves. With step-by-step photography, detailed instructions, specialist advice and Vanessa’s indispensable encouragement, The Sourdough School celebrates the timeless craft of artisan baking.
12. The Simply Vegetarian Cookbook: Fuss-Free Recipes Everyone Will Love
Author: by Susan Pridmore
Published at: Rockridge Press (July 31, 2018)
Discover the stress-free way to stay vegetarian with easy, everyday comfort recipes from The Simply Vegetarian Cookbook. Simplicityit’s the only ingredient that should be in every vegetarian recipe. When you’re short on time, low on ingredients, or cooking for omnivores and carnivores alike, The Simply Vegetarian Cookbook stocks your kitchen with the easiest, everyday recipes that anyone can pull off, any day of the week.
This vegetarian cookbook features recipes grouped by type of cooking ease. From 5-Ingredient to 30-Minutes or Less to One Pot recipes, The Simply Vegetarian Cookbook allows you to decide what to cook not only by what looks goodbut also by what’s the easiest for you.
Simplicity is the main ingredient of every recipe in this vegetarian cookbook, with: Easy-to-find ingredients that you can buy year-round in your local marketEasy-to-make comfort meals for lunch or dinner, with a handful of side dishes, breakfasts, and snacksEasy-to-adapt recipes for vegans and meat eaters, with substitution tips for recipes, plus an entire category devoted to making one dish in two different waysFrom Portabella Eggs Florentine to Baked Eggplant Parmesan, The Simply Vegetarian Cookbook serves up fuss-free, everyday recipes to make your life easy.
13. The Complete Ninja Foodi Cookbook for Beginners #2021: 1000 Quick & Easy, Foolproof & Low Budget Recipes for Ninja Foodi Beginners and Advanced Users (3-Week Meal Plan Included)
Author: by Harrys Barton
Published at: Independently published (December 5, 2020)
1000 Tasty Ways to Get the Most out of Your Ninja Foodithe Official Companion Cookbook! A perfect gift for newlyweds, small families, or empty-nesters. I believe you are looking for ways to preparing tasty foods in the simplest ways possible. This 1000 Ninja Foodi Cookbook 2020 contains simple and delicious recipes for two that have been carefully selected for you to prepare in your Ninja Foodi.
Just pick the best recipes you like and start cooking with your Ninja Foodi cooker. You will be surprised how easy the operation is. Devices that don’t only occupy space in your kitchen, but prove their worth to the last cent of purchase.
The Ninja Foodi is one to behold! This cookbook consists of fresh and 1000 delicious recipes for two under various topics such as:Breakfast RecipesVegetable RecipesBeef & Lamb RecipesPork RecipesPoultry RecipesSoup RecipesFish & Seafood RecipesSide Dish RecipesSnack & Appetizer RecipesDessert RecipesDive into the recipes, and let’s get the kitchen worked!
14. The Great British Bake Off: Everyday
Author: by Linda Collister
Published at: BBC Books (November 1, 2013)
This book is for the baker who wants to whip up a cake for an office party, a traybake for a kid’s birthday, or a pudding to follow a simple supper. Using straightforward, easy-to-follow techniques, there are foolproof recipes for cakes, traybakes, bread, biscuits, tarts, pies, puddings, and desserts.
If you are a confident baker or ready to move onto the next stage, each chapter also showcases the best recipes from the series, including Mary and Paul’s Signature Bakes, Technical Challenges and Showstoppers, plus the best bakers’ recipes from series four.
There are step-by-step photographs to guide you through the more complicated techniques and beautiful photography throughout, making this the perfect gift for all bakers. As usual, everyone who buys the book will be able to download the digital booklet of finalist recipes after the finale has transmitted in October.
And as a thank you to every one who has bought the previous Great British Bake Off books, we will be featuring snaps of some of the best home-bakes, sent in by readers, on the endpapers of the book.
15. Aran: Recipes and Stories from a Bakery in the Heart of Scotland
Author: by Flora Shedden
Published at: Hardie Grant; Illustrated edition (April 7, 2020)
Aran (Scottish Gaelic – From the Old Irish arn) Noun. Bread, loafAran is a beautiful cookbook from an artisan bakery in the heart of Scotland with the same name. In it, Great British Bake Off star Flora Shedden shares her simple, modern recipes and a window onto a picturesque life below the highlands, with stunning location photography and stories about the people and the place that inspire her creations.
With a clean and fresh design, Aran is both whimsical and contemporary, and would be a perfect gift or self-buy for beginners, established bakers, armchair travelers or any lovers of baked goods! Sweet and savory recipes take you from breakfast, through elevenses, through to your afternoon tea and after-dinner sweet treats, and include Poppy morning rolls, Twice baked almond croissants, Peach, chocolate and almond brioche, Poached quince porridge, Pork apple and sage sausage rolls and Banana, date and chocolate loaf cake.
16. White Heat 25
Author: by Marco Pierre White
Published at: Mitchell Beazley; Illustrated edition (April 7, 2015)
A 25th anniversary edition of the collection of classic recipes from the ‘enfant terrible’ of theUK restaurant scene, featuring striking photographs of his kitchen and his cooking. Once in a blue moon a book is published that changes irrevocably the face of things.
WhiteHeat is one such book. Since it w as originally produced in 1990, it has gone on to becomeone of the most enduring classic cook books of our time. With its unique blend of outspokenopinion, recipes, and dramatic photographs, White Heat captures the magic and spirit ofMarco Pierre White in the heat of his kitchen.
Marco Pierre White, the original ‘enfant terrible’, has earned his place in British culinaryhistory as much for his strong temperament as for his unique talent as a chef. Theyoungest chef ever to earn three Michelin stars, he has become not only a star chef ofinternational renown and food icon of our time, but also a multimillionaire entrepreneur.
White Heat has combined sales of over 75,000 copies since first publication in 1990This immensely influential cookbook is regarded by many chefs and foodies as one of the greatest cookbooks of all timeFeatures 73 recipes and reportage from behind the scenes in Marco’s kitchen, illustrated with iconic photographs by Bob Carlos Clarke’White Heat is an edifying read …