From the Bookcase: The Flexible Vegetarian

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      Jo Pratt has provided a welcome solution to those who enjoy a sole vegetarian diet or love vegetarian dishes accompanied with meat and fish also. Every recipe in this book tastes great, whichever way you prefer. Included is a wide variety of recipes from breakfast and brunch ideas, to soups and broths, big […]

From the Bookcase: Gennaro’s Slow Cook Italian by Gennaro Contaldo

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  Winter may be over but that doesn’t mean the end of warm, comforting meals just yet. Gennaro Contaldo shares meals and memories from his childhood in his new book Gennaro’s Slow Cook Italian proving that hearty meals can be enjoyed any time of the year. Not restricted to the regional delights from Naples, Gennaro brings […]

From the Bookcase: The 1st American Cookie Lady by Barbara Swell

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  Barbara Swell takes us on another nostalgic step back in time with her book The 1st American Cookie Lady – Recipes from a 1917 Cookie Diary. The recipes are not Barbara’s own, having landed Anna ‘Cookie’ Covington’s 76-page handwritten cookie cookbook at an eBay auction. Finding what she thought to be the oldest written […]

From the Bookcase: Vanilla Table by Natasha MacAller

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  If you thought vanilla was boring it’s time to think again. In her new book Vanilla Table, Natasha MacAller proves that vanilla is anything but. Natasha takes us on a culinary journey around the world which introduces us to the true versatility of a fruit considered plain. No longer will a small bottle of […]

From the Bookcase: Noodle Kids by Jonathon Sawyer

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  Getting kids involved in making and creating their own meals is restauranteur Jonathon Sawyer’s tip for encouraging them to eat well. Now he shares his favourite recipes that the whole family make together in Noodle Kids (Quarry Books). There is some debate as to whether noodles are spaghetti – indeed the introduction to some of […]