See John Run
By Kevin Joslin
'Have you been drinking?' says Janet.'Yes,' says John. 'I saw Mrs Poulton in the whisky shop. She invited me in for a quick sample. She said she didn't care for the 69, and said that she'd already had a mouthful of Mcallans and was suffering a little from the Ladyburn after she'd had a stiff Glen Elgin earlier. So she watched me have a quick Singleton, then Scapa.' See Janet chase John down the road. See John run.For the last four years it was on air, 8 million listeners to BBC Radio 2's Wake Up To Wogan were beguiled and bewitched by the naughty but nice adventures of John and his wife Janet. As a favorite segment, the stories moved with Terry Wogan to his new Sunday morning show. In the style of children's stories of yesteryear, John gets up to all sorts. Then he tells Janet all about his day, by which time every perfectly innocent big end, back passage and stiff one acquires a whole new meaning...
Sue Lawrence's Book of Baking
By Sue Lawrence
Everyone dreams of a home in which the smells of baking are part of everyday life. Warm bread at breakfast, homemade Florentines for tea, Tomato and Tapenade Tart for supper and Dark Muscovado Brownies are the kind of treats that make for happy occasions with family and friends. Sue Lawrence is often called the 'Queen of Baking'; her passion for the subject, and her knowledge of Scottish cookery, are legendary. In her new book, she includes easy recipes for the new and now such as Ciabatta and Ricotta Citrus Cake, as well as the old favourites like Victoria Sponge. Catering for every kind of cook, be they an Aga-lover or a bread-machine devotee, this is a must for everyone's kitchen shelf.
Sophie Grigson's Country Kitchen
By Sophie Grigson
Sophie Grigson's modern and relaxed approach to cookery has appealed to her fans for over a decade. Here she has collected more than 120 colourful and delicious recipes that make the most of seasonal food.Fresh food has always been the cornerstone of Sophie's cookery and country living ensures that she has fabulous produce all through the year. Her own garden, farm shops and local markets - to say nothing of what grows wild in the fields - all inspire her to create simple recipes for her friends and family. Full of enticing recipe photos to get your cookery cravings going and stunning shots of the countryside and its produce, SOPHIE GRIGSON'S COUNTRY KITCHEN will have you running for your nearest farmers' market, hunting for seasonal ingredients at your local supermarket, or getting your own hands dirty in no time.Packed with fresh and delicious recipes, SOPHIE GRIGSON'S COUNTRY KITCHEN makes cooking an all-year-round pleasure.
Sue Lawrence's Scottish Kitchen
By Sue Lawrence
Sue Lawrence has gathered together more than 100 recipes to celebrate the down-to-earth ingredients, straightforward cooking and warmth of all things Scottish.In ten themed chapters that will capture your imagination, such as 'A Bonfire on the Beach' and 'A Lochside Picnic', Sue Lawrence introduces her much-loved food and country's landscape to cooks well beyond the Scottish shores. From breakfast to tea, and Burns' Night to Hogmanay, SUE LAWRENCE'S SCOTTISH KITCHEN boasts a plethora of rustic yet stylish dishes.Illustrated with breathtaking and evocative photographs of the country itself - from the lochs of the Highlands to the fishmongers of Edinburgh - as well as stunning food photography, SUE LAWRENCE'S SCOTTISH KITCHEN is a treasure-trove of recipes which emphasises all that is good about Scottish cooking.