Sesame & Spice
By Anne Shooter
Sesame & Spice is an absolute treat; full of warmth and generosity, and so many recipes I want to cook, that I've been headily immoderate with my post-it notes! - Nigella Lawsonthis is one of the most EXCITING cookbooks I've seen in a long time - Sabrina GhayourCinnamon, honey, dates, almonds, apples and pomegranate - these are all flavours that we have grown to love and, here in this stunning book, Anne Shooter has created cakes and bakes that celebrate these wonderful ingredients.Anne has always been inspired by her Jewish family - her grandmothers, mother and aunts who baked honey cake, almond cookies and cinnamon balls, challah bread and cheesecakes. In Sesame & Spice, she gives these recipes a very modern interpretation to create her own collection of bakes for every occasion. A cinnamon coffee cake from the US via Eastern Europe, an apple and blackberry traybake, pomegranate drizzle cake from Jerusalem, flourless chocolate, pistachio and walnut brownies and a chocolate challah bread and butter pudding. But this is evolution, not revolution, and Anne has also kept precious family recipes for tahini cookies, smoked haddock pastries and the bagels and rye breads from her childhood.If you love baking, these recipes will take you on a delightful, delicious journey.
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.