Leiths Vegetable Bibleoffers almost 1,000 delicious vegetarian recipes, ranging from the simple to the sophisticated. Included are recipes for snacks, salads, desserts and baking, as well as classic slow-cooked dishes and modern main courses that can be prepared in minutes. With everything from avocado and rocket gazpacho, Jamaican black bean pot and Swiss chard quiche to fig crumble cake, strawberry tequila sorbet and rich chocolate peach cake, this mighty cookbook covers all culinary eventualities. With the rise of box schemes and farmer's markets, more people are cooking creatively with vegetables than ever before. Leiths Vegetable Bibleis the perfect companion not just for vegetarians but for anyone who wants to give vegetables a central role in the kitchen.
This is a comprehensive and authoritative cookbook. With its easy to use recipes and stress on correct cooking, it has the definitive recipe for almost anything you may want to cook: from the perfect roast to the fool-proof curry.
Perfect for beginners in the kitchen and everyone who is time-pressed but would still like to eat tasty, homemade food, this is the ultimate cookery reference book. Leiths Simple Cookery Biblecontains a colossal 700 recipes that are foolproof, delicious, easy to follow and utterly reliable. Covering soups, tarts, snacks and sandwiches, salads, main courses, accompaniments, puddings, baking, preserving, drinks, breakfasts and the all-important basic recipes, this terrifically comprehensive book has every recipe you'll ever need, from spaghetti Bolognese, sausage hotpot or shepherd's pie to salmon with dill and mustard crust, couscous stuffed peppers or sweet chilli beef. Recipes come complete with 'prepare ahead' instructions in case you want to cook them in advance, making it easy to rustle up quick after-work suppers, or to cook for friends and family without spending all your time slaving in the kitchen. They can be adapted to whatever you have in your cupboard at home (the book contains a special section on substituting ingredients), they can be made with convenience ingredients (like ready-rolled pastry and bought pesto, which come with recommendations on the best brands to choose), and the 'basic' recipes contain delicious variations that will enliven every meal. With 100 colour photographs, conversion tables, a glossary of terms, illustrated techniques tips (from whipping cream to cutting a mango), a guide to wines and cheeses, a seasonal table of fruit and veg, and much more, this is the cookery book you will turn to every day. It is a collection of recipes for real life, and one with inspirational ideas that will make ready-meals a thing of the past.
'The nation's taster-in-chief title belongs unequivocally to Felicity Cloake' Daily Mail From the Guardian 'How to Make' columnist and author of PERFECT: an essential compilation of the best tried-and-tested versions of your favourite classic recipes How can I make deliciously squidgy chocolate brownies? Is there a fool-proof way to poach an egg? Does washing mushrooms really spoil them? What's the secret of perfect pastry? Could a glass of milk turn a good bolognese into a great one? Felicity Cloake has rigorously tried and tested recipes from all the greats - from Nigella Lawson and Delia Smith to Nigel Slater and Simon Hopkinson - to create the perfect version of hundreds of classic dishes. Completely Perfect pulls together the best of those essential recipes, from the perfect beef wellington to the perfect poached egg. Never again will you have to rifle through countless different books to find your perfect roast chicken recipe, mayonnaise method or that incredible tomato sauce - it's all here in this book, based on Felicity's popular Guardian columns, along with dozens of invaluable prepping and cooking tips that no discerning cook should live without.
From the author of the most groundbreaking student cookery books of recent times comes this ultimate collection. Great sales, rave reviews and the creation of a community behind the Beyond Baked Beans series of books - www.beyondbakedbeans.com and a Facebook group - spawned a community of student followers. Three such students have joined Fiona for this ultimate collection, which comprises more than 200 recipes - each featuring extra tips and updates from Fiona and her student cooks. There are lots of new recipes from Fiona and half a dozen recipes too from each of the students Beautifully designed, practical and with more than 100 colour photographs, this is the book that every student will want and - at the incredibly purse-friendly price of £10 - can afford. It's nothing less than The Ultimate Student Cookbook.
Meat eating is often a contentious subject, whether consideringthe technical, ethical, environmental, political, or health-relatedaspects of production and consumption. This book is a wide-ranging and interdisciplinary examinationand critique of meat consumption by humans, throughout theirevolution and around the world. Setting the scene with a chapter onmeat’s role in human evolution and its growing influenceduring the development of agricultural practices, the book goes onto examine modern production systems, their efficiencies, outputs,and impacts. The major global trends of meat consumption aredescribed in order to find out what part its consumption plays inchanging modern diets in countries around the world. The heart ofthe book addresses the consequences of the "massive carnivory" ofwestern diets, looking at the inefficiencies of production and atthe huge impacts on land, water, and the atmosphere. Health impactsare also covered, both positive and negative. In conclusion, theauthor looks forward at his vision of “rational meateating”, where environmental and health impacts are reduced,animals are treated more humanely, and alternative sources ofprotein make a higher contribution. Should We Eat Meat? is not an ideological tract for oragainst carnivorousness but rather a careful evaluation of meat'sroles in human diets and the environmental and health consequencesof its production and consumption. It will be of interest to a widereadership including professionals and academics in food andagricultural production, human health and nutrition, environmentalscience, and regulatory and policy making bodies around theworld.