Where will books take you this holiday season?
December 15, 2020
Where will books take you this holiday season? From faraway places to back in time, books can transport you just about anywhere!
Cook, Eat, Repeat – LAWSON, NIGELLA
About the book: ‘More than just a mantra, “cook, eat, repeat” is the story of my life’: A brilliant new book from Nigella Lawson featuring narrative essays about food, over 150 new recipes, and 50 beautiful colour photographs of 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 beauty… More than just a mantra, “cook, eat, repeat” is the story of my life.’ OVER 150 DELICIOUS NEW RECIPES, AS FEATURED IN GUARDIAN WEEKEND MAGAZINE NEW TV SERIES, COOK, EAT, REPEAT, COMES TO BBC TWO THIS AUTUMN.
Cook, Eat, Repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined with narrative essays about food, all written in Nigella’s engaging and insightful prose. Whether asking ‘What is a Recipe?’ or declaring death to the Guilty Pleasure, Nigella’s wisdom about food and life comes to the fore, with tasty new recipes that readers will want to return to again and again. ‘The recipes I write come from my life, my home’, says Nigella, and in this book she shares the rhythms and rituals of her kitchen through over 150 new recipes that make the most of her favourite ingredients. Dedicated chapters include ‘A is for Anchovy’ (a celebration of the bacon of the sea), ‘Rhubarb’, ‘A Loving Defence of Brown Food’, a suitably expansive chapter devoted to family dinners, plus inspiration for vegan feasts, solo suppers and new ideas for Christmas. Within these chapters are recipes for all seasons and tastes: Burnt Onion and Aubergine Dip; Butternut with Beetroot, Chilli and Ginger Sauce; Brown Butter Colcannon; Spaghetti with Chard and Anchovies; Chicken with Garlic Cream Sauce; Beef Cheeks with Port and Chestnuts; and Wide Noodles with Lamb in Aromatic Broth, to name a few. Those with a sweet tooth will delight in Rhubarb and Custard Trifle; Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake; Rice Pudding Cake; and Cherry and Almond Crumble.
One lucky winner will receive a wonderful hamper of EIGHT of our favourite books!
Sky Guide Africa South – 2021 is a practical resource for all astronomers, whether novice, amateur, or professional. It covers the upcoming year’s planetary movements, predicted eclipses, meteor showers, and more. The world is in lockdown, and Jack has been stuck at home for what feels like an eternity. When he discovers a mysterious tunnel under his bed, an amazing adventure unfolds for Jack and his little sister, Lily.
A story for a new generation of Maximum Ride fans! Max’s daughter Hawk is growing up hard and fast in gritty, post-apocalyptic New York City. An epic fantasy with a female protagonist, the Emporium Trilogy has captured the hearts of many and Lightbringer concludes this beloved teen fantasy series.
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