Things I’m loving this week…cookbooks!

Things I’m loving this week…cookbooks!

 

One of my favourite things to do is dive deep into reading cookbooks – I love them. They fill me with inspiration and I can spend hours flicking through the pages. I’ve always loved looking through cookbooks and especially now as the photography is just so beautiful.

 

There are so many cookbooks available and I love exploring new ones hitting the shelves. Lots of food blogs have translated to cookbooks, which I think is incredible. I love having something tangible to look through sometimes, so you can fold down the page and have a look through.

 

So today I’m showing you some of my favourite cookbooks…

 

1. Sirocco, Sabrina Ghayour – £6.99

Sirocco

This is the second cookbook by Sabrina Ghayour. I loved Persiana and this is no disappointment. The flavours are incredible and really exciting. I love mixing up Middle- Eastern flavours.

 

2. Good & Simple , Hemsley + Hemsley- £12.99

Hemsley & Hemsley

The Hemsley sisters have created another beautiful book full of fun, exciting and healthy recipes. They’re so great at making your home comforts healthy and the ideas are inspiring.

 

3. Ceviche, Martin Morales – £20.40

ceviche

This book comes from the restaurant of the same name. I love going there, the atmosphere is great, and you’ll have a lot of fun and enjoy some tasty dishes.

4. At home in the whole food kitchen, Amy Chaplin – £19.99

At home in the whole food kitchen

This is a gorgeous book, which includes over 150 recipes, featuring many that are vegan and gluten free. The book is split into two parts, the first part explores the pantry and part two celebrates each season with recipes that show off local produce.

 

5. A Modern way to cook, Anna Jones – £9.99

Amodern way to cook

Anna Jones is great, she’s a vegetarian chef who used to work for Jamie Oliver so you can be sure to trust the recipes and flavours. The dishes are delicious, nutritious and will inspire even the carnivores.

 

6. My New Roots, Sarah Britton – £16.59

My New Roots

This book is totally beautiful; Sarah focuses on the seasons and produces beautiful photographs of food with beautiful flavours too. The desserts look sumptuous and there are lots of recipes to dive into.

 

7. Nopi, Yotam Ottolenghi, £13.00

Nopi

You can’t really go wrong with an Ottolenghi cookbook. Nopi is slightly different to previous Ottolenghi cookbooks as features recipes from the Soho restaurant of the same name. It gives you the chance to make restaurant quality food at home. The recipes are more challenging but great if you want to impress your friends.

 

8. Leon, Happy Salads, Jane Baxter £11.19

Leon Happy Salads

Leon has done so well with their chain of restaurants and their recipe books are great too. This is the most recent book from Jane Baxter and features fresh, vibrant and delicious salads.

 

9. Supercharged, Lee Holmes £14.94

Lee Holmes Heal your gut

Lee uses food as medicine and her recipes are definitely ‘Supercharged’ indeed. The book is an inspiring way to eat your way for optimum health featuring recipes that are gluten, dairy, sugar and yeast free.

 

10. Green Kitchen Smoothies, £10.50

Green Kitchen Smoothies

I love the Green Kitchen Stories blog and their cookbooks are amazing. I love their new smoothie book, there are lots of different veggies and fruits used and you can be sure to find a smoothie that you love.

11. Crazy Water Pickled Lemons, Diana Henry, £11.89

Diana Henry Crazy Water Pickled Lemons

Diana Henry has long been an inspiration for me, I love her cooking and she’s been one of the most influential in my cooking and recipes. She truly knows her stuff and always comes up with fab new ideas.
What are you favourite cookbooks to read? Comment below…

8 comments

  • Denise Rico

    This is awesome! I have been looking for new healthy cookbooks so this helps!

    -Denise
    http://www.activehabitat.blogspot.com

    • http://www.madeleineshaw.com/ Madeleine Shaw

      so glad you liked it xx

  • Jen

    thanks for much for the cookbook review. I’m always on the look out for new ones. I am pretty much Paleo and I really enjoy Danielle Walker’s cookbooks. She has a crockpot curry that is fabulous.

    • http://www.madeleineshaw.com/ Madeleine Shaw

      sounds great xx

  • Madeleine

    Love the hemsley and hemsley books , one of the books i reach to the most ! Loving your suggestions , might have to order some ! :-)

    • http://www.madeleineshaw.com/ Madeleine Shaw

      Yes you totally should so much inspiration xx

  • http://www.bethaniejane.co.uk Bethanie Jane

    I totally love Leon, starting to collect their books too! They need to open more up North! Love your site :) x

    • http://www.madeleineshaw.com/ Madeleine Shaw

      Thank you gorgeous xx

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