Announcing Cookbook of the Week #4

The next Cookbook of the Week is a Nigella classic- "How to Eat", published in 1998. I love Nigella's recipes and use her website a lot so I'm looking forward to delving through this one properly over the next couple of weeks. Have you any favourites from this book, let me know, I'd hate to … Continue reading Announcing Cookbook of the Week #4

Review: Cookbook of the Week #3 “Real Food, Real Fast” by Domini Kemp

Cookbook of the week is turning into an occasional series, but like I said before it's a hobby, no deadlines, no pressure. Right? Riggghhhttt? So, to this "week's" featured cookbook was "Real Food, Real Fast" by Domini Kemp. This is another book that I has moved with me over the years. It lived on the … Continue reading Review: Cookbook of the Week #3 “Real Food, Real Fast” by Domini Kemp

Announcing Cookbook of the Week #3: Real Food, Real Fast by Domini Kemp (2002)

This week's cookbook of the week was a Christmas gift in 2002. I've used this book a few times but had forgotten about it so I'm looking forward to getting reacquainted with it this week and trying some dishes I haven't before. Is it on your bookshelf? Are there any dishes you'd recommend that I … Continue reading Announcing Cookbook of the Week #3: Real Food, Real Fast by Domini Kemp (2002)

Review: Cookbook of the Week #2: Jamie Oliver “Return of the Naked Chef”

"This book's all about home cooking. It's nothing to do with restaurant food. Loads of quick tips and accessible ingredients; maximum flavour and minimum effort." (Foreword) This week's cookbook of the week is Jamie Oliver "Return of the Naked Chef". (it was a long week, and I'm regretting the name of this series already, it … Continue reading Review: Cookbook of the Week #2: Jamie Oliver “Return of the Naked Chef”

Cookbook of the Week #2 – Jamie Oliver’s Return of the Naked Chef

My full report on last week's "Cookbook of the Week" including a recipe from it will be available soon but first I wanted to let you know that this week's cookbook of the week is DRUMROLL PLEASE... Jamie Oliver's "The Return of the Naked Chef". It's been on the bookshelf unopened for a very, very … Continue reading Cookbook of the Week #2 – Jamie Oliver’s Return of the Naked Chef

Cookbook of the Week #1: Fay Ripley’s “What’s for Dinner?”

Welcome to the first "Cookbook of the Week" post, my way of trying out new recipes and feeling less guilty about all those unused books on my shelves. First up to finally get used is "What's for Dinner?" by Fay Ripley. I got this book as part of my big stash of cookbooks for Christmas … Continue reading Cookbook of the Week #1: Fay Ripley’s “What’s for Dinner?”

Giving them what they deserve: Cookbook of the Week

I have a bit of a cookbook habit. It's widely known, and I'm coming to terms with it. I just love them, the pretty pictures, the mouthwatering recipes, the perfect ingredient combinations. I read them in bed. I tag pages with post it notes and write lists of recipes to try. Long lists. About one … Continue reading Giving them what they deserve: Cookbook of the Week