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Real Food, Real Fast

Author: Sam Stern

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd (2006)

There's always time for a champion eat. Find the timetag that suits and bring on the quality with this brilliant new cookbook, especially designed to suit teenagers' hectic lifestyles! Only got 5 minutes to whisk up a quick snack? 15 minutes for a main course to impress the girls? Or maybe a luxurious 30 minutes for a full-on feast?Then this is the book for you! Fifteen-year-old Sam Stern, with a little help from his mum, Susan, shares loads of tasty, healthy recipes which you can get on your plate in 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 minutes. Remember: fast food doesn't have to be junk food. There are recipes for lush time-cheat pizzas, home-style kebabs and kievs, belting burgers, Tex-Mex, souffles, chocolate pud, risottos, fruit, steak, stir-fry, tortillas, curries, smoothies, soups, mash, salads and veg. Over 170 delicious food ideas, using real ingredients and simple techniques, for veggies, meat-eaters and everything in between! Packed with essential cooking time- tricks, tips for what to do with leftovers and suggestions for making shopping simple, "Real Food, Real Fast" has got it sorted! So, choose your recipe using the coloured timetags, slap on some music, and get cooking!

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Real Meals

Author: Ed Balls

Publisher: Department For Children, Schoo (2007)

The Ex-Secretary of State the Rt Hon Ed Ball MP and Phil have penned a forward for this new schools book to help get young kids into the kitchen. The cookbook contains 32 classic recipes and sauces, which were chosen by the public. It is aimed at 11-year-olds, to help them learn healthy versions of old favourites, including spaghetti bolognese, risotto, lamb hot pot, lamb rogan josh, roast chicken legs, chow mein, and apple crumble. Phil says "Cooking is a skill and often it is not learned at an early enough age. Once you can cook the basics you will have the best survival tool in the box to take you into adult life. Eating good quality meals made from basic ingredients should be part of everyone's daily experience and by learning how to prepare simple and nutritious meals we will make this a reality."

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Sugar-Free Snacks & Treats

Authors: Jordan Bourke, Jessica Bourke, Amy Ruth Finegold, Dunja Gulin, Jenna Zoe

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small (2015)

This book offers an inspiring collection of recipes that are completely free from refined sugar and, in many cases, processed wheat and dairy. Simple substitutions in basic recipes make all the difference and you will see and feel the benefits in no time. Replace refined sugar with natural sweeteners such as stevia, agave syrup and maple syrup and pack your treats with vegetables, nuts, seeds and other superfoods to furnish your body with long-term health-enhancing vitamins and minerals.

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The Best Of Modern British Cookery

Author: Sarah Freeman

Publisher: Little Brown (1995)

Interest in British cooking is reviving, and British cooks are attracting attention. This book amalgamates the old and the new by including traditional recipes, recipes from British chefs, and many of the author's own recipes, all using ingredients indigenous or typical to Britain.

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The Great British Bake Off: Get Baking For Friends And Family

Author: Anon

Part of a series: The Great British Bake Off

Publisher: Sphere (2018)

The Great British Bake Off: Get Baking for Friends & Family will encourage and empower amateur bakers of all abilities to have a go at home, taking inspiration from The Great British Bake Off's most ambitious bakes but with simplified recipes and straightforward instructions that will enable even complete beginners to impress their nearest and dearest. From children's birthdays and charity bake sales to celebrating with a loved one or simply enjoying sweet treat over a cup of tea and a catch-up with a dear friend, Get Baking for Friends & Family is a celebration of all those shared moments: both in the joy of making and in the simple pleasure of indulging in something really delicious.

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The Hummingbird Bakery: Life Is Sweet

Author: Tarek Malouf

Publisher: Fourth Estate (2015)

Delving into the wonderful world of American home-baking, this is a brilliant new collection of recipes from the Hummingbird Bakery. It includes everything from classics you know and love, Buttermilk Pancakes, Shaker Lemon Pie, tunnel of fudge cake, to those you’ll love discovering, an indulgent Lady Baltimore cake, sticky Molasses Pecan Crumb Cake, and a chocolate cake with a twist. There are home-made versions of all-American favourites – Vanilla and Chocolate Cookies, Peanut Butter Ice-cream, Toasted Marshmallow Cupcakes – as well as new takes on Hummingbird classics, such as Red Velvet Brownies and Black Bottom Pancakes. With 100 brand new recipes there’s something for every baking occasion: from quick pancakes and cookies, to indulgent puddings and ice creams, to show-stopping layer cakes.

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The Little Book Of Chocolat

Authors: Joanne Harris, Fran Warde

Publisher: Doubleday (2014)

Joanne Harris’s Chocolat trilogy has tantalized readers with its sensuous descriptions of chocolate since it was first published. Now, to celebrate the much-loved story of Vianne Rocher’s deliciously decadent chocolaterie, Joanne Harris and Fran Warde have created the ultimate book of chocolate lore and recipes from around the world, bringing a touch of magic to your kitchen.

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The Polish Country Kitchen Cookbook

Authors: Sophie Hodorowicz-Knab, Elliott Huffen

Publisher: Hippocrene Book Inc. (2001)

This popular cookbook by beloved Polish-American author Sophie Hodorowicz Knab combines more than 100 recipes for favorite Polish foods with the history and cultural traditions that created them. Arranged according to the cycle of seasons, it explores life in the Polish countryside through the year, giving readers priceless historical information and insightful answers to common questions asked by descendants of Polish immigrants. It has been updated with a section on Polish Feasts & Festivals and includes charming illustrations throughout.

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The Tucci Table

Author: Stanley Tucci

Publisher: Orion Publishing Group (2015)

Food can bind and govern a family and no one knows this more than Hollywood actor and respected foodie, Stanley Tucci. Throughout his childhood, cooking was a familial venture evoking a wealth of memories and traditions. Featuring family-friendly dishes and stunning photography THE TUCCI TABLE will captivate food lovers' imaginations with recipes from Stanley's traditional Italian roots as well as those of his British wife, Felicity Blunt. Each dish is introduced by Stanley and he offers an insight into why each recipe is so special to his family. Recipes include Pasta Al Forno, Roasted Sea bass, Pan Seared Venison and British classics such as Shepherd's Pie and Sausage Rolls. THE TUCCI TABLE captures the true joys of family cooking.

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Two Greedy Italians

Authors: Antonio Carluccio, Gennaro Contaldo

Publisher: Quadrille (2011)

Over 30 years ago Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo separately left their native Italy for Britain where, in time, they met, worked together and established themselves as leading authorities on Italian cooking. In this compelling book - written to accompany the primetime BBC series - the two old friends have embarked upon an amazing journey back to their homeland to reconnect with their culinary heritage, explore past and current traditions and reveal the very soul of Italian gastronomy. Containing over 100 mouthwatering recipes, this extraordinary book goes beyond the cliches to reveal real Italian food, as cooked by real Italians. It includes an intriguing combination of classic dishes and ingredients as well as others showcasing the changes in style and influences that have become a part of the Italy of today. Reflecting the insights of both men into Italy then and now, Carluccio and Contaldo's return captures the essence of its authors - their humour, their wisdom, their curiosity and, most significantly, their shared passion for good simple food. It is an essential book for anyone with a genuine interest in Italian food.

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