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Eggs and soldiers but not as we know it…

Since the French Laundry cookbook has been in my possession it's been tricky to put down. With the mind-blowing success of the Sweet Potato...
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Gino’s A Taste Of The Sun…..Modena-Style Trio of Meats with Chilli and Rosemary

Difficulty 1/5This recipe from A Taste of the Sun in Gino’s words, is a north Italian dish given a southern twist. A trio of...
Pollock fillet grenobloise, pomme puree

Raymond Blanc Kitchen Secrets: Pollock fillet grenobloise, pomme puree

Raymond Blanc opened this recipe with the line ‘We have fished our cod to near extinction and whilst stocks are hopefully replenishing, it is...
Floyd on Italy Pot-roasted Pigeon, Chianti-style

Floyd on Italy…..Pot-roasted Pigeon, Chianti-style

Going all the way back to 1994 this book followed the series featuring Keith Floyd’s journey through Italy and all of the country’s food...
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Floyd on France – Rich Chocolate Cake

Just before we start our healthy eating regime we decided to have one last blow out and went and made this cake from Floyd on...
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Cooking Phil Howard’s Halibut from The Square Cookbook: Savoury

Phil Howard's two books from his two michelin star restaurant The Square based in London are works of a lifetime spent trying and perfecting classic...
Raymond Blanc's Chartreuse of Asparagus

Cooking Raymond Blanc’s Chartreuse of Asparagus

Another journey through past cookbooks being sold for next to nothing unearthed a gem with this book from 1990 by Raymond Blanc, chef and...
Sweet Potato Agnolotti

Cooking with Keller

This week a very special piece of culinary literature landed on the porch mat. The French Laundry cookbook has been out a few years...
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Joe Wicks Lean in 15 (Shift) – Joe’s Granola

This book has taken off like no other. The best selling cookbook of all time and all from a man who has never trained...
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Floyd on France – Whole Duck Terrine

I recently purchased another of Keith Floyd’s top ranked works, ‘Floyd on France’. This edition, much like ‘Floyd on Italy’ cost more to post...
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Quay: Jerusalem Artichoke with Toma Della Roca and Rosemary Flowers

  Peter Gilmore’s stunning book from his Sydney restaurant, Quay, made a reappearance this week as I came across Jerusalem artichokes while out and about....
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Floyd on France – Chicken with Prawns

Flicking open Floyd on France again is becoming easy, there’s so many great and simple recipes from the classic background of French cooking. This...