Cookery

Front cover of The Culinary Adventures Of A Travelling Cook by Natasha Barnes
The Culinary Adventures Of A Travelling Cook - Natasha Barnes

The Culinary Adventures Of A Travelling Cook by Natasha Barnes is a collection of uncomplicated recipes - both gourmet and everyday from around the world. The rediscovery of an aerogram from Sri Lanka with a carefully inscribed recipe is what led to this book. Written by cook and artist Natasha Barnes from her numerous trips locally and abroad, this book shares many humorous accounts of her travels across the globe. Her experiences are relived through the foods she encountered and enjoyed in countries as diverse as the USA, Vietnam, Argentina, Ethiopia and Burma.

R140.00
Front cover of Annie Bell's Baking Bible
Annie Bell's Baking Bible

Annie Bell's Baking Bible is a collection of unapologetically classic recipes. In this comprehensive and beautifully illustrated book Annie Bell shares her passion for over 200 of our best-loved bakes. An internationally inspired collection of recipes, they are accessible to everyone from the baking beginner to the experienced cook, require no complicated equipment and include a ban on piping bags.

R170.00
Front cover of Can It! by Better Homes and Gardens
Can It! - Better Homes and Gardens

Can It! by Better Homes and Gardens is a complete, step-by-step guide to fresh flavours for home canning and preserving. It's easy and a great way to get the most from your backyard garden or farmer's market finds so that you can enjoy seasonal bounty all year long. Can It! brings canning and preserving to a whole new level, perfect for new canners looking for contemporary ideas as well as experienced canners wanting to expand their recipes.

R150.00
Front cover of Anyone Can Bake by Better Homes and Gardens
Anyone Can Bake - Better Homes and Gardens

Anyone Can Bake by Better Homes and Gardens is the perfect, easygoing companion for anyone who loves the enticing smell of baking and could use a helpful hand in the kitchen. Hundreds of easy-to-follow recipes show how to make everything from classic apple pie to triple chocolate cookies to restaurant-style Baby Lava Cakes and irresistible Chocolate-Almond Croissants!

R130.00
Front cover of Roads Less Travelled by Justin Bonello
Roads Less Travelled - Justin Bonello

Roads Less Travelled by Justin Bonello written by Helena Lombard is the ultimate book for every guy or girl that's ever lit a fire - whether you're still battling to get your mates to give you the tongs, or have already got yours . . . gold-plated. We're talking about the braai and it happens all across South Africa, no matter what the weather, because our social get-togethers just wouldn't be the same without it: it's that build up before the big match or the aftermath of a great party.

R95.00
Front cover of The Sweet Life by Kate Bracks
The Sweet Life - Kate Bracks

The Sweet Life by Kate Bracks is designed to guide the home cook from the "basics"—incorporating basic techniques, such as sauces and syrups; how to make the perfect meringue; make your pastry rather than buy it; how to cook with gelatine—to "beyond the basics" for the more confident cook. And, if you really want to impress, there's a Ramp it Up chapter at the end where all the techniques can be put together to wow your friends and family. There's also a code throughout the book to help you determine which recipes are most suited to your particular cooking desires and ability.

R160.00
Front cover of Complete Family Nutrition by Jane Clarke
Complete Family Nutrition - Jane Clarke

Complete Family Nutrition by Jane Clarke is a one-stop visual guide to quick and easy healthy meals for the whole family. Easily achieve a delicious and nutritious diet for a healthy happy family with Complete Family Nutrition, filled with 50 healthy recipes from trusted nutritionist Jane Clarke. Jane advises you on healthy foods for all age groups with tailored advice and healthy eating tips for infants to adults.

R120.00
Front cover of  The Essential Book of Fermentation by Jeff Cox
The Essential Book of Fermentation - Jeff Cox

The Essential Book of Fermentation by Jeff Cox (the USA’s leading expert on organic food) delivers the ultimate guide to the new culinary health movement—feasting on fermented probiotics, from artisanal cheese to kimchi. Simplifying the art and science of fermentation, Cox offers a primer on the body’s microbial ecosystem, complemented by scrumptious recipes, and easy-to-follow pickling and canning techniques. Basics such as bread and yogurt help readers progress to wine, cheese, and a host of international delicacies, including kim chi and chow chow.

R130.00
Front cover of The Household Tips of the Great Writers by Mark Crick
The Household Tips of the Great Writers - Mark Crick

The Household Tips of the Great Writers by Mark Crick is an omnibus edition of Mark Crick's wonderful books of literary pastiche which will inform and entertain the most erudite of householders. 'As with the commander of an army, or the leader of any enterprise, so it is with a Great Writer and his house.' Great Writer's Household Tips covers all your household needs, indoors and outdoors, from pruning a rose bush with Pablo Neruda to mending a dripping tap with John-Paul Sartre. Throwing a tea-party?

R85.00
Front cover of Best of the Best by Dana Cowin
Best of the Best - Dana Cowin

Best of the Best edited by Dana Cowin (Volume 15) follows the successful format of selecting the best recipes from 25 of the year's most popular cookbooks. Recipes have been taken from Mario Batali's 'Molto Batali' and Yotam Ottolenghi's 'Plenty' amongst others

R150.00
Front Cover of What Katie Ate at the Weekend by Katie Quinn Davies
What Katie Ate at the Weekend - Katie Quinn Davies

What Katie Ate at the Weekend by Katie Quinn Davies takes favourite recipes from Katie Quinn Davies' wildly successful blog, along with many never-seen-before recipes, and presents them in this gorgeous book filled with Katie's unique and beautiful photography. She shares her inspiring ideas for informal get-togethers, whether it be for a couple or a crowd. Entice your guests with Katie's refreshing take on flavour-packed pizzas, salads, tapas, cocktails and decadent desserts.

R200.00
Front cover of Local Breads by Daniel Leader
Local Breads - Daniel Leader

Local Breads by Daniel Leader is his second book, in which he shares his experiences of traveling throughout Europe in search of the best artisan breads. He learned how to make new-wave sourdough baguettes with spelt, flaxseed, and soy at an organic bakery in Alsace; and in Genzano, outside of Rome, he worked with the bakers who make the enormous country loaves so unique that they have earned the Indicazione Geografica Protetta (IGP), a government mark reserved for the most prized foods and wines.

R175.00
Front cover of Asian After Work by Adam Liaw
Asian After Work - Adam Liaw

Asian After Work by Adam Liaw is a cookbook for busy people. Taking a simple and practical approach, and using easy-to-find ingredients, Adam Liaw shows how anyone can create authentic and affordable Asian dishes at home without spending hours in the kitchen. Don't have time to cook? Don't know what to have for dinner? Want to learn how to make simple and delicious Asian food? Asian After Work is the answer. Asian After Work is a cookbook for busy people.

R185.00
Front cover of Inventing Wine by Paul Lukacs
Inventing Wine - Paul Lukacs

Inventing Wine by Paul Lukacs tells the enticing story of wine's transformation from a source of spiritual and bodily nourishment to a foodstuff valued for the wide array of pleasures it can provide. He chronicles how the prototypes of contemporary wines first emerged when people began to have options of what to drink, and he demonstrates that people selected wine for dramatically different reasons than those expressed when doing so was a necessity rather than a choice.

R98.00
Front Cover of The Hummingbird Bakery Cake Days by Tarek Malouf
The Hummingbird Bakery Cake Days - Tarek Malouf

The Hummingbird Bakery Cake Days by Tarek Malouf is back with a wonderful new collection of easy and delicious cupcakes, layer cakes, pies and cookies to suit all occasions. The Hummingbird Bakery has brought their mouth-watering yet easy-to-make cupcakes to kitchens everywhere and this time they show readers how to bake delicious cakes and other sweet delights for those days of the year that are just meant for indulgence - such as birthdays, Easter, Valentine's and Christmas - as well as those times when you just deserve a little treat. Lavishly illustrated.

R185.00
Front cover of Edible by Daniella Martin
Edible - Daniella Martin

Edible by Daniella Martin is a rollicking excursion into the world of edible insects. Martin takes us to the front lines of the next big trend in the global food movement and shows us how insects just might be the key to solving world hunger. Along the way, we sample moth larvae tacos at the Don Bugito food cart in San Francisco, travel to Copenhagen to meet the experimental tasters at Noma's Nordic Food Lab, gawk at the insects stocked in the frozen food aisle at Thailand's Costco, and even crash an underground bug-eating club in Tokyo.

R195.00
Front cover of Cheese by Patricia Michaelson
Cheese - Patricia Michaelson

Cheese by Patricia Michaelson contains her expert guidance on world cheeses, including those from Europe, the U.S., Australia and New Zealand. The book details how to source, store, taste, and serve a fascinating collection of cheeses with around 100 recipes. Patricia Michelson is founder of the London-based epicurean store and cafe La Fromagerie, voted best Specialist Food Shop 2005 by Observer Food Monthly magazine. Among her many supporters are Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver, and Nigel Slater. Recipes and a world exploration of artisan cheese.

R150.00
Front cover of Gordon Ramsay's Passion for Seafood by Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay's Passion for Seafood - Gordon Ramsey

Gordon Ramsay's Passion for Seafood has Gordon turning his attention to the food that excites him most: fish and shellfish. Aimed squarely at home cooks, particularly those who may never before have discovered the fantastic rewards of cooking seafood at home, the book starts out with clear instructions on how to buy -- from choosing the freshest specimens to calculating quantities -- with a comprehensive guide to filleting, skinning, trimming, preparing, marinading, flavouring, cooking and freezing all types of fish and shellfish.

R115.00
Front cover of Gordon Ramsay's Passion for Flavour - Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay's Passion for Flavour - Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay's Passion for Flavour is a collection of 100 recipes, each with step-by-step instructions, including ideas for soups, starters, salads, fish, meat and desserts. It focuses on the freshest of ingredients, the minimum of butter and the cream and the cleanest, deepest flavoured stocks as a base, conjuring up dishes which should never fail to excite the palate. Many of Gordon Ramsay's most famous recipes have been adapted for the domestic kitchen and are presented here.

R115.00
Front cover of Pastry by Michel Roux
Pastry - Michel Roux

Pastry by Michel Roux is a full-colour cookbook that demystifies the art of pastry making. For many home cooks, pastry can be intimidating. Now, in his new cookbook, Michelin three-star chef Michel Roux shows how easy it is to prepare professional-caliber pastry at home. Covering ten popular types of dough, including short crust, brioche, puff, choux, croissant, and filo, Roux provides step-by-step techniques and kitchen tips that ensure perfect results, all illustrated with stunning colour photographs.

R150.00
Front cover of Pork by Phil Vickery and Simon Boddy
Pork - Phil Vickery & Simon Boddy

Pork by Phil Vickery and Simon Boddy showcases the fantastic versatility of the world's favourite meat its . Acclaimed chef Phil Vickery and award-winning butcher Simon Boddy are extremely knowledgeable of the pork industry, and they truly understand the integrity of safekeeping good pork taste, whether it is through embracing the variety of breeds and their unique flavours or through the different cooking methods.

R150.00
Front cover of The Gourmet Atlas by Susie Ward, Claire Clifton and Jenny Stacey
The Gourmet Atlas - Susie Ward, Claire Clifton and Jenny Stacey

The Gourmet Atlas by Susie Ward, Claire Clifton and Jenny Stacey is the essential reference guide for everyone who is passionate about cooking, travel, and food. The Gourmet Atlas explores the origins of foods and traces their movements throughout the world. Learn where tomatoes were first eaten and what medicinal qualities the Egyptians thought certain spices had. Discover how chocolate arrived in America and why the French refused to eat potatoes. Relish in the history and rich detail of the foods we encounter every day.

R220.00
Front cover of Gin Glorious Gin by Olivia Williams
Gin Glorious Gin - Olivia Williams

Gin Glorious Gin by Olivia Williams is a vibrant cultural history of London seen through the prism of its most iconic drink. Leading the reader through the underbelly of the Georgian city via the Gin Craze, detouring through the Empire (with a G&T in hand), to the emergence of cocktail bars in the West End, the story is brought right up to date with the resurgence of class in a glass - the Ginnaissance.

R145.00