Category Archives: Books

The Ultimate Recipe Book – Angela Nilsen

In Books on by
The Ultimate Recipe Book – Angela Nilsen

In this book Angela Nilsen sets out to make the perfect recipe for 50 classic dishes.  She breaks down a recipe into its various components and explores the best way of making each one, taking advice from the experts in their field. In her quest for the ultimate pizza, Angela consulted Dan Leopard, a baker,more »

Overcoming Binge Eating – Christopher G Fairburn

In Books on by
Overcoming Binge Eating – Christopher G Fairburn

Dr Christopher Fairburn is an expert in eating disorders and this was one of the books I turned to when counselling at an eating disorders charity.  The book is written for counsellors, binge eaters and also for the relatives of binge eaters as it provides lots of information on understanding this complex problem and howmore »

How To Bake – Paul Hollywood

In Books on by
How To Bake – Paul Hollywood

I am seriously in lust with Paul Hollywood!  With his chunky frame, steely grey hair, gorgeous blue eyes and the ability not to show his feelings he is devastatingly handsome!! Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry are the stars of the very popular BBC2’s The Great British Bake Off.  They set tasks for a group ofmore »

Bread – Daniel Stevens

In Books on by
Bread – Daniel Stevens

Why do most cookery books – especially the good ones – have to be the size of coffee table books?  I ask this question as this book is paperback size and I love it!  You can read it like a novel – tuck it into your handbag and read it on the bus or train,more »

Home Cooking – Rachel Allen

In Books on by
Home Cooking – Rachel Allen

Rachel Allen is a well known cookery writer and broadcaster in her native home of Ireland.  She writes regularly for national publications and has written a number of very successful cookbooks.  She is often referred to as the Irish Domestic Goddess as she has a similar style to Nigella Lawson – although she doesn’t lookmore »