July deliciousness – new cooking books!

Delicious, delicious, delicious – need I say more? Enjoy our selection of cookbooks for this month.

Syndetics book coverRipe Recipes. A Fresh Batch / Angela Redfern ; illustrations by Michelle Ineson ; photography by Sally Greer.
“Following the success of their 2010 collection Ripe Recipes, the good people at Ripe Deli have whipped up a fresh batch of recipes you can make at home. This time it’s more about health – but not at the expense of taste! Ripe Recipes – A Fresh Batch is a cornucopia of delicious recipes, bursting with flavour and goodness – plus some decadent treats just for fun! “(Book Jacket)

Syndetics book coverPizza & Focaccia : simple recipes for delicious food every day / text, Maxine Clark … [and 5 others].
“Everybody loves pizza and focaccia, especially when it’s homemade and freshly baked. Who can resist the crispy crust and tasty toppings, served straight fromthe oven? Theses creative yet simple recipes show you how easy it is to bring the taste of Italy to your kitchen – one bite and you’ll never buy a frozen or takeaway pizza again.” (Book Jacket)

Syndetics book coverFinger Food for Babies & Toddlers / Jennie Maizels.
“The inspiration for this book was Jennie Maizel’s daughter, Millie. Unwilling to be spoon-fed but unable to to feed herself, Millie needed food that she could hold easily and chew. This inspired Jennie to develop a wonderul range of heaalthy ideas that can become part of every developing child’s day. Covering both hot and cold foods, savoury and sweet, the book is a brilliant way of ensuring no more tears at mealtimes.” (Book Jacket)

Syndetics book coverFreeze / Justine Pattison.
“In this ground-breaking cookbook, bestselling author and BBC TV food consultant Justine Pattison shares her revolutionary freezing techniques.” (Book Jacket)

Syndetics book coverKnife Skills : how to carve, chop, slice, fillet / Marcus Wareing … [et al.].
“The hands-on manual that gives you the edge. Learn how to carve and chop, slice and dice, fillet and bone to perfection in your own kitchen.” (Book Jacket)

Syndetics book coverAt My Table / Chelsea Winter ; [photography: Kieran Scott].
“Hearty, delicious, no-fuss mainstream New Zealand recipes from Master Chef New Zealand winner, Chelsea Winter. At My Table is a fantastic selection of Chelsea’s all-time favourite dishes. There’s a recipe for every occasion, no matter what you’ve got on your plate. From pies to pizzas, fish to fajitas, burgers, soups, meals for dinner parties, salads, cakes and desserts and of course, Chelsea’s signature dish – buffalo wings with blue cheese aioli. Chelsea’s tasty, honest food will be a hit with your friends and family.” (Books In Print)

Syndetics book coverEverlasting Feast : a treasury of recipes and culinary adventures / Lauraine Jacobs ; photography by Elizabeth Clarkson.
“Everlasting Feast! And that is exactly what this book is. Drawing from traditional and contemporary classics as well as a lifetime lived in a glorious, international world of food, Lauraine Jacobs gives us such pitch-perfect delights as Hazelnut Meringue with Fresh Raspberries, Chicken Casserole with Vermouth and Mushrooms, and a gorgeous Lime Genoiser Sponge. Who can resist?” (Book Jacket)

Syndetics book coverFarm-Fresh Recipes from the Missing Goat Farm : over 100 recipes including pies, snacks, soups, breads, and preserves / Heather Cameron.
“Take one small toddler, add a dash of country life, a pinch of cinnamon, and fold over gently. This is a unique collection of seasonal recipes to make and enjoy, from breakfasts and snacks to summer picnics, hearty winter warmers, treats, breads, campfire cooking, preserves, and home-made bread and pies.” (Book Jacket)

Syndetics book coverThe Fabulous Baker Brothers : glorious British grub / Henry & Tom Herbert.
“Let down by soggy scones? Fed up of lank salads? Well despair no more, for the Fabulous Baker Brothers are here to rescue us from tired fish’n’chips and burnt burgers forever. Fresh from inspiring a whole new generation of bakers, Tom and Henry Herbert are back with a new mission: to revitalise British heartland cooking. Taking traditional dishes….. the boys show us how their unique, modern twists on old classics can turn our familiar faithfuls into delicious treats to fill the belly and warm the soul.” (Library Catalogue)

Syndetics book coverMen Love Pies, Girls Like Hummus / Simon Rimmer.
“Men Love Pies, Girls Like Hummus is the perfect collection of delicious modern dishes combined with the laid-back approach and personal anecdotes that have made Simon Rimmer one of the nation’s favourite chefs.” (Book Jacket)