Block of Books
  • 15 MINUTE VEGAN : Fast Modern Vegan Cooking
    15 MINUTE VEGAN : Fast Modern Vegan Cooking
    ISBN: 9781849499637
    Title: 15 MINUTE VEGAN : Fast Modern Vegan Cooking
    Author: BESKOW KATY
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    15 Minute Vegan features 100 brand new vegan recipes that can be prepared in mere moments. Using ingredients that are available in supermarkets, the recipes are as easy as can be - from shopping to cooking to serving. The book starts with Katy's introduction to vegan cooking and cooking, with advice on the equipment you need to make your cooking go faster, plus essential storecupboard ingredients.

    In chapters covering Breakfast, Light Bites, Mains, Essentials and Sweet Stuff, Katy offers 100 straightforward recipes and tips about preparation, freezing and storing. Whether you're already eating vegan or just want to try something new, nothing could be simpler and faster than 15 Minute Vegan.

    Imprint: QUADRILLE
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • 15 MINUTE VEGAN : On a Budget : Fast, modern vegan food that costs less
    15 MINUTE VEGAN : On a Budget : Fast, modern vegan food that costs less
    ISBN: 9781787132559
    Title: 15 MINUTE VEGAN : On a Budget : Fast, modern vegan food that costs less
    Author: BESKOW KATY
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Vegan food that costs less and tastes great, all ready in under 15 minutes!

    15 Minute Vegan: On a Budget features 100 recipes for home cooks who want to create effortless, fast and delicious vegan food, without the price tag often associated with vegan cooking. All of the ingredients can be purchased in supermarkets and every recipe is ready in 15 minutes or less.

    Katy Beskow challenges the perception that vegan cooking is expensive, and shows that veganism is for all by using ingredients that are readily available and need no specialist equipment. This is a book for both non-vegans and vegans who want to try reduce food costs without sacrificing flavour.

    Chapters include: Leftovers (Potato peel crisps, Panzanella, Pitta chips); From the Cupboard (Spanish chickpea stew, Thai slaw, Black bean mole); Fresh food (Aubergine caponata, Mango gazpacho, Korean bibimbap); Family Favourites (Lentil ragu, Kedgeree with paprika yoghurt); and Sweet Treats (Cinnamon sugar tortillas, Sesame brittle thins, Apple fritters). There is also plenty of advice on eating seasonally and shopping wisely.

    Imprint: QUADRILLE
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • 15 MINUTE VEGAN COMFORT FOOD : Simple & satisfying vegan recipes
    15 MINUTE VEGAN COMFORT FOOD : Simple & satisfying vegan recipes
    ISBN: 9781787131064
    Title: 15 MINUTE VEGAN COMFORT FOOD : Simple & satisfying vegan recipes
    Author: BESKOW KATY
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    From the author of the bestselling 15 Minute Vegan comes 15 Minute Vegan: Comfort Food. The book shatters the notion that vegan food is cold and soulless by showing you how to create inspired comfort foods, whether you're vegan or not.

    Vegan cookery expert Katy Beskow celebrates cooking for pleasure, soul and enjoyment, without having to spend hours in the kitchen. Using ingredients readily available in supermarkets, Katy’s easy recipes and instructions will have you making delicious, nutritious meals time after time.

    The book explores how a mindful cooking process is as comforting as the final dish, even when you have just 15 minutes to spare, and offers 100 recipes across five chapters: comfort classics (chocolate chilli, moussaka bowls); sides & bites (sweetcorn fritters, speedy samosas); social sharing (mushroom bourguignon, garden biryani); solo recipes (spicy falafel burger, cashew chow mein); and sweet comforts (cherry pot pies, jam sponge pudding).

    Imprint: QUADRILLE
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
    ISBN: 9781624147210
    Author: SADD MEGAN
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Whether you’re committed to a vegan diet or simply looking to enjoy more plant-based meals in your dinner routine, this cookbook is a must-have weeknight resource. Megan Sadd, founder of the vegan food blog Carrots and Flowers, which has nearly 280k likes on Facebook, shares 75 new and amazing recipes that work on multiple levels for busy home cooks. Each recipe is kid-friendly and easy to prepare, featuring easy-to-find, real-food ingredients and no highly processed meat or dairy substitutes. Most recipes are gluten free, or include a gluten-free option. Many are also made in one pot, making for less cleanup and fuss. Readers won’t groan at the thought of preparing dinner after work when they have such quick, easy and delicious options as Cauliflower Romanesco Tacos, Dynamite Poke Bowls, Salisbury Portobello TV Dinner, Creamy Pesto Quinoa with Roasted Tomatoes and 20 Minute Vegan Mac ‘n’ Chz. Before you know it, you’ll be whipping up nourishing, nutrient-dense, feel-good dinners every night of the week like you were born for it! There will be 75 recipes and 75 photos.

    Imprint: MACMILLAN
    RRP: $34.99

    Price: $9.99
  • 30 MINUTE VEGETARIAN : 100 Green Recipes to Prep in 30 Minutes or Less
    30 MINUTE VEGETARIAN : 100 Green Recipes to Prep in 30 Minutes or Less
    ISBN: 9781784881863
    Title: 30 MINUTE VEGETARIAN : 100 Green Recipes to Prep in 30 Minutes or Less
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    In 30-Minute Vegetarian Swedish chef and food blogger Ylva Bergqvist explores the virtues of living and eating green. The concept is simple, ease your way into a mostly or full vegetable-forward diet by cooking dishes that are quick to prepare and impossible to resist.

    Half of the recipes in the book are completely vegan, the other half are vegetarian (primarily including dairy and egg products) with tips on how to swap ingredients for a vegan diet. Also included are basic recipes for making pantry and fridge basics, like paneer, kimchi and falafel to use as building blocks for other recipes.

    The dishes are inspired by cuisines from around the world, including Italy, Asia, the Middle East and Mexico. Indulge in Pasta with Carrot Sauce and Buttery Hazelnuts or Cauliflower Soup with Curry-fried Apples and Seeds or whip up Shakshuka with Kidney Beans and Tahini or Portobello Burgers with Truffle Bean Cream for speedy weeknight supper.

    With the help of this book you’ll be getting a satisfying, vegetable-forward dinner the table in half an hour or less.

    Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • ADRIATICO : Stories and recipes from Italy's Adriatic Coast
    ADRIATICO : Stories and recipes from Italy's Adriatic Coast
    ISBN: 9781925418729
    Title: ADRIATICO : Stories and recipes from Italy's Adriatic Coast
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    The food of Italy's eastern coastline mirrors the memories and traditions of peoples past and present who have lived on the shores of the Adriatic, with ingredients reflecting the climate and terrain – of course with seafood in abundance, as well as an array of incredible pasta, rice, polenta and meat dishes.

    The Adriatic coastline runs from the heel of the boot-shaped peninsula at the Ionian Sea, through Puglia and Venice, to the northern waters of the Gulf of Trieste on the border with Slovenia. Along its length are rugged rocky coast lInes, sandy stretches of beach, lagoons and wetlands. Spindly wooden fishing piers, white washed walls, colourful villages and sea-facing piazzas dot the 1,200-kilometre coastline with a rich history touched by Etruscan, Greek, Roman, Venetian and Austrian populations.

    Join Paola on this beautiful journey where she travels the length of this relatively unexplored coastline, to find ancient food traditions still thriving.

    RRP: $55.00

    Price: $55.00
    ISBN: 9780857838070
    Title: AEGEAN
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    'A delicious evocation of place and memory from one of my favourite cooks.' Allan Jenkins, Editor of Observer Food Monthly

    'This book is so much more than a cookbook, it's a love song to a very special place and we are lucky to have the brilliant Marianna as our guide.' Itamar Srulovich, co-founder of Honey & Co.

    'I want to make everything in this beautiful book. An absolute treasure.' Rosie Birkett, author of THE JOYFUL HOME COOK

    Marianna Leivaditaki is a natural storyteller. She grew up in Chania, on the Greek island of Crete, and spent her childhood helping out in the family-run taverna. After school, she carried around her blue notebook, writing down all the recipes she would like to cook, helped by the Greek grannies' kitchen wisdom. Marianna's love for the food of her heritage flows off every page, but she also has a contemporary take on it. As head chef of Morito in Hackney, she has championed high-quality ingredients, presenting them in simple, stunning sharing plates, and has been critically acclaimed for doing so.

    These inspirational recipes derive from the SEA, the LAND and the MOUNTAINS. We all know the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet, rich in olive oil, fresh vegetables and fruit, nuts, fish and whole grains, as well as the importance of how you eat and appreciate your food. Marianna offers achievable, yet delicious dishes celebrating seasonal, fresh food that you can take time to enjoy with friends and family.

    Imprint: Kyle Books
    RRP: $45.00
    Price: $45.00
  • AFRICOLA : Slow food fast words cult chef
    AFRICOLA : Slow food fast words cult chef
    ISBN: 9781760523862
    Title: AFRICOLA : Slow food fast words cult chef
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Duncan's approach to food is fearless, take-no-prisoners, bold and exciting, inspired by his South African heritage. If his multi-awarded, South Australian-based restaurant Africola was a type of music, it would be a full-on mash-up of Kwaito meets Euro pop meets black metal. His food is cooked on fire, in embers or ashes, in ovens, or cast iron pots - from whole smoked pig South African/Australian style, to homemade biltong, hot smoked mackerel and horseradish, whole roasted cauliflower with tahini sauce, and the world's greatest roast potato recipe for complete idiots. Duncan's words aren't pretty, and he's refreshingly honest about the highs and lows of his industry and the people within it, delivering home truths for cooks and chefs alike. These recipes include an amazing array of meats, as well as seafood and a slew of intensely flavourful, veg-forward dishes. There is also a culinary encyclopaedia of ferments, condiments and pickles - adding richness and complexity to any dish - along with a solid pastry section and a bunch of ridiculous cocktails. Come party with us #youbuygold #africolasoundsystem #afropunkoz

    Imprint: Murdoch Books
    RRP: $49.99

    Price: $49.99
  • ALL DAY BAKING : Savoury, Not Sweet
    ALL DAY BAKING : Savoury, Not Sweet
    ISBN: 9781743796993
    Title: ALL DAY BAKING : Savoury, Not Sweet
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: July 2021 New Release

    For every two lovers of sweet baked treats, there is at least another who will take the gruyere gougere or the curry pastie every time, thank you. All Day Baking: Savoury, Not Sweet is a baking cookbook – at last – for them. Its mission is to deliver comforting, inventive and wholegrain-forward ideas for pies, sausage rolls, pasties and myriad other mostly pastry-based recipes, alongside gutsy accompaniments that equip the reader with the tools to transform delicious bakes into nourishing any-time-of-day meals.

    Author Michael James is a Michelin-restaurant chef by training who was drawn early to the art, precision, and satisfaction of baking. In All Day Baking, his second book, he turns his attention to the pasties of his UK childhood, the pies he creates today for his young family, and the quiches, sausage rolls, palmiers and galettes that have earned him a cultish following in Australia and beyond. As well, he delivers a master class in pastry – from puff to rye to vegan and gluten-free – gifting readers a foundation knowledge that sets them on a path to their own freewheeling baking adventures.

    The book is structured across the arc of a day but the recipes at their heart are interchangeable – if you fancy beetroot & shallot galette for breakfast or bacon & onion quiche for dinner – that’s perfectly ok. And throughout there is a nod to Michael and wife Pippa James’ ethos, rooted in sustainability, seasonality and a desire to minimise their waste footprint.

    Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
    RRP: $45.00

    Price: $45.00
  • ALWAYS ADD LEMON : Recipes You Want to Cook | Food You Want to Eat
    ALWAYS ADD LEMON : Recipes You Want to Cook | Food You Want to Eat
    ISBN: 9781743795439
    Title: ALWAYS ADD LEMON : Recipes You Want to Cook | Food You Want to Eat
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    'Danielle loves to cook and it shows in every page of this inspirational, beautiful book. There are a lot of lessons to be learned from her recipes and her wise, thoughtful approach.' - David Tanis

    'I am delighted by this cookbook.' - Alice Waters

    'Danielle is one of my very favourite cooks.' - Skye Gyngell

    'Hospitality, kindness and consistency are the attributes that embody the work of Danielle Alvarez.' - Josh Niland

    Always Add Lemon is the highly anticipated first book from one of the most exciting young chefs cooking in Australia today, Danielle Alvarez. Taking the lessons, skills and tastes acquired working alongside some of the best chefs in the world, Danielle translates formidable kitchen smarts into an inspiring collection of recipes and projects for nourishing, vegetable-forward, seasonal food.

    Become acquainted with the basics from home made cheeses to vinegar pickles to brioche before delving into Summer vegetable panzanella, Duck pot pie and Roasted pineapple with salted caramel and rum. With more than 100 recipes paired with creative and foundational projects Always Add Lemon is guaranteed to delight anyone with a skerrick of kitchen ambition and a free afternoon.

    Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
    RRP: $50.00

    Price: $50.00
    ISBN: 9781760525538
    Title: AMBER AND RYE
    Author: ZAK ZUZA
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: June 2021 New Release

    "It is such a joy to finally see a cookbook on beautiful Baltic cuisine, done with so much sensitivity and respect by Zuza Zak, one of my favourite authors. It is making me pine to travel to the region more than ever. Before I can do that, I will enjoy reading and cooking from this wonderful book." Olia Hercules

    In the Baltics, two worlds meet: the Baltic Sea joins Eastern Europe and Scandinavia, bringing with it culinary influences and cultural exchange. All three Baltic capitals, Vilnius, Tallinn and Riga, are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, steeped in history and culture. Amber & Rye explores this exciting part of Eastern Europe, guiding you around the capitals, sharing stories and discovering a dynamic, new style of cooking. Contextualized within the Baltics' rich history and culture, the food is a doorway to a deeper understanding of the region and what makes it tick.

    The recipes explore new culinary horizons, are grounded in Baltic tradition, yet inspired by contemporary trends, making them modern, unique and easy to recreate at home. And in addition to the recipes and travel stores, there are snippets of poetry, literature, songs and proverbs, adding a rich layer that makes Amber & Rye a cultural reference point for travellers as well as a showcase for the vibrant new cuisine of the Baltic States.

    Imprint: Allen and Unwin Publishers
    RRP: $49.99
    Price: $49.99
  • ANATOLIA : Adventures in Turkish Eating
    ANATOLIA : Adventures in Turkish Eating
    ISBN: 9781760525521
    Title: ANATOLIA : Adventures in Turkish Eating
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Every dish tastes better when it comes with a good story. Anatolia, Adventures in Turkish eating is much more than a cookbook. It's a travel guide, narrative journey and richly illustrated exploration of a 4,000 year old cooking culture. Istanbul-born chef Somer Sivrioglu and food scholar David Dale reveal the fascinating tales, tricks and rituals that enliven the Turkish table. Here they profile the superstars of modern Turkish hospitality and reimagine recipes ranging from the grand banquets of the Ottoman empire to the spicy snacks of Istanbul's street stalls, from epic breakfasts on the eastern border to seafood mezes on the Aegean coastline. With more than 100 stories and recipes, including many suitable for vegetarians or vegans, this is the what, the where, the how and the why of eating the Turkish way.

    Imprint: Murdoch Books
    RRP: $49.99

    Price: $49.99
  • ANCIENT WINE : The Search For The Origins of Viniculture
    ANCIENT WINE : The Search For The Origins of Viniculture
    ISBN: 9780691197203
    Title: ANCIENT WINE : The Search For The Origins of Viniculture
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    A richly illustrated account of the story of ancient viniculture The history of civilization is, in many ways, the history of wine. This book is the first comprehensive account of the earliest stages of the history and prehistory of viniculture, which extends back into the Neolithic period and beyond. Elegantly written and richly illustrated, Ancient Wine opens up whole new chapters in the fascinating story of wine by drawing on recent archaeological discoveries, molecular and DNA sleuthing, and the writings and art of ancient peoples. In a new afterword, the author discusses exciting recent developments in the understanding of ancient wine, including a new theory of how viniculture came to central and northern Europe.

    Imprint: Princeton University Press
    RRP: $32.99

    Price: $32.99
  • ANDALUSIA : Recipes from Seville and beyond
    ANDALUSIA : Recipes from Seville and beyond
    ISBN: 9781784882266
    Title: ANDALUSIA : Recipes from Seville and beyond
    Author: PIZARRO JOSE
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Bordering Spain's southern coast, Andalusia is a place where the past and modernity blend together to form a rather magical destination. From sandy beaches to amazing architecture, buzzing tapas bars and flamenco dancers, it's full of passion.

    Not just a feast for the eyes, Andalusia is also a food-lovers paradise, and Andalusia, award-winning chef José Pizarro takes readers on a journey through it's most delicious dishes. Blessed with land that produces magnificent wild mushrooms, delicious Jabugo ham, and some of the world's best olive oil and seafood, you'll be spoilt for choice. Many of the dishes go back to Moorish times – or earlier – and each of the eight provinces has their own special dish. Try your hand at Pork loin with pear and hazelnuts, Prawns baked in salt with mango, chilli, coriander salsa, and a rather boozy Barbary fig margarita. Written in José's signature fuss-free style, this is genuine, bold-tasting Spanish food, easily made at home.

    Andalusia is all about simple pleasures: a glass of wine or sherry, a piece of cheese or ham, and good company. And that's all you need to make yourself happy. It's all about the freshness, the quality and the diversity of the produce. Set to the backdrop of beautiful location shots, Andalusia is a must for anyone who loves authentic, simple Spanish food.

    Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
    RRP: $49.99

    Price: $49.99
    ISBN: 9781838662516
    Author: KASSIS REEM
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    The Arabesque Table takes inspiration from the traditional food of the Arab world, weaving Reem Kassis's cultural knowledge with her contemporary interpretations of an ancient, remarkably diverse cuisine. She opens up the world of Arabic cooking today, presenting a mosaic of 130 delicious, accessible home recipes - from simple salads to flavourful mains and fragrant desserts. Organized by primary ingredient, her narratives formed by her experiences and influences bring the dishes to life, as does the book's vivid photography.

    Imprint: PHAIDON
    RRP: $49.95

    Price: $49.95
  • ARAN : Recipes and Stories from a Bakery in the Heart of Scotland
    ARAN : Recipes and Stories from a Bakery in the Heart of Scotland
    ISBN: 9781784883102
    Title: ARAN : Recipes and Stories from a Bakery in the Heart of Scotland
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    aran (Scottish Gaelic)

    From the Old Irish arán


    bread, loaf (masculine noun, nominative case)

    Aran is a beautiful cookbook from an artisan bakery in the heart of Scotland with the same name. In it, Great British Bake Off star Flora Shedden shares her simple, modern recipes and a window onto a picturesque life below the highlands, with stunning location photography and stories about the people and the place that inspire her creations.

    With a clean and fresh design, Aran is both whimsical and contemporary, and would be a perfect gift or self-buy for beginners, established bakers, armchair travellers or any lovers of baked goods!

    Sweet and savoury recipes take you from breakfast, through elevenses, through to your afternoon tea and after-dinner sweet treats, and include Poppy morning rolls, Twice baked almond croissants, Peach, chocolate and almond brioche, Poached quince porridge, Pork apple and sage sausage rolls and Banana, date and chocolate loaf cake.

    Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
    RRP: $45.00

    Price: $45.00
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