All posts tagged: cookbook

Rapper’s Delights: The Hip Hop Cookbook

Who knew food and hip hop could collide to produce something so perfectly tuned as Rapper’s Delights: The Hip Hop Cookbook. Authors Joseph Inniss, Peter Stadden and Ralph Miller did, presenting one of the most entertaining cookbooks we’ve ever come across. There are 30 recipes, each accompanied by artwork from up-and-coming illustrators, featuring genius creations such as Wu-Tang Clam Chowder, Ludacrispy Duck and Public Enemiso Soup. (£9.99, Dokument Press)

Anjum’s Quick & Easy Indian

Anjum’s Quick & Easy Indian by Anjum Anand takes away any fear you might have about preparing Indian dishes yourself. With 80 recipes featuring everything from one-pot meatballs to poached rhubarb with spicy biscuits, this is one cookbook that you can turn to time and time again for really flavoursome inspiration. (£18.99, Quadrille)

Recipes: Guilt-Free Girl Desserts

Chewy Chocolate Cookies Makes 30 Calories: 79 Fat: 3.2g Sat fat: 1.9g Total sugars: 7.5g Carbs: 12g Ingredients: 150g/5½oz plain flour, plus extra for dusting 25g/1oz cocoa powder ¼ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda ¼ teaspoon salt 200g/7oz caster sugar 85g/3oz unsalted butter, softened 3 egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 40g/1½oz plain chocolate chips How to: Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Line a baking tray with baking paper In a medium-size bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt In a large bowl, use an electric whisk to cream together the sugar and butter until fluffy. Add the egg whites, vanilla extract and chocolate chips, mixing until well combined Lightly flour your hands and form rounded tablespoons of the cookie mixture into balls. Put these onto the prepared baking tray, setting them about 5cm/2inches apart. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 10–12 minutes or until set Transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely before serving – – – – – Almond Cupcakes with Poached Pears Makes 12 …

Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook

If there is one cookbook you need to own this year, this is quite simply it. Leaping straight into the collection of kitchen staples, this offering is packed with over 100 wholesome and delicious recipes, some of which include favourites already available in the Le Pain Quotidien eateries themselves. Taking inspiration from its artisanal bakery roots, Le Pain Quotidien translating as The Daily Bread, you can expect basics with twists such as five-grain fruit bread, nut and raisin flutes and fougasse. There are also plenty of sweet and homely recipes including chia seed and banana muffins, toasted Camembert, walnut and fig tartine, and plum and quinoa cakes. The cookbook is endlessly inspiring and shows you first-hand that healthy and nutritious food can also be so incredibly delicious. So what are you waiting for? Get set, ready, bake! Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook by Alain Coumont and Jean-Pierre Gabriel, published by Mitchell Beazley. £20. www.octopusbooks.co.uk