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Recipe: Butter & Sage Gnudi

Jamie Oliver's latest offering - Jamie's Comfort Food - focusses on food that makes you feel happy. Well, this recipe for butter and sage gnudi has certainly put a smile on our faces. Read more
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The Big Book Season: 28th August

Thursday 28th August. A day like any other. Or is it? Today is the first of a flurry of big book publishing days. Read on for our round-up of the best new books hitting the shelves today. Read more
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Recipe: Devil’s Food Cake

Sarah Vaughan, author of the novel The Art of Baking Blind, shares a chocolately family favourite and explains how the idea of a personal "signature bake" inspired her book. Read more
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DJ BBQ’s Piri piri chicken wings

Christian Stevenson AKA DJ BBQ, of Jamie Oliver's Food Tube fame tells us about writing his first cookbook - for the new Food Tube series, and shares his recipe for perfect piri piri chicken wings. Read more
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Half term treats…

With half term fast approaching, or already under way for some of the country, it’s a great time to re-discover the joys of eating and maybe even cooking together. Jo Hobbs and her team from our Cirencester bookshop have picked out various recommendations, so you can sit down to delicious meals, whatever your plans. If you're going out for the day and want something quick and easy to look forward to on your return, then slow cooking or one pot options are ideal. Currently enjoying a real renaissance, there are some great books offering tasty, nutritious and warming recipes – fantastic comfort food for chilly days… Read more

Cooking by the book – Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem

Screen Shot 2013-02-02 at 15.43.48 In a new series, Bea Carvalho from our non-fiction buying team cooks her way through some of her favourite recipe books to test out some of their recipes, and let you know what they're really like to cook from. This week, she is looking at Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.       Read more