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A Mouthwatering Recipe from Big Zuu

Discover the gastronomic grime artist's lip-smacking Big Bang Broccoli dish.

A Book & a Bite: Out of My Tree

Michelin star-winning chef Daniel Clifford shares a recipe from Out of My Tree inspired by Marco Pierre White.

Nadiya's Christmas Cranberry Shortbread

A special story and delicious recipe for Christmas cranberry shortbread from Nadiya's Bake Me a Festive Story.

Four Top Weekend Recipes from The Curry Guy

Just in time for the weekend, we’re serving up a mouthwatering banquet of homemade curries, courtesy of Dan Toombs, AKA The Curry Guy. Published this month and already topping Waterstones’ Cookery bestseller lists, Dan’s book reflects the best recipes from British Indian restaurants around the country, refined and perfected for home cooks. A chance to turn the best take-away food into home-cooked favourites you can tweak to make your own.

Success without Excess: A Letter from Tom Daley

With Christmas now over, Olympian Tom Daley would like to offer us an alternative to the usual January crash diets and gruelling exercise regimes. His new book, Tom's Daily Plan, is an antidote to such fads; it outlines a health and fitness programme that is not only accessible to all, but easy to stick to long-term. The following introductory letter was written by Tom exclusively to Waterstones customers.

Q&A: James Martin

Sweet is the new book by television's much loved chef, James Martin. Here, he answers a few culinary questions.

Recipe: Plantain Breakfast Burrito with Pico de Gallo

Alternative title: Your breakfast this morning probably wasn't as good as this.

Recipe: Eastern mess

Sabrina Ghayour shares an Eastern take on a classic Eton Mess from her book Persiana.

Recipe: Picado de file

Thiago Castanho and Luciana Bianchi share a recipe for a Brazilian workman's lunch. Having read it, we're off to become Brazilian workmen.

Recipe: A hummus feast

Three simple but delicious recipes from the Hummus Bros., Christian Mouysset and Ronen Givon, which will have your taste buds dancing this summer.

Recipe: Raspberry Tart with Crème Pâtissière and Rosemary

Mixing fruit with herbs - other than mint - might seem a bold move for us Brits, but Daniel Galmiche shows how rosemary can lift the flavour of raspberries to new levels in this distinctive summer pudding.

Recipe: Pan-Roasted Langoustines with Coriander

Daniel Galmiche shares a simple but delicious langoustine recipe which makes a perfect companion to either a summer salad or a steaming bowl of rice.

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