Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, recipes and stories. (Hardback)Nigella Lawson (author)
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With witty essays about food and tantalising recipes from her kitchen, Nigella shares her culinary philosophy in this delicious volume.
Food, for me, is a constant pleasure: I like to think greedily about it, reflect deeply on it, learn from it; it provides comfort, inspiration, meaning and beauty, as well as sustenance and structure. More than just a mantra, "cook, eat, repeat" is the story of my life.
Cook, eat, repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined with narrative essays about food, all written in Nigella’s engaging and insightful prose. Whether asking 'What is a Recipe?' or declaring 'Death to the Guilty Pleasure', Nigella’s wisdom about food and life comes to the fore, with tasty new recipes that readers will want to return to again and again.
'The recipes I write come from my life, my home', says Nigella, and in this book she shares the rhythms and rituals of her kitchen through over fifty new recipes that make the most of her favourite ingredients. Dedicated chapters include 'A is for Anchovy' (a celebration of the bacon of the sea), 'Beetroot and Me', 'A Vegan Feast', a shout out for 'Brown Food', a very relatable 'How To Invite People for Dinner Without Hating Them (or Yourself)', plus new ideas for Christmas.
Within these chapters are recipes for all seasons and tastes: Burnt Onion and Aubergine Dip; Butternut with Chilli, Ginger and Beetroot Yoghurt Sauce; Brown Butter Colcannon; Spaghetti with Chard and Anchovies; Beef Cheeks with Port and Chestnuts; Oxtail Bourguignon; and Wide Noodles with Lamb in Aromatic Broth, to name a few. Those with a sweet tooth will delight in Rhubarb and Custard Trifle; Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake; Rice Pudding Cake; and Cherry and Almond Crumble.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 1107 g
Dimensions: 250 x 174 x 33 mm
'Set to be one of the blockbusters of 2020.' - The Times
"Lawson's latest book is the one I've been waiting for her to write...Her aim is to empower and demystify and to encourage everyone to get as much pleasure from cooking as she does." - Diana Henry Daily Telegraph
'Twenty-two years after her first book, How To Eat, Nigella Lawson has produced what feels like its answer: Cook, Eat, Repeat.' - The Times
'Interweaves domestic goddess-style recipes with personal musings and guides.' - Vogue
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