Okinawan-Style Sesame Donuts | サーターアンダギー

Okinawan-style Sesame Donuts from Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu

If you want to get to the heart of Japanese home cooking, you will appreciate Phaidon’s most recent Country Cookbook, Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu. This hefty collection of over 400 recipes showcases the breadth of Japanese home-cooking today, and is a great reference book for any cook keen on the cuisine. Read my ... Read more »

Asparagus with Sesame-Vinegar Dressing | アスパラの胡麻酢和え

Asparagus with Sesame-Vinegar Dressing from Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu

If you want to get to the heart of Japanese home cooking, you will appreciate Phaidon’s most recent Country Cookbook, Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu. This hefty collection of over 400 recipes showcases the breadth of Japanese home-cooking today, and is a great reference book for any cook keen on the cuisine. Read my ... Read more »

Stir-Fried Japanese Leeks with Miso | ねぎの味噌炒め

Stir-Fried Japanese Leeks with Miso from Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu

If you want to get to the heart of Japanese home cooking, you will surely appreciate Phaidon’s most recent Country Cookbook, Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu. This hefty collection of over 400 recipes showcases the breadth of Japanese home-cooking today, and is a great reference book for any cook keen on the cuisine. Read ... Read more »

Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu

Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu. Phaidon's country-specific cookery tomes showcase the breadth of recipes cooked in a given country, a snapshot in time of the cuisine. In Japan: The Cookbook, Nancy Singleton Hachisu, shares over 400 recipes for traditional, authentic Japanese home cooking.

Phaidon is well known for their hefty country-specific cookery tomes which aim to showcase the breadth of recipes cooked in each country, a snapshot in time of the cuisine. Phaidon’s The Cookbook series includes America, China, France, Greece, Italy, India, Lebanon, Mexico, the Nordic region, Peru, Spain and Thailand, plus the most recent one on ... Read more »

Picnic Recipes | 11 Thirst-Quenching Drinks

Having cooked lots of fantastic food for your picnic (or garden party), don’t let the deliciousness down when it comes to the drinks! I’ve pulled together a collection of perfect thirst-quenchers that fit the bill. Banana Lychee Lassi adds an exotic fruit combination to the classic Indian yoghurt drink. Blood Orange Squash is a grown ... Read more »

Picnic Recipes | 20 Perfect Patés & Dips

20 Perfect Paté & Dip Recipes that are perfect for picnics or garden parties

I love things that I can spread over bread or crackers, or in which I can dunk crudites or crisps. Here’s a selection of quick and tasty recipes that make a great addition to your picnic hamper or garden party table. Abroath Smokie & Wild Garlic  combines the wonderful smokiness of the haddock with foraged ... Read more »

Picnic Recipes | 11 Pastries, Pies, Plaits, Quiches, Tarts & Rolls

11 Pastries, Pies, Plaits, Quiches, Tarts & Rolls for Picnics and Garden Parties

For me a picnic isn’t a picnic without some kind of savoury pastries, whether that’s sausage rolls, a homemade quiche or something more adventurous. Here’s a great selection of recipes for your next picnic or garden party. Asparagus Tarts with a Pesto Surprise make the most of seasonal asparagus, goose eggs and pesto. Beef Empanadas ... Read more »

Picnic Recipes | 10 Super Tasty Salads

10 Scrumtious Salad Recipes that are perfect for picnics or garden parties

When it comes to picnics, barbeques and garden parties it’s easy to focus on the mains, with salad too often relegated to an also-ran. But adding a few really tempting salad recipes to your picnic basket or party table is the perfect way to balance your meal. These 10 salad ideas are sure to be ... Read more »

Lasagne with Sausage Meatballs | Nadine Redzepi’s Twist on a Classic

Last year, I was sent a review copy of Nadine Redzepi’s cookbook, Downtime: Deliciousness At Home. Whilst husband René is wowing the world with creations for his restaurant Noma in Copenhagen, his wife Nadine is the main cook at home, and over the years, she has collated a collection of recipes that are perfect for home ... Read more »