Books for cooks

Helen Stanton, owner of Forum Books in Corbridge, offers her pick of the month’s best books for foodies

Vegan Dairy
Emilie Holm
£14.99 Pavilion
A thorough and super-helpful guide to making your own dairy-free milk, butter, yoghurt and cheeses, with the added plus, being homemade, that they are additive and preservative-free. From beginner to experienced level, this is a no-nonsense guide aiming to inspire.

Fantastic Eats! And how to cook them
Angelica Bell
£15 Quadrille
The title’s word play caught our eye and here celebrity Masterchef winner Angelica Bell delivers step-by-step sweet and savoury recipes easy enough for children. Packed with kid and crowd pleasers – popcorn chicken, monster crispy treats, muffin tin magic with little toads in the holes and omelette bites – it’s irresistibly good! 

Salt & Time: Recipes for a Russian Kitchen
Alissa Timoshkina
£25 Octopus Books
An evocative celebration that isn’t overly adapted to western kitchens and tastes for an authentic slice of Siberia. Beautiful photography and sumptuous food writing, this is a book to curl up with and be transported. 

New Kitchen Basics
Claire Thomson
£25 Quadrille
This pretty and practical recipe directory takes 10 essential everyday ingredients and solves the eternal question – what to cook tonight. Fresh, exciting and honestly achievable recipes and ideas I can’t get enough of. Mouthwateringly good and a new cookbook essential!

Cheeky P’s
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