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Sweet Yotam Ottolenghi Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi

UPDATE: Sweet is now available.

Sweet is full of delicious baked foods confectionery and desserts -Yotam Ottolenghi

Pre-order: Sweet: Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi Hardcover – due 3 Oct 2017

The new book is a collection of over 110 recipes for sweets, baked goods, and confections created and nurtured by Yotam Ottolenghi.

Yotam Ottolenghi is a wonderfully gifted chef, based in London with a selection of divinely inspirational, and award-winning cookbooks. Pay a visit to the very welcoming and friendly London delis and to the fine dining and classy restaurant.

Strange thing he is known more for the savory and vegetarian dishes, did you know Yotam started out his cooking career as a pastry chef.

I didn’t know that!

Sweet is a masterpiece of desserts, and confections with Yotam’s designer flavor choices and ingredients that employ: fig, rose petal, saffron, orange blossom, star anise, pistachio, almond, cardamom, and cinnamon.

Chocolate, Banana, and Pecan cookies

Cinnamon Pavlova with Praline Cream and Fresh Figs

Rosemary Olive Oil Orange Cake

Flourless Chocolate Layer Cake with Coffee, Walnut, and Rosewater

Oklava: Recipes from a Turkish-Cypriot kitchen

Amazing book Oklava, wonderful food from a Turkish-Cypriot Kitchen by Selin Kiazim.

Combining different regions close to each other, Mediterranean, Southern Europe and the Middle East. The cookbook from Selin Kiazim  offers Turkish-Cypriot foods of wonderful  flavour combinations.

Oklava: The Cookbook on Amazon – Recipes from a Turkish-Cypriot kitchen

Memories of Northern Cyprus foods and cooking. Ready for food adventures?

Recipes include:

  • Pistachio-crusted Banana & Tahini
  • French Toast with Orange Blossom Syrup & Smoked Streaky Bacon
  • Grilled Quails with Palm Sugar, Sumac & Oregano Glaze
  • Courgette, Feta & Mint Fritters
  • Crispy Pomegranate-Glazed Lamb Breast with Yoghurt
  • Chilli-Roast Cauliflower
  • Chocolate, Prune & Cardamom Delice


Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook Feb 2015 recipes

Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook Feb 2015

Rachel Khoo is the well known bestselling cook, who has developed a beautiful new cook book, Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook.

This new book is filled with 100 recipes, excellent images and Rachel’s amazing sketches of the food and places she has seen.

Recipes include: Ham Hock Tiffin Box to Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Sloe Gin, and Rhubarb and Custard Millefeuille.

So check out  the NEW Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook and try some new recipes:

Read more at Rachel Khoo

A very well presented beautiful cook book, excellent Rachel!

Rachel Khoo My Little French Kitchen: Over 100 recipes from the shores of France

My Little French Kitchen: Over 100 recipes from the mountains, market squares and shores of France A new cookbook by the very popular Rachel Khoo who after the success of the cookbook The Little Paris Kitchen presents The Little French Kitchen, bringing her …Continue reading


Gordon Ramsay Ultimate Home Cooking recipe links 2 Mail on Sunday You mag 22 Sept 2013

The Mail on Sunday in You magazine recipes 2: a second free 24 page booklet with recipes from the Gordon Ramsay Ultimate Home Cooking cookbook.

The new cookbook from Gordon is called Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking with over 100 recipes. The recipes are set out over the day Breakfast, Dinner and Lunch -the new book is published by Hodder Stoughton.

Home with Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking – TV series starts 14 October 2013

Watch the exclusive Gordon Ramsay advert on Youtube.

Recipes in Mail on Sunday free magazine today:

Last weeks recipes in You magazine by Gordon Ramsay Ultimate Home Cooking recipe links Mail on Sunday You mag 15 Sept 2013


More recipes from Gordon Home cooking on You:

Read the You article Food special part one: Gordon Ramsay’s ultimate home cooking

Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking – New Cookbook review and TV series  Gordon

Ramsay Ultimate Home Cooking free recipe links with Mail on Sunday 1 Sept 2013


The recipes in You magazine are from the new book. Some recipes are available on the Mail on Sunday website.

A new TV series will accompany the Ultimate Home Cookery book, due later in the UK but the New TV show is airing in Canada Gordon Ramsay Ultimate Home Cookery TV series Food Network Canada

The new series will develop recipes around Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Starting with breakfast, each episode will follow a day in the life of the Ramsay house as Gordon cooks with his children and then eats with his family.

We see a Gordon Ramsay that we heardly ever see! Gordon is so relaxed, patient and enjoying having fun. The new series will be a fun and family time.
There are 20 episodes of Gordon’s Ultimate Home Cooking each covering a specific area:

  • American
  • Big & Bold
  • Classics With A Twist
  • Comfort Food
  • Food For Friends
  • French
  • Healthy
  • Hearty
  • Italian
  • Light
  • Middle Eastern
  • More Healthy Recipes
  • Party Food
  • Picnic Day
  • South East Asian
  • Special Occasions
  • Street Food
  • The Food I Grew Up On
  • Thrifty
  • Vegetarian

Gordon’s previous cookbook Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cooking course is on offer now for £5 !!! see book details – Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cookery Course 100 recipes to stake your life on and to compare book costs and see where to buy Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cookery Course in the UK.

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Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Cook Along – Friday 23rd Dec 2011

Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas Cook AlongFriday 23rd Dec 2011
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Gordon Ramsay is in preparation mode this evening, before the Christmas Day Cookalong Live.

This show is the preparation session, not that we have much time left, mind you.

Where to get the best turkey, how to plan the event! We are guided to the best ingredients for the big day when we cook along live with Gordon.

Quite an idea!!

NOTE: Gordon‘s Christmas Cookalong LIVE Sunday 25 December, 10am on Channel 4

How to follow Gordon and create the perfect three-course festive feast: turkey and herb butter, serve it with chestnut, pistachio, sage, sausage and apricot stuffing. What about some apple and sherry gravy and add some spiced and honey-glazed carrots and parsnips, add Brussels sprouts, bacon and chilli and the best goose fat roast potatoes.

Some of Gordon‘s cook books and kitchen aids…

See Channel 4 link to Gordon‘s Christmas cook along here.

Recipes for Gordon Ramsay’s Christmas cookalong.

A starter of smoked salmon parcels.

Pudding is trifle.

Join in and enjoy the fun.



Christmas with Gordon – Gordon Ramsay – Don’t miss it – Great!! Channel 4 22 and 23 December at 8 pm

Christmas with Gordon – Gordon Ramsay cookbooks

Gordon Ramsay – Channel 4 22 and 23 December at 8 pm

See Gordon and family at his London home, a two episode program:

1/2 Gordon’s Ultimate Christmas 22nd Dec and 2/2 Stuff the Turkey 23rd Dec.

See Nigel – Gordon’s son say he dosen’t want to play football, any swear words….what do you think?

Recipes on Gordon’s Channel4 Scrapbook

1/2 Gordon’s Ultimate Christmas

A recipe packed show all the family working to create wonderful Christmas recipes.

  • Port, apricot and pistachio stuffing.
  • Caramelised cranberry and apple sauce
  • Mint chocolate truffles
  • Roast Turkey with lemon and garlic
  • Roast potatoes and sprouts with pancetta and chestnuts
  • Steamed sponge pudding and whisky cream
  • Watch show again on 4oD


Some of Gordon’s cook books…

2/2 Stuff the Turkey – Wot no Turkey???

The delicious alternatives to roast turkey or goose.

The two one hour program series has sold worldwide and will be an extremely popular show, so set your set top boxes now….

Current show: Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cookery Course 100 recipes to stake your life on cook book – watch TV episodes 

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