Some of our book review team have put together their personal recommendations for these hot summer days. Grab a cool drink, find some shade and thumb through our suggested reading list, from picture books to sci-fi; football to cooking.
Cookbook Review: Special Guest, Recipes for the Happily Imperfect Host, by Annabel Crabb & Wendy Sharpe
A recipe book that cheekily says it is for imperfect hosts. It is for anyone who ever felt like punching a wall before their guests arrive.
Sample two delicious recipes from the new cookbook and guide for the imperfect host, by Annabel Crabb and Wendy Sharpe: a Halloumi, Lime & Rocket Spaghetti for mains, and a Salted Caramel “Crack” for dessert.
Throw your Christmas menu away and sample three recipes from this beautifully illustrated cookbook: a Honey Roast Pork, a Potato Salad with Bacon and Boiled Eggs, and Grandma’s Chocolate Cake.
Naturopath and child nutrition expert Lucinda Miller offers a series of simple positive steps to help your child build a positive relationship with food that will banish fussy eating and have huge benefits for their long-term health and well-being.
A philosophy and detailed program to change, one step at a time, to a plant-based (vegan) diet to improve your health and save the planet. OMD: One Meal a Day.
Book Review: Gutsy: The Food-Mood Method to Revitalize Your Health Beyond Conventional Medicine, by Nan Foster
A personal journey advocating for ‘real’ food, a plant-based diet, self-care and a positive mindset to complement conventional medicine to improve your health and lifestyle.
A stunning new cookbook by London-based chef and author Anissa Helou highlighting the food connections and contrasts across countries from Senegal to Indonesia to provide an essential introduction to Islamic cuisine.
This simple, plant-based program to save your health, waistline, and the planet comes out this month and we’ve got 3 great recipes to share from it: “Chicken” Fajitas, a Sun-Dried Tomato and Asparagus Lasagne, and Lemon-Blueberry-Coconut Scones. Yum!
A fundraising cookbook from the NZ Rugby Foundation with royalties going to support catastrophically injured players and their families. The wide variety of recipes have been provided by players and other rugby personalities.
A celebration of Palestinian food and culture, featuring stunning photography and a wide range of authentic dishes from the places and people of Palestine.
Celebrate the food of Argentina with three free recipes from this exciting new cookbook. Try a Gramajo’s Scramble, Veal Croquettes and a wonderful Quince Tart.
We’ve got three recipes for you to try from this new cookbook that celebrates nature: Bircher Muesli with Grated Apple, Pepitas, Yoghurt and Fresh Grapes; Zander Fillet with Strawberry and Capsicum Salsa; and a tempting Raspberry and Chocolate Tart.
Celebrate authentic and traditional Spanish dishes from sous chef Emma Warren with these three free recipes: Baby Broad Bean & Pea Salad, Oven-roasted Lamb Shoulder and a Crema Catalana dessert.
The Adelaide Central Market has just announced the launch of its first-ever hardcover book and we are drooling.
Part cookbook, part travel guide, celebrate the diversity of New York city with something sweet, something savoury and something soothing from one of the many cultures that thrive in the city.
Sample three recipes from this month’s Flour and Stone cookbook by pastry chef Nadine Ingram: Blueberry Buttermilk Scones, Zucchini Chilli & Gruyère Buns, and a Pear Ginger & Hazelnut Cake.
Culshaw’s Restaurant has produced a menu that showcases the best of bush ingredients, available in the inner city.
A pain-free guide to becoming vegan, filled with lots of handy hints and explanations and enough familiar crossover recipes to make the change in eating easier and comfortable.
A simple recipe book that focuses primarily on healthy recipes, as the title suggests.