1 Cook Thai
In Cook Thai, Sebby Holmes features the dishes that have seen crowds queuing round the block at Farang restaurant, which serves up modern Thai street food with seasonal ingredients, perfectly adapted to suit the home cook. For Holmes, Thai food is not a special occasion cuisine but a varied, delicious and exciting style of food.
2 Cook Yourself Happy
Food, family and Denmark are Caroline Fleming’s first loves, and this inspirational cookbook. Cook Yourself Happy, shot on location in Denmark, celebrates the very best of Danish cuisine as well as revealing Fleming’s nurturing and personal approach to life and cooking.
3 The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook
Just in time for autumn, Tarek Malouf’s baking cookbook, The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook, has now been revised and extended. Each recipe has scrumptious imagery, simple recipes and succinct baking tips from the man who first opened in W11.
4 How to Eat Brilliantly Every Day
Abel & Cole’s How to Eat Brilliantly Every Day guides you through the seasons in 140 imaginative and effortless recipes that are packed with veg. For those struggling to find time there are even three-line recipes that can help use up those stray ingredients at the back of the fridge. £18.99 (Ebury Press). The Resident has 5 copies to give away – click here to enter.
5 The Small Luxury Cookbook: First Courses
The Small Luxury Cookbook: First Courses invites aspiring cooks and travellers to embark on a global tour with a collection of recipes from over 150 of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Not only can you bring home your holiday memories through a number of delicious dishes, you can also learn cooking tips from some of the world’s greatest chefs. Gary Durrant, Head Chef at five-star boutique hotel The Arch London, makes his debut in this volume, with a recipe for Cornish fish soup with garlic mayonnaise.