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TARTINE

When Tartine was first published in 2006 it became the oracle of American home baking, revealing the tips and techniques of the team at Tartine bakery renowned for their inventiveness and technical ability.

HUNGRY

When I read the words ‘Rene Redzepi’ and ‘road trip’ I rolled my eyes at the  thought of wading through Moses-on- the-mountaintop-soliloquies on the  soul-nurturing ecstasies of foraging.

PASS IT ON

You’re certainly not going to miss this book on the bookshelf – with flamboyant hot pink and highlighter- orange pages there’s nothing shy about it.

A KITCHEN WELL- TRAVELLED

Do you like the sound of spicy Sri Lankan anchovy relish hugging up to goat’s feta in a cute little pastry tart?

COPENHAGEN CULT RECIPES

Another in the Cult Recipes series, and this one takes us on a journey to the heart of Copenhagen to highlight New Nordic Cuisine which brings traditional and modern interpretations together using beautiful, locally grown produce.

ON EATING MEAT

Matthew Evans just keeps getting better. Former chef and food critic turned Tasmanian smallholder...

MODERN SOURDOUGH

Founder of North London bakery Margot, Michelle Eshkeri may be revealing trade secrets in this, her first book, but I doubt that bothers her.

THE ART OF BEER

Right from the start the guys at Garage Project determined that each of their beer bottles or cans would feature unique art and here are 100 of their original designs...

SUMMER WITH SIMON GAULT

If, for you, summer is laid back, uncomplicated and familiar, then this could be just the book to take you through the season of barbecues, picnics and holidays at the bach.

VEG

Whether it’s a collective decision-making hiccup or the boss’ own isn’t clear, but it seems there’s been a slight malfunction in the Jamie factory.

EAT LIKE A FISH

I approached this poacher-turned-gamekeeper ecological manifesto with something of a heavy heart...

WEEKLIGHT

The latest from Australia’s bestselling cookbook writer and it’s the now familiar mantra of how to incorporate more veges into everyday meals.

GREENFEAST

There are some super-popular cook book writers who have stood steadfast through all the fads.

FIRE ISLANDS: RECIPES FROM INDONESIA

The thousands of islands that make up the Indonesian archipelago, along with its myriad cuisines, mix of religions, languages and cultures is something of a mystery to me.

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