Summer is most definitely here and luckily so is the sunshine which we know, is not always the case.
We love Summer and all the seasonal, fresh food that brings sunshine to our plates whatever the weather. To celebrate the season of Al fresco cooking, BBQ’s, garden picnics and family feasts here is our selection of our favourite cookbooks for the sunny season. Some of these are new releases and some are classics from our own collections but all from are our favourite chefs. We hope you like them.
Our Top 10 Favourite Summer Cookbooks
Nigel Slater is one of our food heroes. In his Kitchen Diaries he simply records what he eats every month and the result is half diary, half simply yet stunning recipes using fresh seasonal ingredients. Set out month by month – the summer months include some seriously luscious delights.
Down to its downy cover and stunning photography, this beautiful book is filled with ideas for seasonal menus including early, mid and late summer. A peach of a book.
We can’t wait to get stuck into the stunning recipes in this book including a marinated lamb shoulder with pomegranate marinade, saffron roast potatoes and a peach, feta and mint salad. Sublime.
We LOVE Gwyneth’s take on creating healthy versions of favourate dishes and this book is packed with fresh, simple and clever ideas to make the best of your ingredients and improve your diet without sacrificing your health or your lust for tasty food. The Vietnamese chopped salad is lush.