Honey & Co – The Baking Book

We love middle eastern food and all the spices and exotic flavours it brings to our dishes! In London, you can find some remarkable middle eastern restaurants such as The Palomar, Ottolenghi, Arabica Bar & Kitchen, and of course this wonderful and cosy place run by Sarit Packer & Itamar Srulovich: Honey & Co. Their food is just amazing and […]

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Bar Tartine – The Ultimate DIY Cookbook

Although we have a pretty respectable collection of excellent cookbooks (unreasonable is far more accurate!), there aren’t that many which we’d label as essential. And sometimes, we discover a truly unique cookbook that brings us so far out of our culinary comfort zone that it changes the way we think about food. Bar Tartine is […]

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Book Review – Rose Water & Orange Blossoms

We have a scary collection of middle-eastern (M-E) cookbooks (40+), so we’re reasonably familiar with the food over there. Sadly, the stereotype about M-E food is generally around “OMG, it’s too difficult, I need many spices and expensive ingredients“. This book will prove you the contrary! What we loved in this book right away is that it’s above all a very personal and intimate […]

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A Girl And Her Greens by April Bloomfield

April Bloomfield is unarguably a true chef who learned her trade all the way up in some of the world’s great restaurants, such as the well-known River Café or Chez Panisse. This means her food is a combination of simple Italian (think simple ingredients at their best) and classic British. Her first book, A Girl and her Pig […]

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Sesame & Spice: Orange Flower Biscuits with Pistachios

We got the lovely cookbook Sesame & Spice (Amazon UK / Amazon US) by Anne Shooter last week and just couldn’t wait to bake some of these wonderful recipes. So we started with the Orange flower biscuit rings with pistachios – what a combination! Plus, the recipe is so easy and quick to prepare! We totally loved it and […]

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Mexico – The cookbook by Phaidon

The cookbook nerds we are got extremely thrilled when we heard Phaidon is releasing a mammoth book on Mexican cuisine called “Mexico: The Cookbook”. This book is no mean feat – with over 700 (!!) pages of recipes, this massive volume is everything but a desirable companion for your daily commute. It is packed with […]

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