Recipe books to try this Easter
Whether you’re hosting this Easter or simply looking for new inspiration, we’ve rounded up a selection of must-have recipe books to try. This selection covers wholesome, healthy and delicious dishes for people of all dietary requirements. Find your next spring favourite here.
Whole is a down-to-earth plant-based book of 100-plus recipes. It captures the essence of author Harriet Birrell’s beachside lifestyle, where her priorities revolve around good food, wellbeing, surfing and spending time with the family. Mix up tradition this Easter and try making a purple sweet potato bowl for breakfast, a falafel crumble salad for lunch and rainbow cauliflower fried rice for dinner.
It wouldn’t be Easter without chocolate, and award-winning Sue Quinn’s book Cocoa will intrigue, inspire and fascinate you in equal measure. It is rich with cultural, historical and culinary knowledge of chocolate through the ages, as well as offering 80 tantalising sweet and savoury recipes. Choose from salted caramel and lime chocolate sauce; triple chocolate and liquorice cake and sticky slow-roasted beef short ribs with cocoa and maple.
Like most families, David and Luise know that the road to feeding your children isn’t always a straight one. After raising three of their own children, they have learned ways around food being rejected and tossed away. This book shares their passion for cooking fun, modern and wholesome meals with childrens’ palates in mind – that adults will also enjoy.
Prepare delicious and inspiring vegan recipes every day of the week – all made with a handful of ingredients that you can buy in local supermarkets. Divided into three mouth-watering chapters: Breakfast & Brunch, Light & Hearty Mains, Baking & Sweets, Veganeasy is full of quick-and-easy dishes you will return to again and again.
Stay gluten-free this Easter with this indispensable guide. You’ll be armed with 50 fresh, exciting and globally-inspired recipes that you can cook for yourself, your friends and your family – without complaints. It also covers tips, tricks and hacks for sticking to a gluten-free diet from day to day.
Tanita de Rujit offers a new, functional yet delicious approach to food that will leave you feeling restored, satisfied and happy, showcasing over 60 ways to use herbs, spices, roots and barks to achieve optimum health. These recipes explore the balance of taste and flavour, food as therapy and provide meals to combat those times when you are feeling tired, bloated, sick or hungover.