Christmas at Hatchards: Cookery

Dirt: Adventures in French Cooking

Bill Buford

£18.99

With little more qualification than a long-held desire, Bill Buford leaves New York to learn the art of French cuisine in Lyons. An entertaining white-knuckle odyssey unfolds, from long Michelin-starred nights in the kitchen to acceptance among local chefs and connoisseurs.

 

People Who Love to Eat are Always the Best People

Julie Child

£14.99

Renowned for her, now classic, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Child’s attitude towards cooking has always been a commitment to the good life, to taste and appetite. This little book of wisdom illuminates the joie de vivre that food can inspire.

 

The Biscuit: The History of a Very British Indulgence

Lizzie Collingham

£18.99

Fish and chips. The Sunday roast. Biscuits – so very British. Yet Collingham traces the sweet treat back to Rome and the Middle East, from sailors’ staple to jammy dodgers, bourbons and ginger snaps in this eloquent assortment of recipes and social history.

 

The French Laundry, Per Se

Thomas Keller

£60

Thomas Keller and the chefs of The French Laundry and Per Se restaurants seduce our tastebuds with recipes including Salmon Cornet, “Peas and Carrots,” and Butter-Poached Lobster with revelatory how-to guides.

 

The Hand and Flowers Cookbook

Tom Kerridge

£40

The Hand and Flowers is the only pub in the world with two Michelin stars, and this cookbook is our invitation to share the experience. Seventy recipes, all taken from the menu and revealing Kerridge’s innovative take on British classics, are mouthwatering temptations.

 

Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes and Stories

Nigella Lawson

£26

‘The recipes I write come from my life, my home’ writes Nigella Lawson and, opening this gorgeous volume, we are welcomed into the comfort of her kitchen: a haven of stories, recipes, humour and wisdom. It’s a delicious and pleasurable combination.

 

Towpath: Recipes and Stories

Lori de Mori and Laura Jackson

£27 – signed copies available

Towpath is a walk along London’s Regent’s Canal and the discovery of a near-secret waterside eatery resplendent with alfresco tables. Sit down with a menu of seasonal dishes and join the hubbub of the local community – warm and welcoming!

 

 

Ottolenghi Flavour

Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrage

£27 – signed copies available

Aubergine Dumplings alla Parmigiana… Miso Butter Onions… Flavour is front and centre in these gorgeous new vegetable recipes from Ottolenghi, with Produce, Preparation and Pairing honed to get the very best from your ingredients.

 

To order any of these books, please telephone 020 7439 9921 or email books@hatchards.co.uk – we look forward to hearing from you!

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