‘More than just a mantra, “cook, eat, repeat” is the story of my life’: A brilliant new book from Nigella Lawson featuring narrative essays about food, over 150 new recipes and 50 beautiful colour photographs
‘Food, for me, is a constant pleasure: I like to think greedily about it, reflect deeply on it, learn from it; it provides comfort, inspiration, meaning and beauty… More than just a mantra, “cook, eat, repeat” is the story of my life.’*OVER 150 DELICIOUS NEW RECIPES*NEW TV SERIES, COOK, EAT, REPEAT, NOW ON BBC TWOCook, Eat, Repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined with narrative essays about food, all written in Nigella’s engaging and insightful prose. Whether asking ‘What is a Recipe?’ or declaring death to the Guilty Pleasure, Nigella’s wisdom about food and life comes to the fore, with tasty new recipes that readers will want to return to again and again.
‘The recipes I write come from my life, my home’, says Nigella, and in this book she shares the rhythms and rituals of her kitchen through over 150 new recipes that make the most of her favourite ingredients. Dedicated chapters include ‘A is for Anchovy’ (a celebration of the bacon of the sea), ‘Rhubarb’, ‘A Loving Defence of Brown Food’, a suitably expansive chapter devoted to family dinners, plus inspiration for vegan feasts, solo suppers and new ideas for Christmas.Within these chapters are recipes for all seasons and tastes: Burnt Onion and Aubergine Dip; Butternut with Beetroot, Chilli and Ginger Sauce; Fish Finger Bhorta; Spaghetti with Chard and Anchovies; Chicken with Garlic Cream Sauce; Beef Cheeks with Port and Chestnuts; and Wide Noodles with Lamb in Aromatic Broth, to name a few. Those with a sweet tooth will delight in Chocolate, Tahini and Banana Pudding; Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake; Basque Burnt Cheesecake; and Cherry and Almond Crumble.
**THE SUNDAY TIMES FOOD BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020**** A DAILY MAIL, THE TIMES AND SUNDAY EXPRESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020**
‘A rapturous account of wonderful food and a joyful antidote to everything else’ Meera Sodha,
Guardian, ‘Best Cookbooks and Food Writing of 2020’‘I can’t think of a better companion for these strange times’ Bee Wilson,
Sunday Times ‘Lawson’s latest book is the one I’ve been waiting for her to write…Her aim is to empower and demystify and to encourage everyone to get as much pleasure from cooking as she does’ Diana Henry,
Daily Telegraph ‘A celebration of home cooking… Every page crackles with the sheer pleasure of cooking and eating’ Olivia Potts, Spectator ‘Twenty-two years after her first book, How To Eat, Nigella Lawson has produced what feels like its answer: Cook, Eat, Repeat‘ The Times