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Cookbooks stuffed with recipes from your favourite TV chefs.

What do you look for in a TV cooking show? Quick meal ideas for mid-week munching? The hottest trends in contemporary cooking? New techniques? Fresh inspiration for family feasts? Flavour explosions from the world’s foodie hotspots? Recipe collections from your favourite chefs allow you to cook like a pro in your own time, and on your own turf. Here are some cookbooks from some top TV chefs.

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Berry platter with sheep’s labneh and orange oil

A fruity dish from Ottolenghi Flavour by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrage.

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Portobello steaks and butter bean mash

A vegetarian recipe that is simply as good as any steak (with mash), if not better.

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Slow-cooked pork pibil

With pink pickled onions.

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S’mores rocky road

With peanuts, marshmallows and chocolate.

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Slow roasted peppers

With chilli, lemon and garlic beans.

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Banana bread

A divine recipe from How to be a Domestic Goddess.

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Allotment cottage pie

With root veg, porcini mushrooms, marmite & crispy rosemary.

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Chicken noodle stir-fry

With black bean sauce and tenderstem broccoli. 

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Giant veg rösti

With poached eggs, spinach & peas.

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Chicken musakhan

One of Palestine’s national dishes, where chicken is cooked and served with layers of olive-oil-drenched flatbread.

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Roasted cod with a coriander crust

A fish dish that can be on the table less than fifteen minutes after you’ve started making it.

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Labneh cheesecake with roasted apricots, honey and cardamom

A cheesecake recipe that is sweet, of course, but at the same time punchy and totally distinct.

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Fig and frangipane tarts

Rick Stein's French fig and frangipane tarts feature a buttery shortcrust pastry case filled with sweet almond and verdant fig.

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Fried chermoula cauliflower on herby bean dip with slaw

An impressive recipe from Eat Green by bestselling author Melissa Hemsley.

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Tahini choc chip cookies

Tahini and dark chocolate combine in these divine cookies.

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Ham and cheese melt

A delicious Ham and Cheese Melt recipe from You Suck at Cooking.

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Potato salad for the living

A tasty potato salad recipe from You Suck at Cooking.

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Strawberry polenta shortcakes

These little ‘sandwiches’ are a lovely adaptation of the traditional shortcake. They make excellent use of polenta to produce the perfect dessert for summer, when you can take advantage of a glut of strawberries.

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Croque monsieur

A crisp, toasted sourdough sandwich put together quickly with a little béchamel.

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Leek tart from Picardy

A case of shortcrust pastry with plenty of leeks sweated down in butter then bound with an egg and cream mixture and baked. Delicious.

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Roasted tomato risotto

Tomato, sweet fennel, crispy thyme, garlic, vermouth and parmesan combine in this delicious risotto recipe from Veg. 

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Veggie pad thai

Jamie Oliver's Veggie Pad Thai is a yummy mix of crispy fried eggs, special tamarind & tofu sauce, with a peanut sprinkle.

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Sri Lankan beetroot curry with green bean mallum

A vibrant curry from the plant-based cookbook East. 

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Peanut butter and purple sprouting broccoli pad thai

A vegan interpretation of pad thai that brings something new in the form of purple sprouting broccoli.