Monthly Archives: January 2014

Roast Cod with Winter Ratatouille

What’s in season? Recipes for January

Alice

January days may be gloomy, damp and, let's face it, a bit grim. But even now there is a bounty of wonderful ingredients in season to make the most of. Here our some of our favourites.

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January 28th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags: , , ,

The Tattoo Cake Challenge

To celebrate the release of Cupcakes & Ink, the prequel to Helena Hunting’s passionate and addictive Clipped Wings series, our friends at the Clandestine Cake Club are offering a bundle…

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January 27th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags:

Nina outside the house in France

Nina Parker’s publication diary: finding a publisher

Nina Parker

Author Nina Parker shares how she prepared her book proposal and set about finding a publisher for NINA ST TROPEZ

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January 24th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags: ,

Jennifer Irvine

Jennifer Irvine’s top ten tips for healthy eating

Jennifer Irvine

Jennifer Irvine is the author of the best-selling The Pure Package as well as The Balance Diet, out this month. Here, Jennifer shares her top tips for healthy eating this January.

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January 21st 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags: , ,

Cathryn Dresser

It will end in tiers…the last Great Sport Relief Bake Off

Cathryn Dresser

It was the final episode of The Great Sport Relief Bake Off last night and it ended on a high (and we're not just taking about Alastair's leaning tiers!). Special Bake Off correspondent Cathryn Dresser shares her thoughts, as well as sharing an exclusive sneak peek from her upcoming cookbook Let's Bake!

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January 17th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags: , ,

The Great Sport Relief Bake Off

Episode Three of The Great Sport Relief Bake Off

Cathryn Dresser

Fabulous Bake Off 2012 finalist, Cathryn Dresser, reviews episode three of The Great Sport Relief Bake Off - from Donut Kings to potential Donut Doom...

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January 16th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

The Great Sport Relief Bake Off

From gingernuts to dying swans…Episode Two of The Great Sport Relief Bake Off!

Cathryn Dresser

From leaking banoffee pies to stunning 'Dessert Island' puddings...Cathryn Dresser shares what she made of the second batch of celebrity bakers in The Great Sports Relief Bake Off

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January 15th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags: , ,

Cathryn Dresser

The Great Sports Relief Bake Off Episode One

Cathryn Dresser

Did you watch The Great Sports Relief Bake Off last night? We did - and so was our special Bake Off correspondent Cathryn Dresser! Cathryn is not only about to publish her first cookbook - Let's Bake!, coming in May - but was a contestant on The Great British Bake Off in 2012. She tells us what she made of last night's episode...

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January 14th 2014  |  1 comment  |  Tags: , ,

Courgette, Butter Bean and Feta Cakes

Eat heathily and deliciously with our January recipe round-up

Alice

We've all been there - you start January with the best of intentions: eat more healthily; cut down on calories; eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. But now, a few weeks later, you're starting to slip back into the old routines. Well, never fear! By Book or By Cook is here with a selection of lip-smacking healthy and delicious recipes to inspire you!

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January 14th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags: , , , , , ,

Nina Parker and her van

Nina Parker’s publication diary: from the kitchen to the page

Nina Parker

We're very excited to be publishing the gorgeous Nina Parker's debut cookbook Nina St Tropez in June. Nina trained with, amongst others, Alain Ducasse and Tom Aitkens, and her amazing food has already grabbed the attention of Vogue, Tatler and Elle. As a new regular feature in our blog, she's going to give the behind-the-scenes on how her book came to life...

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January 10th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags: , ,