Monthly Archives: February 2014

Nina at the Dairy

Nina Parker’s publication diary: Life outside writing a cookbook

Nina Parker

Most first-time authors are having to pay the bills as well as working on their books. Nina Parker shares what she gets up to outside of creating Nina St Tropez.

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February 26th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags:

Outlaw's at the Capital

Outlaw’s at the Capital: Review

Alex

Alex, taking his first step into Michelin-starred cuisine, reviews Outlaw's at the Capital. Did he enjoy it? And, more importantly, how many fish puns could he fit into his review?

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February 25th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags:

Sticks ‘n’ Sushi Covent Garden: Review

Hannah

One of the most successful restaurant groups in Denmark, Sticks N Sushi opened their second London restaurant in Covent Garden. We went along to take a closer look.

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

Rhubard fool

What’s in season? Recipes for February

Julia

February has arrived to banish the gloom and blues of January. Spring is (almost) in the air and there are some fantastic ingredients in season now, so why not try out one of these tempting recipes?

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February 20th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags:

Freeze chicken and tarragon

Our favourite chicken recipes

Alice

Chicken recipes are some of the most popular in our archive so we've collected a few of our favourites together...we guarantee they're all egg-cellent (sorry).

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February 19th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags:

Deep Filled lasagna

Half-term cheats

It's half-term once again, but don't start pulling your hair out just yet. We have some great suggestions for easy family meals plus recipes that are simple for little hands and make perfect rainy-day entertainment.

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February 18th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post

Saturday Kitchen Experience with Chef Ching-He Huang

Anna

We sent Anna from The Best Sunday Lunch blog to have a Saturday Kitchen Experienceon on condition she shared what went on with us. Most importantly, how did she do in the omelette challenge?!

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

Let's Bake cover

Let’s Bake! by Cathryn Dresser Cover Reveal

Alice

As a little Valentine's Day treat, we're thrilled to reveal the cover for Cathryn Dresser's first cookbook, Let's Bake!, which publishes in May 2014.

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

Nina Parker’s publication diary: planning the recipes

Alice

How do you choose which recipes to include in your very first cookbook? For Nina Parker the answer was to take inspiration from the cuisine of the south of France - and "Nina St Tropez" was born.

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

White Chocolate Heartbreakers

The ultimate Valentine’s dinner menu

Alice

We're soft-hearted, romantic idiots here at By Book or By Cook. Plus, there's nothing we like more than planning a dinner menu. As you can imagine, we're thrilled to share our pick of the ultimate Valentine recipes to prepare for that special someone in your life. You're welcome.

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February 11th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags: , ,

Dhruv SPICE starters

When Dhru Baker brought Spice to lunch!

Alice

There are only good days in the BBoBC office, but sometimes there are GOOD DAYS. Last week Dhruv Baker, MasterChef winner and author of the upcoming cookbook Spice, came in to talk about his approach to food and his new book. But he didn't just talk about his food, he brought it with him!

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February 7th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags:

Cheers! Cocktail recipes for February

Julia

The days are getting a longer and there are daffodils in our vases - raise a glass and bid farewell to Dry January in style with our cocktail recipes.

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February 6th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  Tags: ,