BOOKS FOR COOKS
The latest releases on our cookbook shelves
Jampacked – Mouthwatering Relishes, Pestos, Marinades, Rubs & Sauces by Tina Bester (Quivertree
Publications, R262) Have you been longing to create the perfect pickles, relishes and jams but find yourself stuck on where to start? Then Jampacked is the cookbook to turn to. Dedicated to the art of making jams and preserves, best-selling author Tina Bester shows you how to stock your pantry with an assortment of irresistible sweet and savoury preserves. What’s more, she also suggests delicious ways to use them every day.
The book is divided into two main sections – the first comprised of recipes for filling up cupboards with essential sauces, pickles and preserves; and the second showing you ways to successfully incorporate your creations into daily dishes. So, go out and get those fruits and veggies, don your favourite apron and get to work!
by Yotam Ottolenghi (Penguin Books, R464)
An acronym for: Short on time; Ingredients: 10 or less; Make ahead; Pantry; Lazy; and Easier than you think, Ottolenghi SIMPLE is just the kind of cookbook we’ve all been waiting for – it depicts Yotam’s vibrant food made really easy! Featuring dishes that are ready in under 30 minutes using just one pot, this revelation of a book also goes to show that flavoursome meals aren’t all that taxing to make. Divided into eight sections, including brunch, raw and cooked vegetables, meat and pudding, this collection staple will guide you in making your life so much easier in the kitchen… isn’t that what we all want?