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Clarissa & Florian Sehn
Are you under the impression that vegetarians can’t have fast food? On the contrary! This exciting new cookbook offers more than 80 quick and easy veggie recipes – from Manchego quesadillas and TexMex burgers to tomato-cinnamon fries and No Tuna Sandwich. This is the book of vegetarian food for those in a hurry, and the handy ‘vegan traffic light’ indicators – red for vegetarian; yellow for vegan adaptation and green for vegan make it easy to find vegan options just as quickly.£12.00read more >
Niçoise cuisine is the food of the Mediterranean. It is not only a delight to the palate, but is known to have many health benefits. Its recipes are in tune with the natural cycle of the year using in-season fruits, herbs and vegetables, as well as plenty of fish. But the majority of the recipes are merely guides – unless you are baking – offering a relaxed flexibility with ingredients and seasonings suited to cooks of all levels of experience.
This, Jacques Médecin’s legendary book, first published in 1972 and now reissued for the first time in hardback offers an infectiously enthusiastic guide to the cookery of his city.£14.99read more >
Though the word ‘vegetarianism’ was not coined until the mid-nineteenth century, the vegetarian diet has been around as long as man has. Colin Spencer’s comprehensive book, reissued in paperback for the first time in fifteen years explores the psychology of abstention from flesh and attempts to discover why omnivorous humans at times voluntarily abstain from an available food.£15.00read more >
This anthology of Elizabeth David’s work, originally published in hardback in 2000, is a direct sequel to An Omelette and a Glass of Wine. It again contains a selection of her journalistic and occasional work from four decades. Much of it she had chosen herself for reprinting in this more accessible form. In addition there is a considerable amount of unpublished material found in her own files, or contributed by friends to whom she had given recipes, or to whom she had sent letters, either with notes in answer to queries or giving details of current research.£14.99read more >
Juan Mari Arzak
Originally published in Spanish and now available in English for the first time Arzak Secrets is THE behind the scenes recipe and technique book from the world famed restaurant. Gorgeously photographed, this volume is a glimpse at some of the secrets behind the dishes that have made the restaurant and chef famous. Arzak’s kitchen is a laboratory for flavours, aromas and textures, and his dishes and techniques are revealed in this fascinating cookbook, which is not only for professionals looking for inspiration but for any dedicated cook committed to understanding the creative development and innovations behind this exceptional food.£30.00read more >
The demand for vegan cookbooks is growing a pace as more and more people stop eating animal products for ethical or health reasons ̶ Vegan Bible containing more than 500 recipes and fully illustrated with pictures on every spread is the most comprehensive vegan cookbook on the market. Published in 2014 in French, it has become the No 1 best-selling vegan cookbook in France ever.
This inventive, inspirational book is destined to be the only vegan cookbook you will ever need.£25.00read more >
Antoinette Savill’s first book for Grub Street, Learn to Cook Wheat, Gluten and Dairy Free is one of our best-selling health titles. And so by popular demand here is her latest collection of contemporary and delicious recipes to suit the seasons, all tastes and all budgets.£14.99read more >
‘One thing’s for sure, no other book need ever be written on macarons ever again.’ Restaurant Magazine
Like Pierre Hermé’s famous macarons, it would be difficult for any macaron book to surpass this one and indeed the hardback edition has been a universal bestseller. There are 208 pages of recipes and beautiful food photography, and because making macarons is mostly about technique, rather than just a standard recipe, readers will appreciate the 32-step-by-step photo-illustrated instructions for making shells and fillings.£15.00read more >
Introduction by Elizabeth David
‘This is a beautifully produced volume; spaciously laid out, with sepla print that is kind on the eyes and makes it a pleasure to browse.’ Taster Magazine
‘Jane Grigson’s writing is beautiful, erudite, witty, inspiring,warm and full of the enjoyment of food and life as she was.’ Claudia Roden
Published to coincide with the anniversary of 25 years since her untimely death and having been out of print for more than a decade, Grub Street is republishing the ultimate compendium of Jane Grigson’s recipes. Following the success of her first book, Charcuterie and French Pork Cooking, Grigson’s research and flair for cooking speak for themselves within this tome. With a delightful introduction by her friend, and the equally remarkable Elizabeth David, this book is a staple for every cook.£20.00read more >
‘…a delightful book packed with more than 200 recipes for classic British cakes’ Tom Parker Bowles, Mail on Sunday
‘…rarely has a book gone from doormat to kitchen with such speed.’ Nigel Slater, Observer
Julie Duff runs an award-winning cake business, which supplies wonderful rich succulent fruit cakes and other traditional cakes to some of the country’s premier shops, such as Fortnum & Mason. Her most treasured collection of recipes, some of them from generations of her own family which was first published to huge critical acclaim in 2003 has now been revised and updated.£15.00read more >
‘Pudding fanciers need to arm themselves with a collection of recipes… Best of the lot is Mary Norwak’s glorious little book English Puddings.’ Nigel Slater
‘A great pudding tome.’ Tom Parker Bowles
With an already cult-like following, this book is described as the definitive guide to puddings; both sweet and savoury. Mary Norwak’s English Puddings is now being reissued as part of Grub Street’s classic range, to adorn bookshelves alongside the highly acclaimed cookery writers, Elizabeth David and Jane Grigson. This delightful book offers a fascinating insight into the story of the pudding from its birth to the final bake. It is organised by pudding type ranging from: Jellies, Blancmanges and Flummeries, to Dumplings, Pies and Tarts.£14.99read more >
‘It is very clever, engaging and worthwhile purchase.’ The Green Parent
Through more than 500 step-by-step photos, this cookbook explains the basic techniques of vegetarian cuisine and contains some of its best recipes. The book is divided into four sections: on cereals, vegetables, tofu, seitan and tempeh, and nuts and seeds. Each section opens with an introduction to the characteristics, properties and uses of the ingredients. This is one of the most visual recipe books on the market; simultaneously tempting the eye by showing all the natural ingredients at their best while describing a host of delicious recipes.
New in Aviation
This book is signed by the author, Richard Pike.
From the highly-successful author of Lightning Boys and Lightning Boys 2, Richard Pike, comes a welcome addition to the ‘Boys’ series, Hunter Boys. A fascinating insight into the experiences and affections of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter.£20.00read more >
This book is signed by the author, Tony Blackman. Please note this is a pre-order item. Available in May 2016.
The Vulcan, the second of the three V bombers built to guard the UK during the Cold War has become an aviation icon like the Spitfire, its delta shape is instantly recognisable as is the howling noise it makes when the engines are opened for take-off. Vulcan Boys is the first Vulcan book recounted completely first hand by the operators themselves.£20.00read more >
Grub Street is proud to present Meteor Boys, the latest title in its ever-popular Boys series. As Britain’s first jet fighter, the Gloster Meteor has had a remarkably varied and lengthy life. But whilst many books have focused on its development and service history, the time has come to hear the personal experiences of its air and ground crews.£20.00read more >
Thanks to over twenty years of painstaking research by Terry Thompson and a rich resource of documentation and photography, Andy Saunders is now able to tell the exceptional story of one of Britain’s finest night-flying pilots of the Second World War. This extraordinary biography will be eagerly devoured by military aviation enthusiasts and students of air warfare and Second World War alike.£20.00read more >
In what has been described as ‘the greatest raid of them all’, Operation Chariot saw heavy destruction of the enemy-occupied port of St Nazaire by British forces. Winged Chariot examines the role that the RAF played during this epic raid on 28th March 1942.£20.00read more >
In the second volume of Harrier Boys, as with the first, the history of this remarkable aircraft in service with UK armed forces is illustrated through personal reminiscences of the people who worked with it. The book begins with explanations of the mature concept of operations with the Harrier GR3 in the Cold War. It then progresses through the evolution of Harrier II, starting with the GR5, and updates to the Sea Harrier, while the potential battles to be fought necessitated ever-changing tactics and technology.£20.00read more >
Oswald Boelcke was Germany’s first ace in World War One with a total of forty victories. His character, inspirational leadership, organisational genius, development of air-to-air tactics and impact on aerial doctrine are all reasons why Boelcke remains an important figure in the history of air warfare.
In this definitive biography RG Head explores why Oswald Boelcke deserves consideration as the most important fighter pilot of the 20th century and beyond; but also for setting the standard in military aviation flying. This book will appeal to enthusiasts of the German air force, military aviation in general and World War One in particular.£20.00read more >
Christopher Shores Giovanni Massimello, Russell Guest, Frank Olynyk and Winfried Bock
The third volume in this series returns to November 1942 to explain the background to the first major Anglo-American venture – Operation Torch, the invasion of French North Africa. It deals with the fratricidal combats which followed the initial landings in Morocco and Algeria for several days. It then considers the efforts made – unsuccessfully in the event – to reach northern Tunisia before the Germans and Italians could get there to forestall the possibility of an attack from the west on the rear of the Afrika Korps forces, then beginning their retreat from El Alamein.£50.00read more >
Contact! is an enthralling set of recollections from ex-RAF pilot, instructor and test pilot Bob Tuxford. The book follows his twenty-year career within the RAF and describes highlights of active service across the world, including an accompanied exchange tour in the US Air Force and participation in the Falklands war.£20.00read more >
Christopher Shores, Brian Cull and Nicola Malizia
This book is signed by Christopher Shores.
At last, here is the second volume of the dramatic story of the air battle for Malta during World War II, written by the acknowledged experts in the field and long-awaited by enthusiasts and specialist historians alike. The long battle had begun in June 1940 with the Italian declaration of war on the Allies, and the consequent decision of the Axis powers to subdue the island in order to control the Mediterranean. The Spitfire Year now takes up where The Hurricane Years left off, and concludes in enormous detail day-by-day the history of the struggle for the island, and the final success of the Allies and islanders themselves in raising the siege.£50.00read more >
Ikuhiko Hata and Yasuho Izawa and Christopher Shores
This book is signed by Christopher Shores.
This book is a companion volume to “Japanese Army Air Force Fighter Units and Their Aces, 1931-1945”, published by Grub Street in 2002. As such it also represents a major updating and rewriting of Messrs Hata’s and Izawa’s earlier book of similar title, published in the USA some 20 years ago. The book commences with a comprehensive account of the operations of navy fighter units throughout the period under review. This is followed by individual sections detailing the history and achievements of each unit involved, be it land-based or aircraft carrier-based.£40.00read more >