Fast Cooking: Really Exciting Recipes in 20 Minutes (signed)
Using good-quality ingredients, smart store-cupboard shortcuts and time-saving ideas, James Martin shows how to put delicious, everyday food on the table in next to no time. Each recipe is straightforward to shop for with easy-to-find ingredients, and can be prepared from start to finish in 20 minutes, including any accompaniments. Additionally, there are clever tips about how to adapt and vary the dishes to suit your time constraints. Divided into chapters on starters, main courses and desserts, there are plenty of quick after-work suppers, such as smoked haddock fishcakes with quick hollandaise, or hot noodle soup with chilli and mushrooms, as well as simple-but-stunning dishes for entertaining when you’re short of time, such as sushi salmon with hot sizzling sesame oil, or roast duck with cumin-spiced lentils. Delicious yet speedy puddings include a 5-minute banoffee cheesecake, whoopee cakes and strawberries with vodka sabayon.
Slow Cooking by James Martin (signed)
Slow Cooking is an irresistible collection of simple, delicious dishes to take your time over. Chef James Martin shows how cooking slowly is the perfect way to draw out flavours and textures, enabling you to produce mouthwatering dishes with minimum effort. James’s temptingly easy recipes make it simple to cook fabulous food for family and friends. Every James Martin recipe includes an hour or more of cooking or marinating time and no lastminute preparation – so let your oven or slow cooker do the work while you get on with other things. The recipes range from family favourites such as soups, roasts and one-pots, to more unexpected and adventurous dishes that embrace the slow philosophy, such as Fresh mackerel pickled with oil, vinegar and whole spices or Fillet of beef wrapped in clingfilm and slowly roasted until cooked perfectly to medium rare. Slow Cooking shows how, by preparing a few good-quality ingredients, and cooking or marinating them slowly for a least an hour, everyone can produce showstopping dishes with very little fuss.