For the first meeting I have selected Jamie's America, partly because being based in an iconic American Airstream van it seemed the perfect choice, but also as a recent bestseller I thought it would be likely that quite a few people had it.
We have decided to do something a little different in June and will be any reviewing books by Elizabeth David.
Our Next Meeting
Our next meeting is on Tuesday 26 June at 7.30pm.
If you'd like to join us for the next meeting, email us at email@example.com so we know how many to cook for! Please do let us know if you're vegetarian - we'd hate for you to be put off coming or go hungry! Our meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month from 7.30 to 9.00 pm. To help cover costs, we ask that you pay £5 if you bring a dish or £10 if you don't.
Upcoming Books of the Month
Any book by Elizabeth David
Previous Books of the Month
Jamie's America by Jamie Oliver
Ottolenghi: The Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi
Made in Italy: Food and Stories by Giorgio Locatelli
Simple Indian by Atul Kochhar
Dough by Richard Bertinet
Real Food by Nigel Slater
Fish: The Complete Fish and Seafood Companion by Mitch Tonks
The Moro Cookbook by Samantha and Sam Clark
Mexican Food Made Simple by Thomasina Miers
Roast Chicken and Other Stories by Simon Hopkinson
Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi
Leon (books 1 and 2)
Bought, Borrowed & Stolen by Allegra McEvedy
All About Roasting by Molly Stevens
Nigella Christmas by Nigella Lawson
Scandinavian Cookbook by Trina Hahnemann
Perfect by Felicity Cloake
River Cottage Veg Every Day by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Recommend a Book
Do you have a favourite cookbook? Maybe it's covered in stains and falling apart from overuse or perhaps it's one you can just sit and read time and time again in search of inspiration.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to tell us which is your must-have cookbook and why you'd recommend it - we may just have to add it to our list of books to review.
Dukkah is an Egyptian spice mixture containing roasted sesame seeds, nuts, coriander and cumin seeds. It is usually served with bread and oil. First you dip the bread in the oil then dunk in the dukkah. A taste explosion.
As an alternative to normal breadcrumbs when coating fish, chicken or maybe even a veal schnitzel, try Panko breadcrumbs. Panko are Japanese breadcrumbs made from bread without crusts. When fried, the result is a much crispier and lighter coating than can be achieved with normal breadcrumbs. Panko are available online, in oriental stores and can now be found in the supermarket.