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Innamon Club's Seared Aubergine Steaks with Sesame and Tamarind to the River Cafe's Tagliatelle with Lemon and from Tramshed's Indian Rock Chicken Curry to Nopi's Sage and Cardamom Gin Striking the perfect balance between armchair travel and approachable home cooking The London Cookbook is both a resource and keepsake a book as much for the well travelled cook as for the dreaming novice From the Hardcover edition. DescriptionFrom an award winning food writer comes this intimate portrait of London the global epicenter of cuisine with 100 recipes from the city's best restaurants dessert boutiues tea and coffee houses cocktail lounges and hole in the wall gems all lovingly adapted for the home kitchenOnce known for its watery potatoes stringy mutton and greyed vegetables London is now considered to be the most vibrant city on the global food map The London Cookbook reflects the contemporary energy and culinary rebirth of this lively hip sophisticated and very international city It is a love letter to the city and an insider's guide to its most delicious haunts as well as a highly curated and tested collection of the city's best recipes This timeless book explores London's incredibly diverse cuisine through an eclectic mix of dishes from The Cinnamon Club's Seared Aubergine Steaks with Sesame and Tamarind to the River Cafe's Tagliatelle with Lemon and from Tramshed's Indian Rock Chicken Curry to Nopi's Sage and Cardamom Gin Striking the perfect balance between armchair travel and approachable home cooking The London Cookbook is both a resource and keepsake a book as much for the well travelled cook as for the dreaming noviceReviewThe book is set out in an interesting and easy to read style beginning with Author Aleksandra Crapanzano relating how taking a walk turned in to the inspiration for writing this beautiful and informative bookThis is followed with a little history of how following World War One the newly independent ladies of the middle classes took an interest in cooking I have of course heard of Elizabeth David then Elizabeth Gwynne but had no idea that she had been involved in such a scandalous relationship and who knew she had been imprisoned under suspicion of being a spy Discovering these little gems of culinary chattiness in such a book is priceless The author then gives us the inspiration for and the history of some of the most famous places to eat of which chefs have worked there and where they are now These are not those chefs made famous solely through TV shows but those who by talent and hard work have risen to the top of their field It makes interesting reading discovering how these great names started out and the route they followed to learn their craftThis is followed by the recipes which are are sectioned according to type for example light fare; meat fowl etcetera each section is headed by a menu of selected dishes from various establishmentsEach recipe is also annotated with interesting tidbits of informationAlthough the author states that each recipe has been chosen so as to be easy to prepare at home some do look a little complex to an average cook such as myself I'm sure though that the ambitious home cook will happily find many interesting challenges Having said that I love the look of the Indian chicken and pumpkin curry which I may just manage to make There is also a recipe for Welsh Rarebit which is unlike any other I have seen This is so much than merely a cookbook it is generously illustrated with high uality photographs of food people and places it would make a wonderful Christmas gift for not only cooks but also those who want to find somewhere wonderful to dine when in LondonReview copy provided by Ten Speed Press and NetGalley for unbiased review

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The London CookbookFrom an award winning food writer comes this intimate portrait of London the global epicenter of cuisine with 100 recipes from the city's best restaurants dessert boutiues tea and coffee houses cocktail lounges and hole in the wall gems all lovingly adapted for the home kitchenOnce known for its watery potatoes stringy mutton and grayed vegetables London is now considered to be the most vibrant city on the global. I have not traveled outside of the United States much a fact which saddens me daily But luckily I have married a gifted chef who loves to cook whatever I wish whenever I wish it and as the craving hits me So even though I have never visited London – thanks to this cookbook and my handsome husband – I will be able to get a taste of London town all from the comfort of my cozy little house The recipes at the top of my list areRoast chorizo on a bun with onion marmalade and paprika aioli page 30Sweet potato bacon and savoy cabbage soup page 42Roasted corn and chorizo chowder page 45Purple sprouting broccoli with olive oil mash page 86Scallops with corn puree and chili oil page 109Fish and chips page 111Chocolate Nemesis page 190Olive oil cake page 231Eton mess page 237Bavarois framboise page 246Saint Clement's posset page 250Baked Alaska page 252Orange blossom and milk pudding page 263The avenue cocktail page 277If these recipes taste half as good as they sound I will be one happy lady

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The London Cookbook Free read ✓ 106 ò From an award winning food writer comes this intimate portrait of London the global epicenter of cuisine with 100 recipes from the city's best restaurants dessert boutiues tea and coffee houses cocktail lounges and hole in the wall gems all lovingly adapted for the home kitchenOnce known for its watery pFood map The London Cookbook  reflects the contemporary energy and culinary rebirth of this lively hip sophisticated and very international city It is a love letter to the city and an insider's guide to its most delicious haunts as well as a highly curated and tested collection of the city's best recipes This timeless book explores London's incredibly diverse cuisine through an eclectic mix of dishes from The C. Well written and full of variety I do wish a photograph accompanied every recipe