The king of beautiful pub food has collected all of his best ideas into this proper cookbook, ready to warm the world on a grey day and restore the nation's good mood. Tom Kerridge's idea of food heaven isn't fussy gastronomy; it's proper 'man food' with Michelin star magic, including breakfasts that keep you smiling for the whole day, indulgent long lunches, teatime temptations, seasonal snacks and heart-warming suppers. In this cookbook Tom proves that everyone can make proper pub food, and the only place he wants to see a foam is on the head of a pint of beer! Over 100 recipes reveal his secrets for making real food truly amazing, including perfected dishes from his childhood and special treats he serves at his own one-of-a-kind pub. These recipes are simply the best version you'll ever have of the dishes everyone loves the most. This fantastic feel-good cookbook is the official accompaniment to Tom Kerridge's Proper Pub Food TV show, featuring all the recipes from the six episodes and many, many more. With excellent photography from Cristian Barnett.
Tom Kerridge has a big reputation in professional kitchens and on foodie TV. He has worked with well-known chefs such as Philip Britten, Stephen Bull and Gary Rhodes in Michelin starred restaurants, and featured on TV shows The Great British Menu, Saturday Kitchen, Food and Drink and The Great British Food Revival. There are only twenty-one chefs in Britain with more than one Michelin star, but there is just this one chef who has earned two stars by cooking in a pub. The Hand and Flowers is a unique pub with a unique chef, whose first cookbook is sure to be the first of many favourites.