My Kitchen is a brand new collection of James Martin's favourite seasonal recipes. Be inspired in your kitchen all year round with more than 100 of James's tried-and-tested favourites. Face of TV's Saturday Kitchen, James Martin knows good British food, but when the cameras are turned off and it's time to swap the studio kitchen for his own kitchen, what does James Martin cook for himself and his friends? Full of easy and irresistible ideas for fantastic food My Kitchen contains the recipes and favourite dishes that keep James going throughout the year. A firm believer in fresh, local ingredients, James's home-grown fruit and veg often appear in his everyday cooking. His recipes are organised by the seasons, so whether your produce hails from the garden, the greengrocer or the supermarket, you'll never be short of ways to celebrate delicious seasonal food. James also includes ideas for using a variety of cuts and types of meat determined to prove that the unusual cuts or the gamier meats are not only affordable but also very delicious, he finds versatile ways to turn these meats into mouth-watering dishes that everyone will love. Discover over 100 no-nonsense recipes from James's personal repertoire, all explained in his straightforward and easy-to-follow manner. Accompanied by beautiful food photography and seasonal reportage images, which offer a view of James's own house and garden. This is a book which cannot fail to inspire healthy, hearty home-cooked food. RECIPES INCLUDE: o Leek and potato soup with smoked salmon and poached egg o Cromer crab toastie o Beef and fennel koftas with corn on the cob o Marinated loin of lamb with warm figs, coriander and honey o Herb-crusted baked cod with spiced cauliflower cheese o Roasted turkey with guinness glaze o Rabbit casserole with grapes and white wine o Thyme-roasted apricots with honey madelines o Swiss-style hazelnut meringue with coffee cream o Christmas pudding ice cream with warm satsumas and caramel sauce
Published:20 January 2011
Genre:TV celebrity chef cookbooks
Illustrations:4 col illus, (100 colour photographs)
James Martin is the much-loved presenter of BBC 1's hugely successful Saturday Kitchen and BBC 2's Eating with the Enemy. In 2006 he wowed fans with his skills on the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1). James has written successful cookbooks ranging from traditional British fare to international desserts and also writes a regular motoring column for the Mail on Sunday. James lives in Hampshire with his dog Fudge and a garage full of stunning vintage cars.