Books to whet the appetite for autumn

AT Waterstones Morpeth we are really looking forward to getting some inspiring cookery books in for the Autumn and, dare I say, Christmas. Why not pop in and see what we’ve got on our cookery shelves?

Saturday Kitchen Cooking Bible: 200 Delicious Recipes Cooked in the Nation’s Favourite Kitchen

From the hugely popular Saturday Kitchen, comes a stunning collection of recipes to inspire and delight.

You can now make recipes featured on the programme in your own kitchen time and time again.

You’ll be able to try Bill Granger’s stir-fried chilli pork, Angel Hartnett’s chicken with chorizo, peppers and sage, James Martin’s hearty beef and ale pie, and there are dishes to cook from Michelin-star greats such as Jason Atherton and Michel Roux.

Eat — The Little Book of Fast Food by Nigel Slater

Nigel Slater is back with Eat, which is bursting with over 600 simple and quick to cook recipes.

Try the sizzling chorizo with potatoes and shallots, or the Vietnamese inspired prawn baguette, or why not make the one-pan Sunday lunch.

This fabulous book covers everything from quick meals to share with friends, to comfort food, Eat will definitely be well used in kitchens around the country.

My Little French Kitchen: Over 100 recipes from the mountains, market squares and shores of France, by Rachel Khoo. Out October 10.

Rachel Khoo’s The Little Paris Kitchen was hugely popular last year, and now she’s back with The Little French Kitchen.

Rachel has left her tiny kitchen in the French capital and has journeyed around France in search of the very best recipes the country can produce.

Recipes include: pork and clams with cider and butter beans, spicy aubergine sticks with couscous, baked figs with walnuts, beer-glazed ham hock, caramelized apple bake and spiced almond biscuits.

This will surely warm the cockles of many a keen cooks heart.

Primrose Bakery Celebrations by Marth Swift and Lisa Thomson, out October 10

With eight themed celebrations covering every age group and event, this new book from the Primrose Bakery will inspire you to create fabulous parties and turn dull days into days which are a little bit special

There are sweet and savoury treats for the kids, and for adults the cocktail-laced cupcakes sound rather special.