The Wandering Palate Book Selection for the Gourmand – mostly available through amazon.com
The Wandering Palate Produce Book of the Year - Cheese - Will Studd Cheese Slices

With Christmas only weeks away now, it’s that time where indecisions on present buying start turning into panic, particularly for friends and relatives abroad and you know you have to get that parcel off in the post pronto. Read More >

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The Wandering Palate – Produce book of the Year (Meat, Poultry, Game) Ginger Pig – Meat Book Tim Wilson & Fran Warde
Ginger Pig Meat Book

The Borough Market in London is one of my favourite food foraging spots on this planet and also home to the Ginger Pig Butchery – a real butcher.

This is a carnivore’s paradise where meat and poultry are a religion and the provenance and husbandry of animals is decidedly organic, if not Celtic in its quest to bring back all the goodness and authenticity in butchery.

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How to Cook Everything – Completely revised Tenth Anniversary Edition, Mark Bittman
How to Cook Everything

I have a confession. I did not know who Mark Bittman was until 3 years ago when friends from the US, Stacy and Greg, living in Singapore kept on mentioning or quoting him and this fantastic book on how to cook; in Stacy’s words, “Absolutely everything and the recipes are so easy to follow and practical”.

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