If you’re off on your summer holiday and are looking for relaxing reading material, we’ve got the answer. Rather than the usual diet of romantic novels and the latest thrillers, how about taking some food related literature?
We’ve put together our favourite 5 foodie books that will entertain, educate and inspire in equal measure. You’ll be itching to get back home to your kitchen to try out all those new recipes! Bon Voyage and Bon Appetit!
1 – Nadiya’s British Food Adventure by Nadiya Hussain
The current darling of TV chefs, Nadiya Hussain has come a long way since winning The Great British Bake Off back in 2015. Her latest book accompanies the current TV series of the same name. Setting out to discover the best of modern British food, her culinary journey takes her to all corners of the UK. The result is more than 120 doable delicious recipes from all over the country that have been given the Nadiya treatment. Yum.
2 – Clean Eating Alice – Eat Well Every Day by Alice Liveing
If you’re not already familiar with Alice’s Instagram account, you’re in for a real treat. Her ‘clean eating’ approach focuses on developing a healthy relationship with food, using diet and exercising to make positive and lasting changes to your body. This beautiful book has over 100 recipes to guide you towards being the best version of yourself. There’s a selection of main meals, smoothies, sweets and treats that are simple to make and practical for a busy lifestyle.
3 – Everyday Superfoods by Jamie Oliver
For those who are looking for inspiration to lose weight the sensible way, Jamie Oliver proves that it can be done. He lost 2 stone with the recipes from his book. Every breakfast, lunch and dinner recipe is nutritionally balanced and incorporates superfoods including quinoa, avocado, chia seeds and more. Even more importantly, Jamie knows how to make healthy eating exciting! Also look out for his new book 5 Ingredients, out this month.
4 – Lean in 15 by Joe Wicks
Joe ‘The Body Coach’ Wicks has had phenomenal success with his series of Lean in 15 books. His Shift, Shape and Sustain Plan has transformed the lives of thousands of people all over the world with a combination of simple and nutritious meals and HIIT workouts to achieve real results. If you’re keen to burn fat, build lean muscle while keeping your body balanced and never going hungry, this is book might just help you do it.
5 – Comfort: Delicious Bakes and Family Treats by Candice Brown
The 2016 Bake Off Queen wasted no time putting her own recipe book together, which came out only last month. It’s a journey back to home comfort cooking, full of no nonsense, hearty and altogether unpretentious recipes that are easy to prepare. From children’s birthday parties to Afternoon Tea with the girls, from simple weekday meals to special occasion baking, it’s all there in a beautifully illustrated book.