Morecambe Library’s top 10 celebrity cook books

TV cook Mary Berry
TV cook Mary Berry
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This week we take a look at 10 of the most popular cookery books around at the moment.

1 Mary Berry Cooks – Mary Berry

This book contains all of the recipes from Mary Berry’s latest TV series from a slow roasted shoulder of lamb to a summer pudding. There’s something for everyone in this collection of 100 mouth-watering dishes.

2 Fay Makes It Easy: 100 delicious recipes to impress with no stress – Fay Ripley

With more than 100 easy and simple recipes, this is a book that will have your family and friends sat around your dining room table before you know it.

3 Annabel’s Family Cookbook – Annabel Karmel

The bestselling author on baby and children’s food brings together another collection of family food. There’s help with lunchboxes, snacks and light meals as well as the main meals of the day.

4 Ella’s Kitchen: The Big Baking Book

From lunchtime to party time, this book contains lots of recipes to cook with your little ones. Children will also learn to count, measure and weigh, as well as get messy!

5 Japanese Soul Cooking – Tadashi Oni and Harris Salat

A book that introduces Japanese comfort food to home cooking. This beautifully illustrated collection of Japanese dishes brings together a wide range of foods from tempura and gyoza to rice bowls and savoury pancakes.

6 How To Feed Your Family For £5 A Day – Bernadine Lawrence

With 150-plus healthy low-cost meals using everyday ingredients, this book could save you money and have you eating healthier in no time at all. Lemon honey lamb shoulder, bread and butter pudding and stew with dumplings are just three of the tasty meals you’ll find in here.

7 Nana’s Kitchen – Sherrie Hewson

Corrie, Benidorm, Celebrity Master Chef and Carry On films, Sherrie Hewson has done it all including owning a restaurant. Here she shares some of her favourite foods from family favourites to modern recipes.

8 Rosemary Shrager’s Bakes, Cake and Puddings – Rosemary Shrager

This is definitely a book that will be loved by those with a sweet tooth. Enjoy 250-plus recipes for bakes, cakes and puddings including ginger biscuits, honey and walnut tarts and black forest gateau.

9 Greedy Girl’s Diet: Second Helpings! – Nadia Sawalha

Nadia’s back to prove once again that healthy food doesn’t have to be dull and that you can still have treats without overdoing it. Here she presents a collection of family-friendly, healthy and nutritious recipes for all occasions.

10 John Whaite Bakes At Home – John Whaite

The winner of the 2012 Great British Bake Off shares some of the recipes that he enjoys cooking at home including sweet bakes, savoury pizzas, birthday cakes and comfort food.

*All of these are available at your local Lancashire library, or visit or to reserve your copy now.