• Jack Bishop, The Complete Italian Vegetarian Cookbook
  • Emiko Davies, Florentine
  • Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstal, River Cottage Veg Everyday (worth it for the magic dough recipe alone!)
  • Joudie Kalla, Palestine on a Plate
  • Yotam Ottolenghi, Plenty More and Jerusalem (both became fast favourites)
  • Meera Sodha, Made in India
  • Faith Durand and Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan, The Kitchn Cookbook
  • Olia Hercules, Mamushka
  • Gordon Ramsay, Home Cooking
  • Daniel Galmiche, French Brasserie Cookbook
  • Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook, Zahav
  • Deb Perleman, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
  • Kate McDermitt, The Art of the Pie (yes, I bought another pie book…)
  • Canal House Pronto
  • Rachel Roddy, My Kitchen in Rome


Let go:

  • Ella Woodward, Deliciously Ella



  • Love Your Leftovers