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Cook Simple: Effortless cooking every day

Diana Henry

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Prose: non-fiction, General cookery & recipes, Quick & easy cooking

Diana Henry has sales of over 50,000 through TCM. Diana has a huge following - she has a regular column in The Sunday Telegraph. Diana won Cookery Writer of the Year at the Guild of Food Writers Awards in 2007. Diana's previous books are critically acclaimed and have all been hugely successful. Quick and easy recipes for all those with little time to cook but who still want to eat well e.g. ne

Diana dedicates a chapter to each of 12 everyday ingredient groups: chicken, chops, sausages, leg of lamb, fish, leaves, summer veg, winter veg, pasta, summer fruit, winter fruit, and flour and eggs. There are more than 120 recipes, from a wide variety of countries, and each takes only minutes to prepare. Spice rubs, marinades, and flavoured butters feature heavily in the book's many roasts and bakes, but there are lots of other ideas for quick cooking, too.

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Praise for Cook Simple: Effortless cooking every day

  • 'Superbly illustrated, the design of the book is clear and uncluttered' The Good Book Guide (Review for Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons)

  • Diana Henry performs alchemy on ordinary ingredients, turning the ho-hum into the yum-yum.

  • Red

  • Diana Henry's easy, oven-ready recipes will bowl you over with their hearty, feel-good factor.

  • The Lady

  • Diana Henry's secret is to take simple, everyday ingredients and transform them into something special - the minimum of effort for the maximum effect.

  • Food & Travel

  • If you are contemplating buying Nigella Express, get this instead.

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Diana Henry

Diana Henry is one of the UK's best-loved food writers. She has a weekly column in the Sunday Telegraph and also writes for BBC Good Food, House & Garden and Waitrose Weekend, as well as being a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 4. Diana has won numerous awards for her journalism and books, including Cookery Journalist of the Year from the Guild of Food Writers (three times, most recently in 2015), Cookery Writer of the Year at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards in 2013 and 2015 and Cookery Book of the Year for Simple at Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards 2017. A Change of Appetite was voted Cookbook of the Year by the Guild of Food Writers in 2015 and A Bird in the Hand won a James Beard award in 2016. Diana has written eleven other books including Crazy Water Pickled Lemons, A Bird in the Hand, Cook Simple, Salt Sugar Smoke, Roast Figs Sugar Snow, A Change of Appetite, Simple, How to Eat a Peach and From the Oven to the Table.

A Bird in the Hand, Simple, How to Eat a Peach and From the Oven to the Table were Top 10 Bestsellers and Diana's books have sold over 800,000 copies worldwide.

Diana studied English Literature at the University of Oxford and journalism at City, University of London. She was a TV producer for the BBC for over ten years before starting to write. She lives in London with her children.
Instagram: @dianahenryfood
Twitter: @dianahenryfood

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