What’s on cookery bookshelf

Spring means new cookery books, with the following a few of the more healthy offerings on South Africa’s bookshelves:

  • Tasty Wastenots by Sally-Ann Creed and Jason Whitehead, published by Human and Rousseau, R320, urges consumers to look more holistically at eating.

Nutritional therapist Creed – co-author of The Real Meal

Revolution – and Whitehead take aim at how to use everything that is edible with the minimum of waste.

It doesn’t sound like a very inspiring idea but . . . there are some surprisingly delicious looking recipes.

  • All Sorts of Salads by Chantal Lascaris, published by Random Struik, R212, is well timed for a healthy push towards summer bodies. Lascaris has covered many of the classics, and tossed in a few modern twists with most of the 70 salad recipes simple and straightforward.
  • A Year of Seasonal Dishes, published by Food & Home Entertaining, R350, is a big gorgeous book with 144 recipes. Compiled by a national food magazine, it has stunning visuals and fresh ideas to make the most of South Africa’s seasons.

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