The Chiswick Cookbook Festival is here!

Date for your diary: the Chiswick Cookbook Festival returns

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And here we are, the great event in London is on: join the Chiswick Cookbook Festival for the ultimate celebration of cookbooks and food in the heart of west London.

A variety of magnificent locations will host some of the world’s finest chefs and cooks, sharing their top tips, favourite recipes, signature dishes and incredible knowledge.

Expect talks, chef demos, hands-on workshops, cooking, eating and plenty of festival fun.
The festival runs alongside the much respected and enjoyed Chiswick Book Festival and all proceeds from both events go to charity.

12th-16th September:
Some of the renowned chefs from the last edition: John Torode, Ella Mills
(Deliciously Ella), Melissa Helmsley, Jack Monroe with City Harvest, Jo
Pratt, Niki Segnit (The Flavour Thesaurus), Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi
from La Cucina Caldesi, Silla Bjerrum and Mallika Basu.

They discussed their published work, food and culinary experiences
alongside tastings prepared by our experienced chefs.

Founded and chaired by Lucy Cufflin, Jo Pratt and Fran Warde. They are
supported by a committee of highly experienced food appreciators from
Chiswick. Everyone involved is a volunteer. The event is sponsored by As
nature intended.

See you there!

Discover more: www.cookbookfestival.org

A QUOTE

“As I look at the spines of the cookbooks piled high on my kitchen shelves, the pages from within them come alive as I remember what I cooked from each and when. Flashes of family gatherings over a hearty stew, drinks with finger food far too big and the smell of fresh bread in my oven. It is so easy these days to click online to find a recipe in an instant but nothing beats turning the page of a good cookbook to be truly inspired.

The joy of immersing oneself into the whole story of a recipe, to understand where it came from and getting to know the author through their food is so inspiring. That’s why we had the idea to create the first ever Cookbook Festival  – so we can bring
cookery books to life. We hope you will join us and meet the authors, taste
their recipes, take part in a workshop or simply sit back and enjoy the food”
Lucy Cufflin, Chair of the Cookbook Festival organising committee.

The Monocle Guide to Drinking & Dining

Make the most of your food – and discover the best places to shop, drink and dine – with this guide from Monocle

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Make the most of your food – and discover the best places to shop, drink and dine – with this must-have guide from Monocle.

This is a handbook for anybody who enjoys simple, honest food but can do without the foam, fuss and trickery it’s often served with. It’s also about the other elements that make a great meal: honed hosting skills, sourcing the best produce and using the sharpest kitchen kit. Plus, Monocle offers a global hit-list of must-visit restaurants from Adelaide to Zürich and the freshest markets, shops and producers. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to turn their love of food into a livelihood.

Expect advice on everything from starting a bar to rolling out a restaurant chain or penning a cookbook. There are also recipes from Monocle’s favourite restaurants, plus a selection of time-tested dishes developed by the team in Monocle’s London kitchen.

Food for thought takes the form of zesty essays and dinner-time discussions with admired names from the worlds of architecture, hospitality, art and more. On the menu: — The world’s finest restaurants, cafés and bars — Advice on starting a food firm — My Last Meal – the imagined final feasts of some high-profile personalities — How to host your own intimate dinner party — A batch of recipes from esteemed chefs, plus lip-smacking dishes from Monocle’s own repertoire — Tools of the trade for your kitchen.

Discover more: https://monocle.com 

ABOUT MONOCLE

Monocle was launched by Tyler Brûlé in 2007 as a monthly magazine briefing on global affairs, business, culture, design, and much more. Today, Monocle is a complete, media brand with a suite of travel guides under its belt, a 24-hour radio station, a film-rich website, retail ventures around the globe, and cafés in Tokyo and London. Besides their London HQ they have seven international bureaux in New York, Toronto, Istanbul, Singapore, Tokyo, Zurich, and Hong Kong. At their core is the simple belief that there will always be a place for a print brand that is committed to telling fresh stories and sending photographers on assignments.