Friday, January 13, 2017

Everything's coming up peachy...........

Gourmet Traveller
Whether caramelised in a tarte Tatin, paired with slow-roasted pork on a pizza or tossed through salads, this sweet stone fruit is an excellent addition to summer cooking.


Latest Features
Our favourite answers from Knives & Ink, a new book that asks well-respected chefs about the reasons behind their ink.



David, 13 Jan

Floating island at Moissonnier Paris restaurant
Call me old-fashioned, but sometimes I like old-fashioned places. One place that does old-fashioned especially well is France. But I’m not the only one who feels that way; people come from around the world to visit the city, and bask in the à l’ancienne charm, which is sometimes derisively described as carte postale Paris. Like other cities, Paris is changing and isn’t a museum, per se, but there’s something about the city that attracts people like no other city in the world. Many visitors come specifically to eat. Which I know for a fact because I came for the same reason.

Jura wine Moissonnier Paris restaurantThe loss of bistros has been well-documented, but there’s been a resurgence of interest in bistros that has sprung up in New York, London, Tokyo, and of course – even Paris, where la cuisine française is having a renaissance, too. But at some places, it never left. One such place is Moissonnier, which is considered a bouchon lyonnais, sending out plates of hearty, copious French food in the style of the bouchons of Lyon.
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Latest from The Bookseller

David Walliams and Tony Ross
Familiar faces fill the top of the illustrator chart, with backlist a big factor, but some lesser-known artists show signs they could break into the big time.
Vintage is launching a new series, Vintage Minis, designed to celebrate the publisher’s extensive backlist by turning snippets from great contemporary and classic writers into small but compelling titles on "big" subjects, such as death, eating and love. 
While the majority of independent bookshops are not yet seeing any Brexit affect, some are already starting to see costs rise, retailers have told The Bookseller.
Writers Resist London are joining other authors worldwide in reaffirming their commitment to a tolerant and diverse society in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency. 
The week after Christmas is the e-book equivalent of the week prior to it in print: all those newly unwrapped e-readers and a whole week off to lie on the sofa and eat chocolate coins makes the last week of December prime digital-book-buying territory, akin to the mid-summer surge propelled by “e” beach reads.
A bestseller linking Japan’s conservative government and prime minister Shinzo Abe with an ultra-right lobby group seeking Japan’s return to pre-war values and remilitarisation has had its sales suspended by a court order in Tokyo.

The BBC plans to air a “poignant and humorous” documentary about author Sir Terry Pratchett as well an Imagine programme on Maya Angelou.
A 50-minute documentary entitled "Terry Pratchett: Back in Black" will run in early to mid February (yet to be confirmed), telling the bestselling author’s story from his troubled school days to becoming a successful author, with the help of Neil Gaiman, Val McDermid and his assistant and business manager Rob Wilkins.
Simon & Schuster US
Children’s authors published by Simon & Schuster US have protested against the company releasing a book by controversial figure Milo Yiannopoulos.
Amazon has plans to create more than 100,000 new full-time jobs across the US by 2018.
Helen Bailey
The brother of children’s author Helen Bailey has given evidence at her murder trial.
David Nicholls
David Nicholls has been announced as ambassador for this year’s London Book and Screen Week, taking place 13th-19th March 2017. 

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Our favourite recipes from this week


12 January 2017
Make a fresh start with Kelly Gibney's inspired Summer Nourish Bowl, jam-packed with green and glorious goodness.
Cool down with a delectable homemade icy treat. Who could resit a Roast Peach, Yoghurt and White Chocolate Popsicle?
Hello Graham
While the summer holidays are drawing to an end for most, there's no need to despair - fresh, seasonal produce is just getting started! This week, take a peek inside our brand new summer issue, a celebration of balmy barbecues with friends, sharing plates and mouth-watering summer salads. 
We take a look at what's on in holiday spots around the country over the coming months and give the ice creameries a run for their money with the ultimate homemade popsicle.
Start the new year with fresh, foodie inspiration and make the most of the al fresco dining weather while you can.
Happy cooking from the Dish team!
LATEST RECIPES | our favourite recipes from this week
Mini Spinach Pies with Rosemary, Lemon and Feta
BBQ Ribs
Glazed Pork Spare Ribs
Melon and Prosciutto Bruschetta