Happy World Book day to the chefs who write wonderful recipe books and the people who inhale them and feel inspired to cook. We’re so lucky to have some top tier chefs appearing at Pub this year, with some amazing recipe books, from food to make you feel good, to fish, meat free meals and baking in the BBQ, we’ve got it all! Check out the full array of recent releases or books available for pre-order below. 


Ainsley Harriott’s ‘Good Mood Food’ (2022) is all about food that makes you happy, from comforting classics, to food great for sharing, with recipes to indulge in and others that are a bit lighter, to make you feel good from the inside out. 


Tom Kerridge’s Real Life Recipes (2022) is filled with budget friendly recipes that work hard, so you don’t have to split up by budget, pre prepare and those ready in under 30 minutes.  


Nisha Katona’s Meatfree Mowgli (2022) is filled with recipes that apply her trademark fresh, spice-packed and family-friendly modern Indian culinary style to vegan and veggie food. Fans of her restaurant Mowgli, will be thrilled to get an inside peek into her process. 


Andi Oliver's The Pepperpot Diaries (April 2023) is also available for pre-order and is brimming with the delicious Caribbean flavours that she is renowned for celebrating, incorporating her travels in Antigua to create a unique, joyous culinary experience.


DJ BBQ’s Backyard Baking (April 2023) is set to be released next month and will take your live fire skills and backyard set-up to the next level, covering everything you ever wanted to know about baking on your BBQ. The standard kettle BBQ is essentially an oven, so why not use it to its potential and get baking?


Jimi Famurewa, a British-Nigerian journalist, journeys into the hidden yet vibrant world of African London in his book ‘Settlers: Journeys Through the Food, Faith and Culture of Black African London’ (2022). Although not a recipe book, Jimi is the eminent food critic of The Guardian, and food is inherently linked to culture. In ‘Settlers’ he visits markets, restaurants and listens to stories from shopkeepers to activists and artists that paint a picture of Black African London and the diaspora. 


Andy Clarke’s Home Bar will arm you with a whole host of new cocktail recipes, from batch ideas for parties to seasonal tipples, there’ll be something for the amateur mixologist, to those with an envious home bar set up. 


Hoppers (2022) by Karan Gokani, showcases signature recipes from the cult London restaurant whilst also exploring the dishes, people and places that inspired them. 


In Nathan Outlaw’s Fish for Dinner (April 2023), he’ll be showing us how he earned the moniker ‘master of fish’ - in Jamie Oliver’s humble opinion. It will be released next month and pre-orders are now live! Nathan will let you in on the inside track when it comes to what fish to cook, how to cook it and tasty, inspiring recipes that until now, only the experts knew. 


Melissa Thompson’s Motherland (2022) is a celebration of Jamaican food and its historic roots, that charts the history of the people, influences and ingredients which uniquely combine to create the wonderful patchwork cuisine that is Jamaican food today. From classic recipes, like saltfish fritters, curry goat and patties, to Melissa's own family favourites. 


Atul Kochar’s Curry Everyday (2022) explores vegetarian curry recipes from across the globe, from  his native India to the Far East, via Africa and the Middle East and beyond. 


The Hairy Dieters’ Simple Healthy Food (2022) is designed to show you that losing weight and staying healthy doesn’t mean losing out on taste and enjoyment, with advice from medical professionals to professional athletes, these healthy recipes will help you stay healthy, for good. 


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