New Titles in 2017/18

This Is Mine

Mark Dodson, with foreword by Michel Roux OBE

Michelin-starred Mark Dodson spent more than a decade at the pass of the three star Waterside Inn, at Bray-on-Thames. Little wonder, therefore, that his former boss, Michel Roux OBE, has contributed an affectionate and praiseworthy foreword to this debut book from one of his best friends.

Mark reflects on a truly starry career in this lovingly-created debut while showcasing the recipes that have made his Devon restaurant one of the finest rural eateries in the UK. Showcasing fabulous game dishes among an array of 60 recipes, This Is Mine is a title that will delight the home cool, with recipes tailored to the domestic kitchen. 

OUT NOW - Published October 2017. Hardback. 208pp. RRP: £24.99

 

Generations

James Sommerin, with foreword by Claude Bosi

This eagerly-anticipated debut book from the most successful chef in Wales goes behind the scenes at James Sommerin's eponymous restaurant. Lavishly photographed, large format and boxed, it charts James's journey to winning his first Michelin star at The Crown, at Whitebrook, before repeating the feat in 2016 at Restaurant James Sommerin.

Self-effacing and focused on great food, craftspeople and artisanship, it provides rare insight into the life of a top flight chef. James is the present winner of the AA Welsh Restaurant of the Year, holds a Michelin star, 3 *** rosettes and has a score of 7 in The Good Food Guide.

Published Winter 2017. Hardback. 224pp. RRP: £39.95

 

Ma Famille

Cedric Bosi

Cedric Bosi learned about great food and hospitality while growing up in Lyon with his brother, Claude, the two-Michelin-starred proprietor of London’s Hibiscus. The Bosi brothers helped at their parents’ bistro, before moving to England.

Cedric worked for Claude at Hibsicus, then in Ludlow, before starting a career in gastro-pubs. He successfully ran venues near Ludlow before moving to London to run venues in Fulham and Wimbledon.

After relocating to Ludlow, to relaunch the town’s idyllic Charlton Arms, he has decided to create his first book of recipes. Featuring sumptuous pub classics and drawing heavily on his French roots, A Family Cookbook traces the genesis of his culinary development, from Lyon to London and Ludlow.

Published December 2017. Hardback. 176pp. RRP: £19.95

 

Please Mind The Gap

Sophie Sparham, with foreword by Professor Benjamin Zephaniah

The debut poetry collection from Derbyshire poet Sophie Sparham is an invigorating selection that focuses on LGBT+, veganism, social mores and issues surrounding mental health. A compelling writer with a singular vision, Sophie's collection features a foreword from fellow activist-poet Professor Benjamin Zephaniah.

OUT NOW - Published October 2017. Paperback. 64pp. RRP £6

 

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