With Simply British Sybil Kapoor has established herself
as one of the foremost writers on British cooking.’ Nigel Slater.
Michael Smith Award for Best British Food Book, 1999, Guild
of Food Writers
This book explores contemporary British cooking by examining
quintessentially British ingredients such as bacon, blackberries, elderflowers
and watercress. It is arranged alphabetically by ingredient, and each chapter
contains a practical guide and useful cooking tips as well as recipes such as
potted shrimp, roast lemon partridge and lavender pear ice cream.
John Spencer illustrated each chapter with wonderful
My favourite is his
tubby lion on a pot of Lyle’s black treacle that marks the start of the chapter
on treacle. You can find it on the Mailing list page.