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You don't need fancy, expensive cookery courses to cook up a storm in the kitchen - take a look at our collection of cheap cookbooks instead. From plant-based and vegan recipe books to slow cooker recipes and books from your favourite TV chefs, you'll find something to satisfy your tastebuds here. Browse our selection of cheap cookbooks here at The Works and love your food again.

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Introducing Jamie Oliver’s brand new 7 Ways to reinvent the nation’s favourite recipes – including dishes from his brand new TV show, Jamie: Keep Cooking Family Favourites! Join Jamie in his next phenomena, looking into the ingredients we buy weekly and transforming them into something tasty, nutritious and spectacular! Our busy lives should not stop us from getting creative in the kitchen and Jamie is finally here to show you how to feel inspired with your favourite supermarket ingredients. Sharing 7 achievable and delicious ways to cook 18 of our most popular ingredients, discover Jamie Oliver’s recipes for everyday options, from both an ease and nutritional point of view – meaning you’re covered for every day of the week! With every recipes from fake-aways to freezer favourites, it is time to mix things up in the kitchen. The most user-focused cookbook Jamie has written yet! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241431153 • Author: Jamie Oliver • Publisher: Penguin Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 26 x 19.6 x 3cm

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Whether you want cookies or cakes, pastries or desserts, something fruity, chocolatey, spiced or nutty, baking just got a whole lot easier. From Praline Meringue Cake to Matcha Roll Cake, Peanut Butter Brookies to Tahini Babka Buns, all you need is just one standard 9 x 13 inch baking tin! Varied and versatile, requiring minimal skill and little equipment, Edd Kimber's delicious treats range from simple bakes to slice and serve to impressive but achievable showstoppers. Product Information: ISBN: 9780857838599 Author: Edd Kimber Publisher: Kyle Books Format: Hardback Pages: 176 Dimensions: 23.5 x 17.15 x 2.5cm

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Get ready to welcome friends and family back around your table with Jamie's brand-new cookbook, TOGETHER - a joyous celebration of incredible food to share. Being with our loved ones has never felt so important, and great food is the perfect excuse to get together. Each chapter features a meal, from seasonal feasts to curry nights, with a simple, achievable menu that can be mostly prepped ahead. Jamie's aim - whether you're following the full meal or choosing just one of over 120 individual recipes - is to minimise your time in the kitchen so you can maximise the time you spend with your guests. Jamie's Together also helps to take the stress out of cooking by arming you with tips, tricks and hacks to stay organised and get ahead of the game. Inspirational but practical, Together is about comfort, celebration, creating new memories and, above all, sharing fantastic food. This is about memorable meals, made easy. Let's tuck in - together! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241431177 • Author: Jamie Oliver • Publisher: Michael Joseph • Format: Hardback • Pages: 360 • Dimensions: 25.2 x 19.2 x 3.8 cm

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Online Only Get more for less with The Work’s expertly hand-picked Book Bundles. These are a collection of great quality products, grouped together to give you amazing value. Slimming food has never tasted so good; the must-have cookbooks, including the brand new edition, from the UK's most visited food blog, Pinch of Nom. Sharing delicious home-style recipes with a hugely engaged online community, pinchofnom.com has helped millions of people to cook well and lose weight, and now with this great value bundle you can too!

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Imagination. It's the key ingredient for making a meal - or a story - more memorable. Taking inspiration from the Disney universe, this book blends cooking and storytelling into a collection of uniquely tasty recipes! From sweet treats like Coco-inspired biscuits, to playful dinners such as Woody's Cowboy Chilli, each dish will help cooks of all ages to get creative in the kitchen! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781801088312 • Author: Igloo Books • Publisher: Igloo Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 25 x 22 cm

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Being diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes can be a real shock... How do you try to lose weight and eat healthily when you also have so little time to cook and shop? Giancarlo Caldesi has successfully lost 4 stone and kept his diabetes in remission for over 8 years. He and his wife, Katie, share their knowledge and experience alongside 100 mouthwatering no-carb and low-carb recipes that can be made in just 30 minutes or less to help you eat well every day. From the bestselling authors of The Diabetes Weight-loss Cookbook and suitable for the whole family, there are weekday suppers, no-cook meals to throw together in minutes, feasts to feed friends and celebrate special occasions and even scrumptious desserts. With the unique combination of two chefs, pioneering GP and diabetes specialist Dr David Unwin (@lowcarbgp) and highly respected nutritionist Jenny Phillips, this essential book provides a complete plan for beating diabetes for good. 'The cookbook every diabetic needs.' - Dr Aseem Malhotra. Product Information: •ISBN: 9780857839183 •Author: Katie Caldesi & Giancarlo Caldesi •Publisher: Octopus Publishing •Format: Hardback •Pages: 208 •Dimensions: 19.4 x 23.8 x 2cm

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Featuring more than 70 fresh, vibrant recipes to nourish and inspire, including quick and easy meals, soulful comfort food and store cupboard 'throw togethers', the dishes in wagamama your way are designed to be flexible for everyday and everyone. From vegan katsu curry and vegetarian firecracker to mandarin chicken salad, expect to find variations on wagamama classics as well as new favourites. Chapters include 'fast + easy', 'bowls of goodness', 'ways with the wok', 'something sweet' and 'sauces + sides'. Many of the recipes are either vegan or vegetarian, and for those that aren't there are alternative ingredient suggestions to create plant-based versions. With inspiring photography, wagamama your way provides all the ideas you need for easy, mindful nourishment. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780857837196 • Author: Wagamama Limited • Publisher: Kyle Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 23.5 x 19.05 cm

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Are you looking to build muscle? To promote healthy ageing? To maintain your weight? Or simply to compensate for a meat-free diet? With over 50 tasty recipes for meat-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans, whatever the reason for monitoring your protein intake, this book is here to help. Gathering delicious recipes from all over the world, from Cheesy refried bean quesadillas and Superfood protein salad bowls to Chicken laksa and Jerked jumbo prawns, with the grams of protein for every recipe clearly stated, you can boost your protein intake with ease. Packed with easy suggestions for snacks, dinners, and desserts - and an entire section dedicated to creative uses for protein powder: protein bars, pancakes, cookies, brownies, and more - this book will take you way beyond the humble shake. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529106565 • Author: Heather Thomas • Publisher: Ebury Press • Format: Hardback • Pages: 112 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 17.7 x 1.4 cm

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101 tried-and-tested recipes for your electric multi-cooker that will change your life! Expert nutritionist Jenny Tschiesche’s tried-and-tested recipes provide a wealth of ideas for family meals from a 15-minute risotto to a leg of lamb. The cult phenomenon that is the multifunctional electric cooker is able to slow cook, steam, pressure cook and even sauté. The combination of steam and pressure cooks food fast, making everything from tender roasts through to perfectly cooked curries in a flash. For active people and busy families it’s a miraculous time saver. Textures and tastes, which would otherwise take hours, can be created in minutes and healthy, nutritious meals are just a press of a button away! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781849759731 • Author: Jenny Tschiesche • Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small • Format: Hardback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 23.5 x 19.05 x 1.78 cm

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Let Lauren and Rachel, the founders of Finch Bakery, show you the secrets to successful baking every time. Packed with 75 foolproof recipes for cupcakes, scones, cookies, cake balls, cake jars, tray bakes, no-bake cakes and celebration cakes, this is the essential recipe book for cake enthusiasts. You'll learn the basic baking techniques before exploring indulgent flavour combinations. From crowd-pleasing classics like lemon drizzle to decadent cookie cups and Nutella everything, there is something to tempt everyone to treat themselves. Recipes are designed to be standalone but some also work in a build-a-block way so you can make your own creation by swapping the sponge, filling, sauce or topping to satisfy your sweet tooth. With inventive creations and essential techniques, this is a whole new world of cake. Whether you want to make a lighter-than-air birthday cake, dense and gooey brownies, chewy cookies or fluffy cupcakes, Lauren and Rachel will offer just the right advice to make it all seem easy. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241515105 • Author: Lauren Finch, Rachel Finch • Publisher: DK • Format: Hardback • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 24.61 x 18.9 cm

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Calling all Peaky Blinders fans... Are you ready to take a delicious journey around the backstreets of the infamous city of Birmingham the Black Country? Delve into the traditional dishes from the stomping grounds of the Blinders, peppered with fascinating facts about the history, the food and of course, the real gangsters and thugs! Find a tasty selection of universal favourites with a rough and tumble gangster twist from Brummie Bacon Cakes to Aunt Poly's Pikelets. So, it's time to arm yourself with utensils, get the flames going and start cooking up a feast, Greedy Blinders style! Product Information: ISBN: 9781913004125 Author: Helen Vaux Publisher: SJG Publishing Format: Paperback Pages: 96 Dimensions: 24.6 x 18.9 x 1cm

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Let Brontë Aurell of The ScandiKitchen Café show you how to celebrate your Christmas Scandi-style by sharing her delicious recipes and family traditions with you. Anyone who has ever been in Scandinavian in December will know that Scandinavians really love Christmas. From huddling up in candlelit snowed-in cottages to consuming glögg at every opportunity, Christmas is peak-hygge season all over Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Everything reverts back to tradition once Advent Sunday has come along. From saffron scented bakes to ‘gingerbread spice in everything!’, Christmas is the time to break the never-ending darkness with edible treats and joyful feelings. Scandinavians visit friends and families taking along something home baked to share. They have Jul-Smörgåsbord parties where old and young celebrate with a spread of traditional dishes and delicacies. Everything they do for Jul is centred around food, tradition and home comforts. Join Bronte and feel the warmth, even when it’s cold outside! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788790253 • Author: Bronte Aurell • Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small • Format: Hardback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 23.5 x 19.05 x 2.29 cm

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Popular BBC TV presenter Chris Bavin is a resourceful home cook who uses his freezer efficiently, makes the most of leftovers and prides himself on producing healthy food fast for his young family. In this, his first solo cookbook, he shares over 100 simple recipes and his approach to no-fuss home cooking so you too can save time. Pick up advice on savvy shopping, and learn how to use the freezer well, stock up the store-cupboard, and batch cook favourite family recipes. Be inspired by Chris's ideas for freezing flavours - try herb-and-oil ice cubes or frozen flavoured butters. And follow his nifty solutions to transform today's dinner into tomorrow's lunch, or use up half a forgotten courgette or fruit on the turn, so nothing is wasted. Inspiring, yet down to earth, easy to navigate, and refreshingly practical, Good Food, Sorted is the kitchen companion for time-pressed cooks who want to put wholesome food on the table fast. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241371008 • Author: Chris Bavin • Publisher: DK • Format: Hardback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 24 x 20.2 x 3 cm

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In this stunning new cookbook Yotam and co-writer Ixta Belfrage break down the three factors that create flavour and offer innovative vegetable dishes that deliver brand-new ingredient combinations to excite and inspire. Ottolenghi FLAVOUR combines simple recipes for weeknights, low-effort high-impact dishes, and standout meals for the relaxed cook. Packed with signature colourful photography, FLAVOUR not only inspires us with what to cook, but how flavour is dialled up and why it works. With surefire hits, such as Aubergine Dumplings alla Parmigiana, Miso Butter Onions and Spicy Mushroom Lasagne, plus mouthwatering photographs of nearly every one of the more than 100 recipes, Ottolenghi FLAVOUR is the impactful, next-level approach to vegetable cooking that Ottolenghi fans and vegetable lovers everywhere have been craving. Product Information: ISBN: 9781785038938 Author: Yotam Ottolenghi Publisher: Ebury Press Format: Hardback Pages: 320 Dimensions: 27.9 x 20.2 x 2.9cm

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Following Dr Michael Mosley's No.1 bestselling Fast 800, this fabulous companion cookbook offers a collection of delicious, nutritious recipes to help you incorporate the new 800-calorie programme into your daily life. Dr Clare Bailey, GP, and acclaimed food writer Justine Pattison have created meals which are tasty and easy to make, from breakfasts and brunches, soups and shakes to more substantial suppers and even occasional indulgent treats. All the recipes are based on the low-carb Mediterranean style of eating now proven to revolutionise your health. Whether you are embarking on an intensive weight-loss programme to prevent or reverse Type 2 diabetes, or simply want to bring down your blood pressure and cholesterol and improve your mood and general health, The Fast 800 Recipe Book will inspire you to change the way you eat forever. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781780724133 • Author: Clare Bailey, Justine Pattison • Publisher: Short Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 24.6 x 19 x 2.1 cm

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Shop once, cook once, and effectively plan for the week ahead. With her revolutionary batching method, The Batch Lady has been transforming the ways that people cook and eat. This meal planner is a staple for any kitchen and is packed with helpful tips, space to plan your shopping lists, allocate the days that you’re going to cook, and keep track of everything that you have in your freezer. By following The Batch Lady’s guidance, you can be sure that you will never find yourself spending hours in the kitchen every night again. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008418205 • Author: Suzanne Mulholland • Publisher: HQ • Format: Paperback • Pages: 288 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.6 cm

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Warm your cockles and lift your spirits ... Including all the recipes from Ainsley's new ITV show, this book is all about food that makes us happy! Because there's no two ways about it - food can definitely raise your spirits. In this uplifting cookbook you will find comforting classics, great food for sharing, recipes for a bit of indulgence, light and healthy dishes to help you feel good from the inside out, easy one-pots that are all weeknight winners, some favourite barbecue dishes to bring sunshine to your table, and delicious desserts because - because we all need a treat now and again. Happy Cooking! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529148312 • Author: Ainsley Harriott • Publisher: Ebury Press • Format: Hardback • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 25.2 x 19.8 x 2 cm

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Join Tom Kerridge as he combines nutritious recipes with handy tips and plans for keeping fit in this latest book, designed to overhaul our unhealthy lifestyles! From traditional favourites with a fraction of the calorie content, be prepared to Lose Weight AND Get Fit at the same time, without having to sacrifice the tasty flavours of food! An ideal book for everyone who knows they want to exercise more and lose some weight but are too much of a foodie to start making any sacrifices. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781472962829• Author: Tom Kerridge• Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing• Format: Hardback• Pages: 272• Dimensions: 246 x 189 mm

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From the bestselling author of The Roasting Tin series, comes seventy-five easy and delicious one-tin bakes in one sweet package. From crave-worthy cakes and brownies to moreish muffins and loaves, simply pop your ingredients in a tin and let the oven (or for minimum-effort bakes, the fridge!) do the work. Keeping with her ethos of 'minimum effort, maximum flavour', Rukmini Iyer's one-tin bakes are simple to prep, but still offer great-tasting results. From easy bakes to showstopping sensations, this book is for anyone who wants to bake using everyday ingredients and store cupboard staples. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529110432 • Author: Rukmini Iyer • Publisher: Square Peg • Format: Hardback • Pages: 240 • Dimensions: 25.3 x 17.3 x 2.1 cm

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It's finally here... vegetarian and vegan food Bikers' style! Dive into this brand-new collection of down-to-earth yet satisfying meat-free dishes with Si and Dave. Join your favourite Hairy Bikers as they gather together their most hearty and warming comfort food ... that just happen to be vegetarian! Triple tested, with maximum taste and minimum fuss, these recipes are simply epic. Travelling the world to discover the very best meat-free dishes, this book has everything from ultimate veggie curries to the perfect crowd-pleasing tray bakes, satisfying soups, pastas and pies to a veggie twist on burgers, barbecues and a banging breakfast brunch! Bursting with meat-free delights you'll turn to time and time again, these recipes are all made with ingredients that can be bought easily and won't cost the earth. With savoury favourites like Chilli Bean Bake and Indian Shepherd's Pie, snacks including Pickled Onion Bhajis and Cheese and Marmite Scones, and sweet treats like Jammy Dodgers and the ultimate Chocolate Brownies, this new cookbook will be your meat-free bible! Product Information: ISBN: 9781841884295 Author: Hairy Bikers Publisher: Seven Dials Format: Hardback Pages: 288 Dimensions: 24.8 x 19.6 x 3.4cm

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