From Eire to India: our favorite cookbooks for winter

Kitchen, by Ravinder Bhogal

Bhogal was born in Kenya to Indian parents and moved to the UK as a child. The more than 100 recipes in this book reflect their “immigrant cuisine”. Try the banana cake with miso butterscotch and Ovaltine Kulfi, which is iconic in their restaurant (also called Jikoni). £ 26, Bloomsbury

Under the olive tree of Irini Tzortzoglou

The 2019 MasterChef Master shares 80+ easy-to-follow Greek family recipes inspired by a childhood cooking moussaka and spanakorizo ​​in her grandmother’s house in Crete. There are two full sections devoted to desserts, baked goods, and cakes. £ 25, headline publishing. irinicooks.com

Chetna’s Healthy Indian Vegetarian from Chetna Makan

The latest release from cookbook author, YouTube personality, and bake off alumna Chetna Makan focuses on meat-free Indian dishes that are quick and easy to prepare. The book contains 80 recipes for soups, salads, curries and more. £ 20, octopus. chetnamakan.co.uk

My Wild Atlantic Cuisine by Maura O’Connell Foley

A celebration of Irish produce and a culinary career spanning more than 60 years, this recipe collection from one of Ireland’s leading restaurateurs is a collection of recipes. The book focuses on ingredients like Atlantic sole, cod and shrimp and is also aimed at meat eaters and dessert lovers. £ 30, Maura O’Connell Foley. mywildatlantickitchen.com

From issue 10 (Winter 2020) of National Geographic Traveler Food

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