Four cookbooks appear in ‘The Mail On Sunday’ weekly list of the UK’s top 10 best-selling non-fiction hardback books.
At number one is food blogger Ella Woodward with ‘Deliciously Ella’. Her book contains more than 100 natural, plant-based, dairy-free and gluten-free recipes, including sweet potato brownies, Mexican quinoa bowl, superfood bread, marinated kale salad and key lime pie.
Mary Berry, co-judge of BBC1’s ‘The Great British Bake Off’ series, is in second position with ‘Mary Berry’s Absolute Favourites’. In this official tie-in to Mary’s newest BBC series, she reveals the secrets of her favourite food. Featuring all the recipes from the show, the collection of over 100 dishes also contains Mary’s favourite Christmas recipes from her two 2014 TV specials, ‘Mary Berry’s Absolute Christmas Favourites’.
‘Kew on a Plate with Raymond Blanc’ by Royal Botanic Gardens Kew is at number five. The book is based on the TV series ‘Kew on a Plate’, in which celebrity chef Raymond Blanc and Kate Humble spend a year at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, growing heritage produce in a specially created kitchen garden. Kew gardeners offer their tips and expertise in growing this produce, from carrots to potatoes, rhubarb and gooseberries, apples and peas. And interwoven with these stories are Raymond’s Blanc’s detailed tasting notes and 40 recipes.
‘Save with Jamie: Shop Smart, Cook Clever, Waste Less’ is in ninth place. The book draws on celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s knowledge and cooking skills to help readers ‘make better choices, buy economically and efficiently, get the most out of ingredients, save time and prevent food waste’.
One cookbook appears in the list of the UK’s top 10 best-selling non-fiction paperbacks: ‘Eat. Nourish. Glow. 10 easy steps for losing weight, looking younger & feeling healthier’ by Amelia Freer. In this, her first book, the nutritional therapist and healthy eating expert explains her 10 steps to holistic health and provides over 25 recipes to get readers started on ‘the path to optimum wellness’.
The book charts are compiled by Nielsen Bookscan TCM, which collates real time sales from over 6,500 retailers representing over 90% of the UK book market. They appeared in the April 12 issue of ‘The Mail On Sunday’s’ ‘Event’ Magazine.