Cookbooks Archives

Takeaway food that’s healthy? Surely you jest! Australia’s favourite home cook Julie Goodwin talks to Booktopia TV about her new book, Homemade Takeaway

Forgoing fast and junk food because we’re of the mind that a moment on the lips is a lifetime on the hips is just hard work! Sometimes we really need to indulge in a little comfort food like that delicious pad thai from our trusty Thai shop around the corner or a mouthwatering cheese burger from that fast food chain which shall not be named. So when that urge once again persists – t... Read more

by | November 19, 2015

Simon Bryant answers Booktopia’s Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Simon Bryant author of Vegetables, Grains & Other Good Stuff Ten Terrifying Questions ____________   1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? Planted in Exeter UK; seedling in Torquay, Devon, Cornwall; grafted to Adelaide SA; ripened in Melbourne Vic; now and established plant in Adela... Read more

by | October 22, 2015

How many different ways can you say yum? Adam Liaw talks to Booktopia TV about his new book Adam Liaw’s Asian Cookery School

For those who’d love to cook Asian dishes but don’t know how – no fear, Adam Liaw is here! Being a former Masterchef winner and now UNICEF Australia’s National Ambassador for Nutrition, he’s the perfect person to guide wok-newbies around Asian cuisine. Recipes are created with clear directions and practical tips; the photography is luscious. But enough from us, let... Read more

by | October 19, 2015

Martyna Angell, author of The Wholesome Cook answers Ten Terrifying Questions

 The Booktopia Book Guru asks Martyna Angell author of The Wholesome Cook Ten Terrifying Questions 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born and raised in Poland and real food was always part of my upbringing. I grew up in and around Warsaw, the capital, and the city’s food scene was an interesting mixture ... Read more

by | October 1, 2015

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Jane Kennedy, author of One Dish: Two Ways, Meets The Incompetent Cook

Jane Kennedy made her name in comedy, so when she arrived at Booktopia to sign copies of her wonderful new cookbook One Dish: Two Ways, we were always going to try to impress her. Did we? Probably not, but we had some fun trying. Take a look at possibly our most ridiculous video yet, as she meets Andrew Cattanach, The Incompetent Cook. Grab a copy of One Dish: Two Ways here One Dish: Two Ways b... Read more

by | April 7, 2014

Living Clean has never been easier!

Last week I was lucky enough to catch up with the Clean Living Boys, Luke and Scott, for a cooking demonstration. Already famous from their MKR adventures, the passionate paleos served up a gorgeous menu while talking about their philosophies for a healthy lifestyle and still eating delicious food. Their Clean Living Cookbook is a great read, the perfect book for the food lover who also wants t... Read more

by | March 4, 2014

Best of Booktopia TV – Julie Goodwin & Rick Stein chat to John Purcell

We know that Booktopians have a passion for food, and in these interviews both authors chat about what makes a delicious meal and the way that food can bring people together. Check them out below! Julie Goodwin – Gather How to cook delicious recipes for large and small crowds of family and friends, from the bestselling original Australian MasterChef, Julie Goodwin. Julie Goodwin’s f... Read more

by | February 6, 2014