I’ve written two books for River Cottage Handbook series. This enlightening series covers a wide range of self-survival skills. Buy (if you can) from you local independent Book Shop (they need your support), if not from the links below. Both books are supported by a practical DVDs showing you what (or what not to do) for success in the jam pan or the mixing bowl.
Preserves: River Cottage Handbook #2
Cakes: River Cottage Handbook #8
River Cottage A-Z The River Cottage A to Z is the definitive River Cottage kitchen companion in which Hugh, myself, and a team of River Cottage experts profile our best-loved and most-used ingredients. With more than three hundred entries covering vegetables, fruits, herbs, spices, meat, fish, fungi, foraged foods, pulses, grains, dairy, oils and vinegars, the River Cottage A to Z is a compendium of all the ingredients the resourceful modern cook might want to use in their kitchen. With more than 350 recipes, and brimming with advice on processes such as curing bacon and making yoghurt, the secret of perfect crackling and which apple varieties to choose for a stand-out crumble, as well as sourcing the most sustainable ingredients, this is an essential guide to cooking, eating and living well.