Quick and easy cookbooks

Time Out reviews the best recipe books for simple, satisfying meals

Cook Simple

Diana Henry,

Mitchell Beazley, £20

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In ‘Cook Simple’, Diana Henry’s focus is not on speed but ease, which became a priority when this hitherto enthusiastic cook had children. She relies a lot on the oven – not the appliance you’d immediately associate with hassle-free food – but dishes such as chermoula lamb with hot pepper and carrot purée will have you reassessing your old-fangled stove. We also love the chapters dedicated to chops and sausages. This is the book for the harassed foodie in your life.

Jenni Muir

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