Some of our services have different times over the holidays, including waste collections previously scheduled for Christmas and New Year's Day. Read about the changes.

Winter is the best time to stay indoors and try some new recipes. Enjoy some guilt free comfort food with Pinch of Nom: 100 slimming, home-style recipes or The healthy slow cooker.

Warm up with wok fire favourites from Bangkok local: cult recipes from the streets that make the city and Mandalay: recipes and tales from a Burmese kitchen. 

Let The backyard fire cookbook help you get your barbecue on or you could just go straight for The bacon bible. Celebrate our primary producers with Farmer: recipes and stories from the land or celebrate movie night on the couch with Chinese takeaway cookbook.

New winter cookbooks

  1. The busy mum’s guide to weight loss on a budget by Rhian Allen
  2. Pinch of Nom: 100 slimming, home-style recipes by Kate Allinson and Kay Featherstone
  3. Mandalay: recipes and tales from a Burmese kitchen by MiMi Aye
  4. Fresh veggie BBQ: all-natural & delicious recipes from the grill by David and Charlotte Bailey
  5. Good food: favourite recipes edited by Ardyn Bernoth
  6. 15 minute vegan on a budget: fast, modern vegan food that costs less by Katy Bestow
  7. The dirty dishes: 100 fast and delicious recipes by Isaac Carew
  8. 16:8 intermittent fasting by Jaime Rose Chambers
  9. Every day is Saturday: recipes + strategies for easy cooking, every day of the week by Sarah Copeland
  10. The healthy slow cooker by Ross Dobson
  11. Easy Keto: 70+ simple and delicious recipes by Pete Evans
  12. Bish bash bosh!: your favourite all plants by Henry Firth and Ian Theasby
  13. 2040: a handbook for the Regeneration by Damon Gameau
  14. Bazaar: vibrant vegetarian recipes by Sabrina Ghayour
  15. A basket by the door by Sophie Hansen
  16. The 5-minute salad lunchbox: happy, healthy and speedy salads to make in minutes by Alexander Hart
  17. Brain changer by Felice Jacka
  18. Balance your life: a 6-week eating and exercise plan for a calmer, healthier you by Amelie Khellaf-Govett and Jodie Kidd
  19. Cauliflower power: vegetarian & vegan recipes to nourish & satisfy by Kathy Kordalis
  20. The backyard fire cookbook: get outside and master ember roasting, charcoal grilling, cast-iron cooking, and live-fire feasting by Linda Ly
  21. The beauty chef: gut guide by Carla Oates
  22. Bondi Trattoria: modern Italian with a view by Joe Pavlovich and Alasdair France
  23. The caravan & campervan cookbook by Catherine Proctor
  24. Chefs eat breakfast too: a pro’s guide to starting the day right by Darren Purchese
  25. The essential keto slow cooker cookbook: 65 low-carb, high-fat, no-fuss ketogenic recipes ed. Rodale Books
  26. Bangkok local: cult recipes from the streets that make the city by Sareen Rojanametin and Jean Thamthanakorn
  27. Artisanal small-batch brewing: 65 easy homemade wines, beers, meads and ciders by Amber Shehan
  28. The bacon bible  by Peter Sherman and Stephanie Banyas
  29. Dining with the Durrells: recipes from the Indian & Corfiot cookery archive of Mrs Louisa Durrell by David W. Shimwell
  30. Green Feast. Spring, summer by Nigel Slater 
  31. No waste kitchen by Giovanna Torrico and Amelia Wasiliev
  32. Farmer: recipes and stories from the land by Jody Vassallo
  33. Chinese takeaway cookbook: from chop suey to sweet ‘n’ sour, over 70 recipes to re-create your favourites by Kwoklyn Wan
  34. Australia bakes ed. Sophia Young
  35. The essential oils diet: lose weight and transform your health by Eric and Sabrina Ann Zielinski

 

More recommended reading

To view booklists on a variety of subjects, visit Booklists from our librarians.

 

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