Must-have cookbooks: September

By Mariam Digges

Must-have cookbooks: September
From the best hamburgers to authentic Indian cuisine &wholesome baking we've got you everyone covered in our must-have cookbooks for September 2013.

The Blue Ducks

By Darren Robertson and Mark LaBrooy


Robertson and LaBrooy are all about delicious food based on an ethos of community and sustainability. In their first book, the chefs share more than 80 of their most enticing recipes, using eggs from “Chook Mahal”, honey from nearby bees, meat and seafood sourced locally and veges grown in their garden.


Salt Grill

By Luke Mangan

Murdoch Books

Mangan opened his first Salt restaurant in Sydney in 1999, and now there are several Salt and Salt Grill eateries worldwide. Salt Grill brings together the signature dishes from these restaurants, alongside Luke’s favourites. With more than 140 recipes, the book includes simple twists on favourites, such as orange lamingtons and chocolate bread and butter pudding.


Hamburger Gourmet

By Victor Garnier

Murdoch Books

A collection of delicious recipes that take the humble hamburger to towering new heights. From the classic beef burger to a quinoa burger, there are 58 recipes with separate instructions on buns, sauces and accompaniments. Illustrated by clever food photographer David Japy, this book ensures you will never be short of a burger recipe again.


Anjum’s Indian Vegetarian Feast

By Anjum Anand

Hardie Grant Books

 Anjum’s Indian Vegetarian Feast is a beautiful addition to any kitchen. The much-loved British-Indian chef and host of BBC2’s Indian Food Made Easy shares family favourites based on the vibrant street food culture of India, but with a contemporary twist.


Wholefood Baking

By Jude Blereau

Murdoch Books

With more than 120 fail-safe recipes using whole flours and natural sugars, Blereau’s Wholefood Baking is the ideal cookbook for those with allergies or intolerances, or those simply looking for healthier versions of their classic baking favourites.


Mighty Spice Express Cookbook

By John Gregory-Smith

Simon & Schuster

From Morocco to Mumbai, Mighty Spice Express Cookbook will take you on an international culinary journey and show you how to make speedy and delicious dishes; many of the recipes can be prepared in under 15 minutes.




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