Leicestershire & Rutland Cookbook Released

Leicestershire & Rutland Cookbook

The eagerly anticipated Leicestershire & Rutland Cookbook featuring cafés, delicatessens, producers and suppliers has been released.

The cookbook features a variety of recipes to suit an array of pallets from numerous awardwinning, fine dining restaurants and traditional country pubs that Leicestershire & Rutland has to offer. The book also highlights local producers and suppliers in areas including Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Market Harborough, Narborough, Newton Linford, Hallaton and Glenfield.

Among the venues featured are John’s House; Leicestershire’s only Michelin starred restaurant, Leicester Market which was voted ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’ and Marquess of Exeter, ran by chef and proprietor Brian Baker who is the youngest ever chef to earn a Michelin star and has cooked for many celebrities such as Elton John and Valentino. Labour parliamentary candidate Matthew O’Callaghan who was awarded an OBE also contributes to the book, sharing his love for cheese and pies. After all; he is the chairman of the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association.

“I am so pleased for The Marquess of Exeter and that our recipe features in the Leicestershire & Rutland Cook Book. It’s a great way to inspire people to cook and to promote all the local expertise!” said Brian Baker who is a big fan of the Leicestershire & Rutland food scene.

You will also see contributions from Charnwood Brewery, Farndon Fields Farm Shop, Kayal, Gelato Village, Walter Smith and many more – readers will be sure to spot one or two of their favourite eateries, as well as find a few new haunts.

With a carefully selected collection of diverse recipes achievable by all home cooks, from Delilah’s French toast to Fox and Hounds’ monkfish with madras, vermouth and granny smith velouté, James’ Café Bistro’s lemon torte with strawberry and honey sorbet, Walter Smith Fine Foods’ chicken chasseur and Beautiful Pubs Collective’s duck rillette – there’s something to whet everybody’s appetite.

The Leicestershire & Rutland Cook Book retails at just £14.95 and is available in all of the businesses featured in the book as well as select local gift shops, book shops including Waterstones and online at www.amazon.co.uk