I currently have a stash of fantastic cooking books from the library. They are all new titles and are not only making great reading, but great cooking too.
Poh's Kitchen is great and the Women's Weekly World Table, I might even buy as it has enough recipes in it that I would make over again. I also have The Real Food Companion by Matthew Evans on my library card but I forgot to add it to the stack when taking the picture. Nigella Lawson is always a favourite in our house and I also like Skye Gyngell's approach to food and cooking. I borrowed a book totally devoted to macarons but have yet to make one. I think I borrowed it just to see what all the fuss is about as macarons seem to be the flavour of the month. I will give them a try, some of the combinations in the book are quite tempting and the colours are fantastic.
I love cooking for my family and it is especially fun during the school holidays when the main meal can be served at anytime. Tim's birthday is coming up on January 17 so I have given him carte blanche over the menu for his dinner. I think he will have a hard time choosing one meal out of all of these cook books.
Today I am off again for a belated Christmas get together with my other sister. It doesn't feel very Christmassy at all though, I think once the New Year has passed, the mood for celebrating the season subsides until it builds up again in December. I actually feel more in a sewing mood so I might take it along with me.