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Ainsley Harriott Cook Books

Ainsley Harriott has come a long way since the days of Ready Steady Cook, he is now a enthusiastic campaigner for healthy eating and healthy lifestyle behaviour in both adults and children, evident from his healthy eating books.

Ainsley Harriott is probably most famous for hosting Ready, Steady Cook on BBC Two. His rather camp and saucy style of presenting is great for all members of the family. This friendly theme is throughout all Ainsley’s cookbooks and healthy eating books.

Ainsley Harriott now has a successful tv career and his own personal website, where you can read all about Ainsley, read his latest recipes, books and keep track of his projects and campaigns.

About Ainsley Harriott

Ainsley Harriott cook books

Excerpt from Ainsley Harriott’s Website

A generation of viewers has watched Ainsley barbecue his way around the world, rustle up speedy meals in minutes and host the longest running cookery series in the world

Before launching his TV cooking career, Ainsley worked as a chef in hotels and restaurants across London after training at Westminster Catering College. He worked in the kitchens of Verreys, The Strand Palace, The Dorchester and Browns amongst others, and set up his own catering company – “I’ve worked at every level of the catering business – and I think that it’s an enormous advantage to know how to make delicious beans on toast as well as Lobster Thermidor.

A list of Ainsley’s cook books

  • Ainsley Harriott’s All New Meals in Minutes
  • Ainsley Harriott’s Friends & Family Cookbook
  • Just Five Ingredients by Ainsley Harriott
  • Ainsley Harriott’s Low Fat Meals In Minutes
  • Ainsley Harriott’s Gourmet Express 2
  • The Feel-Good Cookbook by Ainsley Harriott
  • Ainsley Harriott’s Barbecue Bible

Below is a selection of Ainsley’s Cook Books

1. Ainsley Harriott’s Low Fat Meals In Minutes

This book is all about making quick, easy and healthy meals in a matter of minutes. Are you looking to lose weight? Or are you to busy to cook healthy meals? Well this book solves all that. Ainsley’s low fat meals in minutes shows you how to make fresh and tasty low fat recipes with little fuss and effort. Most of the meals in this book take less than 30 minutes to make and contain a handy nutrition guide so you know what health benefits you are getting from your foods.


2. Ainsley Harriott’s Friends & Family Cookbook: Over 200 Reasons to Eat In

So what are the 200 reasons to eat in? These are delicious and straightforward recipes for dinner parties and other group meals.

This is a cook book for the average cook, there are some easy meals and some challenging meals in this book, so depending on your current skill level in the kitchen, there are recipes here for you. This cook book allows you to plan great meals for the week ahead, saving you money on those supermarket impulse buys and a helpful step by step guide to cook each meal from Scratch.


2. Ainsley Harriott’s Just Five Ingredients

What could be easier than making meals with no more than five ingredients? Well, maybe making one with four ingredients, but that wouldn’t be as tasty! In Just Five Ingredients cook book are recipes for salads, fish dishes, meat dishes, vegetarian dishes and perfect barbeque ideas as well as the all important simple desserts. This book does cheat a little bit as the ingredients do not include salt, pepper and oil (but we’ll let him off)!


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