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Ainsley’s Good Mood Food


09 September 2021

Ainsley Harriott Cookbook 2021

Who’s the author? Ainsley Harriott is a certified food industry legend. A cookery show presenter and author of 16 best-selling cookbooks, including Ainsley’s Caribbean Kitchen and Ainsley’s Mediterranean Cookbook, there is no stopping this much-loved TV host in his quest to share his favourite recipes for easy, vibrant home cooking with the nation.

What’s it about? Recent turbulent times have encouraged many of us to slow down and rediscover the joy of cooking and Ainsley is no exception. After spending months reconnecting with the nostalgic dishes and bold flavours that lift his own spirits, his new cookbook, Ainsley’s Good Mood Food is a collection of favourite pick-me-ups to lift yours too.

Packed with seasonal ingredients and layers of flavour, including Ainsley’s trademark love of spice, the colourful and accessible recipes range from satisfying meals for two to larger dishes to share with friends and family. Decadent breakfasts, light bites, quick chicken traybakes, fast fish suppers, tempting desserts, and a whole chapter dedicated to vegetarian and vegan dishes make Good Mood Food a treasure trove of inspiration for every cook, every day.

Recipes we love: Crab and Lemon Linguine with Pangrattato, Crispy Cauliflower Bites with a Kickin’ Korean Sauce, Kerala Fish and King Prawn Curry, Herb-stuffed Roast Chicken Traybake.

Perfect for: Ainsleys laid-back recipes are designed for cooks of all levels who share his love of big flavours and straightforward instructions.

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Cook from the Book: Ainsley’s Good Mood Food

A group of home cooks try their hands at a selection of mood-boosting recipes from Ainsley Harriott’s Good Mood Food.

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Our top picks from Ainsley Harriott’s Good Mood Food on ITV

Ainsley Harriott is back on our screens with a brand new series to accompany his latest book. Good Mood Food is all about taking joy in the simple pleasures of cooking and eating, whether you’re whipping up a comforting traybake for your kids or sharing a feast with a dozen friends and family members.


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