Ainsley's Good Mood Food: 100 easy comforting meals (including all the recipes from the major ITV series)

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Published on 09 September 2021

Who’s the author? Ainsley Harriott is a certified cookery legend. After hosting the BBC’s popular show Ready Steady Cook, Ainsley shot to stardom by bringing his passion for food and signature smile into the homes of the nation. 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.

What’s it about? After a year of difficulty and uncertainty, many of us have re-discovered the comfort and joy of our own kitchen. For Ainsley Harriot, it has meant a return to some of his favourite food to lift the spirits, and a revival of hearty dishes full of freshness, heat and flavour. In his new cookbook, Ainsley’s Good Mood Food, there are no shortage of pick-me-up recipes to satisfy a meal for one, or share with a whole host of your friends and family. Generously utilising ingredients like chilli, citrus fruits and fresh, seasonal vegetables, Ainsley's selection of over 100 colourful recipes create a mosaic of mood-boosting meals. From light bites like Chicken and Chickpea Roti Wraps, to wholesome Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Chard & Leeks, this food will suit any mood or occassion. There are also plenty of vegan and vegetarian options to choose from too.

Follow along with his new ITV TV series, Ainsley’s Good Mood Food, for even more inspiration.

Recipes we love: Crab & Lemon Linguine with Pangrattato, A Wonderful Wandsworth Mess, Crispy Cauliflower Bites with a Kickin’ Korean Sauce, Kerala Fish & King Prawn Curry.

Perfect for: Ainsley Harriott devotees who have loyally followed his extensive cookbook and TV journey. Anyone wanting to treat themselves with comforting classics and indulgent treats at home.