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Written by

Rachel de Thample


05 February 2015

Who’s the author? Rachel de Thample has worked in the kitchens of Marco Pierre White, Heston Blumenthal and Peter Gordon. She is the author of Less Meat, More Veg, was Commissioning Editor of Waitrose Food Illustrated for five years and is currently the Food Editor for the organic box scheme Abel & Cole, where she writes weekly seasonal recipes.

What’s it about? FIVE is all about finding tasty and easy ways boost your daily fruit and vegetable intake with 150 delicious recipes.

Recipes we love: Fig, Almond and Orange Blossom Water Muffins, Moroccan Beetroot Soup, Wild Spring Spaghetti and Carrot Cake Scones.

Good book for: Anyone looking to increase their fruit and veg intake without spending hours in the kitchen.

You’ll like it if: You like experimenting with new flavour combinations and eating fresh and colourful food.

We all want tasty food that’s good for us. Key to that is ensuring we eat our daily intake of fruit and vegetables.

Most of us aren’t even getting half the fruit and veg we need in a day. Rachel’s inspirational treasure trove includes themed and seasonal menu suggestions to inspire you for all occasions. Whatever you choose to eat, each dish is clearly flagged with the number of portions of fruit and veg each serving contains – some even offer a full 5 portions. So you always know you’re eating both well and happily.

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