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The Recipe Wheel

Written by

Rosie Ramsden


10 July 2014

The Recipe Wheel

Rosie Ramsden has invented a whole new way of planning meals: it's called The Recipe Wheel.

She takes one simple, core recipe – like risotto – that sits at the centre of its own recipe wheel. From there lead spokes or threads to new, more developed recipes – select your perfect dish by occasion, budget or time.

Each wheel is like a mind map, bringing flavours together and encouraging the reader to mix and match, adding to their own creativity and cooking skills. A basic roast chicken inspires dishes like chicken, mango and cashew nut curry; white bread goes into beetroot panzanella or butterbean, garlic and thyme on toast. Get creative with risotto with Barley risotto with chestnut and savoy. A simple sponge cake becomes three-tier vanilla raspberry cake, and custard is transformed into rhubarb treacle creme brulee or peach and amaretto trifle.

It's a completely original idea – the book will be illustrated only with the recipe wheel graphics. This innovative cookbook, from an exciting new voice in cookery, turns the idea of the traditional recipe book on its head.

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The Happy Foodie’s Recipe Wheel Challenge invited bloggers to add their own recipe to one of Rosie Ramsden’s Recipe Wheels OR to create their own Recipe Wheel from their own favourite core ingredient or dish.


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