The Squash and Pumpkin Cookbook
Who’s the author: Food writer Heather Thomas has worked with top chefs, nutritionists, and women’s health organisations, and has contributed to a range of health and food magazines. She is the author of popular cookbooks including The Tofu Cookbook, The Aubergine Cookbook, and The Hot Sauce Cookbook.
What’s it about: Another indispensable, ingredient-focussed book from Heather Thomas, The Squash and Pumpkin Cookbook is a collection of healthy and creative recipes, all based around squash and pumpkin. These endlessly versatile gourds get the starring role they deserve in everything from spicy chutneys and warming stews to rich chocolate brownies. Heather’s typically straightforward and accessible instructions will help home cooks of all levels to get the most out of their ingredients and put vibrant meals on the table with ease. You’ll find nourishing vegan dhals, indulgent brunch dishes, comforting pasta bakes, as well as plenty of inspiration for quick midweek meals.
Recipes we love: Butternut Squash and Kale Hash, Dhal with Griddled Pumpkin Wedges, Butternut Squash and Feta Muffins, Butternut and Pomegranate Cake, Pumpkin Brownies.
Perfect for: Busy home cooks in need of fresh recipe inspiration, those who want to get more plants into their diets, and anyone who loves to cook with the seasons.