The Birmingham Cook Book

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** FREE Garam Masala and Ras El Hanout spice blends with every order! ** The Birmingham Cook Book celebrates the amazing food and drink on our doorstep....
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** FREE Garam Masala and Ras El Hanout spice blends with every order! **

The Birmingham Cook Book celebrates the amazing food and drink on our doorstep. Featuring over 35 recipes from top local chefs, restaurants & producers.

Spice Kitchen are also featured with an Indian Chickpea and Kale Curry and a Butternut Squash, Apricot and Sweet Potato Tagine! 

The Birmingham Cook Book celebrates our city’s fantastic food and drink scene with delicious recipes and interviews from top chefs, independent restaurants and local producers, plus an intro by the famous Glynn Purnell.

Discover a treasure trove of stories and recipes from Birmingham’s brilliant chefs, restaurants, cafés, pubs, farm shops, delis and producers.

Starring a host of local food heroes including:

  • Glynn Purnell
  • Adam Stokes
  • Original Patty Men
  • Loaf Bakery
  • Miss Macaroon
  • The Karczma

This is the perfect gift for food lovers.

Top Chefs

The Birmingham Cook Book is introduced by Michelin Star chef Glynn Purnell, star of BBC’s Saturday Kitchen and founder of Purnell’s restaurant.

You’ll also find recipes from Adams and Simpsons, both Michelin Star fine dining restaurants, and Ali Imdad, seen on The Great British Bake Off.

Street Food Supremos

Learn to make the perfect burger with the legendary Original Patty Men, who went from sell-out appearances at Digbeth Dining Club to opening a fully-fledged restaurant.

Independent Restaurants

Discover the secrets of Cantonese cooking from Henry Wong Harborne and glean classic cuisine skills from Edmunds Fine Dining.

Plus, get a lesson in Birmingham curry from Balti Triangle superstarImrans, and recreate Michelin magic with The Cross at Kenilworth.

The Birmingham Cook Book also features The Karczma (rated highly by Jay Rayner in The Guardian), Sabai Sabai and many more…

Popular Producers

Get top cooking tips from Stirchley’s acclaimed Loaf Bakery and Cookery School, along with Rossiters Organic Butchers and Spice Kitchen to name but a few.

Delicious Delis & Farm Shops

From Anderson & Hill in the Great Western Arcade to Leverton & Hall in Bournville, Birmingham’s delis are stuffed full of premium, carefully-sourced ingredients.

Find out how to put together perfect meals with top-quality produce.

Celebrated Pubs

Get to know more about Birmingham’s beloved pubs, with entries from spots like The Lord Clifden and real ale paradise The Wellington.

Social Champions

Combining moreish food with social justice, Miss Macaroon and Change Kitchen are just two of the city’s charitable culinary enterprises.

Find out more about them in The Birmingham Cook Book.

Plus more features including:

  • Wine pairing section by Connolly’s Wine Merchants
  • Top tips from Cherry Reds and the Kitchen Garden Café
  • Guest recipe by Brummie TV star Alison Hammond (Big Brother, This Morning)

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