Cookbook Giveaway – Home Cook

Home Cook: Over 300 Delicious Fuss-Free Recipes by Thomasina Miers is an inspiring guide for the home cook, about enjoying good food any day of the week.

For more information on this title, please see our review and recipe post.

We are pleased to offer three copies of this title to our EYB Members in the UK only.

One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post:

What recipe from the index would you try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won’t be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on April 30th, 2017


Post a comment


  • Purplepeepers  on  March 28, 2017

    Pomegranate meringues with pistachios would be the first recipe I would try from Home Cook

  • MauMau  on  March 28, 2017


  • LarissaPrusak  on  March 28, 2017

    I would make the Bircher Musli. I am an Bircher Müsli Fan!

  • rrwrites  on  March 28, 2017

    Mexican style pizza!

  • pistachiopeas  on  March 28, 2017

    The first recipe I would make is the lamb shoulder braised with dried Mexican chiles and borlotti beans. Yum!

  • sharifah  on  March 28, 2017

    I would try the pomegranate-glazed chicken thighs with quinoa salad – sounds yummy!

  • cwillow  on  March 28, 2017

    huevos ranchos!

  • skipeterson  on  March 28, 2017

    I'd try anchovy mayonnaise.

  • Redheadedcook  on  March 28, 2017

    Sicilian-style turnovers

  • Titch  on  March 28, 2017

    I would love to try the Oats & flaxseed porridge, I love porridge in the mornings so the flaxseed would be something different ๐Ÿ™‚ x

  • lozzle77  on  March 28, 2017

    Mexican style pizza

  • infotrop  on  March 28, 2017

    Watermelon, feta & avocado salad with grilled flatbread. What an interesting combination…

  • jifar  on  March 28, 2017

    I want to try marmalade and poppy seed muffins

  • gcroffie  on  March 28, 2017

    It has to be the rhubarb upside down cake as I love rhubarb.

  • JuliaBalbilla  on  March 28, 2017

    Sopa de Ajo without a doubt!

  • AnnaZed  on  March 28, 2017

    I want to make Strawberry & cardamom lassi (page 26)
    from Home Cook: Over 300 Delicious Fuss-Free Recipes by Thomasina Miers

  • ravensfan  on  March 28, 2017

    Avocado smoothie

  • kitchen_chick  on  March 28, 2017

    Black rice with smoked oysters & smacked cucumber

  • greedygirl  on  March 29, 2017

    Lentil, smoky tomato and feta salad. I am in search of the perfect lentil salad.

  • sarahawker  on  March 29, 2017

    Ginger Zing

  • JenJoLa  on  March 29, 2017

    I would love to try the Lentil, smoky tomato & feta salad.

  • lgroom  on  March 29, 2017

    I love Huevos Rancheros.

  • Dmartin997  on  March 29, 2017

    Seafood paella

  • Siegal  on  March 29, 2017

    MexicN pizza yes!!

  • Scotsman61  on  March 29, 2017

    Pomegranate meringues with pistachios

  • heyjude  on  March 29, 2017

    Marmalade and poppyseed muffins.

  • FrenchCreekBaker  on  March 30, 2017

    Strawberry balsamic sorbet with treacly dark ginger biscuits

  • Caralyn  on  March 30, 2017

    Simple Moroccan Fish Stew sounds lovely. I'd buy my fish off the beach and cook it tonight.

  • FireRunner2379  on  March 30, 2017

    The Waffles with sweet-roasted grapes sounds very interesting!

  • danafox  on  March 30, 2017

    I would make the Honey and Walnut Tart as I adore honey. Whenever we travel all over the world, I find a jar of honey to bring home. I also love all nuts and remember the local walnuts when I lived for a few years in India.

  • mrp55  on  March 30, 2017

    The perfect Bloody Mary!!

  • fiarose  on  March 30, 2017

    oh, that's too hard–miso-roasted mackerel with avocado salad, or tamarind prawns with noodles and coconut rice! and pomegranate cake for dessert, definitely.

  • motherofpearl81  on  March 31, 2017

    Date, oat & almond smoothie mmm mmm mmm!

  • Katiefayhutson  on  March 31, 2017

    Bircher muesli, so I can stop purchasing it at the store.

  • lhudson  on  March 31, 2017

    Devilled Chicken salad

  • Karla123  on  March 31, 2017

    Tamarind prawns with noodles and coconut rice sounds delish!

  • Joy001  on  April 1, 2017

    Avocado, watercress & chicken wrap

  • abaayens  on  April 1, 2017

    Yum i would make the toasted muesli, sounds tasy

  • imjammin2  on  April 2, 2017

    Olive oil granola with oodles of nuts & seeds!

  • auntietina  on  April 3, 2017

    I think Delicious chicken liver pâté on toast sounds delicious.

  • Uhmandanicole  on  April 4, 2017

    Tomato gazpacho with summer strawberries

  • joneshayley  on  April 4, 2017

    Lamb meatball & spicy red pepper sauce wraps with the perfect Bloody Mary ….mmmmm

  • ktwalla  on  April 5, 2017

    Gruyere and bacon quiche.

  • meggan  on  April 5, 2017

    Black rice with smoked oysters & smacked cucumber – I don't know what smacked cucumber is but it sounds fresh.

  • flossy1  on  April 6, 2017

    Watercress pesto – sounds delicious with some freshly made pasta

  • SiobhanT  on  April 6, 2017

    Hugo's Juice caught my eye – I have 3 children who would like the sound of that!

  • DinaJ  on  April 9, 2017

    I'd love to try the Quinoa porridge with Earl Grey poached prunes!

  • bopper  on  April 9, 2017


  • HokieCarrie  on  April 11, 2017

    These books always have so many recipes I want to try. Such as Gruyère and bacon quiche, burnt caramel ice cream, buttermilk panna cotta with macerated strawberries, or seafood paella. But that's not even all of the ones I'm excited about!

  • lauriesk  on  April 14, 2017

    I would make the crispy green potato cakes first.

  • hopezibah  on  April 14, 2017

    ginger zing!

  • Dez  on  April 14, 2017

    Honey and walnut tart

  • Nomola  on  April 15, 2017

    The green coriander and pearl barley risotto sounds interesting and a bit different from the usual risottos!

  • Mayandbill  on  April 15, 2017

    Lamb Harijans for me.

  • JUJUQA  on  April 15, 2017

    The lamb meatball and red pepper wraps sounds really good. I'd have to make gluten free wraps, and swap the normal breadcrumbs, but the rest sounds fab!

  • WineLegs  on  April 15, 2017

    Chestnut puree meringues…they sound delish!

  • RSW  on  April 17, 2017


  • KateJ1  on  April 17, 2017

    Cheat's Bearnaise….or Smoky Chicken Tinga….😄 sounds like a fab book, loads of things I'd like to try!

  • JanScholl  on  April 18, 2017

    Green coriander & pearl barley 'risotto'

  • sillyvy  on  April 20, 2017

    Thai green sea bass!

  • mph993  on  April 20, 2017

    Pomegranate meringue with pistachios

  • pandapotamus  on  April 20, 2017

    Mexican style pizza!

  • fmd518  on  April 21, 2017

    Scandi-style breakfast

  • cheftina888  on  April 21, 2017

    some great recipes to choose from. Strawberry & cardamom lassi sounds so good and refreshing

  • Kmg_27  on  April 28, 2017

    It would have to be the Black Pudding Ragu with Parmesan Polenta. Two of my favourite indulgent ingredients, hearty and delicious!

  • silversand  on  April 29, 2017

    I'd try the Cheat's granola first ๐Ÿ™‚ sounds delicious!

  • laurylai  on  April 30, 2017

    I'd try the Brussels sprouts & squash laksa

  • lpatterson412  on  April 30, 2017

    would love to try the seafood paella!

  • lilham  on  May 3, 2017

    Mexican-style pizzas

  • mwaters  on  May 3, 2017

    Chestnut, spelt & chorizo soup

  • mph993  on  May 3, 2017

    Flattened sweet cinnamon roast chicken

Seen anything interesting? Let us know & we'll share it!