Leon Family & Friends
Publication Date: April 2, 2013
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Leon Family & Friends is the third cookbook to be published in the US from the healthy fast food restaurant chain Leon, and contains hundreds of recipes for flavorful, nutritious food that won't take hours to prepare.
Leon Family & Friends shows you how to make the most of the time available to feed your family and celebrates the power of food to bring people together. It's divided into three sections: Today, including great breakfasts and brunch ideas and post-school meals, Tomorrow, for those occasions where some planning is involved - weekend lunches, birthday parties, Christmas and picnics - and finally; Yesterday, a culinary celebration of family food memories.
With more than 200 recipes and ideas, there are dishes to keep everyone happy. Children will love the snacks in Crunch! Squish! Slurp! Their parents will welcome the quick suppers in After Lights Out. While no teenager should fly the nest without 10 Things to Know How to Cook Before You Leave Home. A new Leon cookbook is something to celebrate and Family & Friends is destine
John Vincent co-founded Leon in 2004 with Henry Dimbleby and Allegra McEvedy and there are now 13 Leon restaurants. John and Henry wrote the bestselling Leon Naturally Fast Food, (recently voted Cookbook of the Year in Germany and now being translated into French and Dutch). John's interest in nutrition has been crucial in determining the Leon ethos, particularly the importance of the glycemic index, the damaging effects of too much sugar and the difference between good and bad fats. John is married to the TV presenter Katie Derham and loves introducing their two children to new foods and flavors.
Kay Plunkett-Hogge is a food writer and broadcaster, based in London. She is the co-author of the bestselling Cook Yourself Thin:Quick and Easy and Bryn's Kitchen: 5 Brilliant Ways To Cook 20 Great Ingredients with the award-winning London chef, Bryn Williams and frequently appears on television in the UK. In addition to her writing and presenting, Kay runs a bespoke location catering service, Kay Cooks For You. She is also a consultant for several restaurants and food retailers, including the Flat Planet, Deliverance and the world famous Formosa Cafe in Los Angeles.