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



  • Purplepeepers  on  3/28/2017 at 8:23 AM

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

  • MauMau  on  3/28/2017 at 8:23 AM


  • LarissaPrusak  on  3/28/2017 at 8:57 AM

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

  • rrwrites  on  3/28/2017 at 9:31 AM

    Mexican style pizza!

  • pistachiopeas  on  3/28/2017 at 9:55 AM

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

  • sharifah  on  3/28/2017 at 10:23 AM

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

  • cwillow  on  3/28/2017 at 10:34 AM

    huevos ranchos!

  • skipeterson  on  3/28/2017 at 11:17 AM

    I'd try anchovy mayonnaise.

  • Redheadedcook  on  3/28/2017 at 11:22 AM

    Sicilian-style turnovers

  • Titch  on  3/28/2017 at 12:02 PM

    I would love to try the Oats & flaxseed porridge, I love porridge in the mornings so the flaxseed would be something different :) x

  • lozzle77  on  3/28/2017 at 1:44 PM

    Mexican style pizza

  • infotrop  on  3/28/2017 at 1:44 PM

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

  • jifar  on  3/28/2017 at 1:53 PM

    I want to try marmalade and poppy seed muffins

  • gcroffie  on  3/28/2017 at 2:57 PM

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

  • JuliaBalbilla  on  3/28/2017 at 5:48 PM

    Sopa de Ajo without a doubt!

  • AnnaZed  on  3/28/2017 at 5:55 PM

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

  • ravensfan  on  3/28/2017 at 7:05 PM

    Avocado smoothie

  • kitchen_chick  on  3/28/2017 at 7:33 PM

    Black rice with smoked oysters & smacked cucumber

  • greedygirl  on  3/29/2017 at 7:45 AM

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

  • sarahawker  on  3/29/2017 at 12:02 PM

    Ginger Zing

  • JenJoLa  on  3/29/2017 at 2:06 PM

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

  • lgroom  on  3/29/2017 at 2:39 PM

    I love Huevos Rancheros.

  • Dmartin997  on  3/29/2017 at 8:48 PM

    Seafood paella

  • Siegal  on  3/29/2017 at 9:39 PM

    MexicN pizza yes!!

  • Scotsman61  on  3/29/2017 at 9:55 PM

    Pomegranate meringues with pistachios

  • heyjude  on  3/29/2017 at 11:29 PM

    Marmalade and poppyseed muffins.

  • FrenchCreekBaker  on  3/30/2017 at 4:01 AM

    Strawberry balsamic sorbet with treacly dark ginger biscuits

  • Caralyn  on  3/30/2017 at 4:33 AM

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

  • FireRunner2379  on  3/30/2017 at 4:47 AM

    The Waffles with sweet-roasted grapes sounds very interesting!

  • danafox  on  3/30/2017 at 6:16 AM

    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. Dana

  • mrp55  on  3/30/2017 at 10:02 AM

    The perfect Bloody Mary!!

  • fiarose  on  3/30/2017 at 1:30 PM

    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  3/31/2017 at 10:42 AM

    Date, oat & almond smoothie mmm mmm mmm!

  • Katiefayhutson  on  3/31/2017 at 11:50 AM

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

  • lhudson  on  3/31/2017 at 5:38 PM

    Devilled Chicken salad

  • Karla123  on  3/31/2017 at 7:58 PM

    Tamarind prawns with noodles and coconut rice sounds delish!

  • Joy001  on  4/1/2017 at 4:08 PM

    Avocado, watercress & chicken wrap

  • abaayens  on  4/1/2017 at 11:51 PM

    Yum i would make the toasted muesli, sounds tasy

  • imjammin2  on  4/2/2017 at 7:25 PM

    Olive oil granola with oodles of nuts & seeds!

  • auntietina  on  4/3/2017 at 12:23 AM

    I think Delicious chicken liver pâté on toast sounds delicious.

  • Uhmandanicole  on  4/4/2017 at 6:36 AM

    Tomato gazpacho with summer strawberries

  • joneshayley  on  4/4/2017 at 10:40 AM

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

  • ktwalla  on  4/5/2017 at 9:30 AM

    Gruyere and bacon quiche.

  • meggan  on  4/5/2017 at 1:53 PM

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

  • flossy1  on  4/6/2017 at 12:40 AM

    Watercress pesto - sounds delicious with some freshly made pasta

  • SiobhanT  on  4/6/2017 at 6:28 AM

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

  • DinaJ  on  4/9/2017 at 3:58 PM

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

  • bopper  on  4/9/2017 at 5:17 PM


  • HokieCarrie  on  4/11/2017 at 8:06 PM

    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  4/14/2017 at 10:07 AM

    I would make the crispy green potato cakes first.

  • hopezibah  on  4/14/2017 at 2:53 PM

    ginger zing!

  • Dez  on  4/14/2017 at 6:41 PM

    Honey and walnut tart

  • Nomola  on  4/15/2017 at 2:13 AM

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

  • Mayandbill  on  4/15/2017 at 3:49 AM

    Lamb Harijans for me.

  • JUJUQA  on  4/15/2017 at 7:55 AM

    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  4/15/2017 at 8:03 AM

    Chestnut puree meringues...they sound delish!

  • RSW  on  4/17/2017 at 6:55 AM


  • KateJ1  on  4/17/2017 at 5:23 PM

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

  • JanScholl  on  4/18/2017 at 1:57 AM

    Green coriander & pearl barley 'risotto'

  • sillyvy  on  4/20/2017 at 12:50 AM

    Thai green sea bass!

  • mph993  on  4/20/2017 at 11:25 AM

    Pomegranate meringue with pistachios

  • pandapotamus  on  4/20/2017 at 11:31 PM

    Mexican style pizza!

  • fmd518  on  4/21/2017 at 12:17 PM

    Scandi-style breakfast

  • cheftina888  on  4/21/2017 at 10:33 PM

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

  • Kmg_27  on  4/28/2017 at 2:21 AM

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

  • silversand  on  4/29/2017 at 4:28 AM

    I'd try the Cheat's granola first :) sounds delicious!

  • laurylai  on  4/30/2017 at 1:14 PM

    I'd try the Brussels sprouts & squash laksa

  • lpatterson412  on  4/30/2017 at 7:22 PM

    would love to try the seafood paella!

  • lilham  on  5/3/2017 at 6:40 AM

    Mexican-style pizzas

  • mwaters  on  5/3/2017 at 9:22 AM

    Chestnut, spelt & chorizo soup

  • mph993  on  5/3/2017 at 11:20 AM

    Flattened sweet cinnamon roast chicken

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