I love all of Diana's cookbooks: the writing is simultaneously lyrical and grounded, her recipes manage to make the most complicated, unfamiliar recipes seem simple and achievable. If I could write like anyone, it would be Diana Henry. Bird in the Hand is my favourite: it has taught me how much can be done with a single ingredient, and is a love song to a staple of the dinner table.
Exciting, evocative recipes that also happen to WORK. I read Diana’s recipes and think “Huh, I wonder what that would taste like?” and the answer is always “DELICIOUSNESS.” I particularly love the coq au riesling in this book.
EVERYTHING you ever wanted to get out of a chicken and more. Thank god for Diana! A go-to on a regular basis...
Lifestyle Director at Red Magazine
Full of amazingly simple yet flavourful suppers, ideal for weeknights and entertaining alike.
I don’t know how I managed without this one before it was published to be honest.
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