Week In Week Out

By Simon Hopkinson

Original Publisher
Quadrille
Date of publication
2007
ISBN
1844007456

Why aren’t the recipes for this book available on ckbk?

We are building our collection of cookbooks all the time. This book is on our wish list, but it is not yet available on ckbk.

Books which are part of ckbk's collection show one of these two logos:

  • now available on ckbk now available on ckbk
  • coming soon to ckbk coming soon to ckbk

Recommended by

Allan Jenkins

Editor, Observer Food Monthly,

It might seem strange not to nominate Roast Chicken and Other Stories, if only for the pork belly and the rice pudding, but the cookbook perhaps dearest to my heart is Simon Hopkinson's Week In, Week Out, the collection of his columns for the Independent. I was his editor when most were written but it is not sentiment that drives my choice. These are bold, brilliant, confident recipes written by a gifted cook at the height of his powers for people who maybe had none of these same qualities in the kitchen. Often overlooked, perhaps his finest work.

Christopher Archambault

Chef

One of the most used books from my shelf. A collection of Simon’s work from The Independent Saturday magazine; it goes a lot in saying I am not a fan of Jason Lowe’s food photography, yet I still turn to this book again and again. That’s how good are the recipes. I love putting my presentations on Simon's preparations and I deeply respect the effort he puts into ensuring the recipes work and how his cap is so oft doffed to those that have inspired his path.

Rowan Yapp

Editor

There's something about the blend of the playful and the obsessional about Week in Week Out that I find a great draw. In this book Simon Hopkinson wrote recipes that were unapologetically 'trad' way ahead of the game.

Ed Smith

Food writer

Far more useful and inspiring than his (still excellent) "Roast Chicken and Other Stories"

John Vincent

Co-founder of Leon

Ed Mottershaw

Head Chef, The Eagle Farringdon

Stephanie Alexander

Food writer, former restaurateur, food educator

Helen Graves

Food and travel writer