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Solo Food - Janneke Vreugdenhil

Solo Food

By Janneke Vreugdenhil

  • Release Date: 2017-12-14
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine


‘Inspires you to spoil yourself.’ – Claudia Roden

“Cooking for yourself is, I know now, nothing more or less than an exercise in loving yourself.”

Solo Food is the first cookbook that celebrates cooking for yourself.

Many people love to spend hours in the kitchen for their family or friends, but eat a pizza in front of the TV if they’re alone. Janneke Vreugdenhil shows that cooking without the other mouths to feed can be extremely satisfying. You don’t need to take anyone else’s tastes into account; you and you alone know exactly how long you like your steak to be cooked and you can go ahead and enjoy that delicious pasta with prawns and smoked whiskey tomato sauce.

Solo Food is an exciting and personal, inspirational cookbook with 72 recipes that you’ll love putting on the table.


“This book beautifully celebrates cooking for one.” The Bookseller

“One to treat yourself to when you’re looking for inspiration.” WI Life

“[Janneke’s] healthy and interesting recipes … and honest, funny writing make this a brilliant book for anyone cooking for one.” BBC Good Food

“This book will encourage you to cook something special, even when it’s just you.” BBC Easy Cook

‘a range of tips, tricks and recipe ideas that make cooking for one a joy’ The Sunday Post

“In this unique book, Janneke offers practical cooking
tips and wellbeing advice for those spending the Christmas season alone.” Woman’s Own

‘72 tempting and easy meals’ Daily Mail Inspire

About the author

Janneke Vreugdenhil is one of the Netherlands’ best-loved culinary journalists. Her columns and articles in the quality Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad are hugely popular, due in no small measure to her infectious enthusiasm. She has been a food writer and critic for many years, and as a result is very well connected. Mark Bittman and Claudia Roden are close friends of hers.