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Secret Dishes From Around the World 1

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The original Secret Dishes From Around the World took 15 months to write, design and illustrate following our first ‘Back the Book‘ crowdfunder back in August 2018. The campaign secured the funds required to commission Manchester-based artist Libby Element to illustrate all of the exciting vegetarian and vegan recipes that feature.

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Our first recipe book, Secret Dishes From Around the World, took 15 months to write, design and illustrate following our ‘Back the Book‘ crowdfunder in August 2018. The campaign secured the funds we needed to commission Manchester-based artist Libby Element to illustrate all of the exciting vegetarian and vegan recipes that feature.

Libby Element is a talented illustrator who works primarily with acrylics; she is fascinated by natural textures and forms, and her attention to detail brings the recipes in the book to life!

This book presents a refreshing diversity of recipes;  it includes vegetarian and vegan recipes from traditionally veggie-friendly cuisines, such as Indian. But it also includes dishes that aren’t commonly included in plant-based recipe books – like Kaukau from Papua New Guinea!

Alongside the detailed illustrations, the book also advises you how to make a variety of stocks for different cuisines, as well as a handy meal planner to help reduce food waste. The ‘Chef’s tips‘ section shares invaluable advice that our Kitchen Team learnt during the recipe development process.

The book also details how our social enterprise has grown since 2014. Since our inception, we’ve taught over 3,000 people how to cook, donated over 10,000 items of food to foodbanks using the ‘buy one, give one’ model and generated over 80,000 meals!

During the Covid-19 pandemic, we focused on providing hot meals and foodbank donations to the communities who need it the most, as well as starting to establish food delivery teams all across the UK. This will allow us to tackle food poverty at a nationwide scale!

Order your copy of Secret Dishes From Around the World today and get a 30% discount off the RRP!

Alternatively you can also pick up a hardback copy via Waterstones, Blackwells, Amazon and Barnes & Noble or download the eBook equivalent from Apple Books and most other mainstream eBook platforms. The hardback book can be ordered via retailers in Canada, Spain, Australia, Brazil, Germany, Russia, South Korea, Poland, China, India and Italy too.

 

Wherever you are in the world, thank you for your continued support – happy cooking!

Whilst you’re here, why not complete the set and buy our Secret Dishes From Around the World trilogy?

 

Secret Dishes From Around the World 1 (2019) is our first fundraising cookbook, packed full of exciting vegetarian and vegan recipes, and is fully illustrated by the Manchester-based artist Libby Element. It also tells the story of how our social enterprise has been proactively fighting food poverty since 2014.

Secret Dishes From Around the World 2 (2020) contains recipes from 20 countries and original designs by 20 artists based in Greater Manchester, Cheshire & North Wales. The second book celebrates a diverse range of great dishes, from traditional biscuits from New Zealand to popular snacks from Trinidad and Tobago.

Not only will these books look great together on your shelf, but the trilogy is currently available for £25 under the RRP and you’ll also get free shipping! All proceeds support our non-profit social enterprise as we scale up our fight against food poverty nationwide. Thank you for your continued support!

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Reviews

‘Lovely cookbooks with dishes from around the world! Plus all proceeds go towards supporting Bounceback’s nationwide fight against food poverty.’

Aisling Bea, Actor & Writer

‘A no-fuss, global tour of reliable recipes. All the dishes were new to me and I had a blast not only making them but eating them, too!’

Jack Rear, The Telegraph

‘Bounceback Food have pioneered the development of ‘buy one, give one’ cookery courses, ensuring everyone in the community gets to cook together!’

The Happy Newspaper

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