Seven Dials Food & Drink HB April £25.00 288pp Full colour throughout 978 1 409 17496 7 eBook: £25.00 / 978 1 409 17497 4
At 24, Tommy Banks became the youngest chef in Britain to be awarded a Michelin star. He is now the Head Chef at The Black Swan, Oldstead, North Yorkshire.
Seven Dials • April 2018
TOMMY BANKS Roots a stunning fully illustrated cookbook with recipes celebrating nature, seasons and the land by Great British Menu winner and Michelin star chef Tommy banks.
‘At the Black Swan we cook seasonally, but we do not cook around the seasons. Our menus are inspired by our ingredients. These key ingredients become the roots of our food. In this book I aim to show you how these ‘root ingredients’ inspire our food all year round.’
Beautifully shot throughout the year at Tommy’s famous restaurant in Oldstead, Yorkshire, and complete with stories and ideas about growing, foraging and preserving each ‘root’ ingredient, Roots will appeal to home cooks, professional chefs and keen gardeners alike.
• Tommy’s fan base is growing following his well-received appearances on bbC’s The Great British Menu, Saturday Kitchen and Sunday Brunch.
• Shortlist magazine made Tommy their cover star in april 2017.
• The Times profiled Tommy in their ‘one to Watch’ slot in The Dish in 2016.
Tommy banks is a Michelin-starred chef with a strong food philosophy of eating off the land and eating local ingredients. In 2016 and 2017 Banks cooked his way to the final round on The Great British Menu, a BBC prime-time TV show that sees a group of top professional chefs compete for the chance to serve their food at a prestigious, ceremonial banquet.
Location: Oldstead, North Yorkshire www.blackswanoldstead.co.uk f/ ChefTommybanks T: @Tommybanks8 i: tommybanks