Cook the Books is for everyone who enjoys eating and talking about food. Based in Lewes, East Sussex, we get together for monthly pot-luck suppers and chats as well as 'special edition' author talks and foodie excursions.

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Manna from Devon wood-fired cooking workshop

On a balmy evening in late July, I nervously head to my first Guild of Food Writers event… What might I expect from the Wood-fired Cooking Workshop at The Swan in Chiswick? Will I be burnt alive for not knowing my onions?

Review: Brighton’s Best Cookbook

I was pleased to join the team at Brighton’s Best Restaurants, and chiefly, food writer Andy Lynes, to celebrate the launch of Brighton’s Best Cookbook this week.

Special Edition: Arlington Bluebell Walk & Picnic

I drive to Arlington Bluebell Farm Shop in dazzling sunshine, only to see dark clouds descend just as I approach my destination. Still, only a fool would let a bit of rain spoil a picnic…

Bread and Brains with Great British Chefs and Merlin Labron-Johnson

If you’re invited to attend a cookery class at Le Cordon Bleu London with Merlin Labron-Johnson, acclaimed chef at London’s Portland and Clipstone restaurants, you’re not going to say no… Well, I’m not, even if the menu comprises Calf Brains on Toast and Brussels sprouts.