The Art of French Baking- just got it as a birthday gift! I'll keep you posted on how my french baking progresses.

Delia Smith's Book of Cakes ~ i still have this lovely little paperback book and use it regularly even though its falling apart and held together with an elastic band!

Written by Jocasta innes via Spitalfieldslife - my only and much-loved cookbook at Uni. I was so broke!

Starting out during the rationing years of the and Ms. Patten, who wrote more than 170 books, was one of Britain’s first television chefs.

Every Day Cook BooK, Marguerite Patten. Possibly the first book I cooked from.

The Dean and Deluca Cookbook by David Rosengarten, Giorgio DeLuca and Joel Dean Hardcover)

Prue Leith has said that cookery books are obsolete – but these chefs and food writers beg to differ. Raymond Blanc, Claudia Roden and others reveal the essential books every cook should own

Ultimate Bread brings bread-making to the home kitchen in an exquisitely illustrated primer.

Wonderful cook book shop and café 'Books for Cooks' in Notting Hill, London.