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Home: Now we’re cooking

Tin Can Cook by Jack Monroe (£6.99, Bluebird)

No barbecue? No worries. The food writer and anti-poverty campaigner rustles up 75 recipes, including red lentil and Mandarin curry and Catalan fish stew, entirely from larder tins and dried-food packets, with not a pricey ingredient in sight.

The Joyful Home Cook by Rosie Birkett (£20, HarperNonFiction)

Embracing seasonal fare and forgotten skills such as curing and pickling, the food broadcaster and stylist creates tempting fusions, such as allotment greens pastries and wild garlic pesto.

The Anti-Inflammatory CookBook by Leslie Langevin (£22.99, GMC)

The leading US dietician’s dishes, including summer salads, embrace the healing powers of food to alleviate inflammatory conditions like IBS, arthritis and allergies.

Greenfeast: spring, summer by Nigel Slater, (£22, Fourth Estate)

The best-selling author and TV chef’s Eat follow-up is an ode to new season veggies, with 110 light dishes including roast spring vegetables with peanut sauce.

Food & Fire by Marcus Bawdon (£14.99, Dog ‘n’ Bone)

Nothing says summer food like a barbecue, and here comes the editor of UK BBQ magazine with a treasure trove of artisan techniques — from how to sear on coals to rotisseries, wood-fired ovens and cast-iron grilling, with 65 illustrative recipes.

California Living + Eating by Eleanor Maidment (£22, Hardie Grant)

Bring some sun and West Coast flair to your kitchen with this celebration of fresh, vibrant cuisine from Sonoma’s rolling vineyards to Palm Springs’ desert via the cutting-edge foodie scenes of San Fran and LA.

Andalusia by Jose Pizarro (£26, Hardie Grant)

Simple, authentic Moorish ideas from award-winning chef Jose will bring ‘recipes from Seville and beyond’ into your kitchen. Try the pork loin with pear and hazelnuts, salt-baked prawns with mango salsa — or a Barbary fig margarita.

Hunter Gather Cook by Nick Weston (£25, GMC)

Survival expert Nick Weston translates foraging, bushcraft, butchery and wild cooking techniques into 21st-century hunter-gatherer recipes like huevos rancheros, bunny sliders and dirty pigeon breasts with peas and greens.

The Quick Roasting Tin by Rukmini Iyer (£16.99, Square Peg)

The latest Roasting Tin book showcases hassle-free all-in-one-tin meals that take half an hour or less to cook and give a fresh twist to work-night family suppers and date-night feasts.