Simpsons Restaurant Birmingham - the cook book

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Simpsons - the cook book

Birmingham-based Michelin star restaurant launches the ultimate cook book for amateur chefs Publishing date 20th June 2011 (RRP £19.95)

The Staff Canteen, has four copies of the new Simpsons Restaurant cook book up for grabs.

 Currently these are un-signed, but we hope that we can get them signed (However please note that we are offering these as "Un-Signed)  This will be open to the top 15-kudos points earns as of 31st July 2011.  The full rules, can be found of the forum shortly.  

Simpsons - the cook book, published by RMC Books will be available from 20th June giving an insight into Michelin-starred dining with more than 90 original recipes and over 175 pictures (20th June, RRP £19.95) .

Local boys and Birmingham-based chefs Andreas Antona, Luke Tipping and Adam Bennett have chosen their favourite and most popular dishes which have been set out in an easy-to-follow format. Aimed at amateur chefs and passionate foodies, Simpsons - the cook book is brimming with starter, main course and pudding recipes that will impress any gourmet guest. This book will handhold its readers through impressive but realistic Michelin-starred recipes and is ideal for dinner parties or simply for those who want to up their game in the kitchen. 'We didn't want to be all show-offs and cheffy' says chef and owner Andreas Antona, 'we wanted a book food lovers can use and enjoy, but push themselves a little too. This is a great team effort from myself, Luke and Adam giving an insight into popular dishes that our customers regularly ask us the recipes for.' Starters include ceps on toast with summer truffle; and risotto of goat's cheese, piquillo pepper and rocket. Main courses cover rustic dishes from poulet Basquaise to great favourites such as cote du boeuf, Yorkshire pudding and roast new season carrots.

A Sunday lunch alternative of sticky glazed spare ribs is a great favourite of Antona and his hungry brood of four. Eye-catching and delicious desserts range from great retro efforts such as black forest in a glass and chocolate baked Alaska to the more simple but equally impressive white chocolate truffles with rum and vanilla; perfect as petits fours with coffee. Family-owned Simpsons restaurant, which has its own cookery school, was established over 18 years ago and is just minutes away from Birmingham city centre. The Georgian Grade II listed building has 70 covers, four bedrooms, a private dining room and a lounge with a conservatory overlooking a charming and secluded garden. It was recently placed 36th in the 2010 Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants Supplement published in association with Hardens Restaurant Guides and 40th in 2010 National Restaurant Awards.


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Editor 24th June 2011

Simpsons Restaurant Birmingham - the cook book