Deceptively Simple Dishes for a Deliciously Stylish Life
Inspired by her British grandma ("the original Yummy Mummy" and still the epitome of chic at ninety-two years old), Marina Delio has found her groove as a modern Yummy Mummy: a loving and devoted mom who values fitness and health and maintains style and grace, even with small children at home. Offering busy moms easy, irresistible recipes for every meal of the day and every season of the year, The Yummy Mummy Kitchen shows how healthy meals with small touches like sparkling cranberries and flower garnishes can make us all feel a little more glamorous amid the chaos of raising a family.
Focusing on quality, seasonal, local ingredients, Marina shares mostly meatless, produce-rich recipes that are sophisticated without being complicated. They're accompanied by life tips and timeless wisdom about the importance of establishing regular family dinners and traditions, teaching kids to respect and appreciate real food (she begs of you, do not hide pureed vegetables in their meals!), and engaging your children in the cooking process. Marina offers practical, time-saving hints for preparing make-ahead meals, stocking the freezer and the pantry for impromptu entertaining, and menu planning. She even shares the secrets behind fish that doesn't taste fishy, why every Yummy Mummy should keep a stash of chocolate in her nightstand, and where to find the most dazzling, classic red lipstick.
From cozy family breakfasts to playroom tea parties, moms' nights to date nights, you'll soon experience the joy and tremendous satisfaction of creating beautiful homemade meals and lasting memories that will nourish and comfort everyone you cherish most.
“The Yummy Mummy Kitchen will absolutely make you hungry. The elegant photos are luscioussome of the most beautiful I’ve seen. The recipes are geared to families, but they’re not just for kids. Marina cooks for highly varied and sophisticated palettes.”
“I have never used the word ‘effortless’ in conjunction with cooking but these family-friendly recipes have raised the (cookie) bar. From old favorites with a new twist to dishes that conjure images of international adventures, Delio makes it all attainable.”
“If you’re longing for recipes that are both healthy and yummy for the entire family, meet your match with The Yummy Mummy Kitchen.… Delio demonstrates the art of healthy cooking in this delightful cookbook. Easy to follow, with inspirational advice,... this recipe collection will please both young and old.”
“Marina has mastered the art of cooking with a few top-quality ingredients in such a way that when combined, their simplicity transforms into something complex and unexpected. Uncomplicated and unpretentious… perfect for both a weeknight meal with the family, as well as a formal dinner for a special occasion.”
“Marina’s recipes are company-worthy and kid-friendly. She proves that the family that eats together shares more love and has more fun!”
“One of my new favorite cookbooks.”
“The book is a cheerful collection of 100 of Delio’s recipes - she describes them as ‘effortless’ - beautifully presented with color photographs…There’s also a sprinkling of ‘Life Tips’ on topics such as how to deal with a child with a picky appetite and the best after-school snacks.”
“The book is inspiring, not intimidating. It’s filled with terrific and accessible… recipes, along with real-mom advice…. The dreamy color photos make the book fee
With The Yummy Mummy Kitchen: 100 Effortless and Irresistible Recipes to Nourish Your Family with Style and Grace, Marina Delio provides a collection of easy-to-make, wholesome, and mostly meatless recipes, as well as inspirational advice from her grandmother, the original “Yummy Mummy.”
Delio, founder of the popular blog Yummy Mummy Kitchen, demonstrates that it is possible for women to put deceptively simple and delicious dishes on the table for their families, while holding on to their own style and grace, even in the most unglamorous of times.
This gorgeous cookbook, with gorgeous color photographs, recipes for every meal of the day, and lifestyle tips, proves that meal preparation can be easy and stress-free.