Food is full of uncomplicated, tasty meals to tempt both vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Inspired by growing up as a vegetarian and working on her mother's recipes, and using stories and photographs (past and present) to tell her life through food, Mary has created recipes for friends and family that are imaginative and creative.
Fresh, inspirational and irresistible, Mary's first cookbook will enthuse readers to bring more meat-free cooking into their repertoires. From Fruit and Nut Granola to Asparagus Tart, Mexican Bean Tortilla to Coconut Rice Pudding, Mary gives us ideas for every meal, from breakfasts to Sunday roasts, and offers new twists on old classics like pancakes, and Shepherd's Pie.
As a working mother, Mary is perfectly placed to write a contemporary vegetarian cookbook - good food, cooked well and with ease, for all the family. And as a photographer she has a unique vision - her pictures are a glorious accompaniment to her mouth-watering food.
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Mary's book combines smart, achievable recipes with her own gorgeous food photography. I think it's absolutely divine - Rachel Allen
This is a jewel of a book - gorgeous recipes that beg to be eaten! - Sophie Dahl
The very best food is domestic, enriched with the love of growing, cooking and eating with family and friends. Food celebrates and inspires such meals, and photographed with Mary's intimate and elegant eye, is a delicious book - Monty Don
McCartney’s Food is an intimate peek into the family’s kitchen table – the culmination of tried-and-tested recipes cooked by three generations of women - Telegraph Magazine
Filled with warmth, personality and style…irresistible - Easy Living
Mary McCartney grew up with a love for vegetarian cooking, worked with her mother on her range of vegetarian cookbooks and has been a consultant on the brand for Linda McCartney Foods for over a decade. Mary has an active role in the food development team and sees the product all the way through, from tasting and developing the samples to overseeing the images for the packaging.
Mary is also an acclaimed photographer and has shot editorial and campaigns around the world for clients such as Harpers, Vanity Fair, Mandarin Oriental, Adidas and Boucheron.
Mary's photography book, From Where I Stand, a retrospective look at her photographic work to date, was published in 2010.