Rachel de Thample has worked in the kitchens of Marco Pierre White, Heston Blumenthal and Peter Gordon. She is the author of Less Meat, More Veg and FIVE, and has served as Commissioning Editor of Waitrose Food Illustrated and Head of Food for the pioneering organic box scheme Abel & Cole. She lives in Crystal Palace, London, where she has helped set up numerous local food initiatives, including the award-winning Crystal Palace Food Market.

Latest Books by Rachel de Thample


Most of us aren’t even getting half the fruit and veg we need in a day. This book makes delicious food effortless, offering over 150 easy, flavoursome recipes that will boost your daily intake. Recipes include Fig, Almond and Orange Blossom Water Muffins, Moroccan...

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Veg Box Companion

Part beautiful recipe book, part seasonal eating encyclopaedia, this practical cookbook is a kitchen essential. If you eat vegetables, you should probably read this book. This book features pretty much every fruit and veg you’re likely to get in a seasonal box. It’s...

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Less Meat More Veg

This is not a vegetarian cookbook. This book is about meat. We're all aware that cutting down on meat and dairy would significantly help reduce greenhouse gases, and in addition improve our health. But the majority of us do not want to give it up entirely. In 'Less...

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