Chris Baber – Easy: Simply Delicious Home Cooking

BBC Yes Chef winner and Blue Peter Cooking Club presenter, Baber has been rustling up tasty family meals since the age of six.

The Hexham-born chef’s first book features quick, simple and mouth-watering recipes, designed to minimise fuss and optimise flavour. Whether you’re cooking for your family, entertaining friends, recreating your favourite takeaway, or whipping up a weekend brunch, Chris has a dish for every occasion.

Easy is the only cookbook you’ll need to make every meal count without stressing in the kitchen.  Packed with straightforward recipes, clear instructions, and plenty of tips and kitchen hacks, this book is the perfect guide to creating delicious food that hits the spot every time.

Chaired by Sarah Davy

Under 18’s special ticket price £5


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Hexham Library, Queen's Hall Art Centre
Hexham Library, Queen's Hall Art Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3LS


23 Apr 2023


1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

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