Just George: Recipes, Stories and A Whole Lot of Love
George Calombaris is back with the ultimate book for delicious home cooking and impressive entertaining, full of his very best recipes, stories and a whole lot of love.
Just George takes readers through the recipes that have shaped George’s life and career, from growing up in the Melbourne suburbs with his Cypriot mother and Sicilian-Greek-Egyptian father, to his decade working on MasterChef and more than two decades running successful restaurants across Australia.
With the perfect edit of mid-week meals, dishes to impress, restaurant favourites and must-know meals for every home cook, Just George is full of the sort of food that George is known for: fun, inspirational and full of goodness. Of course there are plenty of the delicious Greek dishes with a twist (tarama chicken sandwich or slow cooked lamb with chickpeas and tomato, anyone?) alongside favourites from his restaurants (including a new take on that ancient grain salad). And then there’s the food he cooks at home with his family (like the osso buco he made for Nigella, or health-focused vegetable-forward meals that don’t skimp on taste), and recipes passed on from some of George’s fellow foodies.