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About the book
  • Published: 16 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448161041
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

The Little Book of Lunch

Delicious and simple recipes for the working person’s packed lunchbox.

Not sure where to begin with meal prep? Ever found yourself staring at the shelves of your local sandwich shop with a sinking feeling?
The Little Book of Lunch is for you.
Filled with delicious and simple recipes for the working person’s packed lunchbox, The Little Book of Lunch has clever approaches to classics making them easy for transportation; meals that taste delicious at room temperature; quickly assembled dishes for when you barely have five minutes; recipes for when the cupboards are bare. It includes:
-Wholesome and healthy salads like tabouleh
-Indulgent and decadent dining like grilled halloumi, vegetable and avocado couscous
-Sandwiches for when you are chained to your desk like guacamole and tomato salsa on rye
-Store-cupboard snacks like spicy lentil and coconut soup
-Sweet treats to bribe colleagues like salted caramel brownies
The Little Book of Brunch is also now available.

  • Pub date: 16 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448161041
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

About the Authors

Caroline Craig

Caroline Craig has written for the Guardian and is the co-author of The Little Book of Lunch, The Cornershop Cookbook and The Kew Gardens Children's Cookbook. Her maternal family have been fruit farmers and wine producers in Provence for generations. A childhood spent gobbling home-grown tomatoes and peaches left her with little choice but to shape her life around delicious food and cooking for friends and family.

Sophie Missing

Sophie Missing is a writer and editor who started her career in publishing at Hodder & Stoughton and Penguin. She has written for the Guardian, the Observer, and MUNCHIES, and is the co-author of two previous cookbooks, The Little Book of Lunch and The Cornershop Cookbook. She lives in London.

Praise for The Little Book of Lunch

“A little book of clever ideas for the daily lunchbox”

Nigel Slater, Observer Food Monthly

“Packed full of food you can really get excited by, it's a much-needed rallying call to reclaim the lunch hour!”

Felicity Cloake

“This book will do more for happiness in the British Workplace than three extra Bank Holidays. A brilliant and inventive set of recipes, menus and shopping lists that will transform your lunchtimes.”

Tim Hayward

“A rallying cry to the homemade midday meal, packed with recipes and ideas that promise to transform working life”

Susannah Butter, Evening Standard

“The move towards packed lunches is happening more and more, and one book that we think will inspire a few extra converts is this one ... [an] inspiring little book”

A Little Bird

“This book is perfect. Not only that, it is beautifully presented, fun, delightful, and full to capacity of ways to make a packed lunch memorable”

UK Press Syndication

“Guaranteed to inject some joy into your lunchtime routine and save money at the same time”

Bristol Post

“Give a copy of the book to everyone in your team and you'll never go hungry at work”

Emma Sturgess, Metro

“The only problem with this is the lunches look too good in the pictures”

Justine Crow, Families South East

“With a combination of sweet and savoury ideas, it is an essential lunchtime accessory that won’t leave you short on ideas anytime soon”

Glam UK

“If you are stuck in a cheese toastie rut, The Little Book of Lunch…is full of inspiration under sensible chapter headings, such as: “When you are chained to your desk” and “Bribing colleagues with sweet treats””

Laura Freeman, Spectator

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