Books

Cooking for Cats – The healthy, happy way to cook for your cat

Published November 2019Available to buy here

20 mouth-watering recipes to cook for your cat at home. 

In her latest book, food writer Debora Robertson has created a fun, indulgent book for feline fanatics. Inspired by her cat, Dixie, she’s devised an exciting menu of simple, inexpensive dinners and treats made using readily available ingredients, so they fit easily into your everyday life. With 20 recipes, there is something to tempt even the most finicky of feline palates.

The book is packed full of advice on your marvellous moggy’s diet. It begins with a indispensable larder section before guiding you through everyday treats, easy one-pot dinners and delicious dishes for special occasions. Many of the dishes can be made cheaply in batches, and there is advice on how best to feed your cat. The book includes recipes not only for good general health, but also advice on nutrition for sick or recovering cats. 

And because play is important, the book also contains simple craft projects, too, including a fishing pole toy, scratching post, indoor kitty garden, catnip mouse, cardboard cat playhouse and cat pillow. There are also suggestions on making presents for your kitty, as well as tips on training and general good cat behaviour.

Chapters include:
The Cat’s Larder: The basics of what your cat should and shouldn’t eat, how and when to feed your cat.
Everyday Treating: Including Miaousli Yogurt Breakfast, Sardine Omelette, Chicken Soup, Turkey and Squash Meatballs and Salmon Fish Cakes.
One-pot Dishes: Rabbit Stew, Bone Broth, Spring Chicken Casserole, Beef and Brown Rice Dinner, Lamb and Dill Hotpot, Fish Supper.
Treats and Special Occasions: Including Salmon and Sweet Potato Crunchies, Chicken and Oatmeal Cookies, Sardine Snackies and Birthday Cake Muffins.
Feel-better Food: Tempting ill cats with smelly food and food for sore mouths.

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Declutter: The get-real guide to creating calm from chaos
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Published October 2018
Published by Kyle Books – Available to order!

‘I need this book.’ – Nigella Lawson

‘A chummy guide to clearing your home and head.’ – Jack Monroe

Bursting with practical and relatable advice, this book injects enthusiasm, energy and some much-needed humour into the essential task of de-cluttering.

Forget the holier-than-thou approach promising a whole new you if you alphabetise your sock drawer – this is decluttering for real people, with real lives.

With a refreshingly honest approach, Debora tackles the best ways to deal with domestic dilemmas, cluttered kitchens and crowded cupboards. She includes handy tips and tricks for the average time-poor person. Tasks are broken down into achievable goals and ‘quick fixes’, allowing even the busiest of people to create, maintain and achieve a tidy home. And it’s not just the home she tackles. Debora helps you banish anxiety and kick-start productivity with ’10 de-cluttering commandments’ and includes honest advice on how to conquer the fear of change.

The busy writer, who has transformed her own cluttered home and mind using these techniques, also explores how best to unclutter your virtual world, from managing social media accounts to balancing email mailing lists.

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Dogs’ Dinners


Published June 2018 – Available now!

Dogs’ Dinners features inexpensive and practical ways to feed your dog a nutritious, balanced diet all from scratch! Debora promotes a method of natural feeding that fits easily into everyday life, as well as catering each diet specifically to your pets own individual needs.

Whether it’s simply a few biscuits from time to time or the full from-scratch experience, it’s a wonderful way to build up that very special bond between you and your dog. And who knows, you may even find some recipes that can be tweaked with extra seasonings, to make them as enjoyable for you as they are for your dog.

Featuring over 50 delicious recipes, the book begins with a helpful Dogs’ Larder section, outlining do’s and don’ts, easy swaps and quick snacks. Following chapters cover Everyday Eating, One-Pot Dinners, Taking the Biscuits (treats and biscuits), Special Occasions (your dog’s very own birthday cake and Christmas Dinner) and Feel Better Food. Getting started needn’t be daunting you probably have many of the ingredients you need to rustle up great meals for your dog in your cupboards, refrigerator and freezer already.

Beautifully illustrated throughout by Cinzia Zenocchini, this is the perfect book for any culinary-inclined dog lover. Bone appétit!

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Gifts from the Garden
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Published June 2013
Published by Kyle Books – Now Available!

Brimming with ideas from the pretty to the practical, Gifts from the Garden contains more than 100 projects that use the gardener s bounty throughout the seasons.

Divided into Flowers & Herbs, and Fruit, Vegetables & Nuts, Debora includes gifts that are edible, for your home and for your wellbeing.

There are potted bulbs in teacups and decorated personal seed packets; a lavender, rose and chamomile bubble bath; flower and fruit lip balms; a tisane planter and a pizza herb window box; as well as festive wreaths and ideas for using flowers and foliage when wrapping presents. And of course delicious ideas like toffee apples, herbal teas, spice rubs, chile jams, zucchini muffins and quince vodka to name a few!

So whether you want to give something practical for the home, indulgent to enjoy at bathtime, or to complement a delicious dinner, there is a present for everyone.”