Recipes from Bills Food

Bills Food by Bill Granger

For Bill cooking is a time to relax, and meals should be stress-free and sociable (his restaurant, bills, is famous for its one communal table). bills food focuses on the pleasures of cooking, eating, and sharing food with friends. His straightforward recipes reflect the casual, comfortable Australian lifestyle, and strike the perfect balance between the exotic and the familiar. The ingredient lists are short, and the sweet (and savory) results are spectacular. There are no complicated steps, and no fancy equipment is required. The stunning photographs accompanying each recipe are sure to spark both creativity and hunger in home cooks, and just might inspire them to head for the simple life down under.

A square of rustic cherry tart, topped with a dollop of whipped cream.

Rustic Cherry Tart

Purplish cherries sink into a rich, fragrant frangipane as they bake into sweet oblivion and contrast spectacularly with the crisp puff pastry crust. Sounds terrible, eh?

Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding

Hot Chocolate Puddings

These just-the-right-size cakes have a crisp, brownie-like surface, a moist, pudding-like center, and, lurking beneath, a blissful pool of fudge sauce.