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Published at 3:23pm 25th January 2018. (Updated at 8:54am 26th January 2018)

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Many of us will have a favourite cookbook, one to fall back on time after time, but discovering something new in a cookbook you've never looked at before could bring some bold new ideas in to your kitchen. Chefs from True Foods The Chefs Table bring you their top 5 recipe books. 

Whether you consider yourself a bit of a pro in the dinner time department, or if your idea of something exotic is adding an extra clove of garlic to your spaghetti, one of these books will definitely give you some exciting new recipes to try...

Professional chefs Aled Williams and Darren Prideaux from True Foods Chefs Table in Melmerby near Ripon gave the Stray FM Food and Drink Show their top 5 picks. 

Aled and Darren True foods chefs table

Marco Pierre-White - White Heat (1990)

Suitable for: people already confident in the kitchen who want to spice up their meal times with a book that is still going strong after 28 years. 

Gordon Ramsey - Secrets (2003)

Suitable for: someone wanting to discover new  techniques and ideas. 

William Curley - Couture Chocolate (2011)

Suitable for: chocoholics and those who want to try some more complicated cooking methods such as tempering.

Marcus Wareing - How To Cook The Perfect... (2007)

Suitable for: learning the basics and, if not getting it right first time, fixing it the second time!

Daniel Humm - Eleven Madison Park (2011)

Suitable for: some serious expertise. This books comes from the creator of one the best restaurants in the world so requires some skill... up for a challenge?

Beth Parsons went to talk to Aled Williams and Darren Prideaux at True Foods in the Chefs Table kitchen to find out more about their top 5 cookbook recommendations. 

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