The Brighton & Sussex Cook Book, set for release

The Brighton & Sussex Cook Book, set for release on 27th October 2017, brings together an eclectic mix of independent restaurants, cafés, local suppliers and regional produce.

The Brighton and Sussex Cook Book features over 25 recipes and aims to promote diverse and vibrant cuisines, a unique and sometimes quirky approach to catering, and puts focus on the foodies behind the business. From the UK’s favourite – fish and chips, to quaint vintage tea rooms, there is something new and different on each page; providing a behind–the– scenes look on the Brighton and Sussex food industry.

With independent cafes, restaurants, delis and patisseries hiding in every nook, good food is just stone’s throw away in the Brighton and Sussex areas. This book gives you an insight into the creation of delicious recipes and allows you to recreate them from the comfort of your own home. MasterChef winner of 2013, Steven Edwards, features as a familiar face and supplies an exclusive recipe to inspire readers to dust off their apron.

Steven says: “I am really excited to be featured in the Brighton & Sussex Cook Book. To be surrounded by such amazing produce and be part of a dynamic food scene makes me very proud.”

Unique venues and eateries showcase some of their mouth-watering best loved recipes from hiSbe’s delectable cauliflower steak with mushroom risotto, to Pallant of Arundel’s Baked Golden Cross goat’s cheese and tomatoes on sourdough toast – there is something to tempt everyone’s palate.

Mark Robinson, one of the proprietors of Pallant of Arundel, says: “As a purveyor of fine food and wine we were keen to be included in the book and will hopefully become a destination for readers who are eager to source local produce. We have a great wealth of local producers here in Sussex making delicious cheese, growing fantastic quality fruit and vegetables, bakers, chocolatiers and of course brewers and wine makers! The Brighton and Sussex Cook Book will hopefully highlight some of them as well as many of the magnificent restaurants we have here in Arundel and across the counties East and West.”   

Joining them are Belgian fries joint BeFries, tea mixologists Bluebird Tea Co and gin distillery Slake Spirits, you’ll even find a cocktail recipe or two! From fine dining restaurant Isaac At, to Spanish tapas restaurant Senor Buddha, there is a plethora of inspiring recipes to try your hand at.

“I’m really excited to be part of the Brighton & Sussex Cook Book, as we’ve created a dining concept inspired by the high-quality produce that is available on our doorstep here on the south coast. We’re proud to be part of the thriving Sussex food scene and this book is a great reflection of that,” says owner of Isaac At, Isaac Bartlett-Copeland.

The book is an ode’ to Brighton and Sussex; featuring the best places to visit in areas including the Hove, Arundel, Falmer, Steyning, Shoreham-by-Sea and Kempton along with many more potential new haunts.

The Brighton and Sussex Cook Book retails at £14.95 and will be available at the businesses mentioned in the book which are listed here . It will also be sold in selected gift shops, book shops including Waterstones, and online at

The book is 24th in the ‘Get Stuck In’ series of regional cook books by Meze Publishing, who were crowned ‘Best Newcomer’ in the Independent Publishing Awards 2016.

Roll up your sleeves and get stuck in!