My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen {a sneak peek!}

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My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway

They say that writing a book is up there with childbirth and having experienced both, I cannot disagree. It’s some of the hardest work you will ever do. There’s excitement and anticipation. It hurts like hell. There’s tears and butterflies. There’s joy and disbelief. There’s proud feelings intertwined with sheer terror. And then with one final out-of-body-experience push, it’s just there. You’re baby, sitting right in front of you…

My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway
My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway
My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway

Writing a book has always been something I’ve wanted to do, but it wasn’t until I started this blog (nearly 4 years ago!) that I started to think that maybe my dream could one day become a reality. The book reflects my philosophy that natural, whole food should be flavoursome, fun and easy to prepare. Its food as it’s supposed to be, eaten fresh from the earth to the kitchen, seasonal, nourishing and tasty. But it’s more than just recipes, it’s my life and stories too. My heart and soul lives between these pages and I couldn’t be more proud to finally (!!!) be sharing it with you. That said, I am nervous beyond belief to be sitting on the brink of the release date, I just hope you all love it as much as I do…

My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway
My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway
My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway
My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway

So let’s get down to the nitty gritty, all the good stuff about this little book of mine…

– It’s 255 pages long and contains 100 recipes!
– Each and every recipe was written, styled + photographed by yours truly. Every recipe has a photo, even the basics at the end of the book.
– It’s 100% Vegetarian, 61 of the recipes are vegan too.
– The entire book is 100% gluten-free, 77 of the recipes are also dairy-free. (59 recipes are completely cane-sugar free too, if you’re into that kinda thing).
– Around 93 of the 100 recipes have never been published on my blog. There’s a handful of blog favourites that have been given a slight makeover and a fancy new photo.
– The book covers everything; breakfast, snacks, lunch, drinks, baking, iced treats, dinner + desserts.
– My daughter Ada drew all of the little line drawings on each chapter page! Proud mum!
– Many of the recipes are inspired by my childhood favourites including my Sweetcorn + basil fritters, Nut porridge, Millet + Linseed porridge with orange prunes and mums famous Brown rice patties (given the gluten-free twist of course).
– There’s an extensive introduction to all the ingredients I use throughout the book, should you not be overly familiar with all of them.
– In saying that though, I have tried my hardest to steer away from hard-to-find or overly priced ingredients in the recipes within this book. My rule when making it was this: If my mum or sister (back home in NZ where money really isn’t around in excess) wouldn’t be able to afford the ingredients to make a dish, then it didn’t go in the book. There are a couple of exceptions to this rule for one or two recipes that I just couldn’t leave out however!
– There’s a bunch of Vietnamese-inspired dishes which I’ve given a vegetarian makeover, including the Banh xeo recipe I’ve been talking about on here for years!
– There’s a killer pizza recipe, my favourite sweet pastry, two savoury pastry recipes and my sourdough bread recipe included in the book. All gluten-free.
– All the food you see in the photographs is real food and was eaten after photographing. I’m not into using fake food or stylist tricks to make my food look pretty. Real food all the way!
– A few of my favourite recipes in the book are: Quinoa crepes with orange maple syrup, Nut porridge, Kale slaw
with honey mustard miso dressing, Chewy cranberry, millet + pistachio bars, Ginger
kisses, Dark chocolate coconut bites, Banh xeo, Chickpea, pumpkin + kale stew
with chimichurri + quinoa, Pizza with chilli greens, bocconcini + olive salsa,
Strawberry + Thai basil sorbet, Chocolate chills, Chocolate avocado tart,
Strawberry lemon thyme tarts with honey labneh, Brown rice, millet + chia
sourdough bread.

UPDATE! My book is now available at all good bookstores throughout New Zealand, Australia and the UK. For my US readers, there is a US edition in the pipeline due for release August 2015. (I will post links closer to the time for the US release).

International + UK sales:
Book Depository
Amazon
Waterstones

New Zealand
Fishpond
Emma’s at Oxford

Australia
Bookworld
Fishpond 
Booktopia
Angus & Robertson
David Jones

Harper Collins NZ have just today released this lovely little book trailer! Feel free to share away!
Also for any Perth locals, we are having a little book launch party at Beaufort Street Books on the 2nd April from 6.30-8pm. Tickets for this will be available early next week. I’ll post more info about this on my Facebook page, so I suggest you keep your eyes peeled on there if you’re keen to come along! There will be nibbles from the book, along with drinks too. Jude Blereau is going to be speaking at the event and there will also be a little Q+A-type interview with me and Jane (the owner of the store). It’s gonna be fun! Also, I’m going home to NZ at the end of April. I’ll share details about what’s happening over there closer to the time. I’m SO excited to be going home!

Lastly I just wanna say a huge and heartfelt thank you to each and every one of you guys. Without you, this would have never happened.
Much love,
Emm xx

My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway
My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway

Advance praise for My Darling Lemon Thyme…

‘Emma does a wonderful job of weaving natural, real foods into a collection of vibrant, flavourful and approachable recipes. It’s a beautiful heartfelt book that will inspire many meals’ –Heidi Swanson, author of Super Natural Everyday and blogger at 101cookbooks.com.

‘I can say without exaggeration that My Darling Lemon Thyme is now my favourite cookbook.This beautiful collection of recipes moves me; the images are gorgeous, the notes are informative, and the dishes are more enticing than any I’ve seen in a long time.’ –Bryant Terry, author of Afro-Vegan and Vegan Soul Kitchen

‘My Darling Lemon Thyme is a beautiful and very special book. It’s jam packed with so many incredibly delicious, nourishing and inspiring recipes for real and whole food…many of which happen to be dairy free and gluten free. I know this book will become one of your favourites as it has become one of mine – the question will be what to cook first?’ –Jude Blereau– natural foods chef, author, food coach, cooking teacher and real food activist.

‘We eat a lot of vegetables at home, but I tend to fall into redundant preparations. Emma’s book is exactly what I need when I am looking for something delicious and creative while still being accessible with what I have in the pantry. This book is a must-have for those eating a whole foods diet and filled with great ideas for weekday meals and slow sunday mornings.’ –Sara Forte, author of The Sprouted Kitchen.

‘Emma has created an inspiring masterpiece! My Darling Lemon Thyme is full of recipes that are vibrant, exciting, and above all, innovative. It’s hard to believe that everything is gluten-free and plant-based, as this cuisine has never looked so fresh and flavourful! You can feel Emma’s passion for food and family on every page, and spreading the healthy vibes without being preachy. She proves that wholesome is awesome. I cannot wait to cook from this book – the only thing I struggle with is deciding what to make first!’ –Sarah Britton, author of My New Roots.

‘My Darling Lemon Thyme has quickly become one of our absolute favorite cookbooks. It is filled with real wholefood recipes that are inspiring and well-balanced – healthy without being preachy. All Emma’s recipes have intriguing flavour combinations and delicious twists. And they don’t feel complicated. This is exactly the kind of food that we love to cook and eat!’ –David Frenkiel + Luise Vindahl, author of The Green Kitchen + Green Kitchen Travels

‘Emma’s blog has long been a favourite for her tantalising recipes, and her cookbook is the same. Filled with punchy dishes that are packed with flavour.’- Ginny Grant, author of The New Zealand Vegetable Cookbook and Deputy Food Editor of Cuisine Magazine

‘I love this book! Loads of inspiring ideas and some really great gluten-free recipes from someone who’s done the work!’ –Niki Bezzant, editor of Healthy Food Guide Magazine.

My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway
My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway
My Darling Lemon Thyme- Recipes from my real food kitchen by Emma Galloway

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100 Comments

  • Reply
    Jane @ Shady Baker
    March 11, 2014 at 6:42 am

    Squeal! So gorgeous! x

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      emma
      March 11, 2014 at 8:07 am

      Thanks Jane! xx

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    Bizzy Lizzy's Good Things
    March 11, 2014 at 6:52 am

    Heartfelt congratulations Emm! Well done. : ) xox

    • Reply
      emma
      March 11, 2014 at 8:08 am

      Thanks so much for your on-going love and support Liz xx

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    YasminMarysia
    March 11, 2014 at 7:01 am

    I have followed your blog almost from the beginning and while I don't often comment, I just wanted to say: "YOU GO GIRL!"

    What an achievement! I hope you're very, very proud and I can't wait to see your book in the shops and purchase my very own copy.

    Congratulations!

    -Yasmin

    • Reply
      emma
      March 11, 2014 at 8:08 am

      Oh thanks so much for your sweet comment Yasmin! That means so much xx

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    Emiko
    March 11, 2014 at 7:22 am

    Well done Emma, this looks so unbelievably beautiful, I can't wait to get my copy! And look at that, Ada's already a published illustrator! 😉 Inspiring, inspiring. x

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      emma
      March 11, 2014 at 8:09 am

      Thanks love! I was SO stoked they wanted to include Ada's drawings, as was she 😉 xx

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    Blue Apocalypse
    March 11, 2014 at 7:54 am

    Congrats!

    The book looks amazing 🙂

    • Reply
      emma
      March 11, 2014 at 8:10 am

      Thanks heaps Ai-Ling! xx

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    Jasmine Ann
    March 11, 2014 at 7:57 am

    YOIKES – sooo exciting Emma! I truly cannot wait to see the book and cook from it. So proud of what you've achieved and big, super, amazingness yay for the photography, just stunning. I see big hugs when next we meet. xx

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      emma
      March 11, 2014 at 8:11 am

      Thanks so much Jas! I know you understand how stressed I was with the photography from the start, so thank you for your kind words xx

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    Deb
    March 11, 2014 at 8:18 am

    Congrats Em. I have been following your blog and making your recipes for ages. I will definitely be buying this. Will it be in the mainstream stores like Whitcoulls and Paper Plus?

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      emma
      March 11, 2014 at 10:39 am

      Thanks Deb, yes as far as I know it should be available in those stores you mentioned xx

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    The Kitchenmaid
    March 11, 2014 at 8:22 am

    I am SO excited about this, I can't wait to see the real thing. So glad all your hard work has come to this, well done you. Now, time to start working on book two?

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      emma
      March 11, 2014 at 10:41 am

      Haha, thanks love. I might have a little rest before starting on the next one!! A special thank you to you too, as you played a part in Harper Collins approaching me in the first place! I owe you! xx

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    Antonia @ Health Inspirations
    March 11, 2014 at 8:28 am

    Congratulations on the book! So excited to get this into my hands! The pictures look amazing and those drawings are too cute!

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      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:34 am

      Thanks heaps Antonia xx

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    Peasepudding.wordpress.com
    March 11, 2014 at 8:47 am

    Beautiful Emma, congratulations.

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:34 am

      Thanks love! xx

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    jay
    March 11, 2014 at 8:59 am

    wow, well done, it looks so wonderful. I have just put in a pre order for a friend of mine who loves your blog but am now thinking i should have made the pre order x 2. It just looks oh so beautiful and delicious.

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:35 am

      You can always go back for more copies 🙂 Thanks heaps xx

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    Anonymous
    March 11, 2014 at 9:08 am

    Congratulations! I will be certainly be ordering a copy from Bookworld. Love your daughter's illustrations – how proud you must be (of both kids of course!).

    Bronwyn

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      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:36 am

      Yes absolutely! I super proud of Ada's drawings, but also proud as of Kye for allowing his photo to be on the cover of the book! (He hates having his photo taken and people looking at them!).

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    Jo Balfe
    March 11, 2014 at 9:20 am

    Oh Emma.. It looks amazing and I will be the first inline to buy one when it comes online for sale in the UK. I've been following this journey of yours for a while now and have been excitedly waiting for your book! Well done on the birth of your book! xx

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:37 am

      Thanks so much Jo! xx

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    InTolerant Chef
    March 11, 2014 at 9:40 am

    So very exciting indeed! I'd love to write my own one day, but for now I'll just have to enjoy yours with you and cook up a yummy storm 🙂 Very sweet to have Ada's drawings as well, a true family affair. I can hardly wait to buy a copy xox

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:38 am

      Thanks Rebecca! Much love xx

  • Reply
    Kate
    March 11, 2014 at 9:44 am

    Congratulations Emma, the book looks stunning. I really really really want a copy – can you keep us UK readers posted as to whether they will become available? x

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:38 am

      Yes, for sure. Thanks love xx

  • Reply
    Tabitha
    March 11, 2014 at 9:49 am

    Congratulations it looks beautiful and well worth the pain. Wow. I can't wait to have a copy in my cook book collection.

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:38 am

      Thanks Tabitha! xx

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    london bakes
    March 11, 2014 at 9:53 am

    Oh Emma, it looks beautiful! What a work of art and yet filled with so many recipes that sound so approachable and delicious. And I love the fact that your daughter did some of the illustrations, that just makes it that bit more special. I really can't wait for details of international release, I have a feeling this is a book I'm going to use time and time again. Congratulations lovely xo

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:39 am

      Thanks so much Kathryn! Much love xx

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    Skye
    March 11, 2014 at 10:32 am

    So many congratulations! The book looks absolutely beautiful – and the recipes sound amazing! I am so excited – 93 new and yummy recipes!!! And you're daughter is very talented – you should absolutely be a proud Mum!

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:39 am

      🙂 Thank you! xx

  • Reply
    Deepa@onesmallpot
    March 11, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Woo hooo!! It's here! Congratulations Emma, it looks beautiful and I can't wait to get my hands on it.

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:41 am

      Thanks Deepa, stoked to hear you are looking forward to it 🙂

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    Crazygreen
    March 11, 2014 at 11:58 am

    This books looks so beautilful! I never bought a cookbook written by a food blogger, tough I've always wanted to, and I might start with yours because it really represents the changes I want to make in my kitchen : more vegetarian and vegan food, less gluten and dairy, and the vietnamese inspiration had my heart! Hope I'll be able to have it shipped to France! Congrats!

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      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:42 am

      Aw, that's such a sweet comment. Thank you. I'm sure you will be able to get a copy to France some how. If not, I'm hoping it will be available online in the U.K later this year xx

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    Lindsey (dolly and oatmeal)
    March 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    Emma! Everything from the photos (duh!) to the outlay of the book looks stunning! What an accomplishment! I cannot wait until I can get my hands on a copy 🙂 There must be such a mix of emotions, just hope you're reveling in all the good things! Congrats, xo!

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:42 am

      Thanks so much Lindsey, that really means a lot coming from you xx

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    The Wholefood Mama
    March 11, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    This looks exquisite. Congratulations! I am working my way through creating my first ebook and your are so right putting a book together is a massive project, be soooo proud of what you have created I think people are going to love your book. Can't wait to see one in real life! x

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:43 am

      Thanks love, all the best with your ebook! xx

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    Pat @ Elegantly GF
    March 11, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    Your book looks beautiful — so artistic, as your work is always! I'm so looking forward to seeing what delicious creations are inside.

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:43 am

      Thanks Pat! xx

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    Meg
    March 11, 2014 at 12:52 pm

    Congratulations Emma, it looks GORGEOUS!!!! Super excited for you and for all of us who get to buy a copy soon!!!!!xx

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:43 am

      Thanks Meg! Not long now! xx

  • Reply
    Ashley
    March 11, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    Your book looks absolutely gorgeous!!!!! The recipes, the photography, your daughter's drawings…love it all. Can't wait to get my hands on a copy! Big congrats!!!

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:44 am

      Thanks Ashley! Fingers crossed it's available in the States later this year xx

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    Michelle
    March 11, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    This book looks so beautiful and I might just have to pay for the shipping to Italy to get my hands on it. It is great to see some contemporary well executed vegetarian/vegan cookbooks coming into the world. Thanks you

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:45 am

      Thanks Michelle! xx

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    Samantha
    March 11, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Your book looks absolutely wonderful! My mother is gluten intolerant and I came across your blog while looking for things for her. Shh don't tell, but I'll probably be ordering your book for her, and maybe one for me too, if you ship to France! 🙂 I've posted a link to your blog on mine, I'm just my feet wet food blogging, and your blog is an inspiration!

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      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:46 am

      Thanks! You're secret is safe with me 🙂 You should be able to buy a copy online from Australia/NZ in April if you don't mind paying for postage. Also, we have our fingers crossed it will be available in the U.S/U.K later this year too xx

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    Megan
    March 11, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    Your book looks so lovely. Right now I live in the US but luckily my parents are going back to Australia for my sister's wedding and I have asked them to pick up a copy for me! Yayyy!

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      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:47 am

      Perfect! xx

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    Anonymous
    March 11, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    Wow looks absolutely stunning. Cant wait to get my own copy. Kia kaha Emma. Love your work. Keep it coming. Thank you.

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:47 am

      Thanks for your lovely comment! Arohanui xx

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    Cottage Tails
    March 11, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    Huge congratulations! I look forward to reading it.
    Love Leanne NZ

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    Blandine
    March 11, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    Congratulations Emma, this is soooo exciting! I've loved your blog from the start and it is amazing to know that you've been able to write your very own cookbook. I cannot wait to discover it, and actually my birthday falls early April, so it will be the perfect present 🙂 xx

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:48 am

      Thanks so much Blandine, you've been here since the start alright! Thank you. Much love xx

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    Erin
    March 11, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    YAY!!!! The book looks absolutely stunning, delicious, beautiful. Such a treat to see and hear more. I'm so darned happy for you Emma.
    Big big hugs from California,
    xoxo
    E

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      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:49 am

      Thanks so much Erin, for everything my friend xx

  • Reply
    Dixya
    March 11, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    i just released a small ecookbook and it was scary and proud moment..a full on cookbook must be an incredible feeling..so proud of you 🙂 already love what I see..

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    Amy @ parsley in my teeth
    March 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm

    This is such a major accomplishment! Many congratulations and best wishes for success with your book!

  • Reply
    Emma Gardner
    March 11, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    Eep! How exciting. I'm sad that I'll have to wait longer for a copy though! It really does look gorgeous.

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    The Life of Clare
    March 11, 2014 at 7:04 pm

    The book is stunning! Congratulations on all your hard work!

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    Jennifer @ Delicious Everyday
    March 11, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    Congratulations Emma! Very exciting! You have no need to be nervous, it's beautiful. Best of luck for the release. I'm sure it will be a huge hit.

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    Sophie Hansen
    March 11, 2014 at 11:26 pm

    Oh my goodness Emma – congratulations it is so very beautiful. Can't wait to start cooking from it! Sophiex

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    Sam
    March 11, 2014 at 11:52 pm

    Emma! Congratulations! I'm so excited for you (and even more excited for me to get my hands on a copy and start cooking!) It looks so beautiful and look at all those rave reviews! Congratulations again x

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    Jacquie
    March 11, 2014 at 11:53 pm

    'Emma pulls you in with her fantastic recipes and stunning photography,and makes you want to jump off a bridge because you live in Canada and it's -40.-Jacquie Talbot–avid reader,eater and all things My darling lemon thyme. hehehehlol:) can't wait Emma!

    • Reply
      emma
      March 12, 2014 at 3:50 am

      Haha, I love you Jacquie! Always there to put a smile on my face xx Much love

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    Allyson
    March 12, 2014 at 12:52 am

    Congratulations! The design of the book is so lovely and relaxed, and I love that your daughter did the drawings. Many, many happy returns!

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    Nicola Galloway / Homegrown Kitchen
    March 12, 2014 at 1:20 am

    Wow Emma, I am so excited to get my copy in the mail soon. And yes I can completely relate to likening writing a book to child birth ! It sums it up perfectly. Much love x

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    Shelly West
    March 12, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    Wow – it looks gorgeous! You did such an amazing job! I can't wait for it to be available in the US.

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    maree
    March 12, 2014 at 9:40 pm

    Congratulations Emma on such a beautiful book. I've enjoyed cooking from your blog for some years now and have been looking forward to the release of your cookbook. Can't wait for my copy to arrive!

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    Nagalakshmi V
    March 12, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    It looks like a gorgeous work of passion and creativity. Look forward to the book signings 🙂

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    Laura
    March 13, 2014 at 12:25 am

    I don't care if I have to pay a fortune in shipping. I'm getting a copy as soon as it comes out. STUNNING, Emma. You're an inspiration 🙂 xoxo

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    Yasmeen
    March 13, 2014 at 3:35 am

    Congratulations, Emma! The book looks absolutely gorgeous. I love that you've given us an insight into your thought process while writing in this post (especially the part about all of the food being eaten after the shoot – which seems so uncommon now).

    Can't wait to pick it up and get cooking. Thank you for being such a strong, down-to-earth advocate for real food and real living.

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    Hannah Cordes
    March 13, 2014 at 4:32 am

    I'm so excited for you, Emma, and will happily pay the international rate so I can dive into it. I appreciate all you share on your blog and know your book will be a joy to read and cook from. Congratulations! xox

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    Sini | my blue&white kitchen
    March 13, 2014 at 5:31 am

    GORGEOUS, Emma! Im truly blown away by all these images and the delicious looking recipes. You've done an amazing job (congrats!), and I can't wait to get my copy asap so I can cook from it.

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    Lauren Nolan
    March 13, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    AH! It looks great!! I cant wait to own it!!!!
    xo,
    Lauren at http://www.lakeshorelady.com

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    Bron Maxabella
    March 14, 2014 at 12:06 am

    God, I'm so excited for you, Em! This is going to be a keepsake for me with so many lovely memories of you. I can't wait to get my hands on a copy. x

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    laurasmess.me
    March 14, 2014 at 3:53 am

    So, so excited about your book launch Em! We'll be there with bells on ('we' meaning myself and a few other Perth bloggers). You've done an amazing job with the recipe development, photography, everything that goes into writing a book (which to me is actually very daunting. I am super impressed!). Cannot wait to buy my very own copy xxx

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      emma
      March 15, 2014 at 2:12 am

      Thanks love! See you there 🙂

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    bunnyeatsdesign.com
    March 14, 2014 at 10:39 am

    Congratulations Emma. Lovely photos and typography. I am impressed there are mostly never seen before recipes in your book. Well done. I am sure it must have been tempting to publish more beloved blog recipes. How was it keeping you blog and book separate? Did you write recipes and then specifically decide against including the in your blog?

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      emma
      March 15, 2014 at 2:12 am

      Hey love,
      Yes it was very tempting to include more recipes from my blog, but it was really important to me that the book was made up of mostly never-seen-on-the-blog recipes. I've been putting recipes aside for years with the intention of using them in a book xx

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    Sammy
    March 14, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    i hope it goes on amazon so i can get it!!!

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      emma
      March 28, 2014 at 2:26 am

      Hopefully towards the end of the year 🙂 xx

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    Dancing Through Sunday
    March 21, 2014 at 5:17 am

    wow it looks beautiful. All the hard work is apparent. I can't wait to get a copy. Pictures look amazing!
    http://www.dancingthroughsunday.typepad.com

    • Reply
      emma
      March 28, 2014 at 2:26 am

      Thank you! xx

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    the vanilla bean blog
    March 23, 2014 at 4:44 pm

    Emma!!! It looks so beautiful. I *can't wait* to look through it (fingers crossed Amazon has it soon!) and make everything from it. Much love. xx

    • Reply
      emma
      March 28, 2014 at 2:26 am

      Thanks so much Sarah! xx

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    Sorcha
    March 27, 2014 at 6:08 am

    Hello Emma, I don't know you and this is the first time I've been to your blog.

    But I wanted to let you know – in between mouthfuls of Raspberry, Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Brownie – that I purchased a copy of your book at BigW this week and I'm delighted with it.
    As an avid baker I found the flour section insightful but, overall, the recipes themselves are exciting as they are simple and offer further uses for foods that I've only recently embraced.

    Well done to HarperCollins too for the layout and presentation of the book. Beautiful.

    With warm regards from Adelaide,
    Sorcha

    • Reply
      emma
      March 28, 2014 at 2:28 am

      Sorcha you lovely thing! Thanks so much for stopping by and I'm SO stoked to hear you love the book (and brownie!).
      I agree, Harper Collins have done an awesome job with the design and layout, I couldn't be more happy!
      Much love
      Emm xx

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    Kimberley
    March 27, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    Oh my god it looks STUNNING. I cannot wait to savor every page and cook from it!!!

    • Reply
      emma
      March 28, 2014 at 2:25 am

      Thanks so much Kimberley! I can't wait for your book too! xx

  • Reply
    maree
    March 28, 2014 at 4:11 am

    Hi Emma,
    I just received my copy of your book and wanted to congratulate you – it's brilliant. Delicious recipes, beautiful photos and I really like the intro you give to each recipe – I want to make everything!

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      emma
      March 28, 2014 at 12:06 pm

      Oh awesome! So glad you like it!! Xx

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    Pragmatic Sustainability
    April 15, 2014 at 9:16 pm

    Congratulations Emma – it's most deserved! My favourite recipe from your book is the chickpea pumpkin and kale stew with chimichurri and quinoa

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