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In celebration of Cook The Books – the new Choice TV series that celebrates cookbooks and their famous authors – we have the chance to win an awesome prize pack by some of the talented celebrity chefs, writers and culinary stars that appear throughout the series!

Hosted by broadcaster, foodie and cookbook fan Carly Flynn, the series is a chance to meet New Zealand’s own celebrity chefs, writers and culinary stars and to have a weekly look at current and popular cookbooks on the market.

Some cookbooks are beautiful to look at, others contain stories as well as recipes, some contain exotic recipes, others feature simple meals we can all make at home in just a few minutes. Whatever the style and whatever our motivation for buying them, Kiwis are passionate consumers of cookbooks with many titles sitting on the national best seller list for months, sometimes years.

Filmed at Auckland’s leading cookbook specialist store, the quaint Cook the Books in suburban Grey Lynn, this brand new series promises to be an entertaining and informative half hour exploring the world of cook books and the chefs, cooks and foodies who write them.

Over eight episodes Carly will share a specially designed Cook The Books kitchen with the likes of Al Brown, Simon Gault, Nadia Lim, Martin Bosley, Robert Oliver, Lauraine Jacobs, Chelsea Winter and Michael Van de Elzen to celebrate their life in food and share their recipes and secrets to success. When did they first start cooking? Where did their love of food come from? What was their first big break? Favourite foods and favourite food writers?

Carly also travels outside the Cook the Books kitchen visiting writers at their homes and restaurants to talk about their latest book in a segment featuring some of our finest chefs and cooks as well as exciting emerging talent.

Watch only on Choice TV - Thursdays 8.30pm.

We have a prize pack with an array beautiful cookbooks by celebrity chefs, writers and culinary stars featured on Cook The Books ready to give away to a lucky Breeze listener! Simply enter your details below and you’re in the draw!

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