Borough Market: The Knowledge

Borough Market: The Knowledge

Produce – Skills – Recipes

Angela Clutton


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Borough Market: The Knowledge provides stories, skills and expert advice from the market's traders, plus over 80 exciting recipes from award-winning food writer Angela Clutton that will help you make the most of their exceptional produce. With stunning atmospheric photography, this is the definitive guide to shopping and cooking for every kitchen.

Find intriguing in-depth features and unmissable Q&As with traders, along with visual step-by-step guides to preparing ingredients and lists of interesting seasonal produce. Moving through meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, dairy, bakery and store-cupboard ingredients, each chapter shares a collection of tantalising recipes that will teach you how to make the most of your produce, inspired by the incredible seasonal offerings from Borough Market traders.

Recipes include Fishmonger's pie with fish crackling; Baked gammon with Market preserve glaze; Parsnip gnocchi and smoked garlic butter; Walnut and pomegranate baby aubergines with saffron quinoa; Brown bread Victoria sponge with orange and saffron curd; Chocolate olive oil cake with figs and hazelnuts.

Come away feeling confident and excited to use your newfound understanding of ingredients, armed with the market traders' unrivalled expertise and delightful seasonal recipes.

'Borough Market: The Knowledge is a treasure trove of culinary wisdom and inspiration that captures on paper the magic and the bustle of Borough Market. Its pages are brimming with exquisite produce, recipes, stories and practical tips that will transform the way you shop and cook for the better. This is a book that makes me long to cook (and to eat!).'
- Skye McAlpine, author and creator of the blog From My Dining Table


Angela Clutton:

Angela Clutton is a cook, presenter and award-winning food-writer.

Her debut book, The Vinegar Cupboard, won the Jane Grigson Trust Award, was shortlisted for the André Simon Food and Drink Awards; won two awards at the Guild of Food Writers Awards; and won 'Debut Cookery Book' at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards.

Angela has been the Co-director of the British Library Food Season since 2020, curating and presenting talks and events across food issues, culture and writing. She has written for a wide range of national publications and broadcast work includes the Channel 5 'Inside...' series.

Angela's long-standing relationship with Borough Market spans writing features, developing recipes, and live cooking demonstrations. She presents the Market's Borough Talks podcast series, and is host of the Borough Market Cookbook Club.