Simple, creative & delicious recipes

TAKE 5 AND COOK is all about making life more enjoyable for you. If you want to cook but need a simpler way to do so then TAKE 5 is for you.

Every recipe has only 5 ingredients — excluding water, salt and pepper as seasoning, and a splash of olive oil when cooking.

Reasons people put cookbooks down

  • Too many ingredients (and therefore too much shopping and prep).
  • Intimidating knife skills, introduced too early in cookbooks.
  • Too many tools, pots, and pans, which are expensive and require too much cleanup.
  • Food spoilage.
  • Different dishes finishing at different times, leading to cold food, undercooked food, burned food, etc.
  • Dishes that require constant tending, stirring and watching.
    — Tim Ferris (New York Times Number 1 Best-Selling Author)

Expert assistance to prepare & cook fabulous dishes

If you care about the quality of the food you eat and the way you live, TAKE 5 offers you expert assistance to prepare and cook fabulous dishes – and shows you how to do it with style.

No matter what is going on in your life or the demands on your time, cooking a great dish with just 5 ingredients is the solution you are looking for.

Browse and buy  in the TAKE 5 AND COOK SHOP


Browse and buy in the TAKE 5 AND COOK Shop

Ideal in your own kitchen and perfect as a gift for friends and family, the first in the series of TAKE 5 AND COOK books is available now.

Over time, more books will become available so you build a library of cookbooks for all occasions. Browse and buy other products in our shop too.

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