07 March 2021

Review: Peanut Butter - Breakfast, Lunch Dinner Midnight by Tim Lannan & James Annabel

Peanut Butter - Breakfast, Lunch Dinner Midnight by Tim Lannan & James Annabel book cover
Do you like peanut butter? I enjoyed peanut butter well enough as a kid, but my love for peanut butter started to grow around the time salted caramel became a 'thing'. All of a sudden, there were salted caramel milkshakes and ice creams and peanut butter flavoured treats became more available. Fuelling my expanding appreciation for peanut butter was a Reese's Pieces milkshake from Misty's Diner in Prahran (since closed down) which was the stuff of dreams. A now extinct flavour of Ben & Jerry's ice cream called Clusterfluff also proved difficult to resist.

It should come as no surprise then, that this increasing love of peanut butter should one day overlap with my reading tastes. When I saw the cover of Peanut Butter - Breakfast, Lunch Dinner Midnight last year and realised the authors Tim Lannan and James Annabel owned and operated the - previously unknown to me, but now very familiar - Byron Bay Peanut Butter company, I knew this book had to be mine for Christmas.

Authors Tim Lannan and James Annabel start off by informing the reader all about peanut butter and especially the ingredients to avoid in a bad peanut butter. They then proceed to tell you how to make your own. Sounds counterintuitive doesn't it? But somehow it isn't. You can use your own homemade peanut butter, purchase their peanut butter or use supermarket brands when making their recipes. They really don't seem to mind one way or another, as long as you're enjoying their food.

They've provided a variety of flavour suggestions and recipes in this collection, some of which included ingredients I haven't used before (like coconut oil and brown rice syrup), but I'm willing to give it a go.

After reading and salivating over the book I decided to order a bunch of their products to try, including a limited edition jar of pumpkin spice peanut butter. (Spoiler alert: it's delicious!) As I write this, I'm also making satay chicken in my slow cooker using one of their sauces and fingers crossed it's as delicious as my own 'peanut butter chicken' recipe.

This recipe book is beautifully presented and contains a fun and innovative layout to extend the recipe options. It's also full of enticingly delicious recipes and drool-worthy colour photographs. Peanut Butter - Breakfast, Lunch Dinner Midnight by Tim Lannan & James Annabel is recommended for anyone who loves peanut butter or home cooks who would like to embrace the flavour in new and exciting ways.

You can seize this book at Booktopia.

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  1. Thanks for sharing your thoughts Tracey, I hope the satay was tasty :)

    1. It was indeed Shelleyrae. I'm LOVING their Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter and am onto my second jar already. Might need to order some more soon ;-)


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