Orion is publishing the fourth title in the Hairy Dieters’ series, The Hairy Dieters: Fast Food by Si King and Dave Myers.
The book, comprised of low-calorie 30-minute recipes to fill you up, will be published as a trade paperback and e-book, priced £14.99 and £7.99 respectively, on 19th May 2016. Amanda Harris, publisher of Orion non-fiction, bought world rights from Rowan Lawton at Furniss Lawton.
The franchise, already encompassing titles The Hairy Dieters, The Hairy Dieters: Eat for Life and The Hairy Dieters: Good Eating, has sold 1.4m copies for £11.6m, according to Nielsen Bookscan TCM.
Amanda Harris, publisher of Orion non-fiction said: "Si and Dave’s passion for food is infectious. They constantly surprise their fans with fantastic new innovations and recipe ideas, and I'm particularly thrilled to be publishing this new collection of fast, delicious and satisfying lower calorie dishes. The Bikers’ recipes are trusted and enjoyed by millions and the most wonderful result is that they’ve changed lives... Si and Dave's cookbooks are a celebration of great food and inspired home cooking; this recipe collection takes their publishing to another level."
King and Myers, who have been cooking together for more than 20 years, added: "This book is all about being hungry and wanting food for you and the family on the table FAST. We know that time is important to us all and when you wanna eat you wanna eat! We've had a great time writing the book and we're very proud of our efforts and that of Team Hairy!"
The Hairy Bikers have written 15 books to date, including The Hairy Bikers' Perfect Pies, Big Book of Baking, The Hairy Dieters: How to love food and lose weight, The Hairy Bikers' Meat Feasts and a joint memoir Blood, Sweat and Tyres, which was published in November 2015.