Trade prepares for autumn cookery-fest

<p>Cookery shelves over autumn will be jam-packed with celebrity chefs, including Jamie, Nigella and the Hairy Bikers, but no Delia, <a href="../news/117646-trade-set-to-lose-super-thursday.html" target="_blank">as cookery publishing follows the more spread out scheduling replacing &ldquo;Super Thursday&rdquo;.</a></p><p>Nigella Lawson&rsquo;s <em>Nigella&rsquo;s Kitchen: Recipes for the Heart of the Home</em> will be released by Chatto on 2nd September as a &pound;25 hardback, accompanied by a 13-part BBC2 series. <em>Jamie Oliver&rsquo;s 20 Minute Meals</em> is lined up by Michael Joseph for a month later on 7th October as a TV tie-in &pound;26 hardback. Delia Smith, who had <em>Delia&rsquo;s Happy Christmas</em> last year, does not have a title scheduled for this autumn.</p><p>Ebury imprint Virgin also has <em>The People&rsquo;s Cookbook</em> by Arthur Potts Dawson, the chef behind eco-friendly restaurant Acorn House. Lined up for 30th September, the title accompanies four-part Channel 4 series &ldquo;The People&rsquo;s Supermarket&rdquo; about making the most of otherwise wasted food.</p><p>Other celeb chefs returning without TV series include &ldquo;This Morning&rdquo; chef Gino D&rsquo;Acampo following up his <em>The I Diet</em> with <em>Gino&rsquo;s Pasta</em> from Kyle Cathie at &ldquo;the end of October&rdquo; according to the publisher. </p><p>Also, Willie Harcourt-Cooze, star of C4 series &ldquo;Willie&rsquo;s Wonky Chocolate Factory&rdquo; has <em>The Chocolate Bible </em>(Hodder &amp; Stoughton) out on 30th September and Levi Roots, presenter of BBC2&rsquo;s &ldquo;Caribbean Food Made Easy&rdquo;, has <em>Food for Friends</em> from Mitchell Beazley out on 2nd August.</p><p><em>The Hairy Bikers&rsquo; 12 Days of Christmas</em> is lined up for 7th October from Weidenfeld, while on 2nd September comes <em>Nigel Slater&rsquo;s Tender: Volume 2 </em>(Fourth Estate). A second series of &ldquo;Simple Suppers&rdquo; has been recommissioned for BBC2, with a BBC1 dramatisation of his autobiography Toast scheduled just before Christmas.</p><p>And model-turned-cupcake queen Lorraine Pascale has title <em>The Urban Chef </em>due from HarperCollins on 2nd September, with a six-part BBC2 series due for late autumn 2010/January 2011.</p>