What to buy

On a work trip to Paris last year with the writer AA Gill and photographer Mary McCartney, I noticed that 90% of our conversation was about food; favourite restaurants, worst restaurants and dissecting what we greedily ate that day (between Haute Couture fashion shows) for lunch at Le Meurice. And if we veered off the topic, Mary would soon steer it back again.

And now it all makes sense. Because last night Mary revealed the book she's been secretly working on, called…Food.

As well as being a photographer, Mary has worked for the last ten years as a consultant on Linda McCartney foods, the brand her mother created. And many of the delicious sounding recipes in the book have been inspired by her mother; Asparagus Tart, Butterbean Stew, Coconut Rice Pudding.

And of course the book looks amazing too, with all the pictures taken by Mary's very own and multi-talented hand.

by Mary McCartney (Chatto & Windus)