Learn to Cook: Cooking Made Easy: 90 Techniques and 50 Recipes in 525 Photographs


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Cooking made easy: this title offers 90 techniques and 50 recipes in 525 photographs. You can learn how to fry, poach, boil, steam, grill, roast, casserole, braise, marinate and stir-fry - all the basic techniques clearly explained in one accessible volume. You can master the art of cooking with this attractive practical guide - every stage is clearly explained and shown in step-by-step photographs. The recipe section is organized by food group, and there are chapters on vegetables, pasta, grains and legumes, fish and shellfish, poultry, meat, and pastry plus a final chapter on desserts and baking. There is an easy-to-follow ingredients section at the start of each chapter provides all you need to know about buying, storing and preparing different food types. This book includes familiar and filling recipes for everyday food such as Baked Mushroom Risotto, Classic Fish Pie, Spaghetti Bolognese and even a Sunday Roast. It demystifies the basics of stocking the store cupboard, essential equipment, menu planning, budgeting, kitchen hygiene and food preparation.
Whether you are setting up home for the first time, living on a tight budget, or want to learn how to cook nutritious and appealing healthy food to improve your diet or cater for your friends and family, this easy-to-use cookbook will help you get started. There is information on assembling essential cooking kit and defining cooking terminology, as well as tips on cooking with speed and convenience in mind. Cooking methods for every food group are included. All are shown with step-by-step photographs. With the techniques to hand there are more than 50 appealing recipes to make, all with easy-to-follow instructions.


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Bridget Jones graduated in home economics then worked as a food stylist for a major publishing house before training as an editor. She launched into a freelance career to marry the satisfaction of editing and creating books with an enthusiasm for writing and a passion for food and cooking. Bridget has written more than 50 books on a wide range of food subjects. She contributes to magazines and appears extensively on local radio.

General Fields

  • : 9781780190150
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : June 2012
  • : 228mm X 297mm X 13mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 641.5
  • : WB
  • : over 525 colour photographs