If what most cooks appreciate above all else is preparing minimum-effort meals for maximum taste, then this delightful book is essential reading. The book provides a detailed guide to the range of slow-cookers available and the techniques needed. The recipes include traditional and contemporary dishes, with something for everyone. There are ideas for soups, casseroles, curries and rich puddings, as well as pâtés, terrines, cakes, preserves and drinks. Every technique and recipe is illustrated with beautiful step-by-step photography. Endlessly useful, this book is perfect for cooks who want to make delicious and healthy food while getting on with a busy life.
Catherine Atkinson is a Cordon Bleu-trained chef who works as a full-time writer and food consultant, contributing to various magazines and producing outstanding cookbooks.