New to Cooking is an exciting first book for people who love good food and want to know how to cook it. Starting with The Kitchen - what tools you need and what ingredients to keep on stand-by - Lesley Waters takes you through the essential techniques - The Basics - from boiling and poaching to braising and baking. The second half the book - The Recipes - puts the techniques into practice, with wonderful, modern recipes, from Honeyed Duck with Mango Salsa to Hot Chocolate Fondue. Lesley makes cooking simple, fun, and liberating. This is the ideal book for new cooks of any age - there is no fuss and no mystery - just great food.
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Lesley Waters is one of the best-known television chefs and teacher-cooks in Britain. She was the head teacher at the prestigious Leith's School of Food and Wine in London, before becoming a star of TV cooking on the BBC and on the Taste channel. She has been a presenter on Can't Cook Won't Cook and a guest contributor on Food & Drink. She now regularly presents Ready Steady Cook and has her own television series. Flavours from Abroad, and has written a number of cookery books.
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Book Description Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M184172193X