The Joyful Home Cook (Hardcover)

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Turn ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dishes.

Return to basics, slow down, enjoy the process, minimise waste, and follow the seasons to create effortless meals packed with flavour.

Life can be tough, chaotic and often unfathomable. So many things are outside of our control, so let's take the light where we can, and make something good for supper.

From renowned food writer and broadcaster, Rosie Birkett, comes a truly delicious collection of recipes certain to inspire readers to become truly instinctive home cooks. Embracing seasonal ingredients, The Joyful Home Cookshows us how to coax the most flavour out of every morsel to deliver nourishing and beautiful meals every day of the year.

As well as resurrecting underused home cooking skills like smoking, brining and fermenting with an eye to getting the most out of every ingredient, this cookbook applies a thoroughly modern approach to flavour combinations and global culinary influences... Including practical tips such as how to cook cleverly to minimise waste, as well as putting recipe surpluses to put to shrewd use elsewhere, Rosie reveals how make the most out of every ingredient. Follow her tips and techniques to cultivate well-stocked culinary arsenals you can call upon any time to effortlessly create game-changing meals for friends and family; from homemade sourdough to pickled veg, pistachio pesto to peach eton mess, learn how to cook up a feast of joyful flavours in no time at all.

About the Author

Rosie Birkett is a food writer, stylist and broadcaster with over a decade of experience in food media. She has cooked at various sell-out residencies and pop ups across London, including Carousel in Marylebone and J Sheekey Oyster Bar and has collaborated on dinners with chefs James Lowe and Jose Pizarro. Rosie is a columnist for BBC Good Food Magazine and her weekly feature 'Lunch on the Go' was a popular fixture as part of the relaunch for the Saturday Guardian's new Feast food supplement. Rosie also contributes to every issue of the award-winning, bi-monthly Market Life magazine produced by Borough Market, writing and styling a delicious seasonal recipe to highlight the traders at the market. She's appeared frequently on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch and is a regular on BBC's Saturday Kitchen, and is an accomplished author, having written three critically acclaimed books.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780008370244
ISBN-10: 0008370249
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: March 10th, 2020
Pages: 272
Language: English

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