If you're a food adventurer, this is a guide to the classics: lobster thermidor to rarebit, steak diane to trifle, the very best bouillabaisse to the world's greatest sandwiches. Each chapter is led not by recipes but 'projects': nuts-and-bolts guides for the food lover with free time for fun in the kitchen.
'Truly splendid...expert, explicit and stimulating' Len Deighton An Enthusiast's Guide to the Classics: Lobster Thermidor to Rarebit, Steak Diane to Trifle, The Very Best Bouillabaisse to the World's Greatest Sandwiches If you're a Food Adventurer, you cook for pleasure. You love trying out new dishes on family and friends, and you never miss a chance to improve your knowledge and skills. You're at your happiest when you have hours to devote to a fascinating recipe. In THE DIY COOK, each chapter is led not by recipes but 'projects': nuts-and-bolts guides for the food lover with free time for fun in the kitchen. Constructing a cassoulet, boning and stuffing a pig's trotter, building a trifle. Each project inspires related but simpler recipes, skipping across time, cultures and cuisines.
Truly splendid...expert, explicit and stimulating. -- Len Deighton The ultimate manual for the urban nouveau peasant . . . this is a tome to splatter through constant use. * Harper's Bazaar on Food DIY * The go-to manual for the low-fi outdoor chef. * Sunday Times Style on Food DIY * Promises to be a DIY classic. * Michael Pollan on Food DIY *
About Tim Hayward
Tim Hayward is a food writer and broadcaster. He is a contributing writer at the Financial Times and a regular contributor to the Guardian 'Word of Mouth' Food Blog and Radio 4 Food Programme, among others. Tim is the publisher and editor of Fire & Knives, a quarterly magazine of new food writing, and winner of the 'Best Food Magazine'at the 2012 Guild of Food Writers Awards, and the publisher of Gin & It, a quarterly journal of new writing for drinkers and thinkers. He is the proprietor of the Fitzbillies bakery and restaurant in Cambridge. Food DIY is his first book.
The DIY Cook by Tim Hayward
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