How to Cook and Keep on Cooking

How to Cook and Keep on Cooking


Cooking the basics, with confidence!

Have you always wanted to learn how to cook, but don't know where to start?

Whether you're intimidated by complex recipes and glossy photographs, or you're a student moving out for the first time, this book will give you the tools you need to gain confidence in the kitchen, and experience the satisfaction of mastering a fundamental life skill.

Written in a refreshingly direct and friendly style, this concise handbook covers all bases: equipment, weekly meal planners, how to follow a recipe, basic nutrition, popular cooking techniques and, of course, recipes!

The recipes revolve around key ingredients - eggs, pasta, pulses, meats and stocks. With easy to follow instructions, you'll be whipping up full roast dinners, aromatic curries and deliciously sweet desserts, in no time at all.

So why not take the first step? Start cooking today!

About the author

Simon Boyle

Trained in the kitchens of the Savoy Hotel, London, and by the culinary legend, Anton Mosimann, Simon has worked across the world for the likes of Unilever as a retail products innovator, bringing to life new products and concepts for world famous brands including Ben & Jerrys, Hellmanns, Marmite, Cornetto and Knorr. Simon travelled the world with P&O Cruises and even worked for a Prince in Saudi Arabia.

Simon founded the highly acclaimed Beyond Food Community Interest Company. Beyond Food has its own innovative social enterprise restaurant in London, Brigade. Brigade works to inspire people who are at risk of, or have experienced, homelessness to gain meaningful employment. Brigade has trained thousands of people and won countless awards.

Simon lives in Dormansland, Surrey.
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