COOKING WITHOUT RECIPES Philip Dundas PRICE EXTENT BINDING FORMAT ISBN PUB DATE IMPRINT
£9.99 192 pages Paperback 210 x 148 mm 978-1-905862-81-8 28 October 2011 Spring Hill
“Cooking without Recipes liberates you from the tyranny of someone else’s culinary imagination. Do your own thing, it says; listen to the food, listen to your stomach and your palate; let cooking become second nature. It is the book my grandmother would have written if she had known how to frame a sentence, which Philip Dundas certainly does. Read, inwardly digest, then throw the book away. This is the first day of the rest of your life in the kitchen.” From the Foreword by Simon Callow
DESCRIPTION Cooking without Recipes will show you how, by using the right implements, shopping with confidence, and stocking up on essential ingredients you will acquire the instinct needed to prepare your favourite dishes from your own creativity and imagination. KEY POINTS •
Provides essential knowledge for people to become more confident and creative in the kitchen.
A useful book for beginners and more experienced cooks who are used to following a recipe, but who would like to be able to cook more instinctively.
Philip Dundas writes a regular food blog called PipsDish and runs a pop-up supper club called PipsDinners. Cooking without Recipes was inspired by teaching his elderly, widowed father to cook. It’s dedicated to all those people who want to know how to cook from the heart. CONTENTS 1. Assembling the tools of the trade 2. The kitchen essentials 3. Working with ingredients 4. What goes together 5. A pot of soup 6. Shaking up a salad 7. Coming out of its shell 8. Roast dinners 9. Fishing around 10. Risking a risotto 11. Things on toast 12. Perfect pasta 13. A little offal
14. Stir fries 15. Vegetable matters 16. Getting saucy 17. The cheese board 18. Uncomplicated puddings 19. A survival guide to shopping
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Published on May 8, 2011
“Cooking without Recipes liberates you from the tyranny of someone else’s culinary imagination. Do your own thing, it says; listen to the fo...