The Student Survival Pack
Everyone knows that most students have a somewhat limited diet, normally choosing to live off takeaways and beer. However, if they had the right recipes at their disposal this might not be the case. That's where The Student Survival Pack comes in. Combining Hamlyn's bestselling Student Cookbook and the indispensible Student Pasta Cookbook, this set provides over 400 simple, quality recipes for all tastes and occasions, whether you're looking for cheap eats for one or meals to entertain mates. In the Student Cookbook you'll find a fantastic combination of foods, covering everything from quick breakfasts to TV dinners, as well as cocktails and the inevitable hangover cures. The Student Pasta Cookbook complements this perfectly by giving you all the recipes you need to turn a student's favourite food into a culinary masterpiece, from simple classics to more special sauces.Every recipe is consistently-formatted, with clear instructions so that even the most inexperienced of cooks can attempt them with confidence. If you only buy one book this term, make it The Student Survival Pack!
Whether you prefer the creamy, mild aromas of a korma or the spicy sensations of a madras, this book provides hundreds of tasty recipes for every curry-lover. From well-known classics to more modern ideas, you'll find something here to suit any taste and occasion. Including handy recipes for curry pastes, rice and other accompaniments, and arranged into easy-reference chapters to help you easily select the perfect dish, Curries is a must for all fans of exotic cuisine.
Slow cookers are the perfect solution to today's busy lifestyle - simply add the ingredients, set the heat, walk out the door and return to a delicious meal. This book tells you everything you need to know about slow cooking, including how to choose, maintain and use your slow cooker to make simple and stress-free food that will amaze your friends and family. As well as classic dishes such as Braised Oxtail, Cassoulet and Pot Roasted Chicken, 'Slow Cooker' includes modern recipes like Split Pea Sofrito, Stuffed Monkfish and Baked Vanilla Cheesecake. With everything from soups and starters to cakes and chutneys catered for, you can forget fast food and savour the succulence of slow cooking!
Viva La Revolucion!
By Fiona Dunlop
Mexico is experiencing a gastronomic revolution. A return to pre-Hispanic cooking techniques and current trends towards tapas-style eating are sweeping a wind of change through the country's food. From Michoacan to Mexico City, from Oaxaca to the Yucatan, Fiona Dunlop, author of the highly successful "New Tapas", has sought out the chefs and cooks at the forefront of Mexican cooking to discover the ingredients and techniques and recipes at the heart of this revolution. Here you will find new dishes as well as modern versions of classics. Chillies, seafood, chicken, pork, game, tortillas and tacos play a central role as do vegetarian dishes based on beans, tomatoes, avocados, squash, corn and sweet potatoes.
Everyone loves barbecues - the sun, the smells, the smiles - however most of us would admit that we have a limited range when it comes to producing flame-grilled food. This book gives you over 200 tasty recipes to turn your barbecue into a barbie banquet! From quick and easy classics including Greek-style Lamb Burger and Coconut Butterfly Prawns to more meaty masterpieces such as Balsamic Steaks with Basil Mash and Tandoori Chicken, Barbecues' huge selection ensures that your barbie need never be boring again. There are also recipes for salads, desserts and drinks to make your barbecue complete.
Nick Nairn Cook School Cookbook
By Nick Nairn
Everyone thinks they know how to cook a steak. But do you know how to listen to your pan to find out whether it's too hot or too cold? How do you know when it's rare or well done? And what type of steak should you be cooking anyway? The Nick Nairn Cook School Cookbook cuts through this kitchen confusion by breaking down recipes into basic techniques, produce and equipment needed and includes tips from some of the country's top chefs. Split into three sections, the book is structured as a learning progression. From First Steps such as choosing and using produce, essential equipment and the philosophy of cooking to Essential Techniques, with easy-to-follow step-by-step photography and on to recipes including useful techniques and exercises to test your skills. You will progress from the simplest recipes to dishes for a dinner party for your friends or a satisfying supper for your family.
By Rose Elliot
Do you find yourself stuck for ideas when you have vegetarians coming for dinner? In 'Rose Elliot's Sumptuous Suppers' Britain's best-loved vegetarian writer brings her wealth of experience to a collection of 100 mouthwatering dishes.Dazzle your dinner guests with 'Dauphinoise Roulade with Red Chard and Dolcelatte Filling' or 'Wild Mushroom Tempura with Garlic Mayonnaise', or impress at a party by serving 'Baby Yorkshire Puddings with Nut Roast and Horseradish'. For a summer soirée why not try 'Salad of Warm Artichokes and Chanterelles' followed by 'Pink Champagne Granita Marbled with Raspberries'? Equally delicious as a quick meal for two after work or served as part of a sophisticated dinner, these sumptuous vegetarian recipes are guaranteed to delight.