Author(s): Jenny Stringer
Perfect for beginners in the kitchen and everyone who is time-pressed but would still like to eat tasty, homemade food, this is the ultimate cookery reference book. "Leiths Simple Cookery Bible" contains a colossal 700 recipes that are foolproof, delicious, easy to follow and utterly reliable. Covering soups, tarts, snacks and sandwiches, salads, main courses, accompaniments, puddings, baking, preserving, drinks, breakfasts and the all-important basic recipes, this terrifically comprehensive book has every recipe you'll ever need, from spaghetti Bolognese, sausage hotpot or shepherd's pie to salmon with dill and mustard crust, couscous stuffed peppers or sweet chilli beef. Recipes come complete with 'prepare ahead' instructions in case you want to cook them in advance, making it easy to rustle up quick after-work suppers, or to cook for friends and family without spending all your time slaving in the kitchen.They can be adapted to whatever you have in your cupboard at home (the book contains a special section on substituting ingredients), they can be made with convenience ingredients (like ready-rolled pastry and bought pesto, which come with recommendations on the best brands to choose), and the 'basic' recipes contain delicious variations that will enliven every meal.
For busy people who want a decent but easy meal at the end of a long day, and for inexperienced chefs who want all the basics explained to them The Leiths Cookery Bible has sold over 200,000 copies, and the Leiths series sell over 20,000 copies a year In the Leiths tradition - written by an internationally renowned team of chefs, with over 500 recipes to chose from
Leiths School of Food and Wine was established in 1975 to provide professional training for career cooks and short courses for amateurs. The school provides comprehensive theoretical and practical teaching, qualifying students to enter the highly competitive food and wine business and begin a rewarding career. It is committed to classical techniques and methods but offers a fresh and modern approach.