Author(s): Joanne Weir
This book provides cooks of all skill levels with a foundation of techniques, tips, and cooking fundamentals. It includes 100 recipes are featured for main courses, plus 35 mouth-watering color photographs. Equally inspiring are the 25 how-to photos to reinforce the instructions. So many of us love the idea of whipping up a fabulous dinner during the week, but when it comes to putting the pan on the flame, we lose confidence. Do I have the skills to pull this off? The answer is "yes" when you have "Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence" at your fingertips. Award-winning chef Joanne Weir demystifies cooking techniques and makes 100 delicious, main-course recipes easy and approachable. This book will be a go-to resource for every cook, for every day, as it inspires a "you can do it" spirit in the kitchen and a confident, uncomplicated response to your daily bread: "What's for dinner tonight?"
"As a cook, as a teacher and as an author, Joanne Weir has never strayed from her firm and unassailable convictions that cooking should be pure and simple and that ingredients should be pure and fresh."- Alice Waters"Joanne Weir's bubbly personality and wit come through in every recipe. Her food sparkles with flavor, there is sensibility in products chose, and the preparation is simple and fun." -Lidia Bastianich
Joanne Weird is host of her public television series Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence and has written 17 cookbooks. In addition to her cookbook writing, Joanne is the editor-at-large for Fine Cooking and has contributed to Bon Appetit, Cooking Light, Food & Wine, Gourmet, and Better Homes and Gardens. Joanne also teaches cooking classes in her home studio kitchen in San Francisco, hosts culinary journeys around the world, and is executive chef of Copita restaurant in Sausalito, California.