Author(s): Adrian Richardson
Chef Adrian Richardson is passionate about meat. Whether it's simple minute steak or slow-cooked brisket with red wine and mushrooms, he knows what makes it great, and how to give home-cooked dishes that restaurant-quality edge, with minimum fuss. Covering all the basics, Richardson imparts his extensive knowledge of beef, pork, poultry, venison and much more. With recipes such as Barbecued Butterflied Lamb with Honey and Rosemary, Twice-cooked Pork Belly with Toffee Crisp Crackling, Roast Duck with Pomegranate Glaze and even the perfect meat pie, "Meat" is a comprehensive but friendly cookbook for making great meals at home, full of great tips for both the novice and the confident cook.
Adrian Richardson has a simple philosophy regarding food, which he calls 'modern Mediterranean', and that is to use the freshest ingredients and keep it simple. He is so passionate about his food, he ripens his own avocados and tomatoes, makes fresh pasta daily, ages beef on the bone and uses mushrooms that have only been picked hours before arriving at his restaurant. This must be love! Adrian runs acclaimed restaurant, La Luna, is a regular chef on Channel Ten's hit TV series Ready,Steady, Cook, is one of the four presenters on Lifsestyle Channel's Boy's Weekend and is in demand as a guest chef on other television shows and on talkback radio.