This recipe book contains over 1000 recipes suited for every possible situation. Whether you've got 20 minutes to rustle up a delicious meal for two using ingredients you have in your cupboard or are planning a dinner party for six friends you'll find all you need to inspire and guide you here. Chapters include delicious and triple-tested Good Housekeeping recipes on salads, snacks, starters, main courses, desserts, breakfasts, brunches, lunches, teas and suppers. You'll also find clear and practical recipes for vegetarian dishes and for those who are on low sugar. low carb or low fat diets.
First published in 1948, the Good Housekeeping Cookery Book is firmly established as the cook's bible, and has sold millions of copies in its various editions. Completely updated to reflect the tastes of 2004, it is a superb collection of more than 850 foolproof, step-by-step recipes collated and triple-tested by the renowned Good Housekeeping Institute. Whatever occasion you are cooking for, you will find the perfect recipe within these pages. Classic family favourites are represented, along with unusual or more exotic dishes for special celebrations. The recipes range from meat, poultry and healthy fish dishes to vegetarian fare and mouth-watering cakes and puddings. There are also recipes for jams, pickles and chutneys, soups and sauces. Every recipe includes preparation and cooking times, freezing notes and a calorie count. There is also up-to-date information on everything from how to store fresh herbs to identifying the new and unusual ingredients available today. Full-colour photographs are featured throughout and the more difficult cooking techniques are illustrated with step-by-step colour artworks. The Good Housekeeping Cookery Book is a truly comprehensive and indispensable compendium for today's cook.