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Heston Blumenthal at Home by Heston Blumenthal
  

Heston Blumenthal at Home

Cookery, Food and Drink   

Sue Baker's view...

A Heston Blumenthal book that will satisfy the more experimental home cook but doesn’t forget the novice cook wanting to try Heston’s cookery methods for the first time. Heston Blumenthal presents not just the recipes but gives plenty of space to breaking down the how and why of cookery allowing users to improve their kitchen skills.

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Synopsis

Heston Blumenthal at Home by Heston Blumenthal

Until now, home cooking has remained stubbornly out of touch with technological development but Heston Blumenthal, champion of the scientific kitchen, changes all that with this radical book. With meticulous precision, he explains what the most effective techniques are and why they work. Heston's instructions are precise and easy to follow, with lots of helpful tips, and each chapter is introduced with an explanation of Heston's approach to 1) Stocks 2) Soups 3) Starters 4) Salads 5) Meat 6) Fish 7) Sous-vide 8) Pasta and grains 9) Cheese 10) Sides and condiments 11) Ices 12) Desserts and sweets 13) Biscuits, snacks and drinks. Recipes include Green bean and radish salad; Prawn cocktail; Roast chicken; Shepherd's pie; Sea bass with vanilla butter; Liquorice poached salmon; Carbonara; The ultimate cheese toastie; Strawberry sundae; Liquid centre chocolate pudding and Raspberry sherbert. And, of course, Heston's famous Triple-cooked chips. Heston Blumenthal at Home will change the way you think about cooking forever - prepare for a culinary revolution!

Reviews

'What fun it is to follow in this gastro-wizard's footsteps'
Observer Food Monthly

About the Author

Entirely self-taught, Heston Blumenthal is the most progressive chef of his generation. In 2004 he won the coveted three Michelin stars in near-record time for his restaurant The Fat Duck. It has repeatedly been voted into the top ten of the World's Best Restaurants by an international panel of 800 experts, as has his second restaurant, the double-Michelin-starred Dinner. In 2006 he was awarded an OBE.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st October 2011

Author

Heston Blumenthal

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Format

Hardback
408 pages

Categories

TV / celebrity chef cookbooks

ISBN

9781408804407

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