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Good Housekeeping Step-by-Step Cookbook Over 650 Easy-To-Follow Techniques by Good Housekeeping Institute
  

Good Housekeeping Step-by-Step Cookbook Over 650 Easy-To-Follow Techniques

Part of the Good Housekeeping Series
Cookery, Food and Drink   
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If you’ve never cooked anything before in your life then this might be intimidating. It isn’t themed so you can’t start at page one and the boiled egg stage, you need first to find your recipes, which are not graded in terms of difficulty. However once you’ve found your recipe there are references back to any specific technique – stock or sauce making for example. This is where the book excels; the techniques are, as promised, step-by-step and very thorough including some of my own bête noirs such as boning fish. It is actually quite inspiring in this regard, and once you immerse yourself in the book, it’s easy to navigate, read up on the tips, the does and don’ts and ideas for variations. I’d conclude that it’s an excellent all-rounder, great for teaching yourself new and relearning forgotten techniques but not one for the tentative beginner. A new updated edition from the original 2007 book.

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Good Housekeeping Step-by-Step Cookbook Over 650 Easy-To-Follow Techniques by Good Housekeeping Institute

This comprehensive volume is the only guide to cooking you need. Entirely revised and updated, the Good Housekeeping Step-by-Step Cookbook is packed with tips and trouble-shooting advice on all the essential cooking techniques, and is perfect for both the novice and experienced cook. From poultry, meat, game, fish, shellfish, pasta, noodles and eggs, to pastry, sweet and savoury breads, chocolate, icecreams, sorbets, and preserves, you can tackle any recipe for any occasion. It also features a comprehensive section on equipment and utensils, refrigerator storage times, nutritional advice, tips on health and hygiene and a complete glossary of cooking terms, giving you complete confidence in the kitchen.

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Good Housekeeping Institute

The Good Housekeeping Institute was created in 1924 to provide readers of Good Housekeeping magazine with expert consumer advice and delicious easy-to-follow recipes. These ideals still hold true today.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th September 2012

Author

Good Housekeeping Institute

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Publisher

Collins & Brown an imprint of Anova Books

Format

Hardback
464 pages

Categories

Cookery, Food and Drink

General cookery & recipes
Quick & easy cooking

ISBN

9781908449320

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