Dont know your cheese greater from a bread knife, or the difference between a saucepan and a frying pan? Do you only ever open the fridge to reach for another tasty, cool refreshing beer? Does the thought of cooking leave you in a cold sweat? If you answered yes to any of the above, then this is most certainly the book for you. In this cooking manual, Chris Maillard, a well-known journalist, will guide even the clumsiest of kitchen shy men through the art of cooking. No longer will your friends joke that you cant cook (or wont cook) but will be amazed, not only that you can cook for your own survival but create culinary master pieces. No more of those well know pot snacks for breakfast lunch and dinner or expensive takeaways every night.Chris Maillard really knows his stuff; he has worked on magazines such as Maxim and Top Gear and has even launched his own magazine, Restaurant. In this book Chris shares his tips on buying, cooking and eating great food. This no nonsense cooking manual is aimed at blokes who want to learn how to cook, a book of advice, tips and techniques not just a handful of recipes to follow, allowing the reader to cook absolutely anything, learning the basics and different techniques involved in the whole of the meal preparation. He will let you in on secret shortcuts that will make cooking a more enjoyable experience, giving any man the chance to produce something edible and even tasty for dinner!
The book will explain what your basic tool kit in your kitchen should include, from knives to pots and pans. You will learn what your kitchen store cupboard staples should be, speed shopping, meal planning and food storage. From chopping and slicing to preparing different meats and fish, different cooking styles and a bit of extreme cooking techniques are all covered too.
Discover how to cook all your favourite dishes from Britains best loved Sunday roast to a fiery curry, from sandwiches to puddings. Impress your mum with your new found ability to create a good old fashioned crumble and amaze your girlfriend with a home cooked, romantic meal for two.Then learn how to wash it all down in style, with some great information and tips on beverages from coffees to smoothies and of course a fantastic beer guide.
For the health conscious male, there is a section covering essential information for the sportsmans diet as well as slow-burn food and weight-loss ideas.
A great reference book for your-self, or a wonderful gift for the kitchen shy gentleman in your life!
* Softcover book.
* For blokes who want to cook for themselves, friends and family
* Sensible advice, focussed on techniques rather than just recipes
* Short-cuts and straightforward skills that will make cooking a simple