From perfect bolognese to the best poached egg, this invaluable recipe and tips book belongs on every cook's shelf
68 Essential Recipes for Every Cook's Repertoire
How can I make deliciously squidgy chocolate brownies?
Is there a foolproof way to poach an egg?
Does washing mushrooms really spoil them?
What's the secret of perfect pastry?
Could a glass of milk turn a good bolognese into a great one?
Perfect answers all these questions and many, many more. Having rigorously tried and tested recipes from all the greats - Elizabeth David and Delia Smith to Nigel Slater and Simon Hopkinson - Felicity Cloake has pulled together the best points from each to create the perfect version of 68 classic dishes. Never again will you have to rifle through countless different books to find your perfect roast chicken recipe, mayonnaise method or that incredible tomato sauce - it's all here in this book, based on Felicity's popular Guardian columns, along with dozens of invaluable prepping and cooking tips that no discerning cook should live without.
Whether you're a competent cook or have just caught the bug, Perfect has a place on every kitchen shelf.
Felicity Cloake is a journalist and food writer from London. She writes for the Daily Mail, the Metro and Fire & Knives magazine and has a weekly column in the Guardian. Perfect is her first book.
Pub Date: August, 2011
Format: 214 x 153mm hb