The Frugal Cook

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The lost art of thrift is rediscovered in Frugal Cook by Fiona Beckett through a wealth of fantastic recipes, from budget breakfasts--Spring Vegetable Frittata or French Toast with Polish Cherries--to easy midweek suppers, such as Thai Beef Salad or Linguine with Stilton and Onion. In a time where about a third of all the food purchased is thrown out, this book is ideal for anyone who is eager to cut out waste and make the most of everything they buy. With a full glossary of ingredients and ideas for how to use ...

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Overview

The lost art of thrift is rediscovered in Frugal Cook by Fiona Beckett through a wealth of fantastic recipes, from budget breakfasts--Spring Vegetable Frittata or French Toast with Polish Cherries--to easy midweek suppers, such as Thai Beef Salad or Linguine with Stilton and Onion. In a time where about a third of all the food purchased is thrown out, this book is ideal for anyone who is eager to cut out waste and make the most of everything they buy. With a full glossary of ingredients and ideas for how to use them up, as well as a myriad of thrifty tips that promise to transform even the most sorry leftover into an inventive and tasty meal, this is a kitchen manual that no home can afford to be without.

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"Beckett is a whiz at using leftovers and humble ingredients."  —Times

"With simple, practical tips, The Frugal Cook is a book that needs to be in every library."  —LuxuryReading.com

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906650537
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 5/9/2011
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Fiona Beckett is an award-winning food and drink journalist, author and web publisher with 20 years of experience of writing for the UK's top newspapers and magazines.

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