Slow Cooking: 135 Delicious Recipes for Soups, Stews, Casseroles, Roasts and One-Pot Meals Shown in 260 Stunning Photographs

Slow Cooking: 135 Delicious Recipes for Soups, Stews, Casseroles, Roasts and One-Pot Meals Shown in 260 Stunning Photographs

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by Catherine Atkinson
     
 

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Slow cooking is all about creating real, delicious food that is given time for the ingredients to meld together, but it doesn't have to be hard work: just prepare the ingredients, put everything in one pot, set the timer and go off and do something else while your meal cooks itself. This exciting book shows you how to do just that, featuring over 135 recipes…  See more details below

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Slow cooking is all about creating real, delicious food that is given time for the ingredients to meld together, but it doesn't have to be hard work: just prepare the ingredients, put everything in one pot, set the timer and go off and do something else while your meal cooks itself. This exciting book shows you how to do just that, featuring over 135 recipes showcased in a bright, contemporary design with over 260 beautiful photographs. Plenty of popular dishes are here - start your meal with tasty French Onion Soup, then move on to hearty Provençal Beef Stew and finish with mouthwatering Poached Pears in Red Wine. Or look farther afield for inspiration, starting with Spicy Pumpkin Soup, followed by Northern Thai Fish Curry, and finishing with Papaya Cooked with Ginger. All tastes are catered for, with influences from right across the world. With chapters on soups and appetizers, fish and shellfish, poultry and meat, vegetarian dishes, desserts and baking, and preserves and drinks, you will be amazed by the immense versatility of slow cooking. Each recipe includes full details of all the ingredients you'll need plus a complete nutritional analysis for each dish. Whether you make a simple supper or an elegant dinner, successful results are assured every time. Author, Catherine Atkinson, currently works as a full-time writer and food consultant, contributing to various food and lifestyle magazines, and producing many outstanding cookbooks. Her other published works for Lorenz Books include: The World Encyclopedia of Coffee; Pastry - The Complete Art of Pastry Making; and Preserves.

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ISBN-13:
9781781140260
Publisher:
Anness Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
05/05/2012
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NOOK Book
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45 MB
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Slow Cooking: 150 Delicious Simple-To-Make Recipes Shown In 250 Stunning Photographs: Soups, Stews, Casseroles, Roasts, Comforting Hot-Pots, And Easy 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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IntermediateLevelCook More than 1 year ago
First of all, I almost didn't buy this book cause I have been using a slow cooker for years and always found it to be one of the most fool proof methods of cooking. However, there is a world of difference between BBQ meatballs or a beef stew I made before and the recipes in this book like Braised Beef and Shallots. Real quickly as I flip through the pages, I find recipes for soups, pattes, cakes, puddings, preserves, spiced wine, Normandy coffee, fruits, seafood, pastas, beef, lamb, chicken, pigeon, pork, sausage..... This book not only has recipes to cook just about anything, but it's recipes go the extra distance. I have made chili in the past, and my family loves my chili recipe, but I followed the method in the Mixed bean chili recipe in this book to add a corn bread topping. Just a little something extra for a special dinner. It also helps you make use of what you have. I had some tri-tip on hand so I looked in the section about preparing particular types of meat and their were recommendations of the type of recipes will cook the tri-tip properly and which ones will overcook and dry them out. This is a very comprehensive book, and unlike many comprehensive cookbooks, this one is organized in a way that allows you to be as thorough as you want and/or have time for, or you can easily just flip to a recipe and throw something together. There is a section about general rules about slow cooking, and I have found the most interesting/useful section of the book to be the one about how to prepare certain meats, fruits & veggies for slow cooking (lots of pictures). So far, I have only made a few recipes out of it, but I have read through the whole thing and I can tell I know I will be using this book regularly and I will never get rid of it. If you love the tenderness of slow cooked food and are on the fence about buying this book, just suck it up and go for it. It is a worthy purchase.