''Truly splendid...expert, explicit and stimulating'' Len Deighton An Enthusiast''s Guide to the Classics: Lobster Thermidor to Rarebit, Steak Diane to Trifle, The Very Best Bouillabaisse to the World''s Greatest Sandwiches If you''re a Food Adventurer, you cook for pleasure
You love trying out new dishes on family and friends, and you never miss a chance to improve your knowledge and skills. You''re at your happiest when you have hours to devote to a fascinating recipe. In THE DIY COOK, each chapter is led not by recipes but ''projects'': nuts-and-bolts guides for the food lover with free time for fun in the kitchen. Constructing a cassoulet, boning and stuffing a pig''s trotter, building a trifle. Each project inspires related but simpler recipes, skipping across time, cultures and cuisines.