The Student Cookbook

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HarperCollins UK, Aug 19, 2010 - Cooking - 240 pages

Leaving home to go to university is daunting enough already without the added stress of cooking for yourself. If you've never ventured into the kitchen or can't tell a saucepan from a frying pan renowned TV chef, Sophie Grigson is here to help.

Sophie Grigson's The Student Cookbook, combines delicious tasting, simple recipes with her expert tips and easy to follow guides. This book assumes no prior cooking experience and will take you through the basics that most cookbooks leave out.

Clear, detailed and fully illustrated with beautiful step-by-step photography, this book will show you how to shop, what equipment you will need, the best techniques to use and how to read a recipe. For example, Sophie will guide you through the best way to chop an onion, what kind of saucepans to buy and how to pick a chicken. This book will give you confidence in the kitchen and get you excited about cooking. Before you know it a roast dinner for six hungry housemates will be no problem!

Learning to cook is cheaper, healthier and more satisfying than any microwave meal or greasy takeaway, it's even fun. With its appetising yet quick and easy recipes The Student Cookbook is the only culinary survival guide any hungry student will need.

Recipes Include:
Chickpea, Courgette and Carrot Salad
Roast Potato Wedges
Tuna Fishcakes
Roast Rack of Lamb with Parsley and Orange Crust
Thai Stir-Fried Noodles
Grilled Streak
Fried Onion and Bacon Omelette
Tagine of Lamb with Apricots and Almonds
Roast Salmon with Thyme and Lime Crust
Orange Fried Bananas


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Why Cook?
Techniques and General Tips
Soups Starters and Eggs
Stirfrying 144 Fish 168 Vegetables and Salads 198 Puddings Cakes and Biscuits 237 Index

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Sophie Grigson is synonymous with great food, often using new and exciting ingredients in simple, easy dishes. Her TV career began in 1993 with the award-winning 12-part series 'Grow Your Greens, Eat Your Greens' for Channel 4. She writes regular features for several magazines and newspapers, including BBC Good Food and Country Living Magazine and has been awarded the Guild of Food Writers Cookery Journalist Award. Sophie is the author of many successful books. She has two children and lives in Oxford.

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