Kitchen : recipes from the heart of the home / Nigella Lawson ; photographs by Lis Parsons.
Contributor(s): Parsons, Lis [photographer.].Material type: BookPublisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2010Description: xix, 487 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780701184605 (hbk.); 0701184604 (hbk.).Subject(s): CookingGenre/Form: Cookbooks.DDC classification: 641.5 LAW
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
A big, compendious, comfortable, informative and utterly engaging book, Kitchen brings us feel-good food for cooks and eaters, whether Express-style and exotic-easy during the week, or leisurely and luxuriating (in the spirit of How to be a Domestic Goddess andFeast) at weekends or for occasions.Divided into two parts - Kitchen Quandries and Kitchen Comforts - Nigella gives us the wherewithal to tackle any situation and satisfy all nourishment needs. But real cooking isoften about leftovers, too, so here one recipe can lead to another... from ham hocks to pea soup and pasties, from chicken to Chinatown salad. This isn't just about being thrifty but about demonstrating how recipes come about, and giving new inspiration for last-minute meals and souped-up storecupboard suppers.As well as offering the reader a mouthwatering array of new recipes, both comforting and exciting - from clams with chorizo to Guinness gingerbread, from Asian braised beef toflourless chocolate lime cake, from Pasta alla Genovese to Venetian carrot cake - Nigella rounds up her kitchen kit must-haves (telling us, too, what equipment we don't need) and highlights individual ingredients - both basic essentials and modern-day life-savers. But above all, she reminds the reader how much pleasure there is to be had in real food, and in reclaiming the traditional rhythms of the kitchen, as she cooks to the beat of the heart of the home, creating simple recipes to make life less complicated. Check out Nigella's Quick Collection app, a fantastic new way to cook, using your iPhone and iPod Touch. Now updated with 20 new recipes exclusive to the app PLUS 10 additional recipes adapted from Nigella's latest book, KITCHEN.
As well as offering the reader a mouthwatering array of inspired new recipes, Nigella rounds up her no-nonsense kitchen kit must-haves in the way of equipment and magical standby ingredients. But above all, she reminds us how much pleasure there is to be had in real food and in reclaiming the traditional rhythms of the kitchen, creating simple, delicious recipes to make life less complicated.