The next best thing to having Mark Bittman in the kitchen with you Mark Bittman's highly acclaimed, bestselling book How to Cook Everything is an indispensable guide for any modern cook. With How to Cook Everything The Basics he reveals how truly easy it is to learn fundamental techniques and recipes. From dicing vegetables and roasting meat, to cooking building-block meals that include salads, soups, poultry, meats, fish, sides, and desserts, Bittman explains what every home cook, particularly novices, should know. 1, 000 beautiful and instructive photographs throughout the book reveal key preparation details that make every dish inviting and accessible. With clear and straightforward directions, Bittman's practical tips and variation ideas, and visual cues that accompany each of the 185 recipes, cooking with How to Cook Everything The Basics is like having Bittman in the kitchen with you. This is the essential teaching cookbook, with 1, 000 photos illustrating every technique and recipe; the result is a comprehensive reference thatas both visually stunning and utterly practical. Special Basics features scattered throughout simplify broad subjects with sections like aThink of Vegetables in Groups, a aHow to Cook Any Grain, a and a5 Rules for Buying and Storing Seafood.a 600 demonstration photos each build on a step from the recipe to teach a core lesson, like aCracking an Egg, a aUsing Pasta Water, a aRecognizing Doneness, a and aCrimping the Pie Shut.a Detailed notes appear in blue type near selected images. Here Mark highlights what to look for during a particular step and offers handy advice and other helpful asides. Tips and variations let cooks hone their skills and be creative.Mark Bittmana#39;s How to Cook Everything The Basics will make you a better cook.aquot; aTom Colicchio, Chef and Owner of Craft Restaurants aquot;Had Mark published this book earlier, I would not have had to go to culinary school.
|Title||:||How to Cook Everything The Basics|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley and Sons - 2012-02-24|