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'This books is for everyone who wants to learn to cook, or to become a better cook. I'm convinced that the underlying principles of good cooking are the same everywhere. These principles have less to do with recipes and techniques than they do with gathering good ingredients, which for me is the essence of cooking.' Alice Waters With an essential repertoire of timeless, approachable recipes chosen to enhance and showcase great ingredients, The Art of Simple Food is a must-have book for home cooks. Here you will find Alice's philosophy on everything from stocking your kitchen, to mastering the fundamentals of basic cooking techniques, to preparing delicious, seasonally inspired meals all year long. Always true to her belief that a perfect meal is one that is balanced in texture, colour and flavour, Waters helps us embrace seasonal produce and make the best choices when selecting ingredients. Embark on a voyage of culinary rediscovery with her as she takes you by the hand and teaches you how to get the most out of your home cooking.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780718154387
ISBN-10: 071815438X
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 195mm x 38mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Michael Joseph Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Alice L. Waters

Named the most influential figure in the past 30 years of the American kitchen by Gourmet magazine, Alice Waters is the owner of Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley, California and the author of nine bestselling cookbooks. She has 'single-handedly chang[ed] the American palate' according to the New York Times. Her simple but inventive dishes focus on a passion for flavour and a reverence for locally produced, seasonal foods.

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