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The Joy of Cooking for One

Signe Johansen



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25 January 2018
Many of us cook for one on a regular basis - isn't it time we became more selfish in the kitchen? Celebrating the joy of self-reliance and self-sufficiency, Signe Johansen shares 80 fabulous recipes for happy solo cooking.

Beautifully photographed and designed, the cookbook includes a range of tasty and uncomplicated no-cook fast food and one-pot dishes to transform your daily routine. Signe shows how to make big batch recipes that you can reinvent and enjoy throughout the week. There's also a chapter with more adventurous recipes for when time is on your side.

Packed with advice for keeping a streamlined larder and tips for late-night fridge foraging, Solo: The Joy of Cooking for One will inspire you to cook delicious food, every day.
By:   Signe Johansen
Imprint:   Bluebird
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main Market Ed.
Dimensions:   Height: 227mm,  Width: 173mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   697g
ISBN:   9781509860593
ISBN 10:   1509860592
Pages:   208
Publication Date:   25 January 2018
Recommended Age:   From 18 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction - i: Introduction Chapter - 1: Light Bites and Things on Toast Chapter - 2: Easy Weeknight Suppers Chapter - 3: One-pan Wonders Chapter - 4: Make Ahead Chapter - 5: Salads, Mezze and Tapas Chapter - 6: Simple Pleasures Chapter - 7: Lazy Weekends Chapter - 8: Sweet Things Section - ii: Kitchen Kit Section - iii: Kitchen Staples Section - iv: My Favourite Fresh Ingredients Section - v: Suppliers Index - vi: Index Acknowledgements - vii: Acknowledgements

Signe Johansen is a Norwegian cook and author of How to Hygge (Bluebird), Scandilicious and Scandilicious Baking (Saltyard Books). A longtime whisky enthusiast, she is the co-founder of 'Spirited Women', a project to get more women into whisky and other spirits. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in archaeology and anthropology from the University of Cambridge, she trained at Leiths School of Food and Wine in London, worked in several of the UK's top restaurants and went on to do her masters in the anthropology of food at SOAS Food Studies Centre at the University of London. She has appeared on Kirstie's Handmade Christmas, What's Cooking and Sunday Brunch. She lives in Bloomsbury, London.

Reviews for Solo: The Joy of Cooking for One

At last, a book of lovely recipes by someone who knows that cooking isn't always for sharing. It's just as important to eat well on your own. -- <b>Diana Henry</b> Joyous recipes for one -- <b>India Knight</b> A book that turns a chore into a pleasure ... Johansen is never less than in tune with her reader. -- <b><i>Observer Food Monthly</i></b> A (delicious) manifesto on the plus points of getting into the kitchen with only yourself to feed -- <i><b>Telegraph</b></i> Turning cooking for one from a soul-destroying mathematical exercise to a self-loving luxury, Solo is gleefully self-indulgent yet somehow wildly practical -- <b>Alexandra Heminsley</b> Indulge yourself with mussels, fennel and wine or revamp that most melancholy of late-night staples - noodles - with Signe's recipe for miso ramen. -- <b><i>Observer Food Monthly</i></b>

  • Long-listed for Big Book Awards: Wellbeing Award 2018 (UK)
  • Short-listed for Big Book Awards: Wellbeing Award 2018 (UK)

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