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The Cooking Skills & Techniques, Encyclopedia of: An accessible, comprehensive guide to learning kitchen skills, all shown in step-by-step detail

Norma MacMillan



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Hermes House
02 April 2018
Reference works; Cookery, food & drink; General cookery & recipes
Whether you are a complete novice or an occasional dabbler, whether you merely need a little help with a tricky technique or want to improve your skills, this book reveals the secrets of successful cooking. This wonderful manual of basic and more advanced cooking skills and techniques is clearly and simply presented with step-bystep photographs and over 200 recipes and variations. It explains how to bread fish for frying, butterfly a chicken, make gravy, clarify butter, peel tomatoes, line a tart pan, and much more. Every technique is used in exciting example recipes to try them out, from simple soups to tasty main courses and dramatic desserts.
By:   Norma MacMillan
Imprint:   Hermes House
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 297mm,  Width: 228mm, 
ISBN:   9781840385380
ISBN 10:   1840385383
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   02 April 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Norma MacMillan worked as an editor on the Grand Diplome Cooking Course magazine, and has been a contributing editor on the Time-Life Healthy Home Cooking series, and Anne Willan's Look & Cook series. She is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the Guild of Food Writers. Carole Clements, consultant editor, attended the Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris, where she received the Grande Diplome Culinaire. A freelance food writer, editor and consultant, Carole co-authored Traditional American Cooking, and the Time-Life Healthy Home Cooking series.

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