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Cooking Without Recipes

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Do you envy people who seem to be able to cook with effortless ease? Have you ever wanted to cook like your mother, bringing an endless variety of meals to the table without ever looking at a recipe book? Do you want to be inspired in the kitchen again, and just by opening the fridge door concoct a feast from nothing but a few leftovers, a squeeze of lemon and some fresh ...more
Paperback, 185 pages
Published 2011 by Spring Hill
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Duncan
Feb 04, 2015 Duncan rated it liked it
A good concept that gave me a few ideas and taught me a couple things, but this book probably doesn't go into enough practical detail for the beginner and isn't thorough enough for someone like me who has been cooking for years.

To make this book more useful, I would hope for more information directly comparing and contrasting different cooking methods; some thoughts on how to combine ingredients in terms of flavour, texture, colour, etc.; more information on how to use a knife (e.g. different wa
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Greta
May 18, 2012 Greta rated it it was ok
Shelves: food-and-diet
I was looking for a book that would encourage me to not slavishly follow a recipe. The author does do that. However, he spends far too much time talking about how to choose, store and cook every conceivable form of flesh (meat/poultry/game/fish/shellfish/offal etc. etc. etc.) possible. And I aspire to eat more to veg and whole grains. That's why I didn't like this book so much.
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