Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The First-Time Cook” as Want to Read:
The First-Time Cook
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The First-Time Cook

3.71  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Aone-stop guide that shows readers not only how to cook delicious food, but also how to understand ingredients and techniques so to feel completely confident in the kitchen,First Time Cook takes readers through the basics of shopping and cooking equipment. Sophie Grigson then covers each essential cooking technique and food in turn, moving step-by-step through the basics w ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 28th 2007 by HarperCollins UK (first published September 28th 2004)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The First-Time Cook, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The First-Time Cook

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-25 of 25)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Nesa Sivagnanam
Feb 07, 2011 Nesa Sivagnanam rated it it was amazing
I grew up being fed by the best cook this side of the universe – my mom. So there I am, happily wandering through the days, nose buried in a book or two or three; with not a care in the world about my next meal. It would be there, ready to eat, on a table in the kitchen.

So by now you’ll be thinking that some of those amazing culinary skills must have rubbed off. After all I live with an awesome cook. Well, you’d be wrong; very, very wrong.

I went from three lovely meals a day to being unceremonio
...more
Mary Karpel-Jergic
Apr 09, 2016 Mary Karpel-Jergic rated it liked it
Shelves: food, recipies
I bought this recipe book for my daughter but it did not have the motivating effect I was hoping for. However, there are a few interesting recipes worth keeping so I have kept it on my bookshelf.
Den
Oct 05, 2013 Den rated it it was ok
This book did not impress me at all and nothing in it appealed to me to buy for my son who has just left home.
sarah woodcock
sarah woodcock rated it really liked it
Sep 25, 2016
Lois Andrews
Lois Andrews rated it it was amazing
Jun 20, 2016
Andrew
Andrew rated it it was amazing
Apr 02, 2016
Margarida F
Margarida F rated it really liked it
Jan 05, 2016
Nbatishcheva
Nbatishcheva rated it it was amazing
Jul 15, 2014
Catherine Reid
Catherine Reid rated it liked it
Jun 07, 2014
Janet
Janet added it
Feb 01, 2013
Rakgi
Rakgi marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2012
Jennifer
Jennifer rated it liked it
Dec 03, 2011
Jo
Jo added it
Nov 18, 2011
Andrew
Andrew added it
Jun 29, 2011
Phil Hopper
Phil Hopper marked it as to-read
Jun 26, 2011
Meredith
Meredith rated it liked it
Mar 30, 2011
Hye-Young
Hye-Young rated it liked it
Nov 20, 2009
Rebecca
Rebecca rated it liked it
Oct 24, 2009
Bexxie
Bexxie rated it really liked it
Dec 22, 2007
Eric
Eric marked it as to-read
Dec 01, 2007
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Hester Sophia Frances Grigson is an English cookery writer and celebrity chef known as Sophie Grigson. She has followed the same path and career as her mother, Jane Grigson. Her father was the poet and writer Geoffrey Grigson.

She won the Guild of Food Writers Cookery Journalist Award 2001
More about Sophie Grigson...

Share This Book