Turn ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dishes. Return to basics, slow down, enjoy the process, minimise waste, and follow the seasons to create effortless meals packed with flavour. Life can be tough, chaotic and often unfathomable.
So many things are outside of our control, so let's take the light where we can, and make something good for supper. From renowned food writer and broadcaster, Rosie Birkett, comes a truly delicious collection of recipes certain to inspire readers to become truly instinctive home cooks. Embracing seasonal ingredients, The Joyful Home Cook shows us how to coax the most flavour out of every morsel to deliver nourishing and beautiful meals every day of the year.
As well as resurrecting underused home cooking skills like smoking, brining and fermenting with an eye to getting the most out of every ingredient, this cookbook applies a thoroughly modern approach to flavour combinations and global culinary influences... Including practical tips such as how to cook cleverly to minimise waste, as well as putting recipe surpluses to put to shrewd use elsewhere, Rosie reveals how make the most out of every ingredient. Follow her tips and techniques to cultivate well-stocked culinary arsenals you can call upon any time to effortlessly create game-changing meals for friends and family; from homemade sourdough to pickled veg, pistachio pesto to peach eton mess, learn how to cook up a feast of joyful flavours in no time at all.