The Cook’s Companion by Stephanie Alexander

The Cook’s Companion

Stephanie Alexander
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  • ISBN
    9781920989002 / 1920989005
  • Title The Cook’s Companion
  • Author Stephanie Alexander
  • Category General Cookery & Recipes
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2007
  • Pages 1136
  • Publisher
    Penguin Global
  • Imprint Lantern
  • Edition
    2nd
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 192mm x 67mm x 247mm

Annotation

The Cook's Companion has established itself as the kitchen 'bible' in over 300 000 homes since it was first published in 1996. Stephanie Alexander has added over 300 new recipes as well as 12 new chapters to this thoroughly revised and updated edition. Stephanie believes that good food is essential to living well: her book is for everyone, every day. She has invaluable information about ingredients, cooking techniques and kitchen equipment, along with inspiration, advice and encouragement and close to 1000 failsafe recipes.

Publisher Description

Thoroughly revised and updated edition of the book that has established itself as the kitchen 'bible' in over 300 000 homes since first publication in 1996. Stephanie Alexander has added 12 new chapters and over 300 new recipes, bringing the total recipe count to almost 1000. Here is invaluable information about ingredients, cooking techniques and kitchen equipment, along with inspiration, advice and encouragement for a lifetime of cooking.

Prizes
Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award 2004.

Author Biography

Stephanie Alexander AO is regarded as one of Australia's great food educators. Her reputation has been earned through 30 years as an owner-chef in several restaurants, as the author of 14 influential books and for her groundbreaking work in creating the Stephanie Alexander Garden Foundation. Everything she has achieved and worked towards has been driven by her desire to break down anxieties about cooking, to emphasise the beauty of produce fresh from the garden and to promote the pleasures of sharing around a table. Her fifth book, The Cook's Companion, is regarded as an Australian classic, and has sold over 500 000 copies. in 2013, this monumental work, in response to the new technology, first appeared as an easy-to-use digital app. In 2014 Stephanie became an Officer of the Order of Australia in recognition of her work with the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation.She was named Victorian of the Year in 2010 and, in 2012, appeared in the number one position on Crikey magazine's list of the most powerful people in Australian food. Her strong belief is that the earlier children learn about food through example and pleasurable hands-on experience, the better their food choices will be throughout life. One of Australia's most highly acclaimed food authors, Stephanie has written fourteen books, including Stephanie's Menus for Food

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