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Pure Simple Cooking: Effortless food every day (Paperback)
A re-issue of Diana Henry's Classic Pure Simple Cooking, offering quick and easy recipes for all those with little time to cook but who still want to eat well.
Award-winning author Diana Henry shows you how to turn everyday ingredients into something special with the minimum of effort. Pure Simple Cooking is packed with over 150 recipes and ideas - many of which Diana has harvested from her world travels - that offer simple ways to make every meal spectacular.
Diana dedicates a chapter to each of 12 everyday ingredient groups: chicken, chops, sausages, leg of lamb, fish, leaves, summer veg, winter veg, pasta, summer fruit, winter fruit, flour and eggs. Each recipe takes only minutes to prepare with ingredients easily sourced from your local supermarket.
Features stunning pictures by award-winning photographer Jonathan Lovekin.
About the Author
Diana Henry is one of our best-loved food writers. She has a weekly column in the Sunday Telegraph and also writes for BBC Good Food, House & Garden and Waitrose Weekend, as well as being a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 4. Diana has won numerous awards for her journalism and books, including Cookery Journalist of the Year from the Guild of Food Writers (three times, most recently in 2015), Cookery Writer of the Year at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards in 2013 and 2015 and Cookery Book of the Year for Simple at Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards 2017. A Change of Appetite was voted Cookbook of the Year by the Guild of Food Writers in 2015 and A Bird in the Hand won a James Beard award in 2016. Diana has written ten other books including Crazy Water Pickled Lemons, A Bird in the Hand, Salt Sugar Smoke, Roast Figs Sugar Snow, A Change of Appetite, How to Eat a Peach and Simple.
Diana studied English Literature at the University of Oxford and journalism at City, University of London. She was a TV producer for the BBC for over ten years before starting to write. She lives in London with her children.
"Ideal for the novice home cook in need of a bit of encouragement in the kitchen." —Publishers Weekly
"Pure Simple Cooking shows that given only a short time in the kitchen, a person can plan on a beautiful and nourishing meal any day of the week--without resorting to dubious tricks or takeout." —Deborah Madison