How to Cook Anytime, Forever
Acclaimed chef, TV star, and dedicated father Hugh Acheson taught his teenage daughters that cooking is an essential life skill. But he also knew that people don't need to know how to cook like a chef to feed themselves and their friends. Really, they only need to learn a handful of skills to enjoy a lifetime of cooking.
So, in How to Cook, Hugh distills the cooking lessons that everyone should master into twenty-five basic building blocks: easy-to-grasp recipes that can turn anyone, young or old, into a confident home cook.
Each of these recipes teaches a fundamental skill, such as roasting or whisking together a classic vinaigrette, and each stands alone as a stellar back-pocket basic.
After laying the groundwork, How to Cook then offers recipes that expand on these foundations, whether it's remixing the flavours of one of the basic recipes, or combining a couple of them, to show you how you can produce a lifetime's worth of dishes. How to Cook is the book Hugh is going to give his kids when they leave home, knowing that with these 100 recipes, they'll be prepared to feed themselves for the rest of their lives.