By Nigella Lawson
Finished, informative, and interesting, Nigella Kitchen deals feel-good meals for chefs and eaters that's comforting but continually seductive, nostalgic yet with a latest twist--whether super-fast unique recipes for the weekday rush, leisurely slow-cook dishes for weekends and designated events, or impossible to resist brownies and cookies in precise "domestic goddess" kind. Nigella Kitchen solutions daily cooking quandaries--what to feed a gaggle of hungry little ones, find out how to rustle up a spur-of-the-moment meal for acquaintances, or easy methods to deal with your self if you find yourself domestic alone--and considering that actual cooking is so usually approximately leftovers, the following one recipe can morph into one other . . . from ham hocks in cider to cidery pea soup, from "praised" poultry to Chinatown salad. this is not on the subject of being thrifty; it truly is approximately being artistic and seeing how recipes evolve.
With a hundred ninety mouthwatering and encouraging recipes, together with greater than 60 express-style recipes (30 mins or under), Nigella Kitchen deals lots of choice--from clams with chorizo to Guinness gingerbread, from Asian braised red meat shank to flourless chocolate lime cake, from pasta alla Genovese to Venetian carrot cake. moreover, Nigella offers her no-nonsense kitchen package must-haves (and crucially what is not wanted) within the approach of kit and magical standby materials. yet certainly, she reminds the reader how a lot excitement there's on hand in genuine nutrients and in reclaiming the normal rhythms of the kitchen, as she chefs to the beat of the center of the house, growing basic, scrumptious recipes to make existence much less complicated
Gorgeously illustrated, this expansive, vigorous narrative, with its wealthy dinner party of meals, is destined to be a twenty-first-century vintage.