The Cook's Companion: The Complete Book of Ingredients and Recipes for the Australian Kitchen

by Stephanie Alexander

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(Hardback)

One of Australia's kitchen staples, The Cook's Companion by Stephanie Alexander is a must-have for anyone looking to make delicious, unforgettable meals at home. A comprehensive collection of recipes ranging from Sunday dinner to biscuits and snacks, The Cook's Companion is made to be flicked through, perused and thoroughly digested.

The Cook's Companion has established itself as the kitchen 'bible' in over 500,000 homes since it was first published in 1996. This 2014 revision includes two major new chapters, two expanded chapters, 70 new recipes and a complete revision of the text to reflect changes in the marketplace and new regulations. 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.

ISBN:
9781920989002
Category:
General cookery & recipes
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
2004-10-04
Language:
English
Publisher:
PENGUIN BOOKS AUSTRALIA
Country of origin:
Australia
Edition:
2nd Edition
Pages:
1136
Dimensions (mm):
252x194x68mm
Weight:
2.48kg

Customer Reviews

Average rating by 8 customers
  • Worth every cent.

    Review by on

    This is by far the best "cook book" I own. It's not divided into recipes, but organised by ingredients even as a vegetarian, I constantly use it to figure out different ways of using seasonal produce.

  • An essential for cooks' shelves

    Review by on

    This is my go to cookbook for everything. Not only are there recipes organised by ingredient there is information about the ingredients themselves, and all relevant to Australian cooks.

  • The Cook's Companion

    Review by on

    By far the best cook book I have owned and I am 67 years old! So much more than just a recipe book. Very informative in so many ways. If you love cooking, you will love this book, an interesting read and an education. A must have for the serious cook.

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