According to Kim Terakes, when it comes to cooking, the needs of the Great Aussie Bloke are simple. He wants food that tastes great, makes him look good and doesn't take all day and numerous trips to the shops to prepare.
With over 120 tried-and-true recipes, this is a book for every man at every stage of this life: the 20-year-old who's just left home; the family man whose wife is busy running a small nation; the divorcee whose spare cash is going in maintenance; or the sports fiend wanting to feed his mates while watching a Significant Sporting Events on the telling.
Kim takes us on a whirlwind tour around the kitchen. We start with the basics - survival food for home-leavers, comfort food for hangovers, quick and tasty numbers for school nights - before moving on to the sort of sophisticated offerings (think souffles and beef fillet) that will impress Aunty Mavis as much as they will the gorgeous girl from Accounts who amazingly agreed to a date. Other useful tips include how to use a knife without ending up in Emergency, the rules of matching food with wines (there are none) and reasons to avoid tablecloths.
Beautifully photographed and written with wit, warmth and the odd tasteless quip, this book will help you, or the man in your life, experience the fun and adventure of cooking and the pleasure of serving good food for others to enjoy.
Visit the author online at: kimterakes.com