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The Joy of Better Cooking : Life-changing skills & thrills for enthusiastic eaters - Alice Zaslavsky
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The Joy of Better Cooking

Life-changing skills & thrills for enthusiastic eaters

By: Alice Zaslavsky

Hardcover | 5 October 2022

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If you already enjoy the eating part, you have everything it takes to find joy in cooking too. There's no pressure to be a great cook, but everyone can aspire to be a better cook, and therein lies the fun.

Let Alice Zaslavsky, bestselling author of In Praise of Veg, lead you on a journey to confident, intuitive cooking. This vibrant kitchen manual contains stacks of veg-forward recipes that you'll want to cook on a weekly basis, but the real gold lies in the handy kitchen skills and know-how that will help build the foundations for a lifetime of better cooking. Start with Slapdash (really outstanding stuff simply thrown together) then move to On Autopilot (great go-tos for weeknights on the fly) and Making the Most of It (gluts and leftover makeovers). Soon you'll be ready to Loosen Your Shoulders (weekend pottering and entertaining), just in time for some Seriously Good Sweeties (like, *seriously* good).

Whether you're already a dab hand, you're a battler who finds cooking a bit meh, or you're starting from 'which way do I hold the knife?', The Joy of Better Cooking has all the inspiration, hand-holding and cheerleading you need to relax into the rhythm and truly enjoy cooking for your family and friends.

About the Author

Alice Zaslavsky is an award-winning author and one of Australia's favourite broadcasters. She is the cookery columnist for The Weekend Australian Magazine, host of Saturday Breakfast on ABC Radio Melbourne, culinary correspondent for ABC News Breakfast, as well as creator of digital food education program Phenomenom. Her vegetable bible In Praise of Veg won the 2021 ABIA for best illustrated book and went on to win accolades around the globe, being published in eight countries. When Alice is not on stage hosting international culinary talent, or on screen showing people how to find every shortcut to delicious food, she's at home testing recipes and sharing insights online.
Industry Reviews
'Generous, empowering and original - like having your own cheerleader in the kitchen.' Anna Jones

'This is the very book you need to teach you how to be inspired, confident and happy in the kitchen. Like its author, it's a rambunctious delight!' Nigella Lawson

'The kind of book that makes anyone welcome. Deliciously fun, informative and simply makes me smile. Joyful indeed!' Yotam Ottolenghi

'In The Joy of Better Cooking, the indomitable Alice Zaslavsky injects every page and every recipe with her trademark zest for life and good food. This is a delicious blueprint for how we can all cook better - with confidence and panache - bringing color and brightness to every mealtime.' Hettie Lui Mckinnon

'The first step towards becoming a better cook is learning to be kinder to yourself, to roll with your mistakes, to chase not perfection, but improvement. Alice's approach is not just informative and joy-inducing, it's empowering: you will be inspired to head into the kitchen armed with not just recipes, but the will to make each dish your own. By the time you sit down for dinner, happy and relaxed, you'll already be thinking ahead to your next meal, and what you'll learn next.' J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

'Alice Zaslavsky will burst into your kitchen with her expertise and enthusiasm for food and cooking. The Joy of Better Cooking is an essential addition to your bookshelf that will inspire you to create many delicious things.' Bonnie Stern

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