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The Kitchen Therapist : Mastering the Basics - Jo Richardson

The Kitchen Therapist

Mastering the Basics


Published: 1st October 2013
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RRP $34.99

Are you always trying to make a cake, pudding or roast chicken and finding that it keeps turning out the same - dull and average! It's time for the Kitchen Therapist to turn your everyday cooking into gorgeous looking dishes that taste as good as they look!

A lot of simple recipes are ruined when the food is left for too long in the oven, not enough liquid is used in the sauce or the frying pan just has to much oil in it.

This book is an easy to read instruction manual about the common mistakes that family and every day cooks make when they are preparing standard recipes. Over 75 recipes are included, which include the recipe on how to make the dish, and a picture of the perfect sample.

Each recipe also includes a picture of how the recipe can go wrong, and points about what the common mistakes are.

The introduction includes what equipment you need to have a fully functioning kitchen and basic ingredients that every kitchen should have as well. There are sections on which herbs to buy and a few basics about baking are included.

Chapters include Eggs, Breads, Potatoes, Rice Dishes, Meat, Fish, Chicken, Vegetables, Sauces and Baking.

Almost every cook has had a disaster in their kitchen, and many repeat the same mistakes over and over. This book will show you how to correct the mistakes and put better dishes on the table.

It is also perfect for the novice cook or younger cook who is just starting out

About the Author

Jo Richardson is a formally trained Home Economist, mother of two and a consultant specialising in recipe creation and food styling.

She writes regularly for Family Circle, Better Homes & Gardens and Good Taste magazine, What's Cooking and prepares food for several corporate test kitchens.

Jo is the Ambassador to Kitchen Aid (Australia & NZ) and she regularly presents on television as well as live, at various 'life style' shows and events.



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I would buy this book again.


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    Great tips for baking.

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    ISBN: 9781742573250
    ISBN-10: 1742573258
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 224
    Published: 1st October 2013
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 24.9 x 21.5  x 2.0
    Weight (kg): 0.97