A sizzling collection of over 150 melt-in-the-mouth recipes using the simple and easy slow-cooking technique. High-flavour, low-maintenance – the slow cooker combines minimum preparation with maximum taste in tender and wholesome meals. This comprehensive book shows you how to achieve perfect results with a wide range of fully tested recipes, all shown in 600 step-by-step photographs.
Included are soups, casseroles, curries and rich, satisfying puddings, as well as pates, terrines, pies, cakes, preserves and drinks. The recipes cover a really wide range of dishes – from classic main courses such as Provencal Beef Stew and Pork and Potato Hot Pot, to tender roasts, rice and pasta dishes, delicious baked fish dishes, plus superb vegetarian dishes from vegetable korma to paella. Desserts and bakes, including Chocolate Chip Walnut Cake, complete the collection.
A detailed introduction provides a practical guide to purchasing a slow cooker and illustrates a full range of preparation and cooking techniques to get the best results every time.
Slow cooking is now known to be one of the healthiest and most effective cooking methods, and this book is designed to be the perfect introduction to slow cooking providing a wonderful recipe source. It is ideal for cooks who want to make healthy food while getting on with a busy life.
The author, Catherine Atkinson, has a wealth of catering experience. She has been deputy Cookery Editor on Woman’s Weekly magazine and later Me magazine. She is now a full-time writer and food consultant, contributing to various food and lifestyle magazines and producing many outstanding cookbooks.