In this exciting cookbook, rising star Aiden Byrne shares his passion for great British cooking. Britain has a wonderful culinary heritage and some of the best produce available - right on our doorstep. The aim of the book is to make good British ingredients the star of the show while showing you how to create some fantastic dishes.There are 150 recipes divided into four chapters: Vegetables, Fish, Meat and Desserts. Ranging from beautifully simple dishes to the more fabulous creations, all the recipes showcase Aiden's talent for creating perfectly judged dishes using the best that Britain has to offer, from Scallops with Garlic and Lime Puree to Veal Cutlets with Broad Beans and Girolle Mushrooms and Warm Chestnut Cake with Chocolate Sorbet. As well as the recipes, Aiden writes authoritatively on a number of food issues, and the book includes black and white photographs of Aiden visiting suppliers, sourcing ingredients and at work in the kitchen. More than just a recipe book, Made in Great Britain is a celebration of British food as well as a fascinating look at the motivation, passion and attitude of an emerging talent.
Aiden Byrne is the youngest ever chef to win a Michelin star (at the age of 22). He worked with such high-profile chefs as Tom Aikens, Paul Rankin and David Adlard before taking up the position of head chef at the Grill at London's Dorchester Hotel. He has appeared on BBC TV's Masterchef, Great British Menu and Restaurant Wars. His latest show is Channel 4's Best Chef, Worst Chef (Autumn 2014).