This title offers a mouthwatering collection of 60 recipes in over 270 step-by-step photographs. It includes a truly delicious collection of slow-cooked recipes for everyday meals: soups, terrines, bakes, braises, stews, casseroles, hot-pots, pasta and rice dishes, and even puddings and preserves. The recipes are presented step by step with clear instructions plus photographs showing how to cook meals that are sure to please the family. It is a superb cookbook written for no-fuss preparation, using minimum effort for maximum taste. Featured dishes include crockpot classics such as French onion soup, seafood chowder, Lancashire hot-pot, Boston baked beans, and sticky coffee and pear pudding. It offers a complete nutritional analysis of the fat, carbohydrate, salt and calorie count for each recipe is included. Slow cookers and crockpots take the pressure out of mealtimes: you can prepare the ingredients in advance, switch on the slow cooker and then stay out of the kitchen while the food simmers slowly for several hours. Meals can be timed to be ready to eat on the return home from work or school, and this gentle cooking technique extracts the very best from the ingredients.
Here is a great range of uncomplicated slow cooker recipes for everyday eating, divided into sections on soups and appetizers; fish and shellfish; poultry and game; meat dishes; vegetarian and side dishes; desserts and cakes; and preserves and drinks. This easy-to-follow book is simply packed with ideas for preparing and cooking 60 wonderful slow cooker recipes.
Catherine Atkinson has always had a passionate interest in food and cooking. She is a trained Cordon Bleu chef and has worked at numerous restaurants, including the Roux Brothers' famous patisseries. Catherine now works as a full-time writer and food consultant, and has produced outstanding cookbooks, including The Coffee Cookbook and Perfect Pastry (both published by Southwater).