What to Cook & How to Cook It is the ultimate step-by-step guide to home cooking.
In What to Cook & How to Cook It, Jane Hornby takes 100 culinary classics back to basics. Pairing straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions with clear step-by-step photographs, recipes are beautifully illustrated, thoroughly tested, and taste as good as they look. Each recipe includes prep and cooking times, yield estimates, and ample headnotes, making this the ultimate resource for even the most reluctant home cooks.
Here you’ll find delicious dishes for every occasion: from Breakfast Pancakes and Eggs Benedict to Spaghetti Carbonara and Shrimp & Mushroom Laksa, these are crowd-pleasing favorites for weeknight dinners, weekend gatherings, and everything in between. The book also features Jane’s thoughtful tips on kitchen utensils, pantry staples, and more, guiding readers all the way from the supermarket to the dining table.
Purchase a copy of What to Cook & How to Cook It:
“Hornby’s by-the-book approach to everyday eating is a terrific resource for those with a taste for tradition.” – Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
“One of the most heavily illustrated cookbooks of all time. Nothing’s left to chance and everything is beautifully explained…It could just be the best book for novice cooks ever.” – Westside
“If ever there were a reliable culinary bible to provide self-confidence, Hornby has written it. It is the simple nudge to allow your apprehensive scullery mate to blossom into an accomplished cook.” – The Austin Chronicle
“Makes cooking a doddle.” – The Sunday Times