The Basic Basics Kitchen Hacks and Hints

350+ amazing tips for seasoned chefs and aspirational cooks

Glynn Christian

Glynn Christian has been making cooks and chefs say Gosh! for over 40 years as he shared how ingredients work, demonstrated better techniques and revealed culinary secrets. This handbook collects over 300 of gosh-factor hacks, including how best to handle garlic, why dull pasta is better, and why it should be ‘thumbs-up' on kitchen knives.
Date Published :
August 2021
Publisher :
Grub Street Cookery
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781911667100
Pages : 192
Dimensions : 9.2 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$14.95

Overview
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Glynn Christian has been making cooks and chefs say Gosh! for over 40 years as he shared how ingredients work, demonstrated better techniques and revealed culinary secrets. This handbook collects over 300 of gosh-factor hacks, including how best to handle garlic, why dull pasta is better, and why it should be ‘thumbs-up' on kitchen knives.

TV-chef and food journalist Glynn Christian has been making cooks and chefs say Gosh! for over 40 years as he shared how ingredients work, demonstrated better techniques and revealed culinary secrets.

This handbook collects over 300 of Glynn’s 'gosh-factor' hacks, explaining how best to handle garlic, why dull pasta is better, how to judge a Pavlova, how to make the frilly crusts on Portuguese egg tarts and why it should be ‘thumbs-up’ on kitchen knives. There’s a better way to roast nuts, a simpler way to bone small fish, a more reliable way to wok and a ban on foil tents. Plus frozen olives to keep a straight-up martini ice-cold.

About The Author
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Best known in Britain as an entertaining and innovative TV chef, New Zealand born Glynn Christian is also an acclaimed food journalist, lecturer, public speaker and the author of over 25 books mainly about food and cookery. Since 1982 he's made over 1000 live broadcasts for BBC-TV including Breakfast Time and Pebble Mill and on radio he was a regular guest of Woman's Hour. His UK journalistic career includes writing weekly for The Sunday Telegraph for four years for which he was nominated for Glenfiddich Food Writer of the Year, Elle (5 years) and magazines such as OK, House and Gardens, Gardens Illustrated.

After ten years living and working in Australasia Glynn has recently returned to the UK, where he presents a pioneering gourmet food program on QVC, the UK's hugely successful shopping channel - 1 in 6 households buy from it.

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