Leiths Techniques Bible

Leiths Techniques Bible

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By (author) Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, By (author) Susan Spaull

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  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Format: Paperback | 800 pages
  • Dimensions: 189mm x 246mm x 25mm | 1,543g
  • Publication date: 10 May 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 140883183X
  • ISBN 13: 9781408831830
  • Sales rank: 152,614

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Leith Techniques Bible is the ultimate cookery reference book. Here you will find all the information taught during the year-long diploma course at Leiths School of Food and Wine. Learn how to prepare meat and fish, make perfect pastry and bread, as well as equip a kitchen. Understand what makes recipes work and what has happened when they haven't. With answers to every cookery question from how to make perfect mashed potatoes to making a spun sugar cage, this is an indispensable book for everyone from the novice cook to the experienced chef.

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Susan Spaull trained as a chef at Cordon Bleu and Leiths School of Food and Wine, London . After running her own catering and cookery demonstration business for 10 years, Susan returned to Leiths in 1995 as a teacher and demonstrator. She is also the author of Ideal Home Entertaining. Susan lives in London and Colchester with her family. Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne trained at Leiths School and then worked at the Bibendums Restaurant in London. She also ran a free-lance catering business before joining Leiths as a teacher. Lucinda currently lives Edinburgh with her family.

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The best friend you can have in the kitchen Nigel Slater This gospel according to teachers at the famous cookery school has many disciples ... The thorough and utterly reliable techniques are useful and informative, but what sets this book apart are the sections on things that can go wrong and how you can avoid them Independent Great as not only does it tell you how to cook, but it also explains why something may have gone wrong Psychologies Magazine