Following the phenomenal success of Roast Chicken and Other Stories, Second Helpings of Roast Chicken takes as a starting point forty-seven of Simon Hopkinson's favourite ingredients, from apples to linguine, lettuce to truffles. His recipes, which have in common the love of good food prepared to please rather than simply impress, are drawn not only from classic French and British cooking but also from around the world, from Austria to Thailand and India to Spain. As well as the ultimate roast chicken recipe, Simon Hopkinson's many fans will find new inspiration in recipes which range from Smoked Haddock Chowder and Thai Pork Rissoles with Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce to Spiced Cucumber Salad and Lemon and Ginger Syllabub.
Simon Hopkinson rose to prominence as a young chef with the opening of Bibendum restaurant with Terence Conran. His critically acclaimed cookery writing has won him the André Simon award, and the Glenfiddich award three times. His first book, Roast Chicken and Other Stories, was voted 'The most useful cookbook of all time' by Waitrose Food Illustrated, and became an overnight sensation.show more