Author(s): CATHERINE ATKINSON
This title features over 200 delicious mouthwatering dishes to make in a slow cooker. It is a complete guide to making the most of your slow cooker, together with a wide range of tempting recipes for all kinds of dishes. It is an illustrated practical reference section explains preparation and cooking techniques to help you get the most from your appliance. It features a comprehensive range of classic recipes, including carrot and coriander soup, seafood chowder, Boston baked beans, steak and kidney pie, moussaka, special fish pie, Vermont baked maple custards and chocolate cheesecake brownies. It includes a wide variety of stocks and soups, sauces, fondues, preserves and desserts as well as delectable braises, casseroles, stews and pot-roasts. This lavish collection is the ultimate guide to making the most of your slow cooker, with over 200 recipes ranging from all-time classic family meals to sophisticated dinners and exciting modern creations. The slow cooker is ideal for fuss-free, one-pot meals, such as French onion soup or Provencal beef stew. It also cooks gently so that delicate foods like fish, fruit and vegetables retain their texture.
Try salmon risotto, baked eggs with creamy leeks, or fresh currant bread and butter pudding, all recipes that cook to perfection in the slow cooker. Whether you are a recent convert to the delights of creating easy and succulent dishes in the slow cooker, or want to widen your existing recipe repertoire, this book will provide endless inspiration.
Catherine Atkinson is a trained Cordon Bleu cook and holds a degree in Home Economics. After graduating she worked in a number of hotels and restaurants including the Roux Brothers' patisseries. Her catering experience led to work in publishing - creating recipes and styling food for photography - and she became Deputy Cooking Editor for Woman's Weekly and later for Me magazine.