In 1994, the chef Simon Hopkinson published an unusual cookbook called Roast Chicken and Other Stories; after it was voted the most useful cookbook ever by a panel of chefs, food writers, and consumers, it became a delayed bestseller. Now American cooks can enjoy endearing stories from the highly acclaimed British food writer and his simple yet elegant recipes.
In this richly satisfying culinary narrative, Hopkinson shares his unique philosophy on the limitless possibilities of cooking. With its friendly tone backed by the author’s impeccable expertise, this cookbook can help anyone prepare downright delicious cuisine.
Winner of both the 1994 André Simon and 1995 Glenfiddich awards, this acclaimed book will inspire anyone who enjoys sharing the ideas of a truly creative cook and delights in getting the best out of good ingredients.
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