‘A gift for anyone who is learning to cook’ Diana Henry, Sunday Telegraph
How can I make deliciously squidgy chocolate brownies?
Is there a fool-proof way to poach an egg?
Does washing mushrooms really spoil them?
What’s the secret of perfect pastry?
Could a glass of milk turn a good bolognese into a great one?
Felicity Cloake has rigorously tried and tested recipes from all the greats – from Nigella Lawson and Delia Smith to Nigel Slater and Heston Blumenthal – to create the perfect version of hundreds of classic dishes. Completely Perfect pulls together the best of those essential recipes, from the perfect beef wellington to the perfect poached egg.
Never again will you have to rifle through countless different books to find your perfect roast chicken recipe, mayonnaise method or that incredible tomato sauce – it’s all here in this book, based on Felicity’s popular Guardian columns, along with dozens of invaluable prepping and cooking tips that no discerning cook should live without.
‘Completely Perfect is aptly named!’ Nigella Lawson
‘A classic. Long may Felicity Cloake test 12 versions of one recipe so we can have one good one’ Rachel Roddy
‘The nation’s taster-in-chief title belongs unequivocally to Felicity Cloake’ Daily Mail
Cloake's collection of 'brilliant master recipes' - which explore the various ways that chefs and writers approach particular classics - truly deserves it's place next to those revered classics. It is a perfect gift for anyone learning to cook * The Week * Reading her thorough assessment of the other recipes is one of the biggest resources out there for anyone wanting to learn to become a better cook. An excellent gift for basically anyone who likes to cook * Elly Pear * A discursive, chatty, knowledgeable and didactic kaleidoscope of a book * Daily Mail * Properly practical * Rachel Cooke * There's a very good reason why the cover of this paperback looks so like your treasured old Penguins of Elizabeth David and Jane Grigson - Cloake's collection of brilliant master recipes deserves its place there * Tim Hayward, Financial Times * A classic. The answer to a gazillion 'what shall I buy them for Christmas?' questions. Long may Felicity Cloake test 12 versions of one recipe so we can have one good one * Rachel Roddy * Completely Perfect is aptly named! * Nigella Lawson * A gift for anyone who is learning to cook * Diana Henry, Sunday Telegraph * An essential on your cookbook shelf * Woman and Home * Brilliant . . . Finely honed culinary instincts, an open mind and a capacious cookbook collection . . . Miss Cloake has them all * Evening Standard * The nation's taster-in-chief title belongs unequivocally to Felicity Cloake * Daily Mail *
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