The Art of the Larder
‘This is going straight on the shelf by my cooker. Many people have tried to write a useful ‘store cupboard’ cookbook. Claire Thomson has succeeded.’ Diana Henry
‘A great cookery book. Congratulations.’ Nigella Lawson
‘Hugely useful’ India Knight in the Sunday Times
‘A gem of a book’ Cerys Matthews
‘All round culinary star, Claire Thomson, has a new book out and you definitely want to find a copy’ Guardian COOK
‘I have been waiting for this, and it is, as I imagined, a practical joy.’ Rachel Roddy
‘Chef Claire will have you reorganising your store cupboards with this ode to the larder, and learning you can’t go far wrong if you’ve got some tinned tomatoes stashed away.’ Scotsman
The Art of the Larder presents 150 dishes that offer everyday meal solutions, all with storecupboard basics at their heart.
An organized, methodical and economical kitchen cupboard can be life-changing. Knowing that you can always have a simple, healthy, delicious meal at your fingertips will revolutionise the way you cook and shop.
Food writer Claire Thomson takes you through the essentials, from flours and grains, to pulses, pastas and spices, as well as dried fruits, nuts and seeds for instant dessert or breakfast solutions. By combining larder staples with a little fresh produce, you can enhance your dinner or just make a storecupboard supper from scratch. With dishes including buckwheat crepes, sour cherry and pistachio pilaf, firecracker noodles, Egyptian ful medames, date and semolina bars, and honey and nutmeg tea bread, The Art of the Larder is a vital cookbook in every kitchen.
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