/ Key title Setting up home for the first time and feel lost in the kitchen? 'The First-time Cook' is a one-stop guide which shows you not only how to cook delicious food but also how to understand ingredients and techniques so you can feel completely confident cooking on your own. / Bestselling author and high-profile TV cook. / Fewer people than ever learn to cook at home or at school -- the need for this book has never been greater. / Hardback has sold over 25,000 copies. / Accessible, single-volume guide compared to Delia Smith's 3-book How to Cook series. / Real photography -- of steps and finished dishes -- illustrates how food should really look.
Sophie Grigson is synonymous with great food, often using new and exciting ingredients in simple, easy dishes. Her TV career began in 1993 with the award-winning 12-part series Grow Your Greens, Eat Your Greens for Channel 4. She writes regular features for several magazines and newspapers, including BBC Good Food and Country Living Magazine and has been awarded the Guild of Food Writers Cookery Journalist Award. Sophie is the author of many successful books. She has two children and lives in Oxford.
'Great step-by-step visual guides!a perfect entree into the world of cooking'. Independent on Sunday 'Friendly and chatty, Sophie Grigson is the cook any beginner should have by their side.' Good Food magazine