Founded in 1975, Leiths School of Food and Wine has trained many professional and amateur cooks and is now recognised as a centre of culinary excellence mixing classical tradition with fresh innovation. This is the ultimate reference guide to culinary techniques. Rivalling the indomitable Le Cordon Bleu, it offers advice on every facet of the chef's world: menu planning and quantity calculation, using specific ingredients such as chocolate, caramel and custard, how to prepare and carve meat and what knife to use, pastry making and much, much more. In clear, concise prose it imparts the years of knowledge and expertise of the two authors, both Leiths educated, who in Leiths tradition are keen to encourage a genuine enthusiasm for the subject. Including recipes and advice on why things can go wrong and how to correct them, this would be a gem of a gift for a serious cook keen to learn more on the subject. - Lucy WatsonFrom the Publisher:
"Leith's Techniques Bible" is the ultimate cookery reference book. Here is all the information taught during the year-long diploma course at Leith's School of Food and Wine. Learn how to prepare meat and fish, make perfect pastry and bread, as well as equip a kitchen. Understand what makes recipes work and what has happened when they haven't. With answers to every cookery question from how to make perfect mashed potatoes to making a spun sugar cage, this is an indispensable book for everyone from the novice cook to the experienced chef.
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Descripción Bloomsbury UK. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0747560463 May have light shelf wear, unread, new. Please view our store policies for all shipping and condition grades, thank you. Nº de ref. de la librería SKU101475
Descripción Bloomsbury UK, 2003. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0747560463
Descripción Bloomsbury UK, 2003. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0747560463
Descripción Bloomsbury Publishing, 18.08.2003., 2003. Estado de conservación: Neu. Auflage: 1. 780 Seiten neu, noch in Schutzfolie, Versand spätestens am nächsten Werktag 129661 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1745 24,6 x 19,8 x 5,4 cm, Gebundene Ausgabe. Nº de ref. de la librería 149683