Until now, home cooking has remained stubbornly out of touch with technological development but Heston Blumenthal, champion of the scientific kitchen, is set to change all that with his radical new book. With meticulous precision, he explains what the most effective techniques are and why they work.
Heston's instructions are precise and easy to follow, with lots of helpful tips, and each chapter is introduced with an explanation of Heston's approach.
Recipes include Green bean and radish salad, Prawn cocktail, Roast chicken, Shepherd's pie, Sea bass with vanilla butter, Liquorice poached salmon, Carbonara, The ultimate cheese toastie, Strawberry sundae, Liquid centre chocolate pudding and Raspberry sherbert. And, of course, Heston's famous Triple-cooked chips.
Heston Blumenthal at home will change the way you think about cooking forever – prepare for a culinary revolution!
- The essence of flavour.
- Pasta and grains.
- Sides and condiments.
- Desserts and sweets.
- Biscuits, snacks and drinks.
- Specialist kit.
- Specialist ingredients.
- Using this book.
About the author:
Chef Heston Blumenthal has been described as a culinary alchemist for his innovative style of cuisine. His work researches the molecular compounds of dishes so as to enable a greater understanding of taste and flavour. Entirely self-taught, Heston Blumenthal is the most progressive chef of his generation. His restaurant The Fat Duck, in Bray, Berkshire, was awarded three Michelin stars in near-record time and has twice been voted the Best Restaurant in the World by an international panel of 500 culinary experts. In 2006 he was awarded an OBE. He is author of:
- Family food (in Spanish Cocinar en familia con Heston Blumenthal).
- In search of perfection.
- Further adventures in search of perfection.
- The big Fat Duck cookbook.
- In search of total perfection.
- The Fat Duck cookbook.
- Heston’s fantastical feasts.
- Heston Blumenthal at home.
And coauthor of:
- Kitchen chemistry.
More about Heston Blumenthal in his biography Heston Blumenthal.
“What fun it is to follow in this gastro-wizard's footsteps”. Observer Food Monthly.