The Really Useful Cookbook

The Really Useful Cookbook

By  David Herbert

What do you want to cook today?
A classic sponge cake, Sunday-morning pancakes, line-up-for-seconds beef casserole, a hearty spiced lentil soup, mouth watering roast chicken, irresistible chocolate fudge cookies?

The Really Useful Cookbook includes David Herbert's definitive, tried-and-trusted recipes for these - plus more than 200 other recipes, all arranged in easy-to-find sections such as Chocolate, Crumbles, Meatballs, Salads and Soups.

True to its name, The Really Useful Cookbook contains a useful and versatile repertoire of great, simple, modern dishes. David's 'really useful' ideas and tips will help you transform these dishes into something uniquely your own, and give you the confidence to take real pleasure in preparing food for yourself, friends and family.

'Suddenly, in a complex world, there is David Herbert calming the way. His culinary guidelines are unfailingly successful. In fact, my dinner parties invariably end up with the request: 'Can we have the recipe, please?' - Helga, Queensland

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March 30, 2009

Lantern (AU Adult)

RRP $55.00

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Awards & Recognition


Australian Food Media Awards