Few people are as gifted at exploring and understanding basic cooking processes as Michael Ruhlman. And given that roasting give a cook a handle on preparing a very wide range of foods, this a terrific choice for someone who is motivated but inexperienced. Each of the twenty-five recipes here is clearly explained, usually accompanied by detailed step-by-step photographs where necessary, and produces the kind of flavorful, satisfying food that feeds a budding cook’s excitement. From a skillet-roasted chicken to broccoli with garlic to pan-roasted monkfish, this is a great way to encourage a budding cook.
Hardcover. Color photographs throughout.