The slow cooker is the ideal appliance for today's busy lifestyle because it makes meal preparation so manageable, with a minimum of attention and almost assured success. But the recipes are the key and this book provides superb recipes that will exceed your expectations for everyday meals and for entertaining - from informal Friday nights to the most challenging special occasions. Printed throughout in full colour, with 111 full colour photographs. 150 recipes cover all kinds of menus and dishes: Appetisers & Fondues, Soups, Beans, Lentils & Chillies, Beef & Veal, Pork & Lamb, Poultry, Fish & Seafood, Vegetarian Favourites, Vegetables, Desserts. Basic slow cookery techniques and instructions provided: Operating the slow cooker, Ensuring food safety, Slow cooker tips, Liquids, Staple pantry ingredients, Using dried beans and lentils. A fully metricised version of a bestselling book in North America.
Judith Finlayson is a journalist, speechwriter, and author on the subject of women with a life-long love of cooking. Twenty-five years ago, she began her career writing feature food articles, reviewing restaurants and developing recipes for magazines. Now she has integrated a wide range of cooking influences into an eclectic collection of mouth-watering recipes for the slow cooker.