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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
  • irresistable 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.



30 March, 2009

About David Herbert

David Herbert has been obsessed with food since childhood. Growing up in a small seaside town, his spare time was spent fishing and thinking of new ways to cook his daily catch. David is the author of The Perfect CookbookMore Perfect RecipesPicnics, The Really Useful CookbookDavid Herbert's Best-ever Baking Recipes and David Herbert (Lantern Cookery Classics). He writes for the Weekend Australian magazine and is a regular contributor to numerous other magazines. David is currently living and working in London, surrounded by his kitchen treasures, cookbooks and copper saucepans.


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