Start here : instructions for becoming a better cook / Sohla El-Waylly ; foreword by Samin Nosrat ; photographs by Laura Murray ; illustrations by Aly Miller ; design by Chris Cristiano.
Book | Alfred A. Knopf | 2023 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
lxxiii, 578 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Note
"This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--Title page verso.
Summary
"More than 200 recipes--and techniques--for cooking with creativity and confidence"-- Provided by publisher.
El-Waylly teaches you foundational techniques and basic food science to help you hone your skills and intuition. Whether you're a skilled veteran who wants to look at things from another perspective or you've never even boiled an egg, the topics in this book are indispensable to any cook. El-Waylly believes a good cook should be afraid of anything in the kitchen, and that every skill you learn will help you confidently try new cuisines, get creative in the kitchen, and-- most important-- make dinner. -- adapted from inside front cover.
Contents
Culinary lessons. Taste: how else are you gonna know if your food's any good? ; Temperature management 101: master heat by cooking eggs all the ways ; Just add water: (or any liquid) to cook grains, beats & pasta ; Break it down & get saucy: how to stew & braise ; Steam & poach: quick cooking & clean flavors ; Go to brown town: cooking with dry heat -- Baking & pastry lessons. All about butter: and how to mix & cream it right ; Whip (& fold) it good: take your desserts to fluff city ; Smooth operator: set the silkiest custards & puddings ; Caramelize: scorching syrups & molten caramels ; Getting to know dough: easy breads for everyone ; After party!: layer cakes for days.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [558]-559) and index.
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Online version: El-Waylly, Sohla. Start here New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2023 9780593320471 (DLC) 2022054790
ISBN
9780593320464 (hardcover)
0593320468 (hardcover)
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