Fresh & Easy: What to Cook & How to Cook It by Jane Hornby

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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Breakfast / brunch; Swiss; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: apples; rolled oats; yogurt; raisins; dried apricots; apple juice; blueberries; toasted flaked almonds
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    • Categories: Sandwiches & burgers; Breakfast / brunch
    • Ingredients: chorizo sausages; avocados; Tabasco sauce; limes; sourdough bread; spring onions; fresh coriander
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Breakfast / brunch; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: new potatoes; baby spinach; eggs; feta cheese; hot smoked paprika; tomato passata
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    • Categories: Cakes, small; Afternoon tea
    • Ingredients: sunflower oil; yogurt; eggs; blueberries; cream cheese; plain flour; caster sugar
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    • Categories: Pancakes, waffles & crêpes; Breakfast / brunch; Russian
    • Ingredients: dill; red onions; crème fraîche; buckwheat flour; buttermilk; smoked salmon; capers in brine; lemons; eggs; rocket
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    • Categories: Salads; Breakfast / brunch; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: limes; melons; strawberries; bananas; mint; caster sugar
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Breakfast / brunch; Italian
    • Ingredients: asparagus; cherry tomatoes; eggs; basil pesto; bacon rashers
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Sandwiches & burgers; Breakfast / brunch; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: figs; almonds; ground cinnamon; maple syrup; fruit bread; ricotta cheese
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Salads; Lunch; Suppers; Middle Eastern; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: bulgur; lemons; mint; pomegranate seeds; halloumi cheese; vegetable broth; canned chickpeas; flat-leaf parsley; spring onions
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    • Categories: Pasta, doughs & sauces; Quick / easy; Lunch; Suppers; Cooking for 1 or 2; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: spaghetti pasta; crème fraîche; lemons; Parmesan cheese; frozen peas; courgettes; eggs
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Sandwiches & burgers; Sauces, general; Lunch; Suppers; Middle Eastern; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: ground cumin; ground coriander; crushed chilli flakes; canned chickpeas; carrots; lemons; yogurt; red onions; mint; flat-leaf parsley; sesame seed paste; wholemeal tortillas; eggs
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    • Categories: Pasta, doughs & sauces; Quick / easy; Lunch; Suppers; Cooking for 1 or 2
    • Ingredients: linguine pasta; cherry tomatoes; bulb fennel; lemons; flat-leaf parsley; prawns; red chile
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Quick / easy; Lunch; Suppers; Cooking for 1 or 2; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: asparagus; Parmesan cheese; eggs; balsamic vinegar; butter; sunflower oil
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Salads; Lunch; Suppers; Cooking for 1 or 2; American
    • Ingredients: pecans; celery; red onions; mayonnaise; yogurt; watercress; boneless skinless chicken breasts; red-skinned apples; seedless black grapes; creamy blue cheese
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups; Lunch; Suppers; Summer; Italian
    • Ingredients: leeks; tomatoes; capers in brine; chicken broth; filled pasta of your choice; flat-leaf parsley; courgettes
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Salads; Lunch; Suppers; Cooking for 1 or 2
    • Ingredients: peaches; prosciutto; basil; balsamic vinegar; buffalo mozzarella cheese
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Lunch; Suppers
    • Ingredients: tomatoes; basil; caster sugar; white breadcrumbs; Parmesan cheese; smoked ham; boneless skinless chicken breasts; tomato purée; buffalo mozzarella cheese
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Pasta, doughs & sauces; Quick / easy; Salads; Lunch; Suppers; Cooking for 1 or 2; Vietnamese
    • Ingredients: rice noodles; cucumbers; carrots; mint; limes; fish sauce; iceberg lettuce; chiles; fresh coriander; cooked prawns
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Sandwiches & burgers; Lunch; Suppers; Mexican
    • Ingredients: bell peppers; chicken breasts; cumin seeds; chipotle chile paste; caster sugar; hard cheese; sour cream; onions; flour tortillas; fresh coriander; tomato purée
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Lunch; Suppers; Entertaining & parties
    • Ingredients: new potatoes; cucumbers; red onions; caster sugar; salmon fillets; sour cream; whole grain mustard; dill
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    • Categories: Pizza & calzones; Quick / easy; Suppers; Lunch
    • Ingredients: dried oregano; ciabatta bread; goat cheese; tomatoes; spicy salami; pitted olives; tomato purée; rocket
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    • Categories: Salads; Sauces, general; Lunch; Suppers; Picnics & outdoors; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: small shape pasta; sun-dried tomatoes in oil; Parmesan cheese; cherry tomatoes; baby spinach; toasted pine nuts; basil; lemons; chestnut mushrooms
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Salads; Lunch; Suppers; Picnics & outdoors; Lebanese; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Greek yogurt; iceberg lettuce; cherry tomatoes; cucumbers; dried mint; sumac; flour tortillas; flat-leaf parsley; lemons; honey; beetroot; spring onions
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    • Categories: Soups; Lunch; Suppers; Picnics & outdoors; Spanish
    • Ingredients: tomato juice; tomatoes; cucumbers; sherry vinegar; horseradish; caster sugar; Worcestershire sauce; jarred roasted red peppers; spring onions; day-old bread
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Pies, tarts & pastries; Lunch; Suppers; Picnics & outdoors
    • Ingredients: eggs; crème fraîche; whole grain mustard; sliced ham; plain flour; fresh broad beans in pods; spring onions
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  • Huffington Post

    Jane Hornby's friendly, accessible style and helpful tips makes the recipes achievable for everyone, from complete beginners to experienced cooks.

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  • Fuss Free Flavours

    Jane Hornby has followed her book for less confident cooks, What to Cook and How to Cook it, with a healthier, seasonal sequel, with more recipes for picnics and dinner parties...

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  • ISBN 10 0714863602
  • ISBN 13 9780714863603
  • Published Apr 23 2012
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 352
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Phaidon Press

Publishers Text

What to Cook and How to Cook it: Fresh & Easy is the only cookbook you’ll need this summer.

Cooking simple, tasty dishes using fresh and wholesome ingredients has never been easier. In What to Cook and How to Cook it: Fresh & Easy, established food writer and recipe editor Jane Hornby has created a mouthwatering collection of 75 easy, step-by-step recipes for simple dishes that make the best of fresh, seasonal vegetables and fruit, meat and fish, and shows how straightforward it can be to cook simple meals from scratch using fresh ingredients.

From a simple tomato gazpacho, to grilled asparagus with poached egg, Parmesan and balsamic butter, to Vietnamese summer salad, to a spectacular mango and raspberry pavlova, every recipe is illustrated with a clear photograph showing all the ingredients, and step-by-step photographs clearly explain every stage of the recipe, so that anyone can follow them. Jane’s friendly, accessible style makes the recipes achievable for everyone, from complete beginners to experienced cooks looking for new inspiration for practical and delicious family meals, and there is also guidance on how to shop for and select the best seasonal ingredients.

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