Heston Blumenthal at Home

10. January 2012 00:00 by Foodshack in Celebrity Chef, Cookbooks  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)


Until now, home cooking has remained stubbornly out of touch with technological development but Heston Blumenthal, champion of the scientific kitchen, is set to change all that with his radical new book Heston Blumenthal at Home.

This book is well presented and written in an informal and friendly manner that makes you feel confident about giving stuff a try and is loaded with plenty of beautiful images, a great starting point for any Heston wannabes. With meticulous precision, he explains what the most effective techniques are and why they work.

Heston's instructions are precise and easy to follow, with lots of helpful tips, and each chapter is introduced with an explanation of Heston's approach to various cooking techniques including Stocks, Soups, meat & Fish.

Recipes include:
Green bean and radish salad
Roast chicken
Shepherd's pie
Sea bass with vanilla butter
The ultimate cheese toastie
Heston's famous Triple-cooked chips.

Whilst some of the recipes may be too complex for a novice this book would make a great present for a keen home chef. As always with Heston this book will change the way you think about cooking forever - prepare for a culinary revolution!