of Sydney's Rockpool restaurant is one of Australia's most influential and acclaimed chefs. In this superbly presented and definitive book, Neil shares more than 200 of the recipes he likes to cook at home as well as a wealth of stories and expert advice on the techniques and ingredients that make a simple meal extraordinary.”
's favourite meal at home is a simple one: an omelette, a salad, and a glass of wine, and it sums up his approach to home cooking. It's not just a dish, but a vital component of life, to be enjoyed by all the senses, and preferably, in the company of people you love or enjoy. The Food I Love is all about cooking and eating simply but well. With more than 200 recipes, from light breakfasts through to slow roasts, detailed explanations of the techniques to ensure success with every one of them, and anecdotes from Neil on their place in the home kitchen and on the shared table, it's the definitive cookbook for the contemporary cook of any skill level. Each recipe is closely interlinked with the next, and while they can be enjoyed individually at random, they are best appreciated as a whole. As Neil explains each technique for cooking key ingredients, he introduces the supporting recipes that demonstrate the skill in its purest form, then introduces variations, accompaniments and sauces to build a comprehensive repertoire for every occasion.
Chapters include:Breakfast; Energisers and Fresh Fruit; Sandwiches; Eggs; Soups; Salads; Rice; Pasta; Seafood; Poultry; Meat; Vegetarian and Vegetable Accompaniments; Sauce Accompaniments and Sweets.
is one of Australia's pre-eminent chefs and restaurateurs. His Sydney restaurant Rockpool is the only Australian restaurant to have been awarded a Michelin star and it's rated one of the top restaurants in the world. Neil has been creating menus for Qantas for seven years, redefining inflight menus and service and is also the face of Woolworths fresh food departments. He regularly travels the world as guest chef, promoting Australian produce. The Food I Love is Neil Perry
's third book.