The River Cottage Family Cookbook

Author(s): Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall


Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's well-loved RIVER COTTAGE books have become a phenomenon, inspiring hundreds of thousands of people all over Britain to cook and enjoy good food. THE RIVER COTTAGE FAMILY COOKBOOK, co-written with Fizz Carr, brings the River Cottage philosophy to the whole family. It will give pleasure to everyone: toddlers and grandparents, families discovering the fun of cooking together, and everyone who enjoys simple home-cooked food. From how to make butter from a jar of cream to how to make your own sausages, THE RIVER COTTAGE FAMILY COOKBOOK will inspire everyone with the magic and fun of cooking. 'A great way to learn the basics without feeling patronised ...You come away from the experience not just with a tasty supper but with a better knowledge of food ...comfortingly old-fashioned ...will almost certainly go on my shelf of "genuinely useful cook-books", cross-referenced with my folder of "ways to entertain the kids at weekends"' Time Out


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'Three loud, very heartfelt cheers for a book that promises children a better start in the kitchen and at table ! THE RIVER COTTAGE FAMILY COOKBOOK is ... a fount of useful information, and great inspiration for culinary action stations' -- Phillippa Davenport, Financial Times 'Recipes so simple that a child could do them, but this is not a cookbook for children; it is a brilliant introduction to making food that's suitable for everyone' -- Independent 'A triumph ... will grab the attention of younger readers, and the range of recipes is broad enough to interest more seasoned cooks, too.' -- Irish Times (Book of the Year)

Hugh lives in Dorset with Marie and their two sons. Fizz Carr was a journalist on Vogue" before leaving London to farm on the South Downs. She regularly holds farm visits for school children and is a passionate advocate of animal welfare. Fizz and husband Steve have four daughters, all of them enthusiastic cooks.

General Fields

  • : 9780340826393
  • : Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • : 1.17
  • : September 2009
  • : 245mm X 190mm X 31mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • : 416
  • : 641.5
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall