Cook on a Shoestring Easy, inspiring recipes on a budget Sophie Wright
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- 250 x 210 x 12mm
- 18 Oct 2012
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Sophie Wright shows that making meals on a budget doesn’t have to mean settling for the same boring, tasteless dinners. Her inventive and inspiring ideas make the most of meals such as roasting a chicken and using the leftovers to make a variety of dishes – from Chicken and Sweetcorn Chowder using stock from the carcass to Shredded Chicken with Pomegranate and Cardamom Scented Wild Rice. She illustrates how to get the best from storecupboard staples such as pasta and tinned beans and pulses, plus how sensible shopping can make the most of a few simple ingredients and avoid ‘buy one get one free’ offers going bad in the bottom of the fridge. Sophie’s expert tips and delicious recipes will ensure you get value and quality for your money, without breaking the bank.
'Sophie's easy-to-follow recipes make whisking up a feast effortlessly simple.’ Food and Travel
'From slow-roasted lamb to elderflower jelly granita, chef Sophie Wright reveals how to host a dinner party for six under £5 per head.' The Times
'Eat well, spend less: Give your wallet a well-earned break with these thrifty and wholesome home dinners.' Women's Fitness
Sophie Wright is one of the youngest and most attractive stars of British cuisine. At twenty she was the UK's youngest head chef, running the kitchen at one of Notting Hill's most famous celebrity hang outs, BBB. During her training at the highly acclaimed Westminster Kingsway College she regularly took part in national and international culinary competitions and is still a regular competitor. Sophie has won over fifty medals, including twenty golds. Sophie has appeared on Great Food Live, ITV's Daily Cooks and Food Poker on BBC2. In 2011, she launched her new venture Sophie Wright Catering, capitalising on her experience catering for private events and guests including Leonardo DiCaprio and Avril Lavigne. Her first book, Easy Peasy, won the Gourmand Easy Cookbook of the year award in 2008 and the follow-up Home at 7, Dinner at 8 was published in 2011 and has been translated into German, French and Dutch.