At Home & in the Mood

At Home & in the Mood

By Luke Mangan; Dean Cambray (Photographer)

New Holland Publishing Australia Pty Ltd, Hardcover, 9781741107302, 311pp.

Publication Date: April 2010

In this, his latest book, Luke emphasizes cooking at home, entertaining, barbecuing, simple foods, snacks, food for the family and friends. Contains: Healthy natural foods Favorites and new takes Uncomplicated and easy to cook food 130 recipes Every day food such as sandwiches, wraps, pastas and stews. Mood spreads at beginning of each section with anecdotes and quotes.

About the Author
Luke Mangan is one of Australia's leading chefs and restauranteurs and is highly regarded internationally as a shining example of Australia's culinary culture.

His career started in Melbourne under Herman Schneider, of 'Two Faces' fame. After completing his training, Luke persuaded Michel Roux of the 3 Michelin starred 'Waterside Inn' in London to give him a chance. He believes that working under these great chefs in the early years were the two most important steps he took to learn his craft.

Luke currently owns and operates glass brasserie, Hilton Sydney; Salt grill, Hilton Surfers Paradise; Salt grill and Salt tapas & bar, Singapore; Salt and the adjoining World Wine Bar, Tokyo; and Salt grill onboard three P&O cruise liners. He is also the consulting chef for Virgin Australia.