Simple (Hardcover)

The Easiest Cookbook in the World

By Jean-Francois Mallet (Original author)

Black Dog & Leventhal, 9780316317726, 400pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2016

List Price: 19.99*
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This is really the EASIEST COOKBOOK IN THE WORLD. Every recipe has less than four steps and fewer than six ingredients, illustrated with more than 1,000 user-friendly photographs. No wonder it is an overnight international bestseller!

Want a quick answer to "What should I eat?" Simple-with its clean design, large type, straightforward photos, and handy icons-will have you enjoying a meal in minutes. Through combinations of basic flavors and fresh ingredients, chef, food photographer, and cookbook author Jean-François Mallet helps anyone, the novice and gourmand alike, prepare tasty time-saving meals. His "at-a-glance" approach will change your relationship with your kitchen. You'll find yourself whipping up dishes as varied as Thai-Basil Beef, Saffron Risotto, Mozzarella and Fig Skewers, Salmon and Lentil Salad, Jumbo Shrimp Curry, and Pistachio and Cherry Cookies

About the Author

Jean-François Mallet, a trained professional chef as well as a talented photographer, has worked with some of the biggest names in cooking, including Joel Robuchon, Michel Kenever, and Michel Rostang. His work has appeared in magazines including Saveur, Elle, and Gourmet, and he is the author of more than two dozen cookbooks. He lives in France.

Praise For Simple: The Easiest Cookbook in the World

[Simple is] turning a lot of very old culinary wisdom upside down.—Alexander Lobrano, Wall Street Journal

"A great starter kit to get in the kitchen"
Alison Bowen, The Chicago Tribune