A book to return to again and again and again' Yotam Ottolenghi
Foreword by Samin Nosrat, author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Change the way you think about cooking! In this epic guide to better eating, chef, recipe developer, and video producer Sohla El-Waylly reimagines what a cookbook can be, teaching home cooks of all skill levels how cooking really works. A practical, information-packed, and transformative guide to becoming a better cook and conquering the kitchen, Start Here is a must-have masterclass in leveling up your cooking. Across a dozen technique-themed chapters - from "Temperature Management 101" and "Break it Down & Get Saucy" to "Mix it Right," "Go to Brown Town," and "Getting to Know Dough" - Sohla El-Waylly explains the hows and whys of cooking, introducing the fundamental skills that you need to become a more intuitive, inventive cook.
A one-stop resource, regardless of what you're hungry for, Start Here gives equal weight to savory and sweet dishes, with more than 200 mouthwatering recipes, including:- Crispy Skinned Salmon with Radishes & Nuoc Cham, Charred Lemon Risotto, Chilled Green Tahini Soba, Lemon, Pecorino & Potato Pizza, Fruity-Doodle Cookies, Masa & Buttermilk Tres Leches
Packed with practical advice and scientific background, helpful tips, and an almost endless assortment of recipe variations, along with tips, guidance, and how-tos, Start Here is culinary school - without the student loans.
'Brilliantly organised and superbly written' Carla Lalli Music
'Nothing short of a game-changer' Christina Tosi