It's true that 'we eat with our eyes'. This beautiful, clever book provides a fantastic toolkit straight from the world of professional food styling, and it promises to change the way you cook for ever. The recipes in The New Art of Cooking include all the little preparation, cooking, arranging and serving details that make a difference to the end result: without even trying you'll pick up tips that can be applied to the rest of your repertoire.
Recipes include beetroot soup with hazelnut cream; red pepper gazpacho; shredded slaw with turmeric and tahini dressing; bittersweet seasonal salad; pork with shaken rhubarb; fancy puff-pastry fish pie; raspberry chocolate mousse with honeycomb crunch; brioche and custard pudding; and strawberries and cream ice lollies. From simple workday suppers to indulgent feasts for friends and family, this is an approach that satisfies all the senses. Not only will your cooking look better than ever, it will taste wonderful too.