Oh Cook!: 60 easy recipes that any idiot can make
Oh Cook! is a foolproof manual packed with practical information and delicious recipes for even the most basic of home cooks. If, like James May, the sight of the kitchen strikes fear into your very heart and you can’t identify a spatula from a fish slice – this is the book for you.
**Accompanying a major Amazon Prime TV Series **
‘The silent millions of reluctant home chefs have been waiting for decades for Oh Cook! the cookbook that, finally, drives a blunt meat skewer through the burgeoning pseudo-intellectualism of foodie media.’ – James May
Oh Cook! is a foolproof manual packed with more than 60 delicious recipes for even the most basic of home cooks. In this TV tie-in, James May, star of Amazon Prime’s The Grand Tour, Our Man in Japan and previous host of Top Gear, seeks to unpack the mysteries of cooking, unearthing the secrets behind the perfect poached egg, smooth custard and how to impress your friends and family with a cracking Sunday roast.
Taking readers on a culinary tour (around his kitchen), James builds upon his cookery skills, recreating dishes from his travels as well as rediscovering some nostalgic childhood favourites along the way.
The Great Outdoors
With Storecupboard Saviours (for when the fridge is empty), which includes recipes for his beloved Spam, as well as hints and tips, James May is here to prove that really anyone can cook. On his journey to becoming a more accomplished home cook, he makes use of some his favourite gadgets and ingredients and through a traditional process of trial and error, knocks together some surprisingly delicious recipes, so that you can avoid all the common pit falls at home.
”'Genuinely useful” - - London Evening Standard
”'Common-sense recipes aimed to give novice cooks the know-how to feed themselves enjoyably.” - - Waitrose Weekend
”'May’s kitchen shtick continues to be a mix of everyman bafflement and mild curiosity about more refined culinary techniques, only with a minor twist - May is now edging away from banter in the direction of practical advice, albeit offered without any real confidence.” - - The Guardian review of Oh Cook on Prime Video