Author(s): Monica Galetti
In The Skills, Monica Galetti offers both amateur chefs and professionals basic cooking skills for cooking over 100 fabulous recipes.Building on her Masterchef: The Professionals reputation as the expert in the kitchen, Monica takes the reader through a series of essential techniques including: jointing a chicken, preparing a rack of lamb, filleting fish, making basics such as sauces, mayonnaise, pasta, meringues, caramel and souffles, and making breads and pastries.Once you've mastered Monica's foolproof methods you can cook her fabulous recipes such as Braised artichoke with bacon and gin, Tartare of salmon, Roast lamb with peppers and olives, Salt caramel chocolate ganache and Apricot sabayon.With step-by-step photographs throughout, The Skills will give you all the secrets of success in the kitchen.
One of the best-known female chefs in the UK, Monica Galetti was born in Samoa and raised in New Zealand. After 15 years' working for Michel RouxJr. at Le Gavroche, she left in 2015 to open her own London restaurant,Mere. Monica is a familiar face on television as the co-presenter and judgeon BBC2's popular MasterChef: The Professionals and regularly appears on ahost of television shows including Saturday Kitchen and Food and Drink as well aspresenting her own episode of