Over 80 quick and easy recipes for today's busy cook, using fresh, affordable and simply delicious ingredients.At the end of a busy day, or in the middle of a lazy weekend, it's easy to opt for takeaways and convenience foods - never as nice as the food we cook ourselves. What if you could prepare a delicious meal in the time it takes to order and collect that takeaway? Fast & Fresh gives recipes that can be prepared in minutes - others are on the table in less than half an hour. Try Starters, Vegetarian and Sides, Eggs and Cheese, Fish and Seafood, Meat and Poultry, Pasta, Rice and Noodles, Bread and Pizza, Sweet Things and Drinks. There is also a great section on Basics (stocks, sauces, dressings and more) and good advice on shopping and what to keep in the fridge and larder to save time.
Louise Pickford is a much sought-after food writer and food stylist with over 20 years' experience. She is the author of 15 cookbooks published worldwide, including Smoothies and Paella and other Spanish Rice Dishes, and is a contributor to numerous magazines in Australia and the UK. Her recipes and articles on food have been featured in Delicious (UK and Australia), Taste and Gourmet Traveller magazines, as well as the Metro. She was based in Sydney, Australia for over a decade, but recently relocated to the town of Brie in France.