A Year in My Kitchen

A Year in My Kitchen Skye Gyngell presents a treasure trove of dishes especially created to make the most of ingredients at their seasonal best Her enthusiasm for great tasting food is conveyed on every page providing a

  • Title: A Year in My Kitchen
  • Author: Skye Gyngell
  • ISBN: 9781844004119
  • Page: 437
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • A Year in My Kitchen

    Skye Gyngell presents a treasure trove of dishes especially created to make the most of ingredients at their seasonal best Her enthusiasm for great tasting food is conveyed on every page, providing a constant source of inspiration.

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    One thought on “A Year in My Kitchen

    1. Rebecca

      I had such high hopes for this book but sadly they didn't really come true. Rather than joyful, seasonal fare, the savoury recipes are almost all fussy salads, that take hours to produce and use all sorts of fancy ingredients but don't really seem to amount to anything that is going to be more than a dinner party starter and some of the things Skye comes out with, talk about pretentious!- 'another old fashioned idea of mine is that celery eaten raw should be peeled. It's an attention to detail t [...]

    2. Chez

      at first didn't see the merit of this book. None of the recipes really grabbed me. I couldn't figure out why it won any awards. But I went online and found the Petersham Nurseries and scrolled around the site. It would be nice to visit that's for sure. Sounds like an interesting concept to own a business such as this. For a Cook like me the business inspired me, so I opened the book and had another look around and then did find a few recipes that I should try. Didn't buy the book, I always borro [...]

    3. Dasha

      I found this book rather disappointing. The photography by Jason Lowe is some of the best I've ever seen, and some of the descriptions of recipes did get me excited and curious. However, I can't shake the feeling that if I am just cooking at home, and not a world-renowned chef, I am not good enough, and should not even attempt these recipes. Gyngell has a certain negative voice/tone throughout this book, that reads very opinionated and at times unnecessary. Not only does she basically tell you t [...]

    4. Aja Marsh

      nice recipes everyday people can accomplish (for the most part) without any crazy ingredients. Solid recipes with some interesting flavor combinations that had me intrigued, but not so interesting as to be unapproachable. The emphasis was on quality ingredients that can be used in multiple ways which I think is more realistic to how most people cook. I wish there were either more photos of the food or fewer photos of unrelated things.

    5. Cheryl

      I love this cookbook. Skye's story is amazing anyway, but the way she thinks about food and how it all works together with the seasons and on the plate is wonderful. Her "Toolbox" of condiments is the key to her beautiful food. I love this book, I love the Petersham Nurseries and I love the understated elegance of Skye Gyngell.

    6. Mary

      I took this book out from the library based on the critical acclaim I have seen given to it. I enjoy eating with the seasons and appreciated the recipes being grouped together in this way. A decent selection of vegetarian recipes (as I'm veggie) and this was recommended in a veggie magazine, but not a book I'd refer to that often. Her 'toolbox' of spices was also very informative.

    7. Tara

      A beautifully photographed cookbook from the innovative chef Skye Gyngell. The book is organized by season and the recipes are designed to showcase seasonal flavors and textures. (In summer, she offers up baked aubergines with tomatoes and tarragon, for example; in autumn, baked quince with honey, bay, and verjuice.) The recipes I've tried have worked out well.

    8. Virginia

      Beautiful pictures! Not really what I expected, only found about 3 recipes I want to try. Expected more narrative I think.

    9. Cyndi

      This is a pretty book, but it seemed like all the recipes were very similar. And not things I would want to eat.

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