This comprehensive book is aimed at anyone who has just left home and is feeling completely lost in the alien environment of their new kitchen. It is designed to make the whole experience less intimidating and help the novice with the entire kitchen set-up process and enable them to make some simple, healthy meals from scratch rather than relying on a diet of fast-food.
The book is fully illustrated throughout with color photographs. It offers details of the equipment the reader will need. It also describes fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, herbs, and spices, how to prepare them; quantities to buy and other shopping tips along with suggestions of provisions to keep on hand.