If you’re seriously into cooking and you do not yet have this book, then Ginette Mathiot’s mammoth masterpiece, I Know How to Cook, is a must. First published in 1932, and periodically updated since then, this 975 page bible of French cooking has sold over 6 million copies to date. With over 1,400 easy-to-follow recipes for every occasion it will assist any aspiring cook.
Clear, practical and comprehensive, it is an essential guide to the best home cooking in the world: no cuisine is better than French at bringing the very best out of ingredients to create simple, comforting and delicious dishes. The recipes in this edition have been carefully translated and updated by a team of editors led by Parisian food writer Clotilde Dusoulier, to suit modern readers and their kitchens, while preserving the integrity of the original book.
The great reputation of I Know How to Cook has been built over three generations by the fact that it is a genuine cookbook: each recipe has been cooked many times. It is used by domestic cooks rather than chefs, and with its breadth of recipes and knowledge of techniques, I Know How to Cook doesn’t just teach you how to cook French, it teaches you how to cook, period. at Wickedfood Cooking School, we will definitely be using this book as a reference book for future French cooking classes.
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Wickedfood Cooking School runs cooking classes throughout the year at its purpose-built Johannesburg cooking studios. Cookery classes are run in the mornings and evenings 7 days a week (subject to a minimum of 12 people). The venue is also popular for corporate events and private functions – team building cooking classes, birthdays, kitchen teas, and dinner parties with a difference.
Our cooking lessons are hands-on, where every person gets to participate in the preparation of the dishes. They are also a lot of fun where you not only learn new skills, but get to meet people with similar interests. For corporate groups and teambuilding cooking classes these events are a novel way of creating staff interaction or entertaining clients.