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Student Cookbook For Dummies

Oliver Harrison

ISBN: 978-1-119-99676-7 February 2011 338 Pages


Are you a student who’s fed up with making do with greasy food and monotonous ingredients? A parent who worries about your son or daughter’s mounting tendency to nip to the fast-food van at all times of the day? Then look no further! Taking into account thepressures and stresses of university life – the work, the exams, the parties – this entertaining guide takes students through the essential skills, techniques and ingredients they need to make over 160 delicious, healthy meals on a budget and on the go. Packed with top tips on frugal shopping, diet maintenance and healthy-microwave cooking, as well as the low-down on hosting dinner parties, choosing wines and mixing cocktails, baked-bean-living will become a thing of the past!

Student Cookbook For Dummies includes:

Part 1:  Getting Started

  • Chapter 1: Saying ‘Hello’ To Your Kitchen
  • Chapter 2:  Going Shopping
  • Chapter 3:  Knowing What You’re Eating    

Part 2:  Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks

  • Chapter 4: Bigging up Breakfast
  • Chapter 5:  Making great Lunches
  • Chapter 6:  Snacks     

Part 3:  Bring On The Main Course

  • Chapter 7:  Cooking For One
  • Chapter 8:  Eating the Right Food To Get You Going
  • Chapter 9:  Mastering Microwave Cooking
  • Chapter 10:  Making the Most of Time and Money
  • Chapter 11:  Decadent Desserts and Treats      

Part 4:  Entertaining

  • Chapter 12:  Lads and Girls Nights’ In
  • Chapter 13:  Pulling Together a Sunday Roast
  • Chapter 14:  Food To Impress: Cooking for a Date
  • Chapter 15:  Getting into the Party Spirit

Part 5:  The Part Of Tens

  • Chapter 16:  Ten Tips For Cooking At Uni
  • Chapter 17:  Ten Ways to Eat On The Cheap
  • Chapter 18:  Ten Replacements for Expensive Ingredients