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The Thrifty Kitchen - Suzanne Gibbs & Kate Gibbs new hardcover cookbook

The Thrifty Kitchen - Suzanne Gibbs & Kate Gibbs new hardcover cookbook



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New hardcover book, 232 pages, published 2009. Features gorgeous full-colour photography by Chris Chen

'Being thrifty is abotu more than just saving money. It's about avoiding waste, looking after your health, appreciating each ingredient and having the desire and the skills to cook for the people you love. And that is what this book is about.'

The Thrifty Kitchen is your guide to cooking and shopping on a budget without compromising on flavour or goodness, brought to you by one of Australia's most respected food families.  Join food editor and writer Suzanne Gibbs and her daughter Kate Gibbs as they share their secrets for creating over 170 delicious dishes, as well as provide numerous tips for saving time and money and reducing waste.

Discover the tricks to entertaining well without spending a fortune, and reacquaint yourself with the old-fashioned pleasures of a packed lunch.  Learn the art of transforming leftovers and the secret to freezing food successfully.  Find out how to make the most of cheap, nutritious ingredients and avoid the pitfalls of overpriced processed foods.

Accessible, informative and comforting, The Thrifty Kitchen reintroduces us to the cooking commonsense of past generations, while offering encouragement to home cooks wanting to create inspiring meals.

Chapters include

  • Thrifty shopping
  • Work lunches and lunchbox foods
  • Weeknight meals
  • Meals from leftovers
  • Weekend meals to cook and keep
  • What to do with all those ....
  • Baking
  • Entertaining on a budget
  • This book is an Australian publication. All measurements are in metric and metric cup & spoon.

    About the authors

    Food writer Suzanne Gibbs' reputation has evolved over 30 years since graduating from the Cordon Bleu School of Cookery, London. Books she has authored or co-authored have sold in excess of 500,000 copies. Following in the footsteps of her mother, Margaret Fulton, she is keen to ensure family meals are healthy and diverse. She is currently Food Director of the newly launched BBC Good Food Australia magazine. Suzanne is also the author of The Pressure Cooker Recipe Book - click here for more information.

    Kate Gibbs, Suzanne's elder daughter, is a third-generation foodie and home cook. When she's not cooking, Kate is an editor and writer on a range of topics, including food. She has written for the Sydney Morning Herald, Russh, Gourmet Traveller, Money Management magazine and London's Evening Standard.

    See more cookbooks by Margaret Fulton & Suzanne Gibbs click here

    The Thrifty Kitchen by Suzanne Gibbs and Kate Gibbs

    Cookbooks Australia has a great range of new, used and out of print recipe books to suit all tastes and palates. Basic, how-to and general cookbooks, international cuisines, favourite chefs and cooks, cake decorating and cupcake recipe books, slow cooker, pressure cooker, quick and easy, comfort food, cookbooks especially for chldren, Australian Women's Weekly recipe books, vintage old favourites from the CWA, Green and Gold, Commonsense Cookery Books. If you are looking for a family favourite recipe or cookbook to give to your daughter, son or to replace your mother's or your own falling-apart copy, it might be here!



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