Better Cooking: Life-Changing Skills & Recipes to Tempt & Teach (Hardcover)

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Cook yourself toward confidence and intuition in the kitchen with the 100+ must-make recipes in this phenomenal, joy-infused cookbook.

"This is the very book you need to teach you how to be inspired, confident and happy in the kitchen. Like its author, it’s a rambunctious delight!"
—Nigella Lawson

"The kind of book that makes anyone feel welcome. Deliciously fun, informative and simply makes me smile."
—Yotam Ottolenghi

"Generous, empowering and original—like having your own cheerleader in the kitchen."
—Anna Jones


Let Alice Zaslavsky, international bestselling author of the James Beard Book Awards nominee, In Praise of Veg, lead you on a journey to confident, intuitive cooking — because if you already enjoy the eating part, you have everything it takes to get better at the cooking part too. This vibrant kitchen manual contains stacks of vegetable-forward recipes that you’ll want to cook on a weekly basis and handy kitchen skills and thrills, to help build the foundations for a lifetime of better cooking. With Better Cooking there’s no pressure to be a perfect cook, but everyone can aspire to be a better cook, and therein lies the fun.

To help all cooks — from beginner to experienced — become better cooks, every recipe, tip and trick acts as another stepping stone to finding joy and confidence in the kitchen. Inside, you’ll find chapters including:

Slapdash: really outstanding stuff simply thrown together

On Autopilot: your new go-tos for quick and easy weeknight meals

Making the Most of It: what to do with all those leftovers

Loosen Your Shoulders: weekend projects and entertaining

Seriously Good Sweeties: like, seriously good

Whether you’re already a dab hand, you’re a reluctant home cook who finds cooking a bit meh, or you’re starting from ‘which way do I hold a knife?’, Better Cooking has all the inspiration, hand-holding and cheerleading you need to relax into the rhythm and truly enjoy your time in the kitchen.

About the Author


ALICE ZASLAVSKY is an award-winning author and food literacy advocate. Her vegetable bible, In Praise of Veg, is an international sensation, winning accolades around the globe, including being shortlisted for a James Beard Book Award for Vegetable-Focused Cooking.

Praise For…


"The kind of book that makes anyone feel welcome. Deliciously fun, informative and simply makes me smile."
—YOTAM OTTOLENGHI

"This is the very book you need to teach you how to be inspired, confident and happy in the kitchen. Like its author, it’s a rambunctious delight!"
—NIGELLA LAWSON

"Generous, empowering and original — like having your own cheerleader in the kitchen."
—ANNA JONES

"The first step towards becoming a better cook is learning to be kinder to yourself, to roll with your mistakes, to chase not perfection, but improvement. Alice’s approach is not just informative and joy-inducing, it’s empowering: you will be inspired to head into the kitchen armed with not just recipes, but the will to make each dish your own. By the time you sit down for dinner, happy and relaxed, you’ll already be thinking ahead to your next meal, and what you’ll learn next."
J. KENJI LÓPEZ-ALT

"In Better Cooking, the indomitable Alice Zaslavsky injects every page and every recipe with her trademark zest for life and good food. This is a delicious blueprint for how we can all cook better—with confidence and panache—bringing color and brightness to every mealtime."
—HETTY LUI MCKINNON

"Alice Zaslavsky draws on the glorious variety of food from her home countries and packs them into her stunning and vibrant new book, Better Cooking. With her tips, riffs and substitutions, Alice gifts us infinite approachable ways to get much more daring in the kitchen.’
—JOAN NATHAN

"Alice Zaslavsky will burst into your kitchen with her expertise and enthusiasm for food and cooking. Better Cooking is an essential addition to your bookshelf that will inspire you to create many delicious things." 
—BONNIE STERN


Product Details
ISBN: 9780525614968
ISBN-10: 0525614966
Publisher: Appetite by Random House
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 320
Language: English