This is a celebration of traditional food, with 170 timeless recipes. It features classic heart-warming dishes for the modern kitchen, shown step by step in 680 evocative photographs. All the recipes make the most of natural, fresh produce, from simmering stews and freshly baked pies to delectable fruit crumbles and zesty chutneys. It includes best-loved classics such as rustic mushroom soup, roast chicken with herb stuffing, cider-glazed ham, old-fashioned deep-dish apple pie, and scones with jam and cream - all based on seasonal ingredients and united by a love of simple economical fare.
Country cooking is about returning to a more natural rhythm, in which recipes follow the progression of the seasons and where well-loved dishes are passed down to the delight of each new generation. The true taste of the countryside is captured in this timeless collection of home-cooked dishes, bringing the fresh and nutritious ingredients of the country kitchen to your table. All the classics are here, from homely soups, stews, pies and roast dinners to tempting puddings, tarts, preserves and relishes. Over 680 step-by-step photographs clearly illustrate the delicious recipes, making them easy for any cook to prepare at home.