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Post by katherinakay » 21 Feb 2018, 21:20

Did you read cooking way books and did you do like that?
Can these books teach you to be better cooking skill?

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Post by JudasFm » 26 Mar 2018, 08:25

Yes and yes, particularly when it comes to cakes ;)

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Post by EllieA » 26 Mar 2018, 12:56

Cookbook anthologies can be a great reference. Something like The Joy of Cooking, where each section begins with a discussion about the ingredient or type of recipe being covered, can be really useful if it is a technique you are unfamiliar with. For example, take a person who has never made muffins and wants to try baking blueberry muffins. They can read the section about quick-breads, the section about muffins, the section about fruit muffins, and then the tips on blueberry muffins specifically. Cookbooks can be a great resource!

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Post by Helen_Combe » 26 Mar 2018, 15:26

Delia Smith’s Complete How To Cook is brilliant, she goes right back to basics like boiling eggs. You can’t go wrong.
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Post by KasieMiehlke » 27 Mar 2018, 15:53

The only cookbook that I follow is one that my mom got from her grandma. For new recipes I usually go to Pinterest.

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Post by lbhatters » 12 Apr 2018, 22:11

katherinakay wrote:
21 Feb 2018, 21:20
Did you read cooking way books and did you do like that?
Can these books teach you to be better cooking skill?

No, I really never have had to. I might look something up when I come across a recipe using a special cooking technique, but never have "read" a cookbook.
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Post by crediblereading2 » 23 Apr 2018, 00:21

No. I have never read that cook-book. Most times I try to create my own dishes. Some recipes I got online.

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Post by NRoach » 23 Apr 2018, 05:15

I generally think of something I want to make and find a few recipes for that thing online, which I compare to create my own version based on what ingredients I can get my hands on.

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Post by Spookyee Vaccol » 23 Apr 2018, 05:24

meh, I like to read cook books but then, I can't apply it.

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Post by Daryl nyanchoka » 01 May 2018, 03:34

No,I have never read that cook book.
I can try something out if I come across a technique of cooking

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Post by teacherjh » 01 May 2018, 11:36

When I got married, my step-mom gave me a very basic cookbook. It had things like baked chicken and mashed potatoes. Since I had virtually no cooking skills, it probably saved my husband from starvation.

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Post by nikkyteewhy » 12 May 2018, 02:00

Yes and yes. The first time that I ever used a cook book, the food looked great but tasted horrible. The food I made was fried rice but my siblings and I ate it all the same.

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Post by Irene Nanteza » 04 Jun 2018, 06:59

Indeed, books teach a lot about cooking and I've always picked lots of recipes from text

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