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
Oliver Harrison is the presenter of StudentCooking.tv, a video- and recipe-based website that shows students how to create tasty and nutritious meals on a budget.
Learn to: Stock your kitchen with the bare necessities Make healthy and delicious meals on a budget Eat well for breakfast, lunch, dinner and in-between Entertain a crowd without breaking the bank Get creative and learn to cook more for less Cooking with limited utensils, little time and a tight budget needn't be a nightmare! This hands-on guide offers tips and tricks to get the most for your money, as well as over 160 delicious and healthy recipes that are perfect for student life. From quick-fix dinners to crowd-pleasing meals, this is the essential student cooking manual. Clue up on cooking basics – stock your cupboards with essential ingredients and make your money go further Whip up hassle-free breakfasts, lunches and snacks – whether you like a healthy start or an all-day breakfast, these tasty bites will keep you going Master meaty and veggie main courses – feed your brain as well as your stomach and learn to make mouth-watering meals in minutes Let me entertain you – host the perfect night in, impress with a full roast dinner and throw a party to remember, without blowing your budget Open the book and find: How to keep your kitchen hygienic The best deals at markets, supermarkets and local shops The most effective hangover-beating breakfasts Quick lunches and energy-boosting snacks for when you're on the go How to enjoy effortless microwave cooking Foolproof meals to impress a date Delicious recipes for healthy and not-so-healthy desserts Cheap substitutes for more expensive ingredients