The ultimate companion for the cook who wants to master the basics. Rustling up a stir-fry is easy, but making real stock or a good pizza dough is not. Kitchen is the essential toolbox that every cook needs to be successful. From breakfast to lunch to dinner to dessert, this book is packed with the necessary techniques, classic recipes and essential tips for stress-free kitchen creativity. The more than 1,000 fabulous recipes include: - Pear and Walnut Salad - Duck and Mango Rolls - Leek and Chickpea Soup - Lemon and Thyme Lamb Cutlets - Peppered Beef with Pumpkin Mash - Raspberry Ripple Cake Beautifully photographed and produced, Kitchen will inspire and satisfy with its simple and fresh approach to food and entertaining.