THE HOW NOT TO
Lessons learnedthe hard way
Contributions by 1000 cooksfrom all around the world
T H E H O WN OT T O C O OK B O OK
Al e k s a nd r a Mi r
When you have accidentally added washing-upliquid to your salad instead of oil, do not attempt to wash it out and serve it to your children. They willbe able to tell the difference. Even the teenagers.
While the typical cookbook format gives you a recipe for obvious successit does not take into account the many ways in which its execution can faildue to the cook's lack of experience. Based on Aleksandra Mir's personalhistory of cooking disasters, this project invites 1000 people from allaround the world to give their advice on how NOT to cook. With this volume, any reader will be more than well equipped to avoid making the same mistakes in their kitchen.–Kate Gray, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.