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Table Of Contents

Introduction
About This Book
Conventions Used in This Book
Foolish Assumptions
How This Book Is Organised
Part I: Getting Started
Part IV: Entertaining
Part V: The Part of Tens
Icons Used in This Book
Where to Go from Here
Chapter 1
Checking out the Benefits of Cooking at Uni
Looking at What You Need
Grabbing some essential utensils
Getting your hands on extra gadgets
Compiling a Store Cupboard Hit List
Spicing things up
Brushing up on Kitchen Hygiene
Stocking your fridge
Meat
Vegetables
Chilling Out: Freezing Food
Knowing What You Can and Can’t Reheat
Reheating foods safely
What can’t I reheat?
Spending Less and Buying More
Planning ahead
Making a list, checking it twice
Buying in bulk
Splitting and freezing
Supermarket Sweep
Choosing between brands
Taking advantage of special offers
Getting to Know Your Local Markets
Knowing when to go
Getting Your Five-a-Day
Eating a rainbow
(Portion) size matters
Stocking Up on Carbs and Protein
Discovering Vitamins and Minerals
From A to K: Vitamins
Uncovering minerals
Making Healthy Breakfasts in a Hurry
Enjoying All-Day Breakfasts
Hangover-Beating Breakfasts
Serving Simple Soup
Whipping Up Light Bites
Quick ’n’ Easy Salads
Let’s Do Lunch: Midday Meals for Two
Making a Snack in 5 Minutes Flat
Creating Cramming Snacks
Doing Delicious Dips
Making a Meal with Meat
Making Fish Dishes Go Swimmingly
Scales and tails: looking for good fish
Storing and freezing fish
Finding ways to cook fish
Knowing when fish is cooked
Eating Energy Food
Building Up Brain Food
Food to Fight Off Fresher Flu
Making Home-Made Microwave Mains and Snacks
Whipping Up Micro-Puds
Making Meals in Under 10 Minutes
Making the Most of Leftovers
Using up fruit and vegetables
Using up leftover meat
Chicken
Beef
Lamb
Pork
Going online for inspiration
Being Good: Eating Healthy Desserts
Food for the Footie
Nosh and a Natter
Choosing Beers and Wines
Selecting beer
Picking the right wine
Roasting Poultry
Cooking Red Meat
Creating Sexy Starters
Making Foolproof Main Courses
Getting Everything Else Ready
Choosing the best wine
Setting the mood
Cooking for a Party
Throwing a Party
Keeping an eye on the pennies
The Part of Tens
Stick to Your Shopping List
Buy Frozen Veg
Wash Up While You’re Cooking
Eat Locally and Seasonally
Don’t Buy Expensive Kitchen Utensils
Buy Meat in Bulk and Freeze the Extra
Make Sunday Lunch Last until Wednesday
Cook for Your Mates
Keep an Eye Open for Special Offers
Work in a Restaurant or Uni Catering Hall
Enjoy Early Bird Menus
Pick Up Supermarket Magazines
Cook in a Group
Charge Your Flatmates for Washing Up Duties
Buy Supermarket-Own Brands
Minimise Your Leftovers
Use Cheaper Cuts of Meat
Visit the Market at the End of the Day
Make Friends with Catering Students
Dried Herbs
Tinned Plum Tomatoes
Chilli Powder
Spaghetti
Home-Made Herb Stock
Index
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Student Cookbook For Dummies

Student Cookbook For Dummies

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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
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

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Publish date: Feb 18, 2011
Added to Scribd: Oct 24, 2011
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