If you want to cook, have to cook or like to cook, this invaluable guide will set you on the way.
Norma MacMillan has edited countless books on food and wine, including many for Marks & Spencer, and, most recently, Anne Willan's Chateau Cuisine and Lorenza de Medici's Villa Table. She is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the Guild of Food Writers. Carole Clements, consultant editor, attended the Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris, where she received the Grande Diplome Culinaire. A freelance food writer, editor and consultant, Carole co-authored Traditional American Cooking, and the Time-Life Healthy Home Cooking series.