Salt, Butter, Bones: Mastering the art of great cooking
'Nicole is smart and generally brilliant' - Yottam Ottolenghi - Nicole Pisani - head chef at Ottolenghi's Nopi turned head chef at a London primary school - is one of the most exciting food talents around today. In this vibrant and beautiful cookbook she shares a treasured collection of recipes influenced by the many countries she's cooked in and the many chefs she's cooked with. Salt. Butter. Bones celebrates what each of these ingredients represent: taste, flavour and the essence of everything. Every recipe explores bold flavours and innovative pairings and yet retains an elegant simplicity - by treating each ingredient with the reverence it deserves. On top of chapters on fridge and larder staples; breakfast with friends; what to cook at the end of the day; and feasts to share with loved ones, Nicole explains some of the most innovative techniques in cooking today, ones that she developed during her many years as a chef in London's top restaurants, making them adaptable for home-cooking. Innovative and evocative, Salt. Butter. Bones is a is a celebratory cookbook that captures the elegance of simple ingredients, written by one of the most dynamic, inquisitive chefs around.
Nicole Pisani was a senior chef at Nopi in Soho, London working for Yotam Ottolenghi, and before that she worked with Anna Hansen at The Modern Pantry. She is currently the chef for Gayhurst Primary School in Hackney, where she exercises her passion for inspiring people to eat well. Nicole will introduce you to ingredients, techniques and flavour combinations that you'll want to share with everyone you know!