Heralded as ‘the millennials’ answer to Delia Smith’, the poster girl for TikTok Cooks or you may know her simply as ‘the potato girl’. With her no-nonsense cooking and focus on technical skills, Birmingham-born Poppy O’Toole is a Michelin trained chef turned TikTok mega star and influencer.
With her debut cookbook, Poppy Cooks you will most definitely learn the basics, up your cooking game and make delicious food every time. This is a cookbook with no judgement. Poppy teaches you everything from a basic tomato sauce to a perfect Shakshuka and, before you know it, a show-stopping Chicken Parmigiana. Chapters include: White Sauce: think Mac and Cheese and Bacon-y Garlicky Gratin. Flat Breads: easy flat breads for Halloumi Avo Breads and Salmon Tikka wraps. There are Emulsions: Chicken Caesar Salad with homemade mayo and next level Steak Bearnaise with Hollandaise and Crunchy Roast Chips. And a beautiful Meringue chapter: from Eton Mess Pancakes through to Simply the Zest Lemon Meringue Pie.
Whether you’re completely new to the kitchen or looking to elevate your basics with clever tricks, her step-by-step guidance will help you nail delicious food every time. Poppy has a natural and infectious charm in person and a real nose for food trends. Unmissable!
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