**To accompany a major Amazon Prime TV Series ** 'The silent millions of reluctant home chefs have been waiting for decades for Oh Cook! the cookbook that, finally, drives a blunt meat skewer through the burgeoning pseudo-intellectualism of foodie media.' - James May Oh Cook! is a foolproof manual packed with more than 60 delicious recipes for even the most basic of home cooks.
In this TV tie-in, James May, star of Amazon Prime's The Grand Tour and Our Man in Japan, seeks to unpack the mysteries of cooking, unearthing the secrets behind the perfect poached egg, smooth custard and how to impress your friends and family with a cracking Sunday roast. Taking readers on a culinary tour (around his kitchen), James builds upon his cookery skills, recreating dishes from his travels as well as rediscovering some nostalgic childhood favourites along the way. Chapters include:BrunchPastaPub GrubRoastsCurry NightAsian FusionThe Great OutdoorsSpongey ThingsWith Storecupboard Saviours (for when the fridge is empty), which includes recipes for his beloved Spam, as well as hints and tips, James May is here to prove that really anyone can cook.
On his journey to becoming a more accomplished home cook, he makes use of some his favourite gadgets and ingredients and through a traditional process of trial and error, knocks together some surprisingly delicious recipes, so that you can avoid all the common pit falls at home.