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Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
Narrated by: Samin Nosrat
Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (24 ratings)

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Summary

Now a Netflix series
Winner of the Fortnum & Mason Best Debut Food Book 2018
Sunday Times Food Book of the Year and New York Times best seller
 

Hear Samin read 'The Four Elements of Good Cooking' - Part One of her best-selling book Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat.

While cooking at Chez Panisse at the start of her career, Samin Nosrat noticed that amid the chaos of the kitchen there were four key principles that her fellow chefs would always fall back on to make their food better: Salt, Fat, Acid and Heat.

By mastering these four variables, Samin found the confidence to trust her instincts in the kitchen and cook delicious meals with any ingredients. And with her simple but revolutionary method, she has taught masterclasses to give both professionals and amateurs the skills to cook instinctively.  

©2018 Samin Nosrat (P)2018 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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Ideal for anyone interested in cooking

Finally, someone explains the principles behind cooking, rather than just a series of seemingly random steps!

The author reads very well, making it a really pleasant listen, even the third or fourth time through.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-06-19

Excellent in every way

Well written, presented and produced.

As a chef of 25 years, I knew almost all of what Samin was saying, but I didn’t know why, I nodded throughout the book. And most importantly I learned a lot.

However I noticed that the PDF she refers to in the book isn’t attached and can’t be found.

Would be great to receive that.