From Scratch

10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over



ISBN: 9781419732775 Category:

Michael Ruhlman


An indispensable new cookbook from James Beard Award-winning food writer Michael RuhlmanFrom Scratch looks at 10 favorite meals, including roast chicken, the perfect omelet, and paella-and then, through 175 recipes, explores myriad alternate pathways that the kitchen invites. A delicious lasagna can be ready in about an hour, or you could turn it into a project: try making and adding some homemade sausage. Explore the limits of from-scratch cooking: make your own pasta, grow your own tomatoes, and make your own homemade mozzarella and ricotta. Ruhlman tells you how. There are easy and more complex versions for most dishes, vegetarian options, side dishes, sub-dishes, and strategies for leftovers. Ruhlman reflects on the ways that cooking from scratch brings people together, how it can calm the nerves and focus the mind, and how it nourishes us, body and soul.

Additional information

Weight 1742 g
Dimensions 21.1 x 26.1 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 7 November 2019
Number of pages 352
Format Hardback
Dimensions 21.1 x 26.1 cm
Weight 1742 g


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Michael Ruhlman is the author of critically acclaimed books including Grocery, The Soul of a Chef, The Elements of Cooking, Ratio, and Ruhlman's Twenty. He has collaborated on several bestselling cookbooks, including The French Laundry Cookbook, Bouchon, and Alinea. He divides his time between Providence, Rhode Island, and New York City.