The diverse range of 125 recipes includes traditional and contemporary dishes, with something for everyone. Included are favourite slow cooker recipes such as soups, casseroles, curries and rich, satisfying puddings, as well as pates, terrines, pies, cakes, preserves and drinks. Illustrated with over 600 colour photographs and step-by-step sequences, with each finished dish shown in a stunning colour picture to guarantee perfect results.
Catherine Atkinson graduated from Surrey University with a BSc (Hons) in Home Economics, and went on to work in various hotels and restaurants including the Roux Brothers' famous patisseries. Her catering experience led to work in publishing - creating recipes and styling food for photography - and she became Deputy Cookery Editor on Woman's Weekly and later Me magazine. Catherine currently works as a full-time writer and food consultant, contributing to various food and lifestyle magazines, and producing many outstanding cookbooks. Her published works include: The World Encyclopedia of Coffee (Lorenz Books); Pastry: The Complete Art of Pastry Making (Lorenz Books); and 7 Day Fat Burning Diet Plan (Foulsham).