Available April 2019
Adrian Martin is a chef, author and television presenter. At the heart of his talent is a passion for good food and an eye for perfection. His love of food and showing how anyone can create a meal that belongs in fine-dining restaurant provide the inspiration for Create Beautiful Food at Home.
The first part of the book focuses on how to prepare the ingredients such as shucking an oyster, breaking down a chicken and filleting a fish. The second part is broken down into courses: Bread, Starters, Palate Cleansers, Mains, Desserts and Petit Fours. Striking images showcase how the dishes should be presented, with each dish having an image and step-by-step instructions for how to recreate it yourself. Dishes include Lobster Thermidor, Crab Ravioli, Blood Orange and Thyme Sorbet, Braised Beef, Venison and Barley Risotto, and Pear Tart Tatin.
"This book is a must-have for lovers of good, old-fashioned flavoursome food. Each recipe has been trialled and honed to perfection by Chef Adrian, who has recreated some of the nation’s favourite takeaway specials". - Mummypages.ie
Everyone loves a takeaway, but we have never been more aware of their impact on our health and our wallet. Adrian Martin has made it his mission to prove that you can enjoy your favourite treats with much less work than you might expect and for a fraction of the price. Using tips and tricks he has picked up from working in some of the top restaurants in Ireland and from many late nights of trial and error, Adrian’s recipes let you recreate your favourite fast foods using easily accessible and healthy ingredients. From Chinese crispy duck to fish and chips, curries to burgers, pizzas to chicken wings and some sweet treats too – a night in has never looked so good! Adrian's cheeky grin and infectious enthusiasm have made him many fans during his appearances on TV3's 'The Six O'Clock Show' and his slots on RTÉ with 'Fakeaway' and 'Chef Adrian Eats Ireland'.