Heston has recently been signed up by Channel 4 to promote a series of
TV programmes as part of a 2 year deal, which will ensure his profile will continue to rise dramatically.
Waitrose has signed up Heston and Delia Smith for a nationide publicity campaign, with their own branded products and advertising across the media.
He is widely acknowledged to be a genius, and The Fat Duck has twice
been voted the Best Restaurant in the World by a peer group of top
The book that redefines home cookery for the twenty-first century
Until now, home cooking has remained stubbornly out of touch with technological development but Heston Blumenthal, champion of the scientific kitchen, is set to change all that with his radical new book. With meticulous precision, he explains what the most effective techniques are and why they work.
The first part of the book maps out the new techniques in 15 sections:
1) Taste and flavour 2) Seasoning and the five tastes 3) Stocks and
infusing 4) Soups and purees 5) Brining, curing, marinating, macerating
6) Meat 7) Fish 8) Vegetables 9) Pasta, grains, pulses 10) Sauces,
emulsions, thickening 11) Tarts and other doughs and pastries 12)
Chocolate 13) Ice cream, sorbets, custards 14) Sous-vide cookery 15)
Taking control of the kitchen
In the second part, there are 150 specially created recipes. Here at
last is the secret to irrefutably perfect fish and chips, as well as a
few more unconventional dishes like salmon with liquorice, or lardy cake with whisky ice cream.
Heston at Home will change the way you think about cooking forever - prepare for a culinary revolution!
Until now home cooking has remained stubbornly out of touch with technological developments, but Heston Blumenthal, champion of the scientific kitchen and author of bestselling THE FAT DUCK COOKBOOK, is set to change all that with his radical new book. With meticulous precision he explains what the most effective techniques are and why they work. The book is divided into the first part on techniques such as seasoning, brining, infusing, and the second part of 150 specially created recipes, such as salmon with liquorice. HESTON AT HOME will revolutionise your kitchen forever!
Chef Heston Blumenthal has been described as a culinary alchemist for his innovative style of cuisine. His work researches the molecular compounds of dishes so as to enable a greater understanding of taste and flavour. His restaurant The Fat Duck, in Bray, Berkshire, was awarded three Michelin stars in 2004, and voted the Best Restaurant in the World by an international panel of 500 culinary experts in Restaurant Magazine's The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2005. He also owns the Hinds Head Hotel, a village pub in Bray. Heston Blumenthal lives in Berkshire with his wife and three children.