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The Get-Ahead Cook

Easy recipes for delicious home cooking. Signed copies available from Kitchen Essentials.

The Get-Ahead Cook

Jane is an experienced cook and food stylist. Having had a classical training at the Cordon Bleu, she has taught at Leith’s School of Food and Wine, run her own catering company in London and, as a food stylist, tested and developed recipes and prepared food for cookery books, magazines and TV.

Jane Lovett

She is at her happiest when cooking, preparing and eating (!) food and holds the view that cooking should be fun, and need not be frightening or a chore. A good philosophy when one considers we all need to eat three times a day!

Jane gives informative but relaxed and fun cookery demonstrations from her family home, near Alnwick in the beautiful countryside of North Northumberland, as well as in London and other locations around the UK. She is also a regular demonstrator at Divertimenti in London’s Knightsbridge.

The demonstrations are aimed at both experienced cooks looking for new inspiration, and complete beginners who see cooking, particularly entertaining, as an ordeal!

Jane’s second book ‘THE GET-AHEAD COOK – Easy recipes for delicious home cooking’, to be published in March, is filled with mouth-watering recipes, hints and tips that will enable anyone to produce easy, truly delicious, beautifully presented, and, crucially, stress-free food, for themselves, their families and guests. All the recipes have prepare-ahead elements and include detailed instructions for getting ahead.

Jane writes a regular cookery column for a bi-monthly magazine and often contributes to other publications. She is a member of The Guild of Food Writers.

In her spare time, she loves being outside – be it foraging for samphire on the Northumberland coast, picking sloes from the hedgerows accompanied by her dogs, growing and harvesting her own vegetables or pottering in the borders of her garden.

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The Get-Ahead Cook Book

Signed (and inscribed, if you would like) copies of my latest book The Get-Ahead Cook - Easy Recipes for Delicious Home Cooking are available HERE! There are over 100 fabulous easy recipes which, as the title suggests, can be prepared stage-by-stage in advance, and are illustrat...

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