by Jo Pratt
Daily life as we knew it has taken a change now that nurseries, schools, colleges and universities are closed and most people are working from home. The reality of this can throw many people into a spin, especially when it comes to mealtimes and the increased number you have to cook for.
What you need are simple, quick, tasty, flexible and nutritious recipes that are suitable for all the family. The Madhouse Cookbook is brimming with recipes that are designed with this in mind, and ideal to turn to during this unusual situation we are all faced with right now.
Here are some suggestions of the recipes I know I’ll be making over the coming weeks. There are plenty more just like this in the book. More than ever you will have plenty of distractions when preparing and cooking meals, so make sure you read recipes through before starting them. If you don’t have certain called for ingredients, don’t panic. Be practical about what you do have and make substitutions accordingly. This is a time to let your creativity blossom!
Jo Pratt is an acclaimed food writer, cook, food stylist,presenter and co-founder of The Cook Book Festival. She creates inspirational modern recipes, using the best seasonal produce all with achievable results for the home cook. She’s created a unique style and has become known for producing fail-safe, accessible and great looking recipes. They are written with her distinctive friendly and chatty manner, offering useful/practical tips and inspirational ideas along the way. The results are impressive recipes that we can all enjoy—whatever our ability, whatever the occasion.