The book is written in a very readable, and practical style.
The book is great tool to have in your kitchen library, so much so that I will say it is a must for anyone that wants to learn how to cook without recipes.
He just provides basic ratios in cooking and baking, but also provides some common cooking and baking techniques into each of the ratios.
I love this cookbook! Ruhlman describes both ratios and techniques, in such a way that one can grasp the principles and then move beyond published recipes. Read morePublished 4 hours ago by Cissa
Great book for anyone who cooks or bakes...or wants to learn! Very easy to read and understand!Published 4 days ago by ckspice
A great book that gives you control in the kitchen and helps you break away from just following recipes. Read morePublished 14 days ago by AMW 14
I use this book more than any other cook book I have, and I have a lot. I am not a bread baker, but after checking in this book I make the best crunchy-crust yeast bread ever. Read morePublished 19 days ago by MONIKA SAMMONS
very great book for learning some "common sense" about making bread type things. Once you move beyond basic cooking, something like this really shines - it allows you to... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Bobby Maiden
I love this book! A great instruction book for home cooks looking for something more than just another series of recipes.Published 1 month ago by Wendy
The book is helpful but as a European using the metric system it is useless to me if I have to spend hours converting the ratios. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ivy Liacopoulou
Many years ago, right out of high school, when I asked all of my older,more experienced friends for advice on the best cookbook for a new cook they all told me "Get the JOY OF... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Happy-and-lucky