Lorraine Pascale is the author of A Lighter Way to Bake, as well as three bestselling UK cookbooks, Baking Made Easy, Home Cooking Made Easy, and Fast, Fresh and Easy Food, the basis for this book. She is also the host of three hit BBC2 television shows based on her cookbooks. A top international fashion model, she was the first British black model on the cover of American Elle. She has a double degree in International Culinary Arts in Pastry and Culinary Arts Management encompassing international gastronomy, food policy, and microbiology, and has cooked for some of the most renowned kitchens in the world, including Petrus, the Mandarin Oriental, Gilgamesh, and the Wolseley. She lives in London with her daughter.
"Pascale breathes a gust of fresh air into the fast-and-easy
cookbook category with her thoughtfully developed collection of
recipes...[Her] voice is helpful and cheery as she carefully
coaches readers through the steps of each recipe, offering tips and
encouragement.--Publishers Weekly (starred
"Best-selling British cookbook author Pascale offers an array of easy recipes suitable for snacks, family meals, and dinner parties...The ease and broad assortment of these recipes will appeal to foodies."--Booklist
"Pascale's recipes are distinct, but her carefree, reassuring cooking style recalls that of such well-known celebrity chefs as Nigella Lawson, Jamie Oliver, and Ina Garten. Recommend this to readers looking to add a new voice to their everyday cooking collections--Library Journal