More than 115 recipes for a wide range of dishes, from simple soups to mouth-watering mains, pastries and desserts, all exquisitely photographed in large format and full colour;Includes a chapter on basic recipes for pastry, jams, chutney and preserves, as well as pasta, tempura batter, sauces and tuille biscuits;The author has his own website and blog - www.janhendrik.com/blog/ - and his own Michelin-star restaurant in Nice, France called JAN
Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen was born in the northern part of South Africa and spent his childhood on the family farm. After matriculating, he completed an Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts in Stellenbosch, specialising in pastry. He furthered his studies with a Bachelors degree in Applied Design and Photography, and worked for ELLE magazine in South Africa and Paris as a contributing food editor. Jan Hendrik also worked as a private chef on board a luxury yacht on the French Riviera, and is currently living in the South of France, where he runs his restaurant, JAN. His other book, also published by Struik Lifestyle, is JAN-A Breath of French Air.