This book will teach you how to cook. Simply. Easily. Clearly. You will learn how to sauté and how to cook with oil. How to make a stock, a roux, a pan sauce. How to properly use salt, make a classic vinaigrette, cook with wine. How to cook with garlic, get perfect grill marks, pick a perfect knife, and much, much more. In other words, you will learn all the cooking basics you need to confidently, easily, happily cook anything you want. Based on the lessons taught to culinary school students around the world and techniques used by professional chefs in restaurants worldwide, How to Cook demystifies the cooking process, giving you everything you need to know to confidently follow a recipe or happily cook without one, making How to Cook not only the perfect cooking resource, but also a kitchen friend you can rely on for years and years.