So many of us love the idea of whipping up a fabulous dinner during the week, but when it comes to putting the pan on the flame, we lose confidence. Do I have the skills to pull this off? Do I have the time? The answer is “yes” when you have Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence at your fingertips.
Award-winning cooking teacher, author, chef, and TV personality Joanne Weir demystifies cooking techniques and makes 100 delicious, main-course recipes easy and approachable. Written as the companion cookbook to her new public television show, Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence, this book will be a go-to resource for every cook, for every day, as it inspires a “you can do it” spirit in the kitchen and a confident, uncomplicated response to your daily bread: “What’s for dinner tonight?”
About the Author
Farhana Sahibzada is originally from Lahore, Pakistan. She is the noted chef and owner of cinnamon STIX, a cafe and catering business she established and operated in Woodland Hills, California. Farhana has been teaching Indian/Pakistani cooking for over 20 years in southern California and internationally. In addition to teaching classes at her cafe she has taught cooking classes for Pierce College, Gelson's super Markets, Williams Sonoma, Whole Foods Markets, Let's get Cookin' in Westlake Village, The culinary art's college at the Art's Institute in Santa Monica California (where she is a regular visiting guest chef and instructor), Southern California's Culinary Institute in South Pasadena, (currently: Le Cordon Bleu), The New School of Cooking in Culver City, city parks and recreation facilities, museums and many other local cooking schools and gourmet food markets. Her classes focus on simplifying the art of Indian cooking and offer simple and quick versions for classic and popular recipes of the Indian/Pakistani cuisine. Emerging as an acclaimed authority on Indian and Pakistani cuisine, Farhana is often invited for cooking demonstrations, classes and food talks by prominent culinary organizations, broadcast media and social cooking clubs around Los Angeles. Her cooking show, 'Cooking with Farhana' produced at Time Warner Cable has aired in Los Angeles with strong following and zest. Farhana's cooking classes have been voted 'A Top Event' in L A Weekly in The Best of Los Angeles.
“As a cook, as a teacher and as an author, Joanne Weir has never strayed from her firm and unassailable convictions that cooking should be pure and simple and that ingredients should be pure and fresh.”– Alice Waters“Joanne Weir’s bubbly personality and wit come through in every recipe. Her food sparkles with flavor, there is sensibility in products chose, and the preparation is simple and fun.” –Lidia Bastianich