This book presents over 400 fabulous dishes requiring only three or four ingredients illustrated by over 1500 stunning colour step-by-step photographs. It simplifies shopping, cuts preparation time, and is perfect for the modern cook who loves good food but has less time to spend making it. It provides a practical introduction to minimalist cooking, with advice on choosing ingredients and tips on how to achieve maximum taste. It includes recipes for every type of occasion - breakfasts and brunches, light lunches and midweek family meals, relaxed al fresco dining, elegant entertaining and sumptuous desserts. Perfect for today's busy modern cook, this book shows how to achieve maximum flavour with minimum effort. Every recipe tastes sensational but requires just three or four ingredients, saving money and saving time on planning, shopping and preparation. There is something suitable for all occasions, and each recipe has easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions to ensure perfect results every time. A nutritional breakdown of every recipe is also included, so you can plan meals for any kind of diet. Quick dishes include stuffed baby squash, or chicken scallops with lemon and Serrano ham. For those with a sweet tooth, there are four chapters filled with indulgent delights such as passion fruit creams. Beautifully photographed with over 1500 step-by-step pictures, this is the only cookbook for anyone who demands superb results, but wants to spend less money in the supermarket and less time in the kitchen.