“VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE” nothing epitomizes these words better than this book from supposedly culinary newbie authors. The book packs in the entire span of every possible culinary category one can think of and in such fine detail that it could be considered a one stop shop for all cooking aficionados. Added to this the vivid commentary by the authors of instances in life that lead to many of their creations reads like rich flowing chocolate cream. Id recommend this to anyone and everyone and that includes those who have never cooked anything ever and are itching to take the first leap of faith or to those who would like to add that extra twist / pack that extra punch to their recipies and cleverly plate them as their own creations considering many of the dishes actually take less than 30 minutes to prepare. All in all a “dummies on cooking for all” kind of book but hidden behind all the subtlety are some practical and useful tips and tricks . To be able to cook for someone in a way is an expression of ones love / affection and this is book and its contents inspire us to do just that . All the very best to the authors … Stupendous effort ..