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    • ISBN:9781472140043
    • Publication date:14 Dec 2017

The Takeaway Secret, 2nd edition

How to cook your favourite fast food at home

By Kenny McGovern

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Recreate your favourite fast-food and takeaway dishes at home.

Make your favourite fast-food and takeaway dishes at home!

This new and updated edition of The Takeaway Secret offers a wide selection of popular recipes included in the hugely successful original title, as well as over twenty brand new recipes and new handy hints to ensure the reader's home-made dishes look and taste exactly like those offered by their favourite fast-food restaurant or takeaway.

Existing recipes such as Lamb Doner Kebab with Chilli Sauce and Southern Fried Chicken have been updated, accompanied by a wide range of brand new recipes including Pizza Crunch, Chicken in Salt & Chilli and Mac 'n' Cheese Bites. You'll also find some Japanese and Thai favourites, plus sandwich and tortilla fillings.

There are delicious desserts, too - including banana muffins, chocolate chip cookies and fudge cake - for those days when only something sweet will do.

With this definitive collection of takeaway recipes, you'll be able to sample American Fast Food, Kebab Shop cuisine, exotic Chinese and Indian flavours, and tasty Pizza and Chip Shop recipes, all from the comfort of your own home - and at half the price!

Biographical Notes

At the age of nineteen, KENNY McGOVERN was diagnosed with what is known as 'social anxiety disorder' and eventually became too ill to carry on working. As the years passed, he became almost housebound as a result of his illness and as such lost touch with many parts of life which although enjoyable are often taken for granted. Simple pleasures such as buying a nice sandwich from a local café or going out for a meal became impossible for him to do.

As a result of this, and because of his love of food and cooking, he eventually took to trying to recreate many of his favourite shop-bought foods at home. 'If I can't go to McDonalds, I'll make my own,' was his philosophy. Over a period of five years or more, he tested and tweaked many, many recipes, his new hobby quickly building into an obsession.

In 2010, Kenny decided to publish some selected recipes in his first book The Takeaway Secret - it became an instant bestseller, following word-of-mouth recommendations on the internet.

With huge support and encouragement from readers, his confidence has grown, along with his food obsession. As a result Kenny once more ventured out into the world. researching and learning about the historic links between street food and local people and the recent upsurge in the modern, exciting and vibrant street food culture. His next book, The Street Food Secret, followed in 2017.

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  • ISBN: 9781472140050
  • Publication date: 14 Dec 2017
  • Page count: 320
  • Imprint: Robinson
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