This is a fantastic no-nonsense, no-frills cookbook written with boys in mind. It contains recipes for complete beginners and budding chefs alike; from making toast and boiling an egg to roasting chicken and baking muffins. The recipes include sandwiches, burgers, pasta, curry, apple pie and smoothies. Many recipes contain suggestions for alternative ingredients or cooking methods to encourage innovation and fun in the kitchen. Each recipe is explained in step-by-step instructions accompanied by clear illustrations.