In this book you'll find good wholesome recipes that you can make yourself whatever your level of expertise. For the novice cook it offers step by step guidance and encouragement by explaining the recipes in a straightforward and accessible way. For the more experienced cook it offers new recipes and fresh ways of doing things. Mrs Simkins understands the importance of good home cooking. In this book she shares some of the delicious but economical recipes that she has cooked over the years for her own family and friends: *hearty hot dinners and roasts *light lunches *simple soothing soups *plenty of baking (including pastry and sponge cakes) *perfect puddings *tempting toasty snacks *plus how to make your own bread with a bread maker. Acknowledgements; Introduction; Breakfasts; Light Lunches and Mid-week Suppers; Main Meals; Roast Dinners; Puddings; Very Quick Light Meals on Toast; Cakes; Pastry; Biscuits; Making Your Own Bread at Home with a Bread Machine; Index.