About the author
Laura Washburn was born in Los Angeles but studied at university in Paris. She went on to train at the prestigious Paris cooking school, Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne and work with Patricia Wells, best-selling author of A Food Lover’s Guide to Paris. She is now based in London, where she works as a cookery teacher and food writer. For Ryland Peters & Small, she has written Cooking with Apples & Pears, The French Country Table, Home-cooked Comforts, Vegetarian Food for Kids and Tacos, Quesadillas & Burritos.
If you’re looking for tempting recipes that are guaranteed to make your toastie the one with the mostie, then look no further. Use this book to perfect the all-time favorite hot sandwich with the best ever recipe for Classic Grilled Cheese, as well as exciting variations. Just one buttery bite oozing with molten cheese will take you back to your childhood. Serve up hearty yet Simple options such as the Montgomery Cheddar with Red Onion Chutney, Gruyère with Leek, and Smoked Provolone with Black Olives. Get the best out of your grilled cheese with the finest International flavours the world has to offer. Try the classic Croque Monsieur or Manchego with Chorizo and Padron Peppers. Fancy your grilled cheese down and ‘dirty’? Try Swiss Cheese with Chilli or Hot Dog with Sauerkraut and Mustard. Or bathe your grilled cheese in luxury with Gourmet recipes such as Tartiflette (reblochon and potato gratin with bacon) or Ricotta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage. Crunchy, golden, gooey and satisfying, Grilled Cheese will keep you warm all winter.