`Bill's Basics' offers up Bill Grangers take on various well known and classic recipes/food stuffs. This is broken up into various chapters so you can find the recipe for your requirements, these are Breakfast, Baking, Soup, Salads, Rice Pasta & Bread, Chicken, Meat, Seafood, Vegetables and finally desserts. Each recipe has a mouth watering photo of how it should look and whilst it suggests how many people it will serve, it doesn't specify preparation or cooking times separately like the other books. Each recipe also has a short paragraph from Bill with some thoughts on each dish. The photos are well produced throughout and get you salivating at the thought of tasting the dish on offer.  All in all this is a well presented book, with some tasty recipes and it should compliment any household cookbook shelf.

  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1844008436
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1844008438
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.1 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7.64 x 1.1 x 10 inches



Bill Granger is an Australian restaurateur and food writer, loved by family cooks and sophisticated foodies alike. Bill's sunny, relaxed approach to food is an essential part in his enduring popularity.

In 1993, Bill dropped out of art school and opened his first restaurant, bills, in Sydney's Darlinghurst. It soon became adored for its legendary breakfasts, served at the central communal table, where locals and travellers, families and friends, still thrive on the produce-led dishes and buzzing atmosphere. In 2008, Bill's restaurants went international starting in Tokyo, and on to London, Honolulu and Seoul.

Bill has written 12 cookbooks, selling in excess of 1 million copies, and has made 5 cookery series seen in over 30 countries. He continues to write recipe columns for magazines and newspapers worldwide.