Reviewed by Kathie Smith

Cooking en Cocotte is a cookbook dedicated to dishes prepared in individual-sized pots called mini cocottes. The book offers over 30 full recipes, simple variations of the more common recipes, and tips unique to this type of French cooking.

Each recipe includes preparation and cooking time, serving size, and measurements that are conveniently listed in both metric and US standard. The directions are clear and easy to follow and each recipe is accompanied by a full-color photo for visual guidance on preparation and plating.

Individual chapters include eggs, cheese, vegetables, pastas, desserts and several types of meats. A section is also devoted to preparation tips designed specifically for cooking in mini cocottes.

With a wide variety of both comfort foods and more sophisticated recipes, Cooking en Cocotte offers something to satisfy any palate. The compilation of recipes and information included in this cookbook make it a must-have for those interested in mini cocotte cooking.

Rating: ★★★★★ 

Kathie is a writer, wife, mother and volunteer living in the beautiful Appalachian mountains. Her passion for the written word is fulfilled by creating her own fictional work, freelancing, acting as an adviser to another author, and reading with her six year old daughter.

Review copies were provided free of any obligation by Simon & Schuster UK. No monetary or any other form of compensation was received.