The marriage of contrasting and complementary flavours has driven Scott Pickett's way of cooking since the early days of his career, earning him a reputation for brilliant combinations and incredibly tasty food. Inspired by the changing seasons, the abundance of quality Australian produce and the principle of eight key flavour profiles, with the collection of irresistible recipes he opens the door into his kitchen for a masterclass in putting together a dish or meal that's perfectly balanced. From Scott's interpretations of the classic combinations to more unusual pairings that bring unexpected sensory delight, these are dishes and ideas to help you find a new harmony in the way you cook.
A Cook\u2019s Story tells of a life that combines a passion for food with the art and craft of cooking. It\u2019s an open and sometimes confronting account of dramas in the kitchen, the roller-coaster of opening a restaurant, the demands of opening more, and the pleasures and challenges of competition and success.