This is a collection of delicious slow-cooked casseroles, soups, terrines, roasts, hot-pots, desserts and drinks. It contains easy to follow recipes for every occasion, shown step by step in over 1700 mouthwatering photographs. It includes wide-ranging recipe ideas for hearty soups, tasty terrines, succulent roasts, comforting hot-pots, pasta and rice dishes, divinely creamy custards, light-as-air steamed puddings and even hot punches and drinks. Each recipe is presented with clearly written text, photographs for all the stages of preparation and every finished dish, and a complete nutritional analysis. This practical book is designed for home cooks who want to create wholesome meals full of taste, but with a minimum of effort. The detailed reference section describes the equipment that is needed, from the different types of slow cooker to clay pots, tagines, tians, chicken bricks, bean pots, casseroles, pans and works. The recipes cover a wide range of dishes, from Spicy Chicken Jambalaya for a hungry family to Wild Mushroom Soup for a simple but satisfying lunch, and desserts include the irresistible Chocolate Chip Walnut Cake. This inspirational volume is a one-stop, one-pot recipe resource that celebrates all the tastes and aromas of slow-cooked food.