From sauces to roasts and tagines to puddings, the National Trust brings you over 100 slow cooker recipes to try at home. Slow cooking is ideal for people with all kinds of lifestyles - from mums with a young family who want to put the supper on after the school run, to people who want to cook in the morning before they go to work, to students who are busy in lectures all day and want to come home to a great meal. Delicious dishes for everyday family meals, such as Bistro-style Bolognese Sauce and Fish Pie, sit alongside fabulous food for friends such as Whole Chicken with Creamy Tarragon and Vermouth Sauce and Beef and Sweet Date Tagine. There are also tempting treats, including puddings, cakes and preserves. These simple recipes will help you cut down your shopping bill too. Cheaper cutsof meat are ideal for the slow cooker, as are inexpensive pulses such as lentils. With so many quick to prepare and easy to follow recipes, this book will prove an invaluable addition to every cook's kitchen.