mix. is a comprehensive guide to basic proportions in cookery,giving the quantities needed for simple, everyday family food. Containing over 170 recipes, from how to make a white sauce to how to prepare pastry, this is an essential cookery book you will turn to again and again. mix. is the first in a series of small books by James McIntosh. Future titles include dinner., cake. and veg. All recipes are 5 times tested on each cooker used, Gas, Electric, Electric Fan, Aga and Rayburn. Recipes use metric measurements and include timings for Aga and Rayburn.