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Comprehensive but some major failings

Advantages: reasonably comprehensive
Disadvantages: some notable omissions and lack of referencing

This second edition of a very popular medical title should have corrected many of the failings of the first. Unfortunately, the publishers didn't take that opportunity. Certainly there's quite a few updates and new entries, but still some major omissions ...

mrswombat 10.09.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Concise Colour Medical Dictionary - Elizabeth Martin

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Medical words for everyone!

Advantages: Really easy to read, layout is excellent.
Disadvantages: Like it says in the title - concise. Sometimes not enough detail.

When i joined medical school i was given this dictionary for free by the Medical Defense Union, and i've found it more useful that many of my books which cost £40! The recommended retail price is £11.99, and that would be money well spent! I have the t ...

jenihall 10.05.2004 · Read full review
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It's all Greek to me

Advantages: Just a wonderful book, to look at and to read.
Disadvantages: None found

Mothering Sunday is always a problem with the children asking what I would like, so I was pleased to tell them that I had seen a book in Waitrose called “FOOD FROM MANY GREEK KITCHENS” by Tessa Kiros. (The title is spelt in capitals.) Cost £25-00. So when ...

bostonianbeer 06.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Food From Many Greek Kitchens - Tessa Kiros

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The Vegeterian Student Cookbook

Advantages: Good value, laid out clearly, includes lots of info, wide range of recipes
Disadvantages: No pictures

WHY I BOUGHT IT I came across this book on amazon while browsing through their vegetarian cookbooks. It sounded like a really good book and it was quite cheap so I decided to buy it. It is aimed at vegetarian students however I am not actually eit ...

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Review of The Vegeterian Student Cookbook - Hamlyn Cookery

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No Chicken in a Basquet In Ash's Recipe Book

Advantages: Accurate recipes; inspiring photographs; suggestions ingredient substitutions
Disadvantages: Heavy and too many pages; doesn't often suggest sides for mains

Ash Mair was the winner of BBC’s 2011 Masterchef: The Professionals competition. Hailing from Tasmania, the Australian chef has worked in a number of prestigious restaurants in his home country and in Europe, including London’s famous Westbury Hotel. He ...

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Review of My Basque Cuisine - Ash Mair

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