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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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Delicious, uncomplicated Indian cooking

Advantages: tasty recipes, clear and easy to follow
Disadvantages: timings a little out

...into my flat a couple of years ago my mum bought me a couple of recipe books, now that I had my own kitchen. One of the books that my mum bought me was the Three Sisters Indian Cookbook. Although I can cook quite well, I quite often like brow ...

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Review of The Three Sisters Indian Cookbook - Serena Kaul

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Brilliant cook book for beginners

Advantages: Easy to follow, great recipes, not too many ingredients.
Disadvantages: None

I really enjoyed this book, I never saw the TV series, but the idea of one of the best chef's in the country creating a book to help anyone cook using normal ingredients rather than some of the more expensive ones really appealed to me, so I bought the bo ...

paulie1975 24.05.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Jamie's Ministry of Food: Anyone Can Learn to Cook in 24 Hours - Jamie Oliver

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From Mess to Chef in 24 hours...Jamie's Ministry of Food

Advantages: No jargon, useful pictures, descriptive recipes
Disadvantages: A little pricey, large book.

...a chef. My fella that is, not Jamie Oliver, although, of couse, he is a chef too. Let me start again.... My fella bought me Jamie's Ministry of Food because I, quite famously, can't cook. I'll give anything a go if I have a recipe in fro ...

Vixterbelle 29.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Jamie's Ministry of Food: Anyone Can Learn to Cook in 24 Hours - Jamie Oliver

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