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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 ...

fizzytom 02.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of My Basque Cuisine - Ash Mair

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A British Book on Hypnobirthing from Katharine Graves. Wonderful.

Advantages: A good, practical guide, written from a British rather than American perspective..
Disadvantages: It would be nice to buy it with the CDs included. Maybe the next edition?

...This book is amazing. My friend recommended Katharine to me as I wanted to try Hypnobirthing for the birth of my second child, following a traumatic experience first time round. i'd read about it as a way of having a relaxed and calm birthing, and hopeful ...

Trudgers 03.12.2012 · Read full review
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Some Good Home Cooking

Advantages: Very varied recipes; good photographs
Disadvantages: none

Having lived for over twenty years in Cairo, where home cooking was the norm, on returning to the UK I gave in to the temptation to try out quite a few of the ready meals that I came across in the supermarkets. I was often short of time, and that was my e ...

denella 15.10.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Good Housekeeping Cookery Book (The Cook's Classic Companion) - Good Housekeeping Institute

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Best cookery book available

Advantages: Explanations, guidelines, recipes, variations
Disadvantages: None

This book, quite simply, is everything the complete beginner or experienced cook will need. Apart from recipes galore, it has hundreds of guidelines for cooking different meats, vegetables, sauces, etc, showing you how and why certain recipes work, not j ...

Lucilock 12.10.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Good Housekeeping Cookery Book (The Cook's Classic Companion) - Good Housekeeping Institute

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Quite simply the best

Advantages: comprehensive, but not dull
Disadvantages: absolutely none

This has been around since Delia was in school uniform and jamie wasn't even a twinkle in his parents' eye - but even after half a century, it's still the absolute best. This seminal cookery title has been updated many times, but never becoming trendy at ...

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