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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 ...

CosmicLove 25.04.2013 · Read full review
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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 ...

fizzytom 02.06.2013 · Read full review
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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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The only baking book you'll ever need... or is it?

Advantages: A lovely book bursting with recipes
Disadvantages: could do with a few tweaks

...For Christmas this year my family asked me what I wanted and I said some more baking books. I love baking and I love reading and pawing through baking books even more! One of the books which they bought for me was this Baking Bible by Mary Berry. It claim ...

marsland1 07.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Mary Berry's Baking Bible - Mary Berry

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Not for those on a diet...

Advantages: 250 recipes, reliable results.
Disadvantages: None for me.

I own a lot of cook books and I hire even more from the library. To be honest, there isn't many cook books that I feel I have to own myself straight away, I either borrow them, buy them from a charity shop or put them on a birthday wish list. But having ...

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Review of Mary Berry's Baking Bible - Mary Berry

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