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Curry Easy - Simples

Advantages: Beautifully presented; simple, clear recipes that work; easy to source ingredients
Disadvantages: Minor niggles with serving sizes

No matter how much they groan, there's always space on my bookshelves for another cookbook. I'm perfectly happy with a book of recipes I'm unlikely to ever likely to put in practice; 'food porn' is completely acceptable and if a book is beautifully presen ...

fizzytom 04.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Curry Easy - Madhur Jaffrey

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Curry Easy (and delicious!)

Advantages: Simple and professional tasting curries
Disadvantages: Wide range of spices required

I received this cookbook as a Christmas present and have already made several of the curries with 100% success rate. Together with Jamie's 30-minute meals I have managed a homecooked supper (and leftovers for lunch!) for most of the new year! The recipe ...

loueeza 31.01.2011 · Read full review
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cupcake heaven!

Advantages: easy to follow, photo for each recipe, turn out perfectly, good selection
Disadvantages: none for me

I've had 'cupcake heaven' by Susannah Blake for a few years now. I picked it up one Sunday morning wandering around John Lewis, and so I paid the full retail price for it which is £12.99. I normally buy books from Amazon so as not to pay the full retail p ...

michelley26 30.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Cupcake Heaven - Susannah Blake

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A beautiful book

Advantages: Lovely ideas, easy to read
Disadvantages: patronising for some

...I love baking and cupcakes seem to be extremely popular at the moment. A while ago I bought various cupcake making items for my kitchen and treated myself to this book. I wanted to be able to make some very lovely looking cakes ready for when people come ...

marsland1 12.09.2012 · Read full review
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How to keep calm in the kitchen

Advantages: Invaluable advice transforms the way you cook
Disadvantages: None

...first attracted to this book by the title 'Cook now, eat later' as it seemed to be the answer to my prayers. Always keen to cook but nervous of last minute disasters I have been reluctant to host dinner parties at home. This book has the answer. ...

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Review of Cook Now, Eat Later - Mary Berry

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