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My fingers are turning green already!

Advantages: Wonderful pictures, handy information, lovely projects
Disadvantages: Doesn't show pictures of growing crops indoors

I recently moved flats into the top floor of a high-rise block. Still no house with a garden.. but we do now how our own rather sizeable roof terrace. I decided that I really want to plant a small garden up there and grow some vegetables, and I found this ...

ivytoad 14.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Crops in Pots: 50 Great Container Projects Using Vegetables, Fruit and Herbs - Bob Purnell

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Crops in pots

Advantages: Colourful and inspiring
Disadvantages: Garish bright yellow cover

...Bob Purcell and Hamlyn have produced a beautiful book in 'Crops in Pots'. With the recent upturn in people wanting to grow their own healthy fruit and vegetables, the book is aimed at people who don't have a lot of space, and shows just how many crops you ...

ciaofluffymuppet 05.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Crops in Pots: 50 Great Container Projects Using Vegetables, Fruit and Herbs - Bob Purnell

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eat, Drink and be merry

Advantages: great healthy food, interesting recipes
Disadvantages: not very family friendly, could be expensive

...At the moment there are a whole host of programmes on telly trying to get us to eat healthier and look better, 10 Years Younger, You Are What You Eat and Cook Yourself Thin is the newest edition to channel 4's lifestyle programming. I myself never got to ...

hollywoodmum 02.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Cook Yourself Thin: The Delicious Way to Drop a Dress Size - Harry Eastwood

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Helpful guide to low calorie cuisine

Advantages: Great recipes, photos and inspiration
Disadvantages: Some culinary expertise required. Not for beginners

...it is actually. But like most of these kinds of books Cook Yourself Thin aims to offer a painless way of droping a dress size. The reality is of course that slimming of whatever regime involves serious sacrif ...

bookaddict 04.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Cook Yourself Thin: The Delicious Way to Drop a Dress Size - Harry Eastwood

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Some very fancy cakes in here!!

Advantages: Very yummy recipes, nice tips
Disadvantages: icing section lacking, not photos of all items, a bit daunting

...I love baking cakes now! I love trying new recipes and baking away with Millie helping me. I have had many disasters but it's all been so enjoyable to do. Over the little while that I have built on my baking skills I have bought and been bought many books ...

Milliesmum123 20.12.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook - Lynn Hill

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