Latest reviews in Lifestyle Books »

Hungry? Who Are You Kidding, I'm Always Hungry!

Advantages: Fun, informal, a basic range of go-to recipes for a more novice cook, healthy
Disadvantages: Not very advanced, some people would prefer more recipes, cost new, company ownership

I have an addiction to cookery books. The stupid thing is that I rarely truly follow a recipe - but I love to have them for inspiration, I can read them like novels and I find them oddly comforting. I recently decided to go for a random walk down our (f ...

missrarr 05.09.2015 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Hungry? The Innocent Recipe Book for Filling Your Family with Good Stuff - Innocent

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

Would you read it again?

Value for money

Still Hungry...

Advantages: Easy to follow instructions
Disadvantages: Nothing very exciting, lack of photos

With a family of five to feed, I'm always on the lookout for new and exciting recipes to keep hunger at bay. I'm familiar with the Innocent brand due to their range of chilled smoothies and healthy ready meals, so I was intrigued to discover that there wa ...

jo-1976 30.09.2015 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Hungry? The Innocent Recipe Book for Filling Your Family with Good Stuff - Innocent

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

Would you read it again?

Value for money

Rediscover Jamie the Chef.

Advantages: Easy to follow, great photos, loads of recipes, full of ideas
Disadvantages: A few misses on measurements

Who is Jamie Oliver? Well where do you start? Chef, Business man, Charity Founder, MBE, Preacher? With the many things Jamie Oliver has done over the years, one of things he's best known for is being from Essex! He describes himself as 'not the ...

misspurple7 28.07.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Jamie's Kitchen - Jamie Oliver

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

Would you read it again?

Value for money

Not bad F'ing fast food!

Advantages: Easy recipes, cheap meal ideas, tasty food, recipes suitable for basic cooking skills
Disadvantages: Strange layout and sections

I love to cook but since having children, cooking time has become limited and meal ideas are dictated not only by being on a budget but also the amount of time to cook and prepare meals has rapidly decreased. I’m a very confident cook but I often find my ...

Lools_24 28.10.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Gordon Ramsay's Fast Food: Recipes from "The F Word" - Gordon Ramsay

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

Would you read it again?

Value for money

Doesn't everyone love a prawn cocktail?

Advantages: Very interesting, great advice, good cooking and ideas - really good book.
Disadvantages: None

Simon Hopkinson established himself early on as a successful British chef, after opening his own restaurant before he was 21. He swiftly, and deservedly, found himself as one of Britain's most acclaimed young chefs, and his friendship with one particularl ...

stravaig 08.09.2007 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of The Prawn Cocktail Years - Simon Hopkinson, Lindsey Bareham

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

Would you read it again?

Value for money