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The Little Book of Chefs' Tips.

Advantages: Lots of useful advice, low price
Disadvantages: None for me

...I recieved my copy of "The Little Book of Chefs' Tips" for Christmas in 2011, along with another couple of titles from the same "Little Book" series. I like cooking and one of my favourite parts of reading a new cook book is often the hints and tip sectio ...

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Review of The Little Book Of Chefs' Tips - Richard Maggs

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The Vegetarian Pocket Bible - don't put your faith in it!

Advantages: Supportive advice on becoming a vegetarian
Disadvantages: Few recipes, not much information likely to be of use to experienced vegetarians

I recieved The Vegetarian Pocket Bible as a late birthday present at the beginning of the year. I can see why the book was chosen for me - the sub title of "everything you need to know to live meat-free" makes it sound like something that even a long term ...

ryeb 13.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Vegetarian Pocket Bible - Carys Matthews

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A big soup bible!

Advantages: A brilliant guide to soups, loads of ideas, brilliant photos
Disadvantages: the book doesn't open flat

...a blender recently and the aim of it was to make lots of healthy foods. I really wanted to start making soups from scratch so that I can control exactly what goes into it and make the most of the fresh fruit and vegetables that we have. Since I h ...

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Review of The Soup Bible - Debra Mayhew

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Easy, practical and cheap healthy meals!

Advantages: Laid out very simply for those who havent cooked much before in their life
Disadvantages: For the more experience cook this may be too simplified, but for students its ideal!

Being a student myself and only leaving home for the first time properly just last year for university, there are many things to be worrying about. In my case when I was moving to a completely new city not knowing anyone, there are many new challenges ...

MickMunson 05.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Nosh 4 Students: A Fun Student Cookbook. See every recipe in FULL COLOUR. 50% more recipes than its previous Best Selling Edition.: A Fun Student Cookbook - Joy May

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'nosh 4 students' - a cookbook for students

Advantages: easy to read/follow, with realistic, affordable recipes
Disadvantages: some of the recipes can be a bit random/slightly patronising - definitely for beginners!

I received this 'nosh 4 students' cookbook for students as a a fun present just before I entered my third year of uni. Although I had already survived the first two years away from home, I hadn't really done much cooking (think lots of cheese toasties, no ...

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Review of Nosh 4 Students: A Fun Student Cookbook. See every recipe in FULL COLOUR. 50% more recipes than its previous Best Selling Edition.: A Fun Student Cookbook - Joy May

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