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"Desserts" by James Martin

Advantages: Good old fashioned puddings. Easy to read. Good Value
Disadvantages: Lacked the secret Pastry Chef tips I had hoped for.

"Desserts" by James Martin is described as a 'fabulous collection of recipes from Sweet Baby James' the BBC2 TV Series. I think this book is a worthwhile purchase, particularly for those amongst us that share a sweet tooth. I adore puddings and so whe ...

smilesarefree 18.02.2008 · Read full review
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I'm going slightly mad-ras

Advantages: Gorgeous illustrations, accessible ingredients, degrees of complexity
Disadvantages: Not enough illustrations

If cooking is the new rock and roll then Reza Mahammad must be the culinary Freddie Mercury – slightly camp and dramatic, refined and charming and in possession of a somewhat regal air. Actually it’s my esteemed OH who has this bizarre idea that Reza is ...

fizzytom 29.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Rice, Spice And All Things Nice - Reza Mahammad

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You Are What You Eat

Advantages: It is a fun and easy read
Disadvantages: It lacks insight at times

...By now most of us will know who Gillian McKeith is. Her TV show You Are What You Eat showed her retraining seemingly hopelessly obese and unhealthy people to enjoy her diet of raw vegetables, quinoa and seeds. In fact, diet is the wrong word in this case ...

annaroos1 17.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of You Are What You Eat: Michelle's Diary - Michelle McManus

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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 ...

lorriellah 30.12.2013 · Read full review
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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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