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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
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Review of Gordon Ramsay's Fast Food: Recipes from "The F Word" - Gordon Ramsay

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A must for veggie lovers and their friends

Advantages: Recipes split by month for seasonality
Disadvantages: None

...Since growing my own veg I have received countless vegetable based books for birthdays and christmas, none of which have provided such inspiration as this gem from Sarah Raven. Sarah provided delicious answers to my glut of courgettes and my unripened to ...

HelenClarke 27.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sarah Raven's Garden Cookbook - Sarah Raven

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The Joy of Cooking

Advantages: A great book that is easy to follow
Disadvantages: not cheap

This book is a favourite in our family. This is more than a cook book it is a manual for entertaining. Complete with recipes in every category from appetizers to desserts; conversion charts for imperial and metric measurements;and information on kn ...

MsMuminah 07.02.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The Joy of Cooking - Ethan Becker, Irma Rombauer

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Excellent Caribbean Cuisine

Advantages: Good price. Easy recipes.
Disadvantages: Some ingredients are quite difficult to find.

This is a great recipe book for anyone who is willing to broaden their horizons and experiment with new foods. I started watching Levi's program on the telly and wanted to try many recipes he was cooking. I loved the idea of the scotch bonnet peppers bein ...

PREGHEAD88 02.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Caribbean Food Made Easy - Levi Roots

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Spit Or Swallow

Advantages: You make drink. Drink drink. Drink get you drunk.
Disadvantages: A little style over content.

It all depends on whether you can make a nice cocktail or not. Obviously, a nasty cocktail is about as welcome as Live And Let Die being sung to you by the Tweenies. Cooking is sometimes referred to in the same breath as alchemy, and rightfully so. More d ...

peppersinclaire 23.11.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Cool Cocktails - Ben Reed

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