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Advantages: Precise instructions for producing stupendous food.
Disadvantages: Pernickety.

Back in the late 1980s one of the highlights of Sunday afternoons was a television programme called “At Home with the Roux Brothers”. Both brothers had three Michelin stars (the highest accolade which a restaurant can earn), Albert at Le Gavroche in cent ...

SueMagee 06.11.2002 · Read full review
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Review of The Roux Brothers on Patisserie - Albery Roux, Michel Roux

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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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Tasty Treats At Your Table

Advantages: Really easy to follow
Disadvantages: Gary wasn't there to cook for me!

My husband bought this book for me, after we had watched the accompanying television series. I think he paid about £15 for it in Sussex Bookshops. The first thing that struck me about this book is the beautiful photography. Without exception, the dis ...

Valliann 16.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Gary Rhodes at the Table - Gary Rhodes

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Good Recipes with things that are mostly always around the home

Advantages: Easy to read and follow, working with easy to find ingredients
Disadvantages: More recipes needed rather than fancy photos of her life

This book is full of great recipes for people who just want to cook something with the ingredients they already have, the recipes are well presented, easy to follow, with a very low probability that you could mess them up. In my opinion Tana Ramsay has ...

pilotmic1 25.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Home Made: Good, Honest Food Made Easy - Tana Ramsay

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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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