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Inspiring recipes

Advantages: Loads of recipes to choose from
Disadvantages: order of recipes confusing

I got this book out of the library a few years ago and have since bought it to have in the house. I do not use it regularly but probably about a couple of times a month to get ideas on what to cook. There are some good ideas and I like how simple and stra ...

Milliesmum123 21.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Slim to Win: Diet and Cookbook - Rosemary Conley

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Much More Than Meatballs - Scandilicious

Advantages: Good mix of cooking and ingredient assembling; mostly easy to source items
Disadvantages: Dividing some quantities for fewer diners can be tricky for some recipes

Nigella Lawson revealed recently in an interview that she owns about five thousand cookbooks; I don’t own close to that but I could imagine having a good stab at it if I had the space to keep them. Some of mine have been ‘coffee table’ purchases, acquire ...

fizzytom 13.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Scandilicious - Signe Johansen

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Feeding Prejudice

Advantages: Clearly written, interesting, frightening expose of supermarket practice.
Disadvantages: You might be too scared to go shopping again!

"Buy Joanna Blythman's new book, Shopped," said my friend Sue, "it'll feed all your prejudices, and then some." She knows me too well! Blythman's book is the result of two year's research on supermarkets. It makes for scary reading. During the 197 ...

jillmurphy 19.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Shopped - Joanna Blythman

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A Nation of Shopkeepers? Or just 4?

Advantages: Straightforward style
Disadvantages: accusations of bias

Shopped is a new publication by Joanna Blythman, and a factual and insightful one into an industry; a publication which took her two years two research and write, including very short spells working in the supermarket chains. Essentially the book provides ...

helencbradshaw 11.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Shopped - Joanna Blythman

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'No Logo' for British supermarkets

Advantages: Succinct, stimulating, fascinating and insightful.
Disadvantages: It occasionally feels a little repetitive, but not to its detriment.

'Shopped' takes the reader on a lively, thought-provoking and incredibly interesting journey through the world of the modern British supermarket, revealing every secret trick and behind-the-scenes truths that they really wouldn't want the public to think ...

elliepotten 22.04.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Shopped - Joanna Blythman

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