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Does she?

Advantages: Some great recipies!
Disadvantages: Maybe a few that aren't quite so...

Since starting university last year, I have really caught the cooking bug. While I had always enjoyed cooking, it wasn’t until I had to do it daily that I fell in love with it so. I can often be found in the kitchen, making a loaf of bread, a cake or some ...

obscuredbykep 02.11.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Mums Know Best: The Hairy Bikers' Family Cookbook - Si King, Dave Myers

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After trying some, it seems Mums do know best!

Advantages: Easy to follow, good photos, great results - so far
Disadvantages: NOT good for the waistline!

If you read my earlier review of the Hairy Bikers' 'Perfect Pies' you'll know that I'm not the recipe user in this house. I'm fortunate to have a husband who really enjoys cooking and when he's not working, he loves experimenting with new recipes - as wel ...

mirandamac 21.10.2012 · Read full review
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Mum's know best : The Hairy Bikers Cookbook - good value!

Advantages: Lots of recipes! Good value!
Disadvantages: Wouldn't help you if u were dieting!

I purchased this cookbook for going away at New Year with friends. We agreed to do a 'Come Dine With Me' game over the four nights where we all had to cook a 3 course meal! I'm not too great at cooking so decided to buy this book after hearing it had plen ...

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Appetite for good food

Advantages: Inspirational if you've got some experience as a cook!
Disadvantages: Daunting if you haven't!

Have you ever been to someone's house and they say "Oh, stay and have lunch. It's pot luck, but do stay". You do and it's delightful and you just KNOW that this is how they eat all the time. There's no child saying "Urgh, you know I don't eat joined-up me ...

SueMagee 23.07.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Appetite - Nigel Slater

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Dirty Book!

Advantages: Totally engaging and user-friendly, recipes really work
Disadvantages: Nigels' perverse taste for burnt food spoils some photos

I stopped buying cookbooks a few years ago, I found I was reading them recreationally, "ooh, that looks nice", then putting them away on a nice clean shelf and currying something. Hence I have a large collection of pristine, clean cookbooks. Bizarrely ...

baublebag 09.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Appetite - Nigel Slater

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