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way too sweet, sweet!

Advantages: lovely coffee table book
Disadvantages: recipes are far too sweet, quantities are not accurate

I've had 'Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery' for a couple of years now. I picked it up in one of those discount book shops - The Works I think, for just £2.99. I have the hardback copy and the full retail price of the hardback is £14.99, so I got myself a ...

michelley26 02.09.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Cupcakes from The Primrose Bakery - Martha Swift, Lisa Thomas

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Yum yum yum, home made dishes for my tum

Advantages: A delicious range of savoury and sweet dishes which are simple to create
Disadvantages: None other than some of the recipes are repeated from other books within the range

Breads and Baking - Gina Steer I own a considerably large selection of cookery books, which I've amassed over the years and whilst some of them rarely see the light of day I regularly use those belonging to a collection by Gina Steer. I own eight ...

Alyson29 26.09.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Cook Bookery

Advantages: It's Delia!
Disadvantages: It's Delia.

Iíve got a confession to make. I canít boil an egg. I donít mean that I canít cook, because I can. I mean that I canít boil an egg. I was born just after the end of the Second World War when food was not particularly plentiful and some of it was still ...

SueMagee 03.07.2002 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Delia's How to Cook: Book 1 - Delia Smith

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How to cook indeed!

Advantages: Easy to follow, not fancy
Disadvantages: None

I tend to buy cook books (or receive them as gifts) then never use them, but this one is definitely different! It was given to me as a birthday present and I'm eternally grateful! Despite cooking for myself for about 6 years now there are some things in ...

AliB 05.09.2000 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Delia's How to Cook: Book 1 - Delia Smith

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pass the eggs!

Advantages: clear, concise instructions
Disadvantages: end up eating too much

Every child that is learning to cook should use this book and even if you're not a child (I'm 33) there is so much to learn. Deliah got slated by other "chefs" when she did the How To Cook series and wrote this book but not everyone wants fancy food piled ...

anguk 11.08.2000 ∑ Read full review
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