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A good cookery bible!

Advantages: good variety, interesting information, nicely written.
Disadvantages: oddly placed photos!

I was bought this for CHristmas last year after my family were bored of hearing me complaining about my cook book collection. I have a lot of cook books and the majority of them are by famous chefs like Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay. Although I do some o ...

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Review of Complete Illustrated Cookery Course - Delia Smith

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Delia is the reincarnated Mrs Beeton

Advantages: Wonderful cookery course that can teach even a seasoned cook a trick or two
Disadvantages: Not enough on special dietary needs

Two years ago, my daughter was getting married and asked me to make her wedding cake. I have only made one wedding cake before, and that was my own when I married in 1979, but I no longer had the recipe that I had used, however, I remember it involved usi ...

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Delia Smith - The First Cookbook You Should Buy When You Set

Advantages: Good basic recipes which are easy to follow.
Disadvantages: Would like a few more photos - how do I know I got it right...

DELIA SMITH'S COMPLETE COOKERY COURSE The book that I am reviewing is more than 15 years old and is the illustrated complete hardback version. I have seen paperback versions in the shops and also ones that are a smaller size than my copy. However, I be ...

LAURALILIA 08.03.2009 · Read full review
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Hail Queen Delia!!

Advantages: Gorgeous recipes
Disadvantages: Want to eat them all

Delia and me go back a long way. In an effort to domesticate me my parents bought me my very first hard backed Delia when I was 18. As far as I was concerned it was just another cookery book with a strange woman on the front holding an egg. I never ...

susan1967 26.04.2004 · Read full review
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Diamond review  Delia at her best

Advantages: Recipes for every occasions and they're just about fool-proof.
Disadvantages: Some of the chapters are a little dated.

...great fan of Delia Smith, but I owe her a debt of gratitude. My mother always told me that I couldn't cook and in my youth constantly derided my efforts to produce anything edible. It's the sort of thing that sticks. One day in the late seven ...

SueMagee 08.03.2003 · Read full review
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