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Food Acquisition Continuum

Advantages: Entertaining, inspiring, funny.
Disadvantages: Utopian, incomplete, nice but silly photography.

...My first virtual acquaintance with Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall came when I stumbled across his slightly surreal Channel Four series, TV Dinners. It's a rare talent, to be able to laugh at eccentrics without ever being nasty, and Hugh is a master of the ...

jillmurphy 22.06.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The River Cottage Cookbook - Simon Wheeler, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

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Hugh Finally Writes It All

Advantages: It might convince you to produce more of your own food.
Disadvantages: You might like spending money at the supermarket.

...was tempted into this book and it was an insidious process. "Would you like Hugh's recipe for Weeping Lamb?" "If you've got a glut of tomatoes I could let you have Hugh's recipe for tomato sauce." I gave in and Amazon supplied it for the very reasona ...

SueMagee 01.09.2003 · Read full review
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River cottage Cookbook

Advantages: A real treasure of a book
Disadvantages: None

The River Cottage Cookbook by Hugh Fearnley-Whitingstall is a real book about cookery. There's none of the plastic-looking artistically arranged fripperies that pass for food in the cook books of many so-called chefs and self-styled experts. Hugh Fearn ...

Martinscholes 29.12.2005 · Read full review
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River cottage forever

Advantages: Wonderful book
Disadvantages: Absolutely nothing

...As soon as I found out that Channel 4 were releasing a tie-in book for Hugh Fearnley Whittingstalls latest series "River Cottage Forever", I rushed out to get it. The book cost £20.00 from Waterstones (RRP £25.00), so I was already pleased at getting a d ...

kevuk109 16.10.2002 · Read full review
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real food lovers heaven!!

Advantages: food encapsulated, growing, finding, cooking and eating!!
Disadvantages: weighty tome, pictures a little grainy

...Hugh, famous now for several TV series, brings the River Cottage themes together in book form. The book is divided into four sections; garden, livestock, fish and hedgerow. So, the book starts off with growing the 'green' foodstuffs,;soils, seeds, pol ...

saleshi 20.02.2005 · Read full review
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