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Jamie's 15 Minute Meals... Or 'The Art of Speed Cooking'

Advantages: Great range of recipes, quick to cook, nutritionally balanced
Disadvantages: Take longer than 15 minutes, lots of equipment needed

Picture the scene… An array of fresh ingredients laid out on the counter top, all the required equipment ready and waiting to be used, recipe book open to the right page and the timer set on my mobile phone (well, I do like a challenge!) The basic premis ...

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Ready steady lets cook

Advantages: Can give you new ideas on meals and side salads.
Disadvantages: Not all practical for dining with children.

I often see things in shops that I'd like for myself but never buy them unless a gift for someone else, this book was something I liked and I hadn't mentioned it to anyone but a friend gave it to me for my birthday this year so I was really chuffed. You'd ...

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Brilliant cook book for beginners

Advantages: Easy to follow, great recipes, not too many ingredients.
Disadvantages: None

I really enjoyed this book, I never saw the TV series, but the idea of one of the best chef's in the country creating a book to help anyone cook using normal ingredients rather than some of the more expensive ones really appealed to me, so I bought the bo ...

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Review of Jamie's Ministry of Food: Anyone Can Learn to Cook in 24 Hours - Jamie Oliver

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From Mess to Chef in 24 hours...Jamie's Ministry of Food

Advantages: No jargon, useful pictures, descriptive recipes
Disadvantages: A little pricey, large book.

...a chef. My fella that is, not Jamie Oliver, although, of couse, he is a chef too. Let me start again.... My fella bought me Jamie's Ministry of Food because I, quite famously, can't cook. I'll give anything a go if I have a recipe in fro ...

Vixterbelle 29.03.2009 · Read full review
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Learn to cook... the easy way!

Advantages: Easy to follow, loads of ideas, great recipes.
Disadvantages: Some of the ingredients are a little pricey!

I bought Jamie Oliver "Ministry of Food" cook book after I'd read a number of good reviews on Dooyoo and Ciao. I had watched the television show "Ministry of Food" where Jamie tried to get people who virtually lived on takeaways to make simple, homemade m ...

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