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cakes from 1977 to 2014

Advantages: cheap, loads of recipes, all the recipes work, photo with each recipe
Disadvantages: if you don't have an electric mixer you'll struggle

I bought Delia's Cakes on a bit of a whim really. I was placing an Amazon order, which included a different cookbook, and Delia's Cakes popped up in the items recommended for you bit. It was only actually £5, the recommended retail price is £25, so I figu ...

michelley26 17.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Delia's Cakes - Delia Smith

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Slow down...are you up to speed?

Advantages: Inspirational cookery
Disadvantages: No good for reading in bed - you have to get up and try it out.

Just how busy are you? Are you too busy to slice the odd courgette? Do you have time, once in a while, to peel a potato or open a can of tuna? And just how good a cook are you? Can you scramble an egg or smash a clove of garlic or cut open a lemon? C ...

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Review of Real Fast Food (350 Recipes Ready-to-Get in 30 Minutes) - Nigel Slater

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Funky Fast Food

Advantages: Simple to follow, huge variety, quick and easy
Disadvantages: Don't read whilst hungry, too much to choose from!

Ok, so let's get the confession out of the way first - I'm not a big fan of cooking. It's not that I can't cook, every time I do force myself to make something a little more creative than scrambled eggs it comes out great. It's just that I can't be ...

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Review of Real Fast Food (350 Recipes Ready-to-Get in 30 Minutes) - Nigel Slater

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and how late does your deli stay open?

Advantages: some unusual suggestions, all quick to make
Disadvantages: you'd have to be organised enough to find the ingredients in advance

Nigel Slater's book is designed to provide you with recipes for good food you can cook in under 30 minutes. The quantities given tend to be for either 'two as a main course or four as an accompaniment' and are laid out with a description, the ingredients ...

anna_mcnally 11.07.2003 · Read full review
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Real Good Book

Advantages: It'll be the best book on the shelf
Disadvantages: Needs laminating!

This was the first Nigel Slater Book I bought, and judging by the state of the pages today it's proved its worth. This book is organised into chapters based on the main ingredient (the classic chapter being Garlic). And all the recipes are interspersed w ...

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