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Appetite for good food

Advantages: Inspirational if you've got some experience as a cook!
Disadvantages: Daunting if you haven't!

Have you ever been to someone's house and they say "Oh, stay and have lunch. It's pot luck, but do stay". You do and it's delightful and you just KNOW that this is how they eat all the time. There's no child saying "Urgh, you know I don't eat joined-up me ...

SueMagee 23.07.2002 · Read full review
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Dirty Book!

Advantages: Totally engaging and user-friendly, recipes really work
Disadvantages: Nigels' perverse taste for burnt food spoils some photos

I stopped buying cookbooks a few years ago, I found I was reading them recreationally, "ooh, that looks nice", then putting them away on a nice clean shelf and currying something. Hence I have a large collection of pristine, clean cookbooks. Bizarrely ...

baublebag 09.07.2004 · Read full review
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My favorite cookbook

Advantages: Reads like a novel
Disadvantages: none

This book has got to be my best cookbook ever. Apart from being very informative, it has the most evocative descriptions ever. Nigel Slater even makes the washing up sound interesting. He starts with a guide to ingredients & utensils and then follows u ...

robvz 23.07.2004 · Read full review
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Diamond review  Fast Food

Advantages: Good food on the table in thirty minutes.
Disadvantages: You still have to do the washing up!

...bought this book, back in 1996, I thought that I would spend the next ten years much as I had the previous quarter of a century – dashing home each evening after a long day at work to make a meal as quickly as possible. "The 30-Minute Cook" sounde ...

SueMagee 05.05.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The 30-Minute Cook (The Best of the World's Quick Cooking) - Nigel Slater

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Not a celebrity Chef

Advantages: delicious recipies in 30 mins
Disadvantages: none

...Nigel Slater is a cookery author who is not hyped at all by the media, although that does not make his cookbooks any the worse due to his lack of stardom. On the contrary the Observer's resident foodies has written some very useful and thought provokin ...

jason.rowe 19.12.2000 · Read full review
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