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Mr. Slater's Diaries

Advantages: Seasonal food at its best accompanied by beautiful photographs.
Disadvantages: None that don't sound far too picky!

One of the many problems I have with supermarkets is that they try to persuade me that any fresh fruit and vegetable I want is available all year round. I can eat fresh raspberries in January, green beans in February, leeks in June, asparagus in October ...

SueMagee 25.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Kitchen Diaries - Nigel Slater

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An excellent food diary

Advantages: Great for seasonal tips
Disadvantages: Actually a little too heavy to handle!

...** 12/4/07 - I've extended this review so please re-rate if you feel it deserves it, thanks! ** This (very large!) book takes you through a year of Nigel's cooking. I have the hardback version (paperback out this month), and it certainly looks classy ...

GK1976 27.02.2007 · Read full review
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The Kitchen Diaries

Advantages: A good read, makes you passionate about the cooking
Disadvantages: Not enough pictures for my liking!

...average cook book. Not to be bought for those who just want to get on and cook something - its really what it says - a diary. A year in the life of Nigel Slater and virtually everything he ate ... He has a way of writing ...

jols 01.06.2006 · Read full review
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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 ...

minigrile 30.11.2003 · Read full review
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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 ...

redmonkey 08.03.2004 · Read full review
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