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Real Food Fraom A Real Cook. Nigel Slater Is A Culinary Supremo

Advantages: No nonsense ingredients and no fuss over specific amounts.
Disadvantages: Some cooks may feel a little unsure with his open ended style and need more guidance.

...Real Food There is something about Nigel Slater’s writing that has a drool quality about it: it is simple yet decadent, naughty but nice. In this offering, he centres his writings around a collection of key ingredients namely potatoes, chicken, sausage ...

haddockinthekitchen 03.03.2011 · Read full review
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Not as good as I was expecting

Advantages: Full of simple and quick puddings
Disadvantages: Not very adventurous recipes for the seasoned cook

Let me start by saying that Nigel Slater seems to be one of those people and have the style of cooking that you either love or hate and I am most firmly in the first camp. I love him. His tv shows have inspired many a meal on our table and are al ...

nikkired 10.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Real Fast Puddings - Nigel Slater

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Maybe too fruity for some

Advantages: Simple and tasty recipes
Disadvantages: Not a single photo!

This is one of Nigel's range of 'real fast' recipe books, and I'd really recommend it. The book is separated into the seasons. For Autumn he covers blackberries, pears, apples, figs and crumbles. For Winter, it's tropical fruit, pomegranates, oranges, ...

GK1976 28.02.2007 · Read full review
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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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