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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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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 ...

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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, ...

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