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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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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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