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Member Advice on Learning To Cook

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One of the many things you'll probably have to learn at uni (if you don't know already) is how to cook. When I say 'cook', let's be under no illusions. I don't mean fancy haute cuisine, I just mean you have to be able to feed people, or at least yourself. Obviously you'll be trying to do this ... Read review

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How to Survive University

AdvantagesYou have to eat healthily, being able to cook can be fun (and make friends!)

DisadvantagesTakes time, effort and money - but better than McDonalds every night

"One of the many things you'll probably have to learn at uni (if you don't know already) is how to cook. When I say 'cook', let's be under no illusions. I don't mean fancy haute cuisine, I just mean you have to be able to feed people, or at least yourself. Obviously you'll be trying to do this on a budget, but if you don't eat properly you'll soon be too run down to party anyway, so I'd make sure you get a proper diet, even if it means cutting back ..." Read review
18.09.2002

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The Cook Report.

AdvantagesSee text.

DisadvantagesSee text.

"...off need to become a member in order to be able to do this. Unless you want to spend time writing things out or photocopying them (they have no problems in general with you doing this), the only other real problem is the time limit as of course you can only take books out for a certain length of time unless you will get fined for them being overdue – although you will be able to extend them for a longer period, unless of course they have been pre-booked ..." Read review
03.02.2010

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How not to die in a student kitchen

AdvantagesCooking can be fun...

Disadvantages...although it can be somewhat risky at times

"After the first few weeks at university, it dawns on most people that they actually have to fend for themselves. This is usually accompanied by the realisation that you know all of the staff by name in your local takeaway and that you actually don't have the foggiest idea how to cook things for yourself. Now I'm not going to tell you how to cook anything per se. A-true-ben has written another opinion in this category which does just that, so I'll ..." Read review
04.12.2002

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