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Baby Food

(+) This will lay rest to all those anti-baby-veganists! (-) I'm sorry but it's another long one... (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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7 reviews

Recipes For Shots

(+) Can be tasty (-) Can be Deadly (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2003)

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4 reviews

Recipes for Side Dishes

(+) Potatoes aren't boring! (-) Um... they're distracting me from book opinions! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2001)

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39 reviews

Cheese Recipes

(+) Quick and easy to make (-) The thought of bread soaked in milk (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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12 reviews

Recipes for Bread

(+) No scary chemicals in and it tastes like angels tripping over your tongue (-) No real instructions, has to be made by the seat of the pants, it takes ages and you, your kitchen and everything else will be covered in flour and co (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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19 reviews
Recipes - Recipes for Home Made Curries

Recipes for Home Made Curries

(+) Delicious and healthy (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2006)

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17 reviews
Recipes - Ways to preserve fresh mushrooms

Ways to preserve fresh mushrooms

(+) You have much more room in your fridge (-) None at all. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2003)

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1 Review
Recipes - Low Fat and Diet Recipes

Low Fat and Diet Recipes

(+) Healthy Dishes, Including Deserts. (-) You May Not Like The Food (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2002)

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45 reviews
Recipes - My Holiday Meal 2013

My Holiday Meal 2013

(+) No brussels, family all together (-) Sad, a lot of our older family is no longer here (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2013)

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4 reviews

Recipes for Barbeques

(+) Healthy barbecue recipes (-) The weather can put a damper on your barbecue!! (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2005)

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9 reviews
Recipes - Christmas recipes

Christmas recipes

(+) Memories, Wonderful Smells and tastes (-) None really unless you don't like the recipes (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2011)

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10 reviews

Porl Balchao

(+) Really good (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Recipes - Potato Recipes

Potato Recipes

(+) Cheap as chips (-) Spoilt for choice for how to use them (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2009)

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3 reviews
Recipes - Recipes for Spanish Omelette (Tortilla de patatas)

Recipes for Spanish Omelette (Tortilla de patatas)

(+) Tasty (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

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2 reviews

Recipes for Coconut and Ginger Soup

(+) Really tasty (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Recipes - Jerk Chicken Recipes

Jerk Chicken Recipes

(+) Cheap once you have the main bits and bobs in, tasty, easy to make and looks good! (-) None for me at all (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2010)

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2 reviews

Recipes for Stews and Casseroles

(+) Tasty healty, low fat recipes (-) Which to choose (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2008)

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5 reviews

Recipes for Cheeseburgers

(+) Creamy and tasty (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Recipes for Chicken in Puff Pastry

(+) Easy to make, tasty, looks impressive and is a nice one to share! (-) The puff pastry can go everywhere! (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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2 reviews

Recipes for Smoothies

(+) Healthy and filling, quick to prepare (-) Messy to make! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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10 reviews

Recipes for Ice Cream and Sorbets

(+) Inexpensive, delicious, reasonably easy, control over ingredients (-) Make too much and you could put on weight (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2003)

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14 reviews

Recipes for Salads

(+) You get my lovely recipe (-) You get my lovely recipe? (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2001)

User reviews (37)

 
37 reviews

Low Fat Recipes From Around Great Britain

(+) A wholeload of British treasures that are adapted for a low fat diet (-) The typing !!!!!!!!! (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2009)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Recipes - My favourite summer drink

My favourite summer drink

(+) Yey a personalised home made drink (-) Not as simple as picking up a bottle and pouring (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2013)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Recipes for Sauces

(+) Easy peasy! (-) You're cooking! (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2002)

User reviews (28)

 
28 reviews

Recipes for Breakfasts

(+) Quick and simple to prepare, minimal washing up, can be adapted to personal taste (-) Too many eggs can be bad for you, experimenting can burn your pans! (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2002)

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23 reviews
Recipes - Cheddar Cheese

Cheddar Cheese

(+) Delicious and versatile (-) Not good for the waistline or cholestral (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2009)

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1 Review

Recipes for Chicken Basil

(+) Easy to prepare, inexpensive and very tasty (-) None for me its really nice! (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews
Recipes - Pasta Recipes

Pasta Recipes

(+) Tastes yummy, a versatile recipe (-) Alot of standing and cooking! (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2008)

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8 reviews
Recipes - Recipes for Rice

Recipes for Rice

(+) Cheap, versatile and very tasty and filling (-) Washing up as you need to use 3 pans lol (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2005)

User reviews (7)

 
7 reviews

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WEANING ADVICE - Vegan / Dairy-Free Vegetarians

Advantages: This will lay rest to all those anti-baby-veganists!
Disadvantages: I'm sorry but it's another long one...

...very strongly against bringing up a baby to be vegan but it's really not such a bad thing to do armed with the right information. In my son's case, I had intended to bring him up to be vegetarian like I am and allow him to make his o ...

Lizamabug 10.02.2007 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Baby Food

Some Groovee recipes for your Bubba

Advantages: Quick and easy to use, cheaper than jars
Disadvantages: There aren't any as what is better than home made?

...nursery in the baby room as well as being a mum to 2 babies who are now past the baby stage, I have concocted my own recipes and made my own baby food for both my children. I don't use salt when cooking, so my children very often a ...

Groovee 12.10.2004 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Baby Food

Yummy, Yummy, baby food

Advantages: Making your own baby food
Disadvantages: it's a messy time

...that everyone will have their own opinion on and can cause arguments that are hours long, so, first of all i want to go on record and say this is my own personal view on baby food. MY OPINION Now that's cleared up, here's what I ...

glitter-fairy 08.06.2007 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Baby Food

pasta fagoli (Italian bean and pasta stew)

Advantages: excellent for baby's 9 months upwards and it will keep for a few days
Disadvantages: Take a whle to cook so cook in advance

Serves 2 adults and 2 children. suitable for 9 months up (don't put any seasoning in if it's for babies) Preparation time: 20 mins, Cooking time: 50-55 mins Ingredients: 1 onion, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, cut into 1cm dice ...

emmachef 28.06.2005 ˇ Read full review

Review of Baby Food

Baby Food

Advantages: Ready Made
Disadvantages: Expensive

I think that buying baby food from a supermarket is very expensive I have given my children our own food it is much cheaper in the long run . Make a little extra and don't add any sugar or salt to it you can always freeze it after it is cooked ...

marsattack 05.10.2004 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Baby Food