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  • Paperback
  • Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON (31 Aug 2013)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (835 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 355,997 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Si King hails from North East England and is a big, blond bearded biker with an infectious laugh. His love of food was established at a young age when his father bought exotic ingredients back from his Royal Navy voyages.

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Title: Hairy Dieters Eat for Life <>Binding: Hardcover <>Author: Hairy Bikers <>Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON

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205 of 215 people found the following review helpful
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I have lost 2 1/2 stones using the recipes from the first Hairy Dieters book and I have never enjoyed my food so much. I eat delicious meals every day, but I have tried them all so have been desperately awaiting this new book and I am not disappointed!

The recipes in this book are amazing and I can't wait to try them ALL! To give you an idea of what you get I'll list the headings and then pick out some of the most appetising recipes.

BREAKFAST & BRUNCH - Fluffy Banana Pancakes, Light Kedgeree

REAL FOOD FAST - 5 Minute Pizza, Chicken Fajitas, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Crispy Pork Schnitzel with Potato Salad

FAMILY FAVOURITES - Pan Haggerty Light, Mince & Veg Pie with Tumbled Spuds, All in One Spicy Pork and Rice

MEALS WITH MATES - Chicken Provencal, Meatloaf with Spicy Tomato Sauce, Beef Goulash, Beef Stroganoff

MORE FAB FAKEAWAYS - (my personal favourites) Chicken Bhuna, Chicken Biryani, Dieter's Doner Kebabs

FOOD FROM AFAR - Moussaka,Enchiladas

MEALS ON THE MOVE -lots of delicious looking soups, Cornish Pasty

SNACKS & SALADS - Sweet n Savoury Popcorn, Gazpacho

SOMETHING SWEET - Warm Nectarine Tart, Light chocolate Mousse with Raspberries

ALONG SIDES - various rices, mash, jacket potatoes and pastas

These are just some of the recipes in this amazing book and will be my first choices but there are loads more. Like the last book, the recipes are all simple to follow and easy to find all the ingredients and sound absolutely delicious because they are packed full of flavoursome ingredients.

The book is beautifully illustrated too and shows what most of the dishes should look like.
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136 of 146 people found the following review helpful
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Following from the success of the Hairy Dieters first book, the Hairy Bikers' have released this, a follow-up to the original book. I watched the Hairy Dieters TV show and thoroughly enjoyed it. Seeing Si and Dave lose so much weight was inspirational because having watched all of their TV shows I know how much they loved their food so it must have been incredibly hard for them to cut out the things they loved the most. The success of the TV show clearly inspired a whole host of people to purchase the first book and start losing weight by following the recipes and tips that the boys provided. It was only natural then, given the success of the first book that a second book would be released in due course and here it is. My copy of the first book is looking pretty scruffy with food stains littered across the pages such has been the regularity with which I return to it. There are numerous diet books out there and whilst I wouldn't claim to have any knowledge about how the recipes in them taste, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that the recipes in the first Hairy Dieters book were not only healthy but tasty to boot so when I discovered that they were bringing out a second book I awaited its release with anticipation.

Now going on to this second book, the first thing I would say is that having flicked through it I believe that the recipes in this book are even more appealing than in the first book. Like I said, I cooked a lot from the first book but I can see this one getting used even more than the first book. The food looks really appealing in the beautiful photos, with simple instructions meaning that you will be able to produce simple yet tasty and healthy food with the minimum of fuss.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cook book 13 Sep 2013
Very good book,easy to cook recipes. Informative diet tips given with North East humour. Would recommend it to everyone who likes good food but needs to watch the calories.
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27 of 29 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars More great recipes! 21 Sep 2013
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Loving the recipes in this book and I am really pleased to see in this book it gives you prep times and cook times so you have an idea of how long they will take which is missing from the first book. So far all recipes have been a hit with family ( and I have some fussy ones! ). From Indian to Chinese and good old British recipes they are all covered an along with some family fav's. Would highly recommend this book as it a great way to cook from scratch and include lots of fruit and veg in a tasty way ( having eaten some diet recipes these are far better ).
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My new favourite! 12 Sep 2013
This is a great book, even has recipes in that my fussy "I don't like green stuff" husband is happy to eat. The lamb tagine from the first diet book has become a frequent favourite and there are recipes in this one that are set to do the same. A book that delivers wonderful healthy eating without being preachy, and with a huge helping of Hairy Bikers humour.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great second book 2 Sep 2013
By Row M.
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Joined a slimming group recently and this book is great help to find low fat recipes that taste GREAT. Thanks again Dave and Si....another brill book to help us lost weight and eat great food. :)
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65 of 74 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As Brilliant as the First Book. 15 Aug 2013
By Susanne
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I've made a lot of recipes from the hairy dieters first book and some have become our firm favourites. I just needed more! I'm so pleased they have written this second book full of more recipes.

The hard work of ensuring everything is low fat using ingredients such as Crème Fraiche etc.; then taking away some of this by replacing it with water and getting the correct blend of herbs and spices for taste has been done for us. I first used their curry recipe and gave it to my family for dinner, after we'd eaten it, I told them it was a low fat version. They had enjoyed it just as much and had no idea (and were surprised) that the fat content was replaced. We've always used that recipe since, and in this second book there are plenty more curry recipes to choose from.

Eat For Life is laid out simply, clearly and with a picture of each meal.
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Those sections include recipes such as Family Favourites, Something Sweet such as Nectarine Tart or Chocolate, Orange & Cranberry Biscotti.
Meals with Mates including Moroccan-style Chicken with Vegetable Coucous or Beef Stoganoff and another section on more Fab Fakeaways - with lots of different curries, Chinese food, Egg fried rice, Doner kebabs, Jerk Chicken etc. Real Fast FOOD includes dishes: 5 Minute Pizza, Fast Chicken Fajitas+ more. Family Favourites include: Pan Haggity Lite, Veggie Bean Burgers, Liver & Bacon with Onion gravy (looks delicious), Spicy Pork & Rice and so on.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Many Thanks Bob.
Published 9 hours ago by bob
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great food boys well done
Published 19 hours ago by Mark
5.0 out of 5 stars A Keeper
Brilliant, easy to follow and we all lost weight while still going back for seconds!!
Published 2 days ago by Lyndsay McCarthy
5.0 out of 5 stars Fab book amazing recipes from my fave tv cooks
Fab book amazing recipes from my fave tv cooks. This is the second book and I think has some of my favourite recipes in it.

The cornish pasties are amazing!!!!!!
Published 2 days ago by Bunny Mummy
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good
Bought this as I love the first book and use it regularly. This one is just as good. very happy and excited to start using it.
Published 3 days ago by amy12389
5.0 out of 5 stars Beilliant book although i do wish a few more vegitarian ...
Beilliant book although i do wish a few more vegitarian ideas were in the book but lets be honest they are very much the meat eaters si and dave
Published 4 days ago by Mrs. Allison Barrow
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great book.
Published 5 days ago by A.W
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Excellent product
Published 5 days ago by fred
5.0 out of 5 stars Great recipe book if you're struggling for ideas for different food
Love food and like to try different recipes, so this was a great gift for my other half to cook for me! :-)
Published 5 days ago by Carole Panksztelo
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
good book, good seller
Published 6 days ago by yolanda
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