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Ching's Chinese Food in Minutes
Ching's Chinese Food in Minutes
by Ching-He Huang
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £12.91

3.0 out of 5 stars Average, 16 May 2014
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The book is average in every sense of the word, average recipes, average look, and an overall lack of quality, however it was bought as a gift which was well received but I am just glad I didn't buy it for myself.


Maldon Sea Salt Flakes 250 g
Maldon Sea Salt Flakes 250 g
Offered by Beauty Store Uk
Price: £5.40

5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful, 16 May 2014
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I ordered 5 of these and they arrived in perfect condition, I much prefer salt flakes over rock salt and this is lovely.


Typhoon Gift Boxed Ching Pinch Pots (Set of 4)
Typhoon Gift Boxed Ching Pinch Pots (Set of 4)
Offered by Colanders FBA
Price: £9.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Bought as a gift, 16 May 2014
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These were bought as a gift and were well received, they are a good size for pinch pots or for holding dipping sauces.


Persiana: Recipes from the Middle East & Beyond
Persiana: Recipes from the Middle East & Beyond
by Sabrina Ghayour
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £9.99

2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful, 16 May 2014
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This book is a delight from cover to cover, the actual quality of the book is wonderful with good thick pages and a solid spine and (as far as I'm aware) every recipe has a photo and explanation detailing the influences of the recipe be it Turkish, Persian or closer to India or Pakistan. The author herself regularly admits to being a meat lover but there are no shortage of vegetarian dishes. Recipes are well thought out and are fairly simple. There isn't a call when you buy this book to immediately spend £40 or £50 on spices that you will only use once and she actively encourages you to make changes that you deem fit. This book has gone straight into my top 5 cookery books and will become well used over the years, it is a true masterpiece.


The Pepperpot Club
The Pepperpot Club
by Jonathan Phang
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £17.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful!, 16 May 2014
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This review is from: The Pepperpot Club (Hardcover)
This is a wonderful book with a brilliant fusion between classic Creole/Jamaican and Asian flavours, to call it a book on Caribbean cooking I find a 'little' cheeky but this doesn't detract from the quality of the recipes, photographs or personal anecdotes from the book. The explanation behind Jonathan Phang's heritage really does help explain the book and the recipes and I like a personal touch in a book, similar to some of Jamie Oliver's books before he began to churn out rubbish. This is a brilliant book for those who are a bit more skilled as the fusion element grows within the book.


Olives, Lemon & Za'atar: The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking
Olives, Lemon & Za'atar: The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking
by Rawia Bishara
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £9.99

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, 16 May 2014
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This is a very accomplished and detailed book and I would have given it 5* but I ordered Persiana by Sabrina Ghayour at the same time and I feel that Persiana is a better book in terms of photography and recipe collection but this is just personal. All the measurements in this book are in grams even though she has a restaurant in the US which I personally find really useful as I don't like using american cups. The photographs whilst good are few in but I like the explanation given at the start of each chapter. All in all I would recommend this book to anyone looking to get started in Middle Eastern cooking or looking to expand their horizons within food itself.


The Prince (Penguin Classics)
The Prince (Penguin Classics)
by Niccolo Machiavelli
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.05

5.0 out of 5 stars Comment Only on Quality, 16 May 2014
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The content of the book was never in question and the translation is good I am commenting on the quality of the book and that is perfect.


Gran Luchito Smoked Chilli Paste - 110g
Gran Luchito Smoked Chilli Paste - 110g
Offered by The Heirloom Sauce Company
Price: £7.20

5.0 out of 5 stars World Class, 22 April 2014
This is a fantastic ingredient, its so useful and so versatile it is a MUST buy. Creates the base for the best Chile con Carne EVER


Manly Food
Manly Food
by Simon Cave
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £17.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic, 28 Dec 2013
This review is from: Manly Food (Hardcover)
This is an incredible cook book, full of fantastic recipes and useful tips I would highly recommend it. To those that need a picture with every recipe this doesn't have that but it isn't necessary!


Cook with Jamie: My Guide to Making You a Better Cook
Cook with Jamie: My Guide to Making You a Better Cook
by Jamie Oliver
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Good recipes, 1 Dec 2013
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Some really Good recipes in here the only thing I think that lets it down is the way its presented which is odd for a JO book


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