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5.0 out of 5 stars
stop press! son cooks meal., 8 Dec 2010
Amazing. My son (19) has just gone off to live away from home. As a parting shot at parenting, I gave him this book to make up for the fact that I rather failed in 'teaching him to cook' department . He is neither a reader nor a cook - and now he is both. His comment on his first meal was "well whats all the cooking fuss about - that was pretty straightforward". He found the layout and recipes easy to navigate and understand. For instance why should he know what "sautee some onions" means? But the book explains all the terms in a neat glossary at the back. Reportedly the meal was delicious and he's just carried on and really enjoys his new found 'talent'! So congratulations Jane and a huge thank you. I will now give this book to everyone I know who needs a bit of hand holding in the kitchen department.