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Free from Desserts: Pies, Puddings & Ice Creams All Without Dairy, Wheat and Gluten
Free from Desserts: Pies, Puddings & Ice Creams All Without Dairy, Wheat and Gluten
by Julia Thomas
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £16.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Should not only appeal to allergen sufferers - great tasting recipes for all, 28 July 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
A beautifully presented book of "free-from" recipes. I bake gluten-free for people but it is hard to disguise the taste difference to wheat products. In this book is enough information to produce great tasting dishes that no one should turn their nose up at. What you learn when you first attempt "free-from" foods, is that you cannot substitute directly, e.g. gf flour for wheat flour - you need different quantities and often additives such as xanthum gum and glycerine. Using this book avoids the pitfalls and errors, for great results
The book starts with several pages on ingredients and equipment, which is very informative and helpful. A page of pastry tips and techniques is also very helpful.
CONTENTS: How to make pies and tarts, traditional puddings, chilled desserts, ice cream and sorbets, creams and sauces.
Even if no identified allergies to cater for, many of these recipes are healthier (and even tastier) than the usual recipes. I have started and intend to give most recipes a try, as the first results have been so good


YKS 60X Zoom LED Microscope Micro Lens New Silver
YKS 60X Zoom LED Microscope Micro Lens New Silver
Offered by bomien
Price: £1.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Why not? at this price., 24 July 2015
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Don't expect to do much with this - it's for a bit of fun. How the heck they can make it and post it at this price?
Huge close up (but no width of vision). Let the kids look at things, e.g.banknotes, fingertips to amaze them. Good lighting - two choices of brightness. Can be party gift or stocking filler and not break the bank.


skinChemists Bee Venom Moisturiser 50 ml
skinChemists Bee Venom Moisturiser 50 ml
Price: £69.95

2.0 out of 5 stars No improvement noted., 22 July 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
No sign of it working. Skin feels dry after use. No side effects noted. I researched how the venom was collected and apparently the bee survives -they are encouraged to sting a sheet of glass which has a mild electrical current - as they retain their barb, they do not die. There is a lot of research into bee venom's properties but, for me, it isn't a guaranteed improvement. At this price it's a gamble whether it would work for you.


Oball Wobble Bobble
Oball Wobble Bobble
Price: £14.89

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars There are better toys around, 22 July 2015
This review is from: Oball Wobble Bobble (Baby Product)
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
Length:: 1:03 Mins

I was disappointed when this arrived and I could handle it. The vibration is quite strong and noise overrides the music. The discs are not soft enough - quite stiff and with edges, Gaps for little fingers to get caught in. It has all the right certification to be sold in the UK but I am surprised. I am not trusting my granddaughter's happiness to this.


The Woods
The Woods
by Harlan Coben
Edition: Paperback
Price: £3.85

5.0 out of 5 stars Top notch thriller wriitng, 16 July 2015
This review is from: The Woods (Paperback)
Brilliant writing. Great plots and twists. Hopefully the characters turn up in other stories because Coben makes them too interesting just for one novel. This an example of a "page-turner" - I was engrossed from page one.


WOW Toys Holiday Countdown Calendar
WOW Toys Holiday Countdown Calendar
Price: £13.44

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Just add water ;-), 12 July 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
As children don't do delayed gratification very well, plus a natural intense curiosity, I suspect this lasting 10 days is not something to bet on.
What you get is a reasonably priced toy collection, that has playability. You could leave it in its box and take on holiday with you, to open on arrival.
They figures might even be the right scale to play in an already owned doll's house; they do match up with the other collections in this "advent influenced" genre. I think the play factor works better with 2 -5 years old - my 1 yr gdd just picks things up and puts down, more attracted to sound effect toys; whereas the 2 yr old is more imaginative.
Comprises 2 people, 5 marine animals, jetski and dinghy, plus an interactive toy that tends to get ignored. Contains an activity sheet (again, this makes it more on-holiday friendly than pre-hol, plus the box itself can be utilised in play (until it falls apart.
I say, stick it in the suitcase as a surprise.


Rimmel London Exaggerate Smoke-n-Shine Eye Definer, Blue Steel
Rimmel London Exaggerate Smoke-n-Shine Eye Definer, Blue Steel
Price: £3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great product, 8 July 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I was wondering why my wife looked more gorgeous than usual then realised she had used this Eye Definer, and this was when she came home from work, having applied it in the morning.
She says it is easy to apply and finds the smudger effective. Doesn't drag and she loves it.
The Definer is well described in the blurb and other reviewers are pretty consistent about the wow factor.


WOW Toys Birthday Countdown Calendar
WOW Toys Birthday Countdown Calendar
Price: £13.44

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice idea and playability attractiveness, 4 July 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
Taking its cue from the popularity of Advent Calendars, this birthday countdown offers toys rather than confectionery.
Three characters and a dog plus accessories. There are other series, and all to the same scale, so toys cans be mixed for greater fun. Mostly rigid but some items can be attached to another and move, e.g. a spinning ice cream on the tricycle.
No small parts as a risk, PVC free and non-toxic paint.
Says 1-5 age range but I think more realistic 2 -5 (if ignoring the relationship to birthdays, 18 months on.


Earth-it Bi-Office Notice Board Cork with MDF Frame W1200xH900mm Ref REC1401233
Earth-it Bi-Office Notice Board Cork with MDF Frame W1200xH900mm Ref REC1401233
Price: £35.68

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice bit of kit for the office (or home)., 4 July 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This is a decent size board- which means it can be used for a mix of work posters - those that need to be permanently on display and those that go on for short periods.
Also useful in the home office for domestic notices.
Appears sturdy and well made - I did have such a board once, that eventually developed a buckle after prolonged exposure to central heating - but needs the test of time.
Comes with fittings.
An unexpected use might be to lay flat as a play surface for soldiers or cowboy games with figurines.


Taylors of Harrogate Espresso Coffee Capsules Nespresso Compatible Colombian Huila (Pack of 6, Total 60 Capsules)
Taylors of Harrogate Espresso Coffee Capsules Nespresso Compatible Colombian Huila (Pack of 6, Total 60 Capsules)
Price: £16.24

5.0 out of 5 stars Going on my shopping list :-), 26 Jun. 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
Not had any problems with the pods and the taste is great.
Have made espressos, lattes, and americanos - all excellent.
Good value for money.
Although I am a fan of recycling, I do like the fact I can bin the pods - keeping nespresso pods until I have enough for pick-up can be a nuisance. I have also found nespresso pods to be susceptible to handling damage, meaning they don't fit the machine. No problem experienced with Taylors.


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