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Hungarian Paprika Sweet 100g
Hungarian Paprika Sweet 100g
Offered by Urban Merchants, Your Fine Food Supplier
Price: £6.25

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Is it better than Spanish, 21 Nov. 2015
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Lovely bag, with clear plastic bag inside. Delicate and not acrid flavour, sweet-ish as described.

Is it worthy of the super-premium over supermarket paprika? No.
Is it better than Spanish? Not in my opinion.
Is it different from the others? Yes.
Would I get this again? I made goulash with it today. It was well received. I'd need to try the recipe with "ordinary" paprika but I would doubt that this was worth the expense.

Eastpak Padded Pak'R Backpack - Midnight
Eastpak Padded Pak'R Backpack - Midnight
Price: £33.14

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Cutting corners?, 4 Feb. 2014
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We have 2 other Eastpaks - bought a couple of years ago (made in China and Thailand). This one (made in Bangladesh) has thinner and less stuff material. Still has 30year warranty. Rest of build quality seems up to scratch - so far. The old ones get heavy use - shopping/baby bags/travel.

The thinner fabric doesn't automatically means it isn't as good but it feels less good and is a little disappointing re: the general slide into cutting corners. The Hershel backpacks have much thicker materials - though haven't owned one enough to comment on rest of manufacturing quality.

Style is personal of course - I like these because they are not "fashion" but form for function (and therefore pleasing to look at also - mine is the dark blue which is nice). Would still recommend.

Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera (18-70mm Lens Kit)
Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera (18-70mm Lens Kit)

67 of 69 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars best for enthusiast, 12 Dec. 2006
this is a fantastic camera. many ppl i think will be trying to decide whether they should purchase this or the canon eos 400d. i think i should start of by saying that an on paper comparison is not going to help anyone decide which they should get, and i would suspect that those looking for an on-paper comparison are those that are only going to unlock the full potentials of either of these fantastic cameras only very slowly, rather than those that will be looking for a specific set of features.

to cut a long story short, out of the box, either will give u fantastic sharp pictures that will leave you wondering why you didnt upgrade from point and shoot cameras ages ago. however, the canon's white balance left a little something to be desired compared to the d80. in the automatic modes, i prefer the nikon's picture, but theres not much in it terms of sharpness, but maybe some elements of personal taste in terms of the overall look of the captured images would send some buyers in one direction or the other, compare reviews online to get a better idea.

i would say tho that in favour of the nikon is the metering system, the viewfinder (bigger and brighter), the status display (which is combined on the lcd in the canon), the 2 control wheels (vs one on the canon so u have to go into a menu if after setting aperture u want to set shutter speed) and a better kit lens, better build quality, and better ergonomics. in favour of the canon are the sensor cleaning and price and bundled software (RAW converter).

both cameras will give u tack sharp results, but i would suggest looking beyond that to make ur decisions; the nikon's feature set is geared to users who want to do more than point and shoot and are already familiar with using aperture priority and shutter priority etc. from that point of view, i believe the nikon will give more satisfactory results, and give u the oppurtunity to do more with ur picture taking; its almost on a par with the d200 (though of course its not weather sealed).

in summary, the d80 is great, and i thoroughly recommend it!

Complete Revision Notes for Medical Finals
Complete Revision Notes for Medical Finals
by Kinesh Patel
Edition: Paperback

1 of 27 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Medical student, 10 Oct. 2006
This book was disappointing and didn't really help me. I have found better books on the market.
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Recipes and Stories
Recipes and Stories
by Kylie Kwong
Edition: Paperback

9 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars simple and delicious, 16 April 2005
This review is from: Recipes and Stories (Paperback)
the recipes in this delightful book are very simple, owing to the nice approach that the author takes. as such, really nice chinese dishes will be well within ur grasp. there is a wide variety of recipes, with plenty of back-ups on ingredients and standard preps. there are also stories from the authors childhood etc. i found them to be nice alonside the recipes, but some might feel that they grate a little and distract. whatever, the recipes are worth getting hold of, the resulting dishes are delicious. this book will get used a lot cos its so easy to get these dishes cooked and eaten!

Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease (Robbins Pathology)
Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease (Robbins Pathology)
by Ramzi S. Cotran MD
Edition: Hardcover

11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars the best, 15 Oct. 2004
A very simple review for simply the best pathology book. I find this has the right amount of content, the best approach and also the most accessible format/layout. I am writing this from the point of view of a medical student. It is more than an introduction to pathology, and can actually be read chapter by chapter, if u have wrists strong enough to carry its weight! Forget Underwood and all the others, this is the best, it really is, and worth the money, which as students, is definitely steep.

Anthony Bourdain's "Les Halles" Cookbook: Strategies, Recipes, and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking
Anthony Bourdain's "Les Halles" Cookbook: Strategies, Recipes, and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking
by Anthony Bourdain
Edition: Hardcover

65 of 72 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars pulp kitchen, 14 Oct. 2004
This is a nice book. Tony Bourdain seems pretty cool, some may say too cool, as in purposely trying to be cool the way Jamie Oliver tries to be like your best mate. Well, I'll give him the benefit of the doubt. I have so far read Kitchen Confidential and A Cook's Tour, both of which I found to be hugely enjoyable and informative. And thats the same mix to be found in this cookbook.
There is a nice intro during which Bourdain tries to put you into the kind of mindset he would like you to have about food, cooking and life in general. For me, this viewpoint is in no way disagreeable and mores to the contrary, I like it. As such, his recipes (which really are old classics reinterpreted by Bourdain - that doesnt mean "modernised", it just means he tells you how he cooks them, which is still traditional) are all presented in such a manner that you do want to cook them. I've had the book for 4 days and already cooked 2 recipes (porc au lait and the rillettes - well you would, wouldnt you?).
Its a good book. Not for total novices. But as Bourdain hammers out, for those that care. Or maybe for those that dont care and need something to make them join the bunch of nutcases that can wait 3 days to eat something as delicious as the rillettes (p 86 tout de suite). Let Bourdain be your friend, forget about Oliver et al.

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