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i hardly ever buy brand new cookbooks, but i made an exception today. marian keyes' 'saved by cake: 80 ways to bake yourself happy' was selling at half the recommended retail price.
i must confess that i'm not a fan of the genre of fiction she's known for, but i did want to read about how baking has helped her cope with severe depression and alcoholism. describing what it was like when she was at her very worst, she writes, 'i couldn't sleep; i couldn't breathe; i couldn't eat; i couldn't read.' she'd tried anti-depressants, cbt, and acupuncture - all to no avail. but then, she discovered baking.
the book is really geared toward beginners, and marian freely admits… Read more