Mrs. K. A. P. Wright

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 376 - Total Helpful Votes: 1678 of 2002
Cairo Kitchen Cookbook: Recipes from the Middle Ea&hellip by Suzanne Zeidy
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Middle Eastern cooking is becoming very popular and the number of Middle Eastern cookery books is proliferating. I should know, I have bought most of them. This means that the standards have got very high and a new book has to have something special about it to sell. Beautiful presentation and photography is no longer enough. There has to be more.

So, what is special about Cairo Kitchen? It has mostly eschewed the recipes that are common to the whole region and concentrates on recipes that are particular to Egypt and Cairo in particular. These are interesting but are not always straight forward to cook, nor are all the ingredients readily available. I have enjoyed reading it and… Read more
Tefal Cube and Stick by Tefal
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This is an electric mandolin with five cutting blades. These are viciously sharp, so take care when putting it together or when cleaning it. It does do what it claims but it is not always totally simple. For example the feeding spout is not particularly large. It certainly wouldn’t take a reasonably sized apple as the illustration implies. There are also difficulties if you are feeding fruit or vegetables that are significantly smaller than the feeding spout – they fall about all over the place and unless they are completely rigid they flop and bend and disturb the feed.

There is a fair amount of wastage as the pusher (plunger??) doesn’t quite reach the blades (which of course is… Read more
Leitz Complete Rotating Desk Stand for iPad/Tablet&hellip by Leitz
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This is exactly what it says is – no more, no less. It is a stand for Ipads, Ipods, e-readers and other tablets which rotates so that you can display the screen smoothly to others. It is made of plastic, but is quite sturdy. I imagine that it would be very useful in small group meetings or teaching sessions, because it is very easy to use.

However, it is also very easy to pass an Ipad or other tablet device by hand. It is not an onerous task, though perhaps a bit clumsier than by using the Leitz stand. If this cost a fiver, it would serve as an excellent stocking filler. But it doesn’t cost a fiver. Its RRP is £33.10. Even on Amazon, it costs £19.16. I cannot see how the makers… Read more

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