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In One Pot: Fresh Recipes for Every Occasion by Blanche Vaughan
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I am really enjoying this book. All the recipes i have tried so far have gone down a storm. The one pot concept keeps things simple and unfussy but still creative, with some amazing flavour combinations. I particularly love the poached chicken with salsa verde and the banana tarte tartin which i've already made. 4 times! There is a section at the back with some basic cooking techniques explained such as making a vinaigrette or browning meat which i found very helpful. While this isn't a book full of witty cooking stories i did like her writing style, it is clear and to the point, and the photos of the food make you want to try everything...
The Ghost Whisperers by Mel T. P. Z. O'Dea
The Ghost Whisperers by Mel T. P. Z. O'Dea
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This book follows the subtly inter-twining stories of three widely divergent characters, each of whom is in a state of acute crisis. As the narrative unfolds we are taken on their internal journeys, following their often-chaotic mental processes as they try to find some peace. This make s for at time's uncomfortable reading, escapist chic lit this ain't!! Mel O'Deo's prose reminds me a little of Kathy Acker as stream of consciousness spools out in great conceptual loops and jagged edged thought processes. To my mind Mary, the young Irish mother forced to give up her son in the Magdalene laundry is the most vivid voice, perhaps because we get a sense of her being embedded in the world as… Read more

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