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The Great Scandinavian Baking Book by Beatrice Ojakangas
The Great Scandinavian Baking Book by Beatrice Ojakangas
If you love your gastroporn and love a good read of a cook book then this will not disappoint. True, i have not yet made anything but i have only had the book a couple of weeks. I bought after Nigella reccommends it in her book. I love Scandanvian cookery. It is a good mix of Icelandic, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish and Swedish rather than the typical Danish and Swedish. The little anecdotes and stories transport you somewhere else and make you feel all Christmassy. Chocca with almonds, marzipan, cream, butter, cardamon and cinnamon - not for dieters. Lovely cook book, just could be improved with afew photos.
Autobiography by Morrissey
Autobiography by Morrissey
7 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Over all this is a great book, so witty, so many great one liners. I kept wryly smiling looking up from this book and read it in 4 days i was so hooked. His prose and descriptions of Manchester set this apart from your avergae biog. His writing about his school days is particularly evocative. Having grown up not far away i can strongly relate to his descriptions. He comes across alot warmer than you may imagine and many of his words feel heart felt, particularly when describing the (many) deaths he has experienced around him.

Bad points - this is not your typical autobiography by the way that you sometimes feel like he has ommitted parts of the story. Perhaps its just me but you… Read more
The Kitchen Diaries II by Nigel Slater
The Kitchen Diaries II by Nigel Slater
5.0 out of 5 stars Nigel delivers again, 2 Oct 2013
Great book. Fantastic photography again and atmospheric writing that whisks you off to both preparing and eating meals with Nigel. His calm, earthy, style and unpretentious titles are the perfect antidote to in your face celebrity chefs.
This is a huge piece of work like Tender and reads like a diary interspersed with recipes. As a vegetarian there are plenty of veggies recipes in this book. I was very happy with my purchase.

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