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Mutton by India Knight
Mutton by India Knight
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Baffled, 8 Jan 2013
I was really looking forward to this book - I like reading India Knight's column, enjoy her on twitter and have read some of her other books - but this book left me really baffled. Given the title and a couple of media reviews I assumed it was a light hearted take on reaching middle age and the ongoing quest for some to hold on to youth and it did indeed start off like that - funny and sharp - but then seemed to completely veer off course and become something else entirely. It may well be that I just didn't 'get it' and missed the point through my own fault. I have even wondered whether my book didn't download properly and there were a few chapters missing but Mutton seemed to shift focus… Read more
Tamasin's Kitchen Bible by Tamasin Day-Lewis
Tamasin's Kitchen Bible by Tamasin Day-Lewis
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
As the proud owner and avid reader of many cookbooks I believe that Tamasin's Kitchen Bible is a classic - one to be handed down, all dog-eared and food splattered, to your children. This book should be our version of the 'Silver Spoon' an Italian book that is traditionally given to a bride on her wedding day. I own all of the usual suspects books but I find many of them contain only a few recipes, if any at all, that I might actually attempt (and I LOVE cooking). To my mind Tamasin's book is by far the most useful - it contains a wealth of information and loads of wonderful recipes - some of which may seem to be old familiars (like macaroni cheese, lasagne, coq au vin etc) but it can be… Read more

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