S. Faulkner

Helpful votes received on reviews: 85% (44 of 52)
Location: LONDON United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 127,988 - Total Helpful Votes: 44 of 52
Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi
Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful cook book....., 3 April 2014
I don't normally read the introductions and prefaces in cookbooks, I generally like to head straight for the photographs and work backwards, however I got drawn into the background of the origins of this book and I have to say it has added a new dimension to my approach to enjoying its content. Yotam draws on the wealth of Jerusalems diverse cultural food heritage and wraps it all up into a melange, rich in colour, texture and form, which is both beautifully written and photographed. I love the idea that good food is a unifying factor and a cause for good across different cultures, and whilst none of us are that naive to think that this book will stop all the factious problems in the region… Read more
Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food (Cloth-covered, &hellip by Nigel Slater
5.0 out of 5 stars Nigel does it again....., 3 April 2014
Great value cook book, 600 plus recipes, well illustrated, idiot proof recipes and instructions, beautifully presented in a handy sized cover, perfect prezzy or indeed just to enjoy for yourself....
Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the&hellip by Rose George
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Much better than your usual travelogue, Rose George plunges head first into unfathomable world of shipping and freight. A mixture of adventure, including first hand experience of 21st century pirates and piracy, the dodgy practices of shipping lines hiding behind the financial and human abuse of the flags of convenience, and a real insight into the day job carried out by countless souls traversing the worlds shipping lines trying to earn an honest wage, whilst delivering our new tele or ipad. Rose George manages to crunch the scale of this huge industry down into a more definable, understandable and comprehensible form, whilst giving it a vibrance and taking none of its importance away from… Read more