I bought this book after using the original "4 Ingredients" book, which I loved. I was hoping for something similar, but with smaller portion sizes and cheaper ingredients.
Instead, I got a book that was quite different. To summarise the rest of the review: this student edition should really be titled "10 ingredients" and it is less simple and less useful for learning how to cook.
The original 4 Ingredients' recipes all only contain four ingredients each, excluding salt, pepper and water. This book has a much longer list of uncounted essentials, including dried mint, nutmeg, lemon juice, lime juice, bay leafs, tomato purée, curry paste, sweet chilli sauce, red… Read more