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Beginner's Grub (Summersdale cookery) by Alastair Williams
3.0 out of 5 stars Mediocre, 5 Feb 2012
I would like to make it clear that this review is of the 2001 edition of this book. I do not know if any improvements have been made in later editions.

Although some of the recipes are nice, the index is next to useless. As with another of the author's publications ('Student Grub' 2001 edition), lots of the recipes are not even referenced to the correct page. It would seem that there was no editing or proofreading of this edition, before going to print. One of the recipes in the index isn't even in the book! The erroneously indexed recipes are far too many for me to bother listing here. However, the publisher might be interested to know that it is 'Cabbage Parcels' (listed… Read more