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Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (101 of 116)
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1.0 out of 5 stars Codswallop, 14 Nov 2012
Having read the 'Look Inside' feature I will not be buying this book.

Firstly the cover features a most unattractive, unrisen, badly baked fruit loaf. If I had baked this it would be straight out on the bird table not on the cover of a book. If you want to see a picture of a soda loaf go here - [...](Sorry did try to post URL but Amazon edited it out, just look in rivercottage dot net and search for soda bread). In fact looks like you have just saved yourself the cost of this book. Recipes for white and brown soda bread are freely available on the net.

Secondly the author starts the book with a diatribe against dried fruit in soda bread (ooops she forgot to tell the… Read more
MAKE IRISH STEW AS THE IRISH DO - Simple StepsTo P&hellip by Maggie  O'Farrell
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
They say don't judge a book by the cover, but in this case if what's on the cover is how the recipe within turns out save your money. I have never in all my life come across an irish stew with a brown gravy or made with stock or heaven forbid Guinness. Meat veg and water are the only ingredients, types and quantities are a matter for serious debate and your preferences will betray your roots and boiling to hell is the only cooking skill required. Just Goolge Irish Stew and find as many recipes as you need. (Update: I've just done it and found a wide range of stews and casseroles masquarading as Irish Stew. As a guide the recipe you select should have no meat except a cheap cut of lamb or… Read more
Black SD Folio Case Cover Pouch with Clip-On LED R&hellip by G-HUB
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Buy at your peril, 2 Nov 2012
Despite the assurances from the vendor the issue of black marks on the Kindle has NOT been resolved. I contacted Amazon to see if they would pressurise the vendor into compesating affected customers beyond a straight refund. The answer was 'No'. I also asked if Amazon would continue to allow the sale of a product that causes damage to their flagship product. Evidently the answer to that was 'Yes'.

This prodct should not be for sale and the best that Amazon can do is advise that I write a harsh review to warn others. But it will be lost among the 200+ reviews so I'm not sure how effective that will be, so here goes........

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