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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach
5.0 out of 5 stars Better then the film!, 22 Nov 2012
I don't understand the 1 star reviews, nor the people who say the book is depressing. I'm an avid reader and this was one of the most memorable books I read this year. The film is nice, but the book is even better, richer, deeper, with lots of characters that don't make it into the film at all. I thought it was full of humour as well, and I couldn't put it down.
Biscuit by Miranda Gore Browne
Biscuit by Miranda Gore Browne
8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very nice book but..., 5 Jun 2012
I put only 4 stars because I tested 3 recipes and already found one which obviously has a mistake in it. Lemon drizzlers, excellent, colleagues and friends loved them, I was asked for the recipe several times. Strawberry ricotta, very nice, colleagues enjoyed them as well. Today I tried the Bakewell biscuits, and catastrophe, they turned out very flat, very hard, very sweet, and not very edible. The recipe calls for 125 g of butter to be creamed with 250 g of caster sugar and 125 g of brown sugar. I did think the proportions were strange, but the other recipes had worked so well, I trusted the book. Shouldn't have. I find it very annoying to spend time making something and then having to… Read more

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