Sally Prosser

"My Custard Pie"
Testing out a cook book
Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (83 of 88)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 294,638 - Total Helpful Votes: 83 of 88
The Jewelled Kitchen: A Stunning Collection of Leb&hellip by Bethany Kehdy
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I've relied on some favourite Middle Eastern cookbooks by authors such as Claudia RodenA New Book of Middle Eastern Food (Cookery Library) and Anissa HelouModern Mezze for many years. New books often seem to be written from an outsider's point of view without an in-depth knowledge of the cooking processes that are used and why they are used to create certain textures and flavours. The Jewelled Kitchen is different - with some beautiful photography and well considered layout it combines a contemporary feel with tradition ...indicative of the recipes inside.
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Pomegranates and Roses: My Persian Family Recipes by Ariana Bundy
33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful and useful, 16 April 2012
Pomegranates and Roses is an exceptionally beautiful book. It is superficially similar in design to several that are in the market now but the attention to detail with the finish, the backgrounds, delicate and intricate illustrations by Alice Chadwick, the props in the photography (shot by Lisa Linder), Farsi calligraphy and the overall layout means that it manages to stand out and would be worth the money just to decorate your coffee table. However, it is not just highly decorative - as a very precise guide to Persian cooking it is excellent. Ariana Bundy has used her chef's training to translate 'a bit of this and a bit of that' family recipes into ones that are easy to follow and work… Read more
Who Do You Think You Are? Encyclopedia of Genealog&hellip by Nick Barratt
17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
I bought this book from Amazon when I was in the UK and starting my family tree. I did quite a lot of chatting to family and dug up some documents and photos. I started a family tree using Family Historian Family Historian 4 Deluxe Genealogy Software (PC CD) (also from Amazon - an brilliant software package that I would wholeheartedly recommend). When I returned overseas where I live I really started reading this book and wish I had done so before. The information is so thorough and sound. I sort of scanned through the basics impatient to get to the source of information when in the UK but now wish I had taken more heed. I… Read more

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