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First 2 recipes made: Big errors
on 29 April 2017
I'm a tad annoyed if I'm honest! The first recipes I tried - Greg's rice pudding and the previous pages Vanilla rum sauce - turned out to have BIG issues. I believe an Ingredient must have been missing from the sauce recipe and the cooking temp and time for the rice pudding was way, way off. I've made adjustments, but I shouldn't have to seen as this is a cookbook. As a result I am very nervous about trying out other recipes which will take longer and contain more ingredients.
I can't remember if it was this cookbook another reviewer was referring to, or a different one in the MasterChef series, but they commented on there being 'incomplete' recipes within. The upsetting part is that I purchased 4 of the MasterChef titles in one go, so my 'next recipe' anxiety has now quadrupled!
As with all the MasterChef books there are recipes that will appeal and ones that won't. The 'Everyday' alterations to the more complex dishes, I think are good, but there are only 20. But some other recipes contain a snippet of a change to make it easier to make.
I have to only give this a 3/5 because of the fact that I'm worried to try other recipes based on my negatives first attempts which really should not have happened. I will try other recipes, but I have to do a bit of my own research first to make sure it's right. Really, based on that alone I should give this cookbook only a 1/5. But, I want to give it a chance: Maybe I was just unlucky and just those 2 recipes have issues... I'm hoping and time will tell.