Category Archives: Book review

Review: WeightWatchers: the complete kitchen

I’ve owned a fair amount of diet recipe books over the years, but to be honest they’ve never appealed enough to use them very much. The food styling is usually non existent, and the recipes just don’t have any ooze … Continue reading

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Book review and chance to win Aldo Zilli’s Fresh and Green

I’ve already written about one of the frankly divine recipes from Aldo’s latest book, and since then i’ve had a chance to make another of his creations and have a good read of the rest of the tome. So the … Continue reading

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Book review and chance to win: Aggie’s Family Cookbook

I think most people recognise Aggie MacKenzie as the sensible Scottish one from TV Show How Clean Is Your House. I’ve never seen the racy blonde one Kim in the same way again after she got totally slozzled on Celebrity … Continue reading

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Book review and chance to win: Pieminister by Tristan Hogg and Jon Simon

As the weather cruelly switches from Indian summer to wind, rain and grey skies, a┬árecipe book full of pies for every possible occasion has definitely got my attention. Pieminister creators Tristan Hogg and Jon Simon fancy themselves as the leaders … Continue reading

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Book review and chance to win: Hungry? A book by Innocent

I’ll lay it out on the table now, I really like the vibe of the Innocent brand. It was born in West London and in the company’s early days we used to get visitations from the team in my office … Continue reading

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Book review and chance to win: Grow it, cook it with kids by Amanda Grant

I was warned about the glut of courgettes we’d get at our allotment – but seeing really is believing. The plants are firing out green torpedos at a rate of knots it’s very hard to keep up with. And if … Continue reading

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Book review and chance to win: Everyday and Sunday recipes from Riverford Farm

Our allotment is churning out veg at the moment and it’s gathering pace by the week. The beetroots have been the highlight so far – big fat ruby beauties that we’ve really savoured. We’ve used them for healthy juices mixed … Continue reading

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