Tag Archives: Cookery Book Review

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: Notes From My Kitchen Table by Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow has had a lot of stick for being ‘too perfect’. It seems attractive women shouldn’t be too accomplished, and when they are they seem to get shot down in flames. It seems bringing out a cookery book was … Continue reading

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Book review: Prepped! By Vanessa Kimbell

A while ago I got involved with a spot of recipe testing for Vanessa Kimbell who was working on her first cook book Prepped! and had recruited fellow food bloggers to put her recipes through their paces. I tried out … Continue reading

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Book Review: Meals in Heels

I was given Jennifer Joyce’s super-girly cookery book Meals in Heels by my friend Ris as a birthday present. It’s a very glamorous looking publication full of illustrations of impossibly groomed women decked out in vertiginous heels and cocktail dresses … Continue reading

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