Category Archives: Book Reviews

British Seasonal Food by Mark Hix

I requested to review Mark Hix‘s book for Quadrille because the more I learn about food through doing this blog the more I want to eat locally produced food. It seems so much of our food has been engineered to … Continue reading

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High Tea At The Victoria Room

New Holland sent me this lovely book to review. The Victoria Room is a restaurant and bar in Sydney where High Tea is served Saturday and Sunday. High Tea At The Victoria Room by Jill Jones-Evans and  Joe Gambacorta is … Continue reading

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Less Meat More Veg by Rachel de Thample

I was lucky enough to be contacted personally by the author of this book and asked if I would like a copy to try out. Naturally I jumped at the chance to review it and have really enjoyed reading through … Continue reading

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Field Guide to Cookies by Anita Chu

A big thank you to Quirk Books for sending me The Field Guide to Cookies by Anita Chu. This cute pocket sized book follows the design of a field guide not only in size but style too. This is not … Continue reading

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Galton Blackiston’s New Book – Summertime

Now I’ve got my Christmas entertaining out of the way I’ve able to think of warmer times, when I won’t need a hat, gloves, scarf and even wellingtons to go outside. Galton Blackiston’s latest book Summertime has really got me … Continue reading

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How Not To Get Fat. Your Daily Diet by Ian Marber

‘How Not To Get Fat – Your Daily Diet’ is Nutritional Therapist, Ian Marber’s latest book and will be on sale from January. So what can you learn by reading this book? Well, I’m a food blogger and like to … Continue reading

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Yum Yum Bento Box

Wow what a journey I’ve been on this week. Quirk Books sent me ‘Yum Yum Bento Box, Fresh Recipes for Adorable Lunches’ to review and it is has taught me so much. I’m thinking about food and food presentation in … Continue reading

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I Love Curry by Anjum Anand

Since receiving this book to review my thoughts have been on a rollercoaster, up and down, up and down. Firstly, I loved the photography and the whole vibe of the book; page after page of delicious recipes, I didn’t know which … Continue reading

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Bake & Decorate Tea Time Luxury by Fiona Cairns

As soon as I received this book to review, I was taken by the beautiful photography; this book looks gorgeous from the front cover right to the last page and I was excited to start reading it. In fact this … Continue reading

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First Flat Cookbook by Tiffany Goodall

First Flat Cookbook by Tiffany Goodall is a fantastic book. When I first opened the book I was really impressed. I think this is a book which stands out against its contemporaries; it is new, refreshing and delicious. This is not … Continue reading

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