Monthly Archives: December 2012

Cupcakes From the Primrose Bakery

I was given this book as a present a couple of years back but have only started to use it regularly recently. I have to agree with other reviewers on amazon.co.uk who say that the basic recipes are mostly terrible. … Continue reading

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Leg of lamb with anchovies, garlic and rosemary

I bought a leg of lamb of very good quality from Waitrose weighing 1.94kg. I used the recipe in Heston Blumenthal at Home. It took quite a while to get the anchovy pieces, garlic slices (I poached in milk AFTER … Continue reading

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I’d Sooner Starve

This is one of the first books I downloaded for my Kindle app and I’ve finally got around to reading it. I read it the majority of it in one sitting as it’s quite short and well written too. It … Continue reading

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Room

I picked this book up last night and I could not stop reading it until I got to the climax which is, unusually, halfway through. By that time it was 2.30am. I finished it today in what seemed like no … Continue reading

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Baby Proof

I think I reserved this book because it was recommended on some childfree website or article. Anyway, I just finished reading it. It reminded me a LOT of Sex and the City because it features a cast of good looking, … Continue reading

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Monkfish tails meal

Monkfish were coated with seasoned flour and pan-fried – not the best way to cook monk tails because of the thick skin that curls up Green beans dressed with 1/4 of: 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons whole grain … Continue reading

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V for Vendetta

I love the film of this and I’ve watched it twice. I thought I’d read the comic to see how it compares. The book is good but I didn’t enjoy it as much as the film. I was expecting something … Continue reading

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