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Cookbook Review: The Little Paris Kitchen from Rachel Khoo

The “Little” in the title refers to the small kitchen in Paris where author Rachel Khoo experimented, perfected and began a soaring career. There is nothing little at all about this very big book. Born in London to a Malaysian Chinese father and Austrian Mother, as a young adult she found herself in Paris, looking.…

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Cookbook Review: Pork by Phil Vickery and Simon Boddy

So, this is a book about pigs from head to foot. No, I’m not being literary. I am being literal: head to foot. The last quarter of Pork has chapter on offal and here you will find recipes for: Tongue in parsley peppercorn jelly Tail soup with jumbo couscous and cabbage Warm liver parfait Sherried…

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Cookbook Review: The Red Hot Chile Sauce Book by Dan May

How about a world tour in a 160 pages? A very hot world tour? Author Dan May entertained us two years ago with The Red Hot Chile Cookbook. He’s back: red and hot but now saucy. This time the focus is on sauces, from mild to mouth searing. We start in Mexico and South America,…

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Cookbook Review: Dominique Ansel, The Secret Recipe

This is the book. The book to buy for yourself, to give to friends, to read, to study, and most certainly to bake from. It’s a great book filled with exceptional recipes and solid explanations for why you do what you do. Big, long explanations. I have a condition, not life-threatening, but persistent and incurable.…

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