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Good Housekeeping Cookery Book

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"Good Housekeeping" Cookery Book: The Cook's Classic Companion  By "Good Housekeeping"

Having lived for over twenty years in Cairo, where home cooking was the norm, on returning to the UK I gave in to the temptation to try out quite a few of the ready meals that I came across in the supermarkets. I was often short of time, and that was my excuse for not going overboard on home cooking.

I did think it might be useful to have a recipe book just in case, and bought The Good Housekeeping Cookery Book for as little as one pound as part of an introductory offer when I joined a book club. It went up on the top shelf of the bookcase, and there it stayed until I thought I would check its advice on roasting the Christmas turkey.


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Gordon’s Humble Pie

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Humble Pie by Gordon RamsayHaving been a fan of the chef Gordon Ramsay for some time now, I was very interested to read his autobiography – Humble Pie. I wasn’t disappointed as I found it a very honest and at times poignant book.

It’s interesting with celebrities that, by seeing them on television, you think you know them. I most associated Gordon Ramsay with his television work, and through reading the book, discovered that there was a lot more to know about him than I realised!

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