with Mr Amazon, so this was the perfect gift for me. Rather like James Bond having a Last week my lovely friend Rosemary gave me a super birthday prezzie – an Amazon gift voucher. Now Rosemary and l go way, way back and she knows me really well. She knows my book addiction and my ongoing love affairlicense to kill, l hit Amazon with my license to buy,with totally free conscience that l wasn't spending yet more money.
short', one of those 'you can do it', 'go for it gal' types of books. Anyway in there she highly Anyway my book choice came about as l had read another book last week (wouldn't you know it!) by Janet Street Porter called 'Life's too f***ingrecommended Nigel Slater and his cook books.
After a lurk round Amazon to see what he was all about, l decided on the 'Real Fast Food' and 'Real Fast Puddings'. They arrived yesterday and l am thrilled with both of them. Nice simple little paperbacks the size of a normal novel, they have no fancy photos, just plain text and lots of info.
Don't be put off by the idea of loads of solid text tho, he writes in such a chatty manner that you really get into the recipes etc and can easily imagine what the food looks like.
I particularly like the store cupboard hints. Being someone who has cupboards full of little used foodstuffs, l found his pared down listings really useful. Why have l always been tempted into all those extra fancy (and expensive) ingredients (too much Nigella l fear).
So my next Spring Cleaning task will be inside the kitchen cupboards to see what l can streamline.
Oh by the way, do you like my new logo and look?