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Joined: December 21st, 2009


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October 19th, 2020

Pasta Cream Bean Dream from Ainsley Harriott's Meals in Minutes

A really nice fast dinner. We love what the Brits call runner beans, and the French call haricots coco plat, and we learned to eat as snijbonen in the Netherlands. I used full-fat crème fraîche. And... read more >


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200 Budget Meals (Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook)

By Sunil Vijayakar
Hamlyn - 2008

May 31st, 2018

This is not a cookbook anyone would choose based on the title alone. I found it when, after having a good time cooking from Vijayakar's 30 Minute Indian, I went looking for other books he had written and found this one very well reviewed at Amazon UK and at a budget price.

Not sure about the budget-ness of recipes using shrimp, calamari, pomegranate, and other vaguely exotic bits of food, but the dishes I've made have been uniformly tasty, easy, and fast to prepare.