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Very simple recipe book recommendations

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redandwhitesprinkles Tue 30-Oct-12 21:41:13

My nephew has dyslexia and possibly dyspraxia. He loves cooking and we would like to build his confidence in this area. Can anyone recommend a very easy to follow recipe book? I don't necessarily want a kids cookery book as he is 11 and don't want to patronise him.

Headiteddie Tue 30-Oct-12 21:46:36

Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food might be good for him? My DD and StepS both have it.

MySecretSelf Tue 30-Oct-12 21:51:27

I know you don't want a kids book, but it's worth having a look at the Sam Stern books - written by a teenager for teenagers. I bought it for an 11 year old last year old last Christmas and it went down well.

EnglishGirlApproximately Tue 30-Oct-12 21:58:12

JO Ministry of Food or Cook with Jamie. Both are great for beginners and have stuff That you actually want to eat. I also like the HFW Family Cookbook as for the same reason. As well as recipes they talk about equipment, ingredients, cuts of meat etc.

redandwhitesprinkles Tue 30-Oct-12 22:41:52

Thank you will have a look

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