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Best cookery book please

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krisskross Mon 15-Nov-10 20:04:07

for good, healthy family meals.
Would like the recipes to be straightforward without 2000 ingridients.

krisskross Mon 15-Nov-10 20:30:58

bump.....

galonthefarm Mon 15-Nov-10 20:33:08

Mary berry book is my bible. Some family, some entertainment - never had a recipe go wrong though!

McDreamy Mon 15-Nov-10 20:35:09

I have too so many recipe books but the best recipes are from the current food magazines - Delicious, Good Food, Olive, Easy Cook - they are seasonal and usually something new.

McDreamy Mon 15-Nov-10 20:36:08

Having said that I do like River Cottage Every Day and Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food.

bogie Mon 15-Nov-10 20:36:50

Jamie Oliver MOF

bogie Mon 15-Nov-10 20:37:58

oh and as said by mcdreamy the mags are good I like sainburys mag get loads of good dishes in there

Omarama Mon 15-Nov-10 20:39:06

Nigel slater real fast food. Delish, quick but he doesn't go easy on butter cream etc

Jamies dinners also like his new 30 min one.

Like tana Ramsay books too for ease

Slubberdegullion Mon 15-Nov-10 20:46:50

Good Housekeeping Cookery Book: The Cook's Classic Companion

spinningsaucer Mon 15-Nov-10 21:14:05

Check out this blog
http://hattieskitchen.posterous.com

it's all about cooking good family food. We've already done a few and they're easy. It's an added bonus to cook with them the children and get the evening meal made!

orienteerer Mon 15-Nov-10 21:14:51

Delia, Delia, Delia......

taffetacat Mon 15-Nov-10 21:26:41

Garden Cookbook by Sarah Raven. Most recipes easy and family friendly, some veggie, some meat, some puds, preserves etc. My bible.

Agree re mags as well. I highly recommend the Sainsbury's magazine recipes.

krisskross Mon 15-Nov-10 22:16:07

thanks everyone, lots to look at- but which delia book, there are soooo many!

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