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Old Cranks cookbook

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lisalisa Mon 04-Apr-05 14:59:26

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tamum Mon 04-Apr-05 15:02:25

I think this is the same as ours- it's called "The Cranks Recipe Book" by David Canter, Kay Canter and Daphne Swan. Does that sound right? It's definitely brown and paperbacky.

lisalisa Mon 04-Apr-05 15:05:33

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tamum Mon 04-Apr-05 15:08:05

I've just looked and it was 1982, but it does look as though it was the first ever- there's a load of intro stuff about whose father gave them the money to start the first restaurant and stuff. I would guess it corresponds to this , but ours has a load of quiches and nutloaves on the cover.

tamum Mon 04-Apr-05 15:08:53

If you can remember the name of anything you cooked from it I can look it up in the index, would that help?

elliott Mon 04-Apr-05 15:11:35

We have that one too and I'm sure its the one you're thinking of lisalisa - it is available used on amazon too. Its got things like lentil and cheese wedges, creamy potato soup, cranks nut roast etc etc.
Thinking about it we use it a lot

mrshighwater Mon 04-Apr-05 15:11:59

I've got "Entertaining with Cranks", first published in 1985 - brown cover, pictures of soup and quiches and other food on the front?

lisalisa Mon 04-Apr-05 15:14:16

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tamum Mon 04-Apr-05 15:16:42

That sounds right, there is a ginger cake recipe, and all the sections you mention. Bet that's it

mummytosteven Mon 04-Apr-05 15:24:22

Mine in the new one, called "The Cranks Bible" by Nadine Abensur. It's very good.

lisalisa Mon 04-Apr-05 15:25:43

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mrshighwater Mon 04-Apr-05 15:29:00

Mine has no ginger cake recipe and no "smalls" section. "Cakes and biscuits" and "puddings and deserts" are together, like that.

lisalisa Mon 04-Apr-05 15:34:04

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tamum Mon 04-Apr-05 15:40:23

We have Entertaining with Cranks too- it was published a few years after the Cranks Recipe Book and has slightly more fancy stuff in it, so I don't think they're just different versions at different times. I would try and get to a bookshop and have a flick through the one I linked to- I bet it's the same.

tamum Mon 04-Apr-05 15:42:33

Here's the one I've been talking about, a bit cheaper than Amazon!

SoupDragon Mon 04-Apr-05 15:47:06

Any of these?

lisalisa Mon 04-Apr-05 15:47:58

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tamum Mon 04-Apr-05 15:48:47

I'll do it for you if all else fails!

lisalisa Mon 04-Apr-05 15:54:04

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sorrel Mon 04-Apr-05 15:54:29

lisalisa -i have it and you can have it for nothing. email me your address and i will send it
. Don't be wasting your hard earned cash.

sorrel Mon 04-Apr-05 15:54:56

abie@utvinternet.com

lisalisa Mon 04-Apr-05 15:56:09

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lisalisa Mon 04-Apr-05 15:58:14

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sorrel Mon 04-Apr-05 16:01:18

hey , have it anyway, sure if you end up having two you can post it back to me! I will post it tomorrow if you email me.
Funny it seems quite antique now! I used to squander many a happy hour in Cranks in soho when i was a student.!

tamum Mon 04-Apr-05 16:06:23

I think with 6 bidders and several days to go you're bound to get outbid, so I wouldn't worry, but I would retract rather than just not paying, I think. I don't think anyone will take you to court!

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