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Student cook book recommendations

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snowyowl70 Sun 01-Dec-13 13:23:44

I am struggling to find a post which several people recommended a student cook book. My DS is thinking of buying his big sister one for Christmas and I said I could find him one that was recommended but no cant find it !!

snowyowl70 Sun 01-Dec-13 13:24:37

That's "now can't find it "!

senua Sun 01-Dec-13 14:36:57

Was the book Nosh For Students? It was the thread Empty Nest Part 2.

snowyowl70 Sun 01-Dec-13 15:42:12

Think that was the one - thank you !

goinggetstough Sun 01-Dec-13 16:03:06

I second nosh for students because:
- No scales are used for measuring the ingredients, it is all done by mugs. They have a picture of a mug on one page to match up your mug size.
- there is a useful page which tells you how long you can keep certain items of food in the fridge without killing you!

rightsaidfrederick Sun 01-Dec-13 20:35:33

My favourite has always been the Beyond Baked Beans series by Fiona Beckett. There are three books - the original one, green (veggie) and budget.

If pictures are a must-have then it won't suit you, but if you want something that will produce nice, quick meals that don't require a long list of ingredients, a lot of time or a lot of skill then it's pretty good.

miffybun73 Sun 01-Dec-13 20:41:26

This is great, but it looks like it's only available second hand.

Middleagedmotheroftwo Sun 01-Dec-13 20:48:29

The Sam Stern books are good too. My DDs have them at home.

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