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Nigella's christmas book, am thinking of buying it tomorrow has anyone else got it?

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twinsetandpearls Fri 31-Oct-08 00:06:45

Have used Delia's Christmas book for about 15years now and looking for an update.

sallyspookypoisonberry Fri 31-Oct-08 00:11:08

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twinsetandpearls Fri 31-Oct-08 00:13:01

1/2 price in smiths,

PhantomOfTheChocolateCakeAvena Fri 31-Oct-08 00:13:54

Ohh.. It's on my list.

twinsetandpearls Fri 31-Oct-08 00:15:24

Was going to ask for it for Christmas but it would be too late.

But Delia's Christmasses have been faultless for 15 years.

MarmadukeScarlet Fri 31-Oct-08 00:23:46

1/2 price on Amazon too, Sarah Raven's was also reduced.

I've got Sarah Raven's garden cookbook (or something like that) which I really love.

It is great for folk who gto veg as the recipes are in big sections eg, pumpkins, beetroot, apples, etc. So when you half a hundredweight of apples it is a simpler way.

I love 'how to eat' and ?the other one? but am not so keen on Express.

Have never 'done' a Delia Christmas, what are your fave recipes from it? <nosy stalkergrin>

twinsetandpearls Fri 31-Oct-08 00:30:36

The light Christmas pudding and boozy sauce are to die for.

Always make her mincemeat and make strudels an mince pies from them.

All of the meat recipes are nice.

I made an orange trifle that was delicious.

Christmas pudding also nice.

I don;t have express by Nigella but have all the others and use them all the time.

Will look into the Raven book

twinsetandpearls Fri 31-Oct-08 21:56:50

Bought it today also saw the raven book but spent too much today might ask for Christmas.

pointygravedogger Fri 31-Oct-08 22:01:03

nigella's a shite cook

WitchWorley Fri 31-Oct-08 22:12:48

i brought it in tescos this week its half price for £12.50 in there.
i have been reading it non stop this week, it has a really good section on things to make for xmas pressies, im planning already what to make, the christmas vodka is going to be a must!

i rwad somewhere that a few recipies are the same from feast and another of her books, but i'd still recommend it

twinsetandpearls Fri 31-Oct-08 22:23:59

thanks for that pointy, glad I have not wasted my money hmm

twinsetandpearls Fri 31-Oct-08 22:24:36

Ooh I will make some christmas vodka for my sister.

ClaireDeLoon Fri 31-Oct-08 22:26:48

Bought it for my mum and she loves it - well she says she does.

pointygravedogger Fri 31-Oct-08 22:34:24

lol twinset

christiana Fri 31-Oct-08 22:37:26

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twinsetandpearls Fri 31-Oct-08 23:14:05

I have all of the nigella books bar the express one.

I do love a cookery book though.

WitchWorley Tue 04-Nov-08 15:08:42

made the christmas chutney and the cranberry and apple chutney last weekend, it smelt gorgeous and the spoonfulls that i couldnt fit in the jars tasted mmmmmmmmmmm. cant wait to open them in dec. made lots so im going to make little gift bags up for pressies for my aunts/uncles for xmas. going to have a go at the chilli jam and vodka at the weekend,
well worth buying the book!!

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