Monthly Archives: July 2011

WIN “The Good Life” by Adrian Richardson

Win a copy of “The Good Life – A year of cooking and eating with family and friends” by Adrian Richardson. Chef extraordinaire of La Luna Bistro and tv host of “Secret Meat Business” on the Lifestyle channel.

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Cookbook Review: Clarissa’s Comfort Food by Clarissa Dickson-Wright

My rating: 3 1/2 stars

In my quest for “Great British Food” (a fool’s quest to some and an oxymoron to many) I stumbled upon “Clarissa’s Comfort Food” in a discount bookshop. read more »

Cookbook Review: British Baking by Peyton and Byrne

My rating: 3 1/2 stars

5 for style, 3 for substance  Рthe recipes did not taste great.








This book is like David Beckham – sexy as all hell – but such a shame he has to talk…

It is easily the most beautiful cookbook I have ever seen.

It IS the new Britannia (circa Tony Blair / pre- GFC) – cool, whimsical, Kate Moss meets Coldplay, “keep calm carry on” …

Alas, when it comes to communicating, something goes slightly out of kilter.

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Cookbook Review: Marion – Recipes and Stories from a Hungry Cook by Marion Grasby

My rating 4 stars

4 for styling/3.5 for content

I absolutely loved Marion on the Masterchef series and dreamed of being her best friend forever!!

Obviously I desperately wanted to love her new book. Alas, it was not meant to be… does this make me a frenemy?

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and the WINNER IS….

Congratulations* Fiona Pearse!

By subscribing to this site Fiona has won a copy of¬† “The Sorcerer’s Apprentices” RRP $29.99 published by Simon & Schuster.

Stay tuned for future giveaways!

*All subscribers names were compiled and one name selected at random by an independent third party.