I can't cook!!!

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  1. moondrops

    moondrops Call me Sally!

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    So i need a cookbook please :D any recommendations??? I wanted to try Jamie Olives 30 minute meals but on the tv programmes the food he makes looks quite fancy, and i'm a useless cook lol so i need something easyish x
     
  2. Hotbump

    Hotbump SAHM, student, & wife :)

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    i need a cook book too i cant cook either
     
  3. pinkish_angel

    pinkish_angel Well-Known Member

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    I wanted to get the 30 minute Jamie book but had a look through it at sainsburys last week and it looks quite difficult??!! :rofl: I want something basic like one meal to a page haha. I usually use websites rather than actual books.

    This is one of my faves:

    https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/

    :thumbup:
     
  4. sweetlullaby

    sweetlullaby Well-Known Member

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    I use websites and have a couple of cookbooks that are years and years old that my gran gave me some really yummy food in them though!

    My problem is usually the ingrediants I never have half of them in my cupboards so I give up on "that particular idea"
     
  5. Reedy

    Reedy Outnumbered x

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    I use the Jamie Oliver book x Its the best book I have & its so easy to use because he literally gives you a step by step guide x I only cook one thing at a time rather than his menu but his chicken pie is amazing & is always a winner in our house x
     
  6. moondrops

    moondrops Call me Sally!

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    Thanks for the website! Reedy, is it the 30 minute meals one you use? x
     
  7. iceylou

    iceylou Guest

    u could try his other book, ministry of food. my son has tried a few of these recipes and hes only 13. very easy to do. homey food, soups, pastas, roasts etc.
     
  8. katrina1987

    katrina1987 2 boys and Twin girls

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    I always google recipes, then if they work out well I then save them in my favs. I got a brilliant prawn stir fry recipe, homemade burgers, sausage rolls, chcken and leek pie, and they are all very straight forward
     
  9. tallybee

    tallybee DS '04, DD '06, DD '15

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    ^^ yeah Jamie's Ministry of Food one is good if you're not experienced at all, that's the kind of thing he was aiming at with that book :flower: I picked up a copy from a charity shop and although we do cook there're still some good ideas but it's really back to basics so great for beginner cooks :)
     
  10. Reedy

    Reedy Outnumbered x

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    Yeah its the 30 minute meals one x I cant do them in 30 minutes lol but its still good x
    Might get the ministry of food one myself sounds good x
     
  11. charli87

    charli87 Chloes Mummy

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    i have the 30min one and find it really good, also searching online is a great way to find easy recipes.
    Thanks reedy glad to hear the chicken pie is good im doing that sunday when dad comes for dinner lol
     

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