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Sweet Memories by Robert Opie
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"Sweet Memories" is a wonderful nostalgic journey through the development of British confectionery. Fry's Five Boys, Rowntree's Fruit Gums, Bassett's Liquorice Allsorts, Quality Street, Murray Mints, Dairy Milk, Black Magic: these are a selection of the evocative names from more than a hundred years of our favourite confectionery. The book, first published in 1988, is reissued after popular demand. Leading popular culture writer Rober Opie discusses the principal companies involved.    View Details

Sweet & Simple Party Cakes: Over 40 Pretty Cakes for Perfect Celebrations
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Over 40 incredibly stylish cakes for every occasion, from weddings and anniversaries, to birthdays, christenings and Christmas. Discover a variety of irresistible cake designs in all colors, shapes and sizes. This title includes a wide selection of sweet cupcakes and gorgeous minicakes to make when time is short. Easy-to-follow instructions, simple recipes, and beautiful photography ensure mouthwatering results. Clever packaging ideas are also included to make your cakes look more desirable.    View Details

Jamie's Ministry of Food: Anyone Can Learn to Cook in 24 Hrs by J Oliver
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Sixty years ago food was in short supply and malnutrition rates were high. The Ministry of Food was set up to teach the public how to make the best use of the food available to them. Fast forward to the present day, where we have unlimited choices and plenty of food, yet we're living in a world of junk food, additives and preservatives. Our war is now against obesity, as most people have little or no idea about how to cook and what makes a balanced diet. We need to learn from the past.    View Details
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The Keith Floyd Cookery Collection (TV Chef, Travel) 14xDVD ~ Keith Floyd
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This 14 disc box set contains each of the seven series of Keith Floyd cookery programmes which have been released by Delta. All episodes are featured from the series Floyd Around the Med, Floyd on Spain, Far Flung Floyd, Floyd s Fjord Fiesta, Floyd Uncorked, Floyd on Italy and Floyd on Africa. Highly acclaimed chef and self-titled 'gastronaut' Keith Floyd, takes you on a culinary journey through the restaurants, bars and celebrated sights of Italy, Spain, Africa and around the Mediterranean.    View Details

The Keith Floyd Cookery Collection - Floyd Uncorked ~ DVD
4 Star

Keith Floyd has made himself a household name with TV audiences throughout the world by intuitive cooking in odd locations, interspersed with entertaining comments and conversations. Keith Floyd takes a rest from his kitchen and dedicates some time to his favourite hobby as he sets off to explore the wine regions of France. Keith is interested in seeing the local beauty spots, learning the history, meeting the people, eating the local produce, and above all, tasting the local wine!    View Details
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