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Delia's How to Cheat at Cooking (Hardback)
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Delia's How to Cheat at Cooking (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 15/02/2008
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In How to Cheat at Cooking, Delia has sourced a range of pre-prepared foods (from tins, chill cabinets, freezers and store cupboards) to help you short circuit cooking times and techniques. Readily available from supermarkets, delis, online food shops and farmers markets and of the very best quality these recipes using instant time savers will allow you to create fabulous food without the faff. How to Cheat is for people who don't want to cook, who think they can't cook, or simply don't have the time to cook. As Delia herself says, "Cheating's come on a lot and there's much more available. The way it's going I can't think of anybody who wouldn't want it." Delia is Britain's most trusted food writer and her formidable track record of over 19 million book sold speaks for itself. How to Cheat at Cooking, created with her characteristic attention to detail, comprises over 150 easy-to-follow recipes all presented in a great contemporary design.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780091922290
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 1032 g
Dimensions: 277 x 200 x 19 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"I really see Delia as a sunbeam of rational thoughts, striking through the clouds of food fashion...If any of these ingredients gives you a shudder, just ask yourself, who's more likely to be right: you or Delia? No, you lummox, it's not you." -- Zoe Williams * The Guardian *
"Delia's first new book in four years is set to become one of the biggest selling publications of all time...At 66, Delia is the mistress of mumsiness. I salute the queen of ease and an unashamed advocate of instant mashed potato." -- Amanda Platell * Daily Mail *
"Like any priestess worth her salt, she has absolved us of our guilt by occasionally employing time-saving devices, from ready-made sauces to pre-grated cheese...Yet when the timer has pinged and the cake has risen, Delia is The One" * The Independent *
"With Delia's How To Cheat at Cooking, Middle Britain's culinary saint has turned into a mischevious little devil...Oh, saint Delia. You have sinned and how we love you." -- Richard and Judy * Daily Express *
"I love Delia. I love the way she has introduced the pleasure of cooking into so many people's lives....The way I look at it is this. There is a whole world of cooking that lies between soaking your own beans and the microwave-head's instant chilli con carne. Somewhere along that line most of us will probably say 'No, I'm not going to do that - I don't have the time' or 'No, I'm not skipping that bit, it would be cheating the very people I am cooking for'. Somewhere along that line lies Delia's How To Cheat. No, I won't be buying her suggestion of ready-sliced and cooked onions...But I know that there are many people who will find that those canned onions in olive oil and a packet of frozen pastry will mean the difference between making their kids a lovingly home-made pie and giving them a defrosted one from Iceland." -- Nigel Slater * Observer Food Monthly *

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“Delia's How to Cheat at Cooking”

Delia's new book is once again a success. Perfect for any modern family in my book. Written in her true Delia style, layed out beautifully with excellent photography. The concept is such a fab idea. In between... More

Hardback edition
23rd February 2008
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“Delia's How to Cheat at Cooking”

Like this book a lot. I love cooking but not averse to a bit of cheating sometimes. The ingredients she uses are fine and have no additives, preservatives and colours. Like she says, the book isnt for everyday... More

Hardback edition
31st May 2008
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“Not Delia's best,still worthy a place on bookshelf”

This is for beginners really as some of the ideas are probably ones you could come up with yourself with a bit of cooking confidence. Still there are three yummy recipes in there I use from time to time so I think it... More

Hardback edition
8th April 2011
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