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Beware when buying this book that to make some of the recipes (e.g. the burgers) it refers to recipes in the previous book!! I was not expecting to buy a £20 hardback book only to have to go out and buy another £20 book to be able to make up a full recipe. Not impressed!!!
This book transforms what should be the healthiest and most eco-friendly lifestyle diet into an unhealthy, oil coated sugary, fatty and salty one. A simple wholefood or 'plant based' diet apparently requires a mountain of complicated kitchen equipment e.g. 'we really recommend getting a good quality, high-powered liquidiser.' (p12) A typical recipe 'Bun Bo Hue' on p68 lists 33 ingredients! I've been vegan for many years and I fear that books like this one will convey a totally misleading message about our animal friendly, cheap, wholesome and healthy diet. The one star is awarded for the use of paper from sustainable sources!
First time Amazon Reviewer.......I bought this for a work colleague, on the basis of it being a Christmas book. After much searching, there are 6 recipes in the Christmas and Thanksgiving section. Out of almost 300 pages that is not "packed". I accept you can make any dish at Christmas, but think the catchy tag line is extremely deceiving and I am pretty annoyed by it.