karl_lembke (karl_lembke) wrote,

Too many books spoil the broth

That's the headline from this article in The Scotsman.
MRS Beeton would have laughed. The magazine journalist who never ran a great household, stole most of her recipes and was dead by the age of 29, understood very well that cookery books sell reassurance and inspiration, not recipes. So this week's revelation that 35 is the average number of recipes which will be attempted in any British household would not have surprised her in the least. ...
According to the survey, conducted for the TV programme Food Uncut, Britons now own 171 million cookbooks, most of them rarely, if ever, consulted.

And if you want 35 good recipes, there's always this...

Cheap, shameless book plug

Tags: cooking

  • What's in a name?

    Ok, I see what they're doing. What Karl Means You are a seeker of knowledge, and you have learned many things in your life. You are also a…

  • All you need is...

    Which Positive Quality Are You? Your Result: Love You are Love. Love is the glue that binds us all together. The love of family, the love of…

  • Very accessible.

    Get a Cash Advance

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment