Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking

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Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« on: January 26, 2015, 20:20 »
I keep hearing about this on radio 4 woman's hour, food and drink but its over 20.00 can anyone recommend it?
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Re: Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2015, 20:31 »
If you are interested in why things work cooking-wise, it might be worth it - but it's not a cookery book.

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Re: Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2015, 20:32 »
Yes that's why i'm interested sounds fascinating have you got it mum?

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Re: Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2015, 20:35 »
No, like you I heard about it the other day and had a look on Amazon, I was hoping for recipes though  :dry:

I leave the why strange things happen to Heston Blumenthal  :lol:

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Re: Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2015, 20:52 »
OH thinks he can borrow it from work library.

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Re: Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2015, 06:42 »
I've spent the past week or so wondering about this one! I'm definitely going to get it but think I'm going to wait for some vouchers from work. I'd also love to possess Modernist Cuisine but that's probably a 30 year old birthday present to myself...

You may like the Larousse Gastronomique ( I have the paperback) which is enjoyable to flick through but is more like a dictionary.

There is the new Oxford Companion to Food (or somesuch) which is getting rave reviews.

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Re: Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2015, 20:24 »
Wow this is a fascinating book oh managed to borrow from work library.

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Re: Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2015, 10:53 »
Stop it MC. I don't need encouraging to buy any more food books. :lol: :lol: :lol:

I have bought 3 so far this month and have about 5 on my wish list. :unsure: :blush: :ohmy:

I did get the Flavour Thesaurus for my kindle and that it really interesting.


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Re: Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2015, 19:45 »
:lol: :lol: :lol:
Stop it MC. I don't need encouraging to buy any more food books.

I have bought 3 so far this month and have about 5 on my wish list. :unsure: :blush: :ohmy:

I did get the Flavour Thesaurus for my kindle and that it really interesting.
:D :lol: :lol:

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Re: Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2015, 18:30 »
I got it with some vouchers from work and it is fabulous!

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Re: Any one got Harry Mcgee on food and cooking
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2015, 21:49 »
Birthday present yippee :D


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