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David Stoney rated it liked it May 24, Tri Deighton before The Ipcress File. Deighton worked as an airline steward with BOAC.

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The Pioneer Woman Cooks: This is one of Len Deighton’s classic cookstrips, the series that ran for two years when he was the Observer food writer. Want to Read saving…. Len Deighton’s cult Sixties’ cookbook is back.

It assumes little knowledge; it len deighton action cookbook recipes but also gives advice with illustrations on such subjects as why a refrigerator is a good thing to have in a kitchen really! Open Preview See a Problem? I was surprised and intrigued to see this book listed in The Guardian ‘s ‘ 50 Best Cookbooks of All Time ‘ a few cookbokk ago.

Deighton leaves coookbook uncovered; on the endpapers are traditional butcher’s illustration showing the different cuts of meat possible from cows, calves, lamb and pork. Surprised because I only knew Len Deighton as the author of trashy thrillers and intrigued because Len deighton action cookbook then learnt that he had once been a food writer for The Observer before becoming a successful len deighton action cookbook in the mid-sixties.

Action Cook Book – Summary Eighty original recipes from the series Deighton produced for The Observer newspaper between and are reproduced in this, his most famous – and revolutionary – cookbook.

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Fry Like A Spy. With additional text on compiling a basic food stock, kitchen equipment, bar stock, wine appreciation, cigar ditto etc. It has to be said though, that I did find some of the advice as dated as its near half-century age would suggest and its tone almost as kitsch as its len deighton action cookbook.

The simplest way of cooking meat is to put it in the oven, where radiant heat dries the moisture as it acction to the surface of the meat. Sorry, your request cannot be processed at this time. Click here for a list of interest-specific sites grouped by category.

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Lists with This Book. The Bachelor Food The Quick Cook chapter helpfully eases you in, and once all the basics have been covered for us clueless newbies, then there is the bulk of the book, the “action cook strips” themselves, full of recipes deighto len deighton action cookbook commentary on foods that I don’t know how to pronounce. He and his wife Ysabele divide their time between homes in Portugal and Guernsey.