Giveaway: Tana’s Kitchen Secrets

I tend to use a couple of cookery books (Good Housekeeping and Annabel Karmel mostly) and on the whole, make up my own recipes. This is why my cooking is infamous, mostly for being burnt. It’s not my fault, it’s just that I get a bit distracted wander off, do something else, then add something that doesn’t go. Dining at my house is an experience, some people are even brave enough to come back again. If nothing else, there is always the comedy moment when I open a kitchen cupboard to be flattened by an avalanche of gadgetry, all of which has one part missing, none of which I use.

So, when Tana’s Kitchen Secrets arrived for me I was a little filled with trepidation, it looked so nice, was it for me? Well, that evening I set to reading and found it one of the best cookery books I have ever read. Why? Well, it tells you exactly what you need in your cupboard, there’s lots of little short cuts and best of all the recipes are for food that you would actually want to eat. They are mostly simple with just a few easy to obtain ingredients. In fact, I would go as far as to say that this cookery book provides all those recipes that you really want in one book. From easy bread rolls to the scrumptious salmon with spaghetti. It’s full of those basics which you know that you should know how to cook, you just don’t.

I genuinely love it, it’s a fantastic book, I’ve had the kids making bread rolls and gingerbread men and the husband is looking forward to spicy chicken wings and haddock risotto. I actually have read it, and then re-read bits of it and I now feel so much more at home in the kitchen than I have ever done before. Thank you Tana. It’s also beautifully presented, so what more could a girl want. Gush, gush, gush. I’m rushing off to see what else she has written!

Anyway, I have 3 copies of the book to giveaway. To be in with a chance just leave a comment on the blog with details on how I can contact you. The winners will be selected by random number generator next Sunday. UK residents only I’m afraid.

You can buy it here.


16 Responses

  1. Alexandra 13th June 2010 / 6:28 pm

    Ooo is this he one with jammy dodgers in? Haven't got it but would love it and fussy boy could do with some new ideas 🙂

  2. Single Mum 13th June 2010 / 7:03 pm

    Ooh I&#39;d love to be entered please. I have one of her other books and have been lusting after this one for a while now. My email is <br /><br />Thanks

  3. Carolinesweetie 13th June 2010 / 7:29 pm

    I used her lemon drizzle cake recipe from the BBC website which is fab, so I&#39;d like the book. My Twitter name is carolinesweetie. Can dm my address if you need it

  4. Karin @ Cafe Bebe 13th June 2010 / 7:42 pm

    I need inspiration my love! And if Tana has inspired you then bring it on! You can email me where you always do! 😉 Love it!<br /><br />Karin

  5. Zoë 13th June 2010 / 8:01 pm

    I have pawed this a few times in Waitrose and thought, can I justify buying another cookbook – it does look very yummy, so hopefully I will be lucky and my dilemma will be solved!<br /><br />Zoë x

  6. Jo 14th June 2010 / 1:00 pm

    I had a look thorugh this in Smiths and would love it, some really good recipes and its the book I would like for all the tips for faster better food. <br /><br />How fantastic that you are holding a chance for us to win one.<br /><br />Please add me and you can find my email on my blog details or tweet @Jo_Bryan<br /><br />Thanks very much<br /><br />Jo

  7. Sandy Calico 14th June 2010 / 1:39 pm

    Ooh pick me please sandycalico at ymail dot com

  8. JulieB 14th June 2010 / 4:53 pm

    Am a sucker for cookbooks of any sort, so yes, please enter me in the draw! Either via contact form on my blog, or twitter @SardineTin. Thanks x

  9. Cosmic 14th June 2010 / 5:32 pm

    What would Gordon do without her?!<br />Tana&#39;s not just a pretty face:)<br /><br />xoxoxoxo

  10. Hannah 15th June 2010 / 9:22 am

    Oh, this sounds good.I&#39;d love to be entered. You can contact me through comments on my blog , or twitter (hannah1981).

  11. Magic Mummy 16th June 2010 / 8:13 pm

    Oooh I can&#39;t resist a cook book lol<br /><br />I would love to win this one.<br /><br />I&#39;m on Twitter if you need me @frugalfamily<br /><br />Thanks

  12. Mrs C 16th June 2010 / 8:25 pm

    Ooooh count me in please. I&#39;ve heard good stuff about Tana&#39;s recipes but not had the opportunity to try them (yet!)<br /><br />Mrs C

  13. Glowstars 17th June 2010 / 1:59 pm

    I&#39;m in. Anything that might improve me not too good cooking skills.

  14. Snaffles Mummy 19th June 2010 / 9:31 pm

    ooh you can never have too many cook books. I am in need of some inspiration. <br /><br />You can find me over at Snaffles Mummy or via twitter.

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