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Offline judydawn

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Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« on: December 17, 2012, 08:08:28 am »
List of contents courtesy of VieveMS

Breakfast
Almond Pancakes p29
Baked Egg Pots p 31
Coconut Berry Smoothie p33
Grilled Mushrooms and Eggs p35
Nutty Porridge p37
Raspberry Yogurt Smoothie p39

Lunch
Avocado Salad p43
Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup p45
Chicken Drummettes p47
Chilli Mayonnaise p49
Coconut Lime Chicken p51
Crumbed Chicken p53
Greek Style Lamb Salad p55
Prawn and Wasabi Salad p57
Pumpkin and Asparagus Frittata p59
Sesame Chicken Patties p61

Dinner
Chicken Puttanesca p65
Cauliflower Rice p67
Cheesy Spinach Sauce p69
Herb and Garlic Butter p71
Lamb Ragu p73
Seared Tuna Salad p75
Spicy Seafood Soup p77
Thai Prawn and Lemongrass Soup p79
Vietnamese Beef Broth p81

Snacks
Chocolate Mousse p85
Chunky Spinach and Cashew Dip p87
Coconut and Lemon Macaroons p89
Guacamole p91
Iced Lime Tea p93
Spicy Nut Mix p95
Watermelon and Lime Sorbet p97
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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2012, 12:30:33 pm »
Great job JD  :-*
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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2012, 01:02:09 am »
This is a really nice cookbook and would make a great christmas present.  Like Quick Fix in the Thermomix, every recipe has its own double page - one for the recipe, one for the photograph.  The thing I like about all of Alyces' recipes is that they are uncomplicated and use ingredients that most of us probably already have in the panty.  That means you can start cooking straight away...

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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2013, 06:50:35 am »
I'm waiting for this one to be available in the book shops as I want to look at it first before buying. It seems quite expensive for what it has listed in its contents.  If anyone has this, do you recommend it? Is it worth the money?  :)
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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2013, 08:30:00 am »
Kt2 my DD bought this book. Look at the table of contents  posted.  Is there anything of interest to you?  There are quite a few salads and soups.  The first recipe does not appear until page 29 from memory. Is  there a must have recipe you are interested in? 

Do you need a Thermomix recipe for Grilled mushrooms and eggs? Herb and garlic butter ?  Or do you want yet another recipe for a yogurt smoothie?  Cauliflower  rice?

Have a good read and see if you  need any of these recipes before you buy it.  If you cannot live without another recipe for  watermelon and lime sorbet or Guacamole then this is the book for you.

This is how I go about deciding to buy yet another cookbook.

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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2013, 09:01:35 am »
Thanks Gert ;D

Will certainly have a good look before deciding  ;)
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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2013, 07:51:48 am »
Kt2 my DD bought this book. Look at the table of contents  posted.  Is there anything of interest to you?  There are quite a few salads and soups.  The first recipe does not appear until page 29 from memory. Is  there a must have recipe you are interested in? 

Do you need a Thermomix recipe for Grilled mushrooms and eggs? Herb and garlic butter ?  Or do you want yet another recipe for a yogurt smoothie?  Cauliflower  rice?

Have a good read and see if you  need any of these recipes before you buy it.  If you cannot live without another recipe for  watermelon and lime sorbet or Guacamole then this is the book for you.

This is how I go about deciding to buy yet another cookbook.

Gert

You've just convinced me that I don't need this cook book, lol.

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Re: Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2013, 11:55:33 am »
I've been tempted to buy it too because I like Quick Fix in the Thermomix. But I need to pay nearly $10 in postage and I just feel that altogether it is a bit much. Especially with Gert's comment taken into consideration.
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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2013, 12:56:45 pm »
I'm so sad as I love Alyce and her first book but this book does not grab me at all:( I neeeed to feed my thermo cook book addiction soon. Very soon.

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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2013, 12:24:44 pm »
I love Quick Fix (the writing, layout, recipes, it's just a great book) & I like this book too but honestly haven't used it much.  The Chicken Puttanesca is fantastic though :)  I think because it's low carb, it misses out on including things that the TM does really well;  like breads, desserts & all in one recipes, the kind of recipes that grab your attention or make life easier.  It's still a lovely book but I think it has a niche market, it's definitely not an EDC/family book that everyone would find useful. I'm interested to know what the next book in the mini series will be :)

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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2013, 01:16:08 pm »
I'm waiting for this one to be available in the book shops as I want to look at it first before buying. It seems quite expensive for what it has listed in its contents.  If anyone has this, do you recommend it? Is it worth the money?  :)
I bought thus book from Weigh n Pay at Woodvale Boul. Whitfords Ave, Woodvale. Great shop with loads of great produce.

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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2013, 01:20:30 pm »
Love that shop too, but I always buy too much
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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2013, 11:52:31 pm »
This book was available at my local Dymocks last weekend. (Carousel). They had quite a few copies. They also had QFITT and were getting more of FFS when they were available.
I had a good look through Alyce's new book and decided not to buy it. I have no doubt that when she does desserts or baking I will be buying it.
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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2013, 01:03:31 am »
An added advantage to decision making when you can hold the book and have a good look through Cookie - lucky you.
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Re: Alyce Alexandra's Low Carb Cookbook
« Reply #14 on: February 02, 2013, 05:08:11 am »
very wise way to decide about a book Gert.

i love to make up recipes on the go..
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