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The Student Survival Pack

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  • £10.00

There are around 2.4m higher education students in the UK, with the number of part- and full-time enrolements increasing year-on-year. The high-fat, high-carbohydrate diet supplied by most university halls and pubs is not only bad for students' health but also their wallets. Recent research has shown that students spend an average of GBP25 a week on food - only enough for six GBP4 lunches. This budget would go much further if spent on ingredients to cater themselves.

Everyone knows that most students have a somewhat limited diet, normally choosing to live off takeaways and beer. However, if they had the right recipes at their disposal this might not be the case. That's where The Student Survival Pack comes in. Combining Hamlyn's bestselling Student Cookbook and the indispensible Student Pasta Cookbook, this set provides over 400 simple, quality recipes for all tastes and occasions, whether you're looking for cheap eats for one or meals to entertain mates. In the Student Cookbook you'll find a fantastic combination of foods, covering everything from quick breakfasts to TV dinners, as well as cocktails and the inevitable hangover cures. The Student Pasta Cookbook complements this perfectly by giving you all the recipes you need to turn a student's favourite food into a culinary masterpiece, from simple classics to more special sauces.Every recipe is consistently-formatted, with clear instructions so that even the most inexperienced of cooks can attempt them with confidence. If you only buy one book this term, make it The Student Survival Pack!

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  • ISBN: 9780600619000
  • Publication date: 15 Aug 2008
  • Page count: 252
  • Imprint: Hamlyn
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Authors:
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Authors:
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Authors:
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