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Mighty Spice Express Cookbook - Simon & Schuster book review :
4.49 out of 5 based on 36 reviews.

The King of Spice, John Gregory-Smith, returns with a new cookbook which pays tribute to the influences of international street food.

In Mighty Spice Express Cookbook  John writes, “Street food shows the best a place has to offer and a snapshot of what’s hot right now. It is always served fast and furious, and can be hot or cold, savoury or sweet. But, guaranteed, it will be tasty, fresh and cooked to perfection. Quite simply, if the food doesn’t cut the mustard it won’t be there the following morning.” From Fez in Morocco, to Essaouira, Goa, Mumbai, Hanoi, Beirut, Seoul, Laos, Thailand and China, Mighty Spice Express Cookbook will take you on an international culinary journey and show you how to make speedy and delicious dishes which are bursting with flavour. Full of time-saving techniques and clever shortcuts, many of the recipes can be prepared from start to finish in under 15 minutes. Mighty Spice Express Cookbook is the easy way to transform familiar ingredients into fantastic dishes, and your fast-track ticket to spice heaven!

Mighty Spice Express Cookbook, written by John Gregory-Smith, is a brand new release from Simon & Schuster.

Available in hardback where all good books are sold for $35.00.  Also available as an ebook for $12.99.

Find out more about The Mighty Spice Express Cookbook here.


Published 12th August 2013


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    love it

    I love cooking with different herbs and spices… This book is great for anyone who loves cooking and experimenting with food

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    Great book, fantastic recipes, happy family!

    I highly recommend this recipe book for anyone and everyone. The images are beautiful, the recipes taste great and most importantly are not too hard to make!

    Thank you Mouths of Mums for selecting me to review, I was so excited when it came in the post and have had a lot of fun trying the recipes at home.

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    Yummy salad

    I made the eggplant salad last night it was fantastic. It was basic but worked well with eggplant parsley chilli and spices and lemon juice it goes well with almost any meal.

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    Fantastic Cookbook to begin a spice journey.

    This book has not failed in delivering delishious meals in a beautiful and easy to use way. I cannot wait for wednesday’s now (spice night at our place) .

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    Follow Up Review

    This book is an absolute gem! I’ve had a chance to cook some more recipes from it, and I have to say they are winners through and through. The midweek life-saver section of the book is fantastic for quick meals for two, and the desserts are inspired! Some of the recipes make my mouth water just thinking about them, and what’s better is that none of them are bland or unpleasant. The mighty spice express is one mighty cookbook. I heartily recommend it if you’re a flavour lover like me!

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    Buying another copy for mum

    My mum loves reading cooking, gardening & mostly learning. I know she would love this cookbook as she has recently started taking up an Indian cooking class & mentioned she is soooooo into spices at the moment so with Mother’s Day approaching this is going to be in her hamper. Along with a couple of others that I have liked & read from MOM’s :)

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    Coffee Table Book

    I was given this book along with many spice packets in a basket from a neighbour for Christmas.
    I have since made many recipes from the book. I have found a local Indian shop to supply me with
    the spices I need and we are enjoying this new cuisine. I cook a dish that I have mastered and presented
    it to our neighbours and they were amazed. They said it tasted perfect!!

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    fantastic

    I reviewed this book couple mont ago and just want to let yo. Know that Im still using this book weekly fantastic and a must buy

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    Great mixture of cooking and other recipes

    This book is really really good, I really felt if engaged me a lot, I found It very difficult to put down, had to be reading it all the time, really annoyed the crap out of my hubby! which made it even better,
    very good story , would be happy to read it again,When i received this book i was very excited as it was a recipie book and i love them. The recipies are very nice and easy to make glad i could review this book thank you

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    Sure is mighty

    I so wanted to review this mighty book as I so love cooking but especially with spices, especially chilli & this book has the lot. I couldn’t resist so went & purchased it. I know a lot of spices however, there are a few in here I have never heard of. With a selection of interesting & exotic dishes from around the globe this is the book for spice lovers. The book itself is beautifully presented with glossy pictures. I will enjoy experimenting :)

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    Liked this cook book!

    In amongst all my other cookbooks. I recieved this as a gift. I must say it has been an easy book to read and the recipes are lovely. Everything we have made from it (as my family) has been full of yummy flavours. It takes lots of preping and you have to make sure you have lots of the ingredients in most dishes.. but apart form that. I love this book!

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    Spicy!

    I absolutely love cooking and I love collecting and using a variety of good and interesting cookbooks. I was lucky enough to get my hands on a copy of ‘Mighty Spice Express’. I love the exotic and spicy food/recipes in this Cookbook. I love this cookbook; it is perfect for lovers of this style of food.

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    I really like this book

    The Mighty Spice Express Cookbook, written by John Gregory-Smith, has a lot of recipes that can be made easily and quickly while still maintaining the flavour with the use of spices. I love cooking something new and this book is perfect for that. I love the photos, big beautiful shots of delicious looking food. I really like this book.

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    Beautiful recipes and photos

    I am so in love with the beautiful pictures in this book the ‘Mighty Spice Express Cookbook’, written by John Gregory-Smith. I must admit when I do buy cook books it’s often because of the photographs! However, besides the photos this is a must have cook book for anyone who adores cooking with herbs and spices. Beautiful photos, beautiful recipes, what more could you want?

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    Recipes for everyone

    The Mighty Spice Express Cookbook, written by John Gregory-Smith is a stunning. The photos are big, glossy and beautiful. If you enjoy cooking, especially with a range so spices, this book is for you. The recipes are broken down into manageable steps and there is something for everyone from the beginner with ‘mighty bites’, to the more seasoned cook with ‘something spectacular’. I am thoroughly enjoying reading and cooking from this book.

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    love it

    I love cooking with different herbs and spices… This book is great for anyone who loves cooking and experimenting with food

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    very very good

    well i dont use many cook books but i saw what people had wrote so i thought i go buy this, well it was great i enjoy it and so did the family lots and lots of yummy things to cook and easy enough some where a bit hard but very enjoyable go and buy it and have a go

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    Buying another copy for mum

    My mum loves reading cooking, gardening & mostly learning. I know she would love this cookbook as she has recently started taking up an Indian cooking class & mentioned she is soooooo into spices at the moment so with Mother’s Day approaching this is going to be in her hamper. Along with a couple of others that I have liked & read from MOM’s :)

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    It's a mighty great cookbook

    Whist I wasn’t fortunate enough to review this After reding some comments here & flipping through it at the book store I purchased it & I love it. Cook at least one recipe a week & they are all very tasty, 10/10 for this book.

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    Coffee Table Book

    I was given this book along with many spice packets in a basket from a neighbour for Christmas.
    I have since made many recipes from the book. I have found a local Indian shop to supply me with
    the spices I need and we are enjoying this new cuisine. I cook a dish that I have mastered and presented
    it to our neighbours and they were amazed. They said it tasted perfect!!

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    Great mixture of cooking and other recipes

    This book is really really good, I really felt if engaged me a lot, I found It very difficult to put down, had to be reading it all the time, really annoyed the crap out of my hubby! which made it even better,
    very good story , would be happy to read it again,When i received this book i was very excited as it was a recipie book and i love them. The recipies are very nice and easy to make glad i could review this book thank you

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    Put It On Your Coffee Table For A Great Read

    A really great cookbook filled with colorful photos to compliment the recipes. For me wanting to take food to a new flavour level was a nice surprise. Personally I wasn’t expecting what I got out of extraordinary book and I’m over the moon. Don’t put it hidden away in your cupboard, put it on your coffee table.

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    good

    This book is really really good, I really felt if engaged me a lot, I found It very difficult to put down, had to be reading it all the time, really annoyed the crap out of my hubby! which made it even better,
    very good story , would be happy to read it again!

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    fantastic

    I reviewed this book couple mont ago and just want to let yo. Know that Im still using this book weekly fantastic and a must buy

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    Great mixture of cooking and other recipes

    Was not too sure of the book at first once I got into it, I was trying to think what the recipes would be like. Was surprise to see drink recipes in this and this made it complete book. As you always need the right drink to go with the meals. My son’s partner was so interested in this book, will surprise and buy her her own copy. Not bad for a beginner cook to start out on but still interesting enough for an expert cook to have some fun with some of the recipes.

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