| Register  | FAQ  | Search | Login 
It is currently Thu Apr 17, 2014 2:31 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Three Olives and a Dash of the Sea
PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:17 pm 
Huffs Nutritional Yeast
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:15 pm
Posts: 110
Does any one know anything about this book, by Miquel Larcher? I think it looks really nice, from what I can see, but I need to get a bit pickier about which cookbooks I purchase.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Three Olives and a Dash of the Sea
PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:22 pm 
Loves Carrots (in the biblical sense)
Offline

Joined: Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:35 am
Posts: 73
I just ordered this thanks to reading your post, PoesiePie. I think it looks really good, too. I'll post here again once I have the book and have tried out a few recipes.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Three Olives and a Dash of the Sea
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 5:07 am 
Huffs Nutritional Yeast
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:15 pm
Posts: 110
Yes, please do!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Three Olives and a Dash of the Sea
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:12 pm 
Lactose Intolerant...Literally
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Aug 11, 2011 2:42 am
Posts: 693
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Oooh, I like the look of this book!!

_________________
Visit my blog! http://magicjelly.com.au/blog/


Top
 Profile WWW  
 
 Post subject: Re: Three Olives and a Dash of the Sea
PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:08 am 
Loves Carrots (in the biblical sense)
Offline

Joined: Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:35 am
Posts: 73
Karena wrote:
Oooh, I like the look of this book!!

I did too, online that is. Boy, what a disappointment this book is in person! Despite being rather pricey, Three Olives and a Dash of the Sea, a paperback, is a VERY small book. More importantly, I think many of its recipes look to be pretty underwhelming. The book's author is a trained chef so I guess I expected more. In fairness, I have not made anything from Three Olives, but, where I have some really great vegan cookbooks, its pretty clear this doesn't add anything to what I already own. Though I have never returned a book I purchased online because of dissatisfaction with its content, I am doing exactly that with this one.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Three Olives and a Dash of the Sea
PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:28 am 
Discovered unobtainium
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:21 pm
Posts: 11055
Location: VA
The reason the book is expensive is because Tate is a vanity press / scam that touts itself as a Christian business while ripping off authors. They charge around $5000 to publish a book.

_________________
"This is the creepiest post ever if you don't know who Molly is." -Fee
"a vegan death match sounds like something where we all end up hugging." -LisaPunk


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Three Olives and a Dash of the Sea
PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 9:25 am 
Huffs Nutritional Yeast
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:15 pm
Posts: 110
How awful! Thanks for the feedback...


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
Template made by DEVPPL/ThatBigForum and fancied up by What Cheer