Book clinic: which first cookbooks should I buy my teenage daughter?


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Rachel Cooke recommends budget classics and hip recipes from the store cupboard

Q: Can you recommend a few good first cookbooks for my 16-year-old daughter – something to help prepare her to feed herself and friends in a few years’ time?
Wendy Smith, lab assistant, Birmingham

A: Rachel Cooke, writer and critic for the Observer, writes:
The young, inexperienced cook leaving home for the first time needs recipes that are straightforward, reliable, achievable on a budget, and make use of ingredients that are easy to get hold of.

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