Cyber-friends of mine in London confirm that it IS terrific.
And, ahem, I'm working right now on converting The Cookbook from Brit-speak to American. It is an absolutely charming book, written with such warmth and love -- and the ingredients are worth seeking out to try the recipes. (I don't have to test them, but there are a few I want to try.) :lips:
"Notorious stickler" -- The New York Times, January 4, 2004