To be inspired to cook, I like to have a well presented cookbook with a photo of each dish. I didn't find this book very inspiring for two reasons. Firstly, although the cover photo is very appealing, the photos inside the book are fuzzy. It looks like they were taken using the kind of fuzzy photographic filter which was fashionable in the 90s. I find this style really irritating. Secondly, the print is very small, and uncomfortable to read. These factors may not bother some people, but for me they really spoilt the book. I gave this book 2 stars as the recipes seemed easy, and the basic explanations for cooking techniques are good.