This spread was not like how the book pictured it. Mine turned out to be a lot drier and also not brilliantly red, as the book illustration led me to believe. The book’s looked more like a dip and mine more of a spread. Although delicious in its own right, the illustration was just a little misleading. So this is also an example of when buying a cookbook, never let the pictures sway you; look more closely to the content and feasibility instead.
Some other people’s turned out to be redder than mine, but it seems like it is variable: