Monthly Archives: March 2012

Papaya salad

Thai Cooking Book, 54 pp. by Nu no publishing details Cooking on page 32 Here’s another cookbook I wish I owned. This small paperback, mostly likely self-published by the author, has a collection of authentic Thai recipes. It’s definitely aimed … Continue reading

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Steaks au poivre (steaks with crushed peppercorns)

The New York Times 60-Minute Gourmet, 340 pp. by Pierre Franey Fawcett Columbine, New York, 1979 Cooking on page 232 I’ve owned this cookbook for yonks. I bought it when I was on a family visit to the USA in … Continue reading

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Prosciutto-wrapped fish with walnut pesto and balsamic tomatoes

Cookbook Kitchen Seasons, easy recipes for seasonal organic food, 160 pp. by Ross Dobson Hardie Grant Books, 2007 Cooking on page 32 This isn’t my cookbook, but I wish it were. Poor John and I are on another extended road … Continue reading

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Shakshuka

Cookbook Classic Turkish Cooking, pp. 224 by Ghillie Basan IB Tauris, London–New York, 1997, reprinted 2011 Cooking on page 64 (no photo, recipe spills on to page 65) I first saw this cookbook in Turkey in 2011. It waved to … Continue reading

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L’Omelette Roulée or Rolled Omelette

Cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking, 684 pp. plus 32 pages of index by Simone Beck, Louisette Bertholle and Julia Child Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1963 (4th printing) Cooking on page 132 I was determined to have a … Continue reading

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Prinzregententorte

Cookbook German Baking Today, 304 pp. by Dr Oetker Dr Oetker Verlag, Bielefeld Germany, 2003 Cooking on page 32 I have two cookbooks by Dr Oetker—this one and German Cooking Today. Both were gifts from former German exchange students who … Continue reading

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Tomato and cucumber juice

Cookbook Joy of Cooking, pp. 849 by Irma Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1964 (first published 1931) Cooking on page 32 I have two copies of the Joy of Cooking. My older edition is missing its cover … Continue reading

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