Monthly Archives: July 2012

Prawn pâté

Egg cook book, 120pp. by Peter Russell-Clarke Schwartz Publishing, Melbourne, 1979 Cooking on page 32 Peter Russell-Clarke is one of Australia’s cooking institutions. When I first arrived here in 1982, I regularly watched his five-minute cooking show, Come and Get … Continue reading

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Fried parsley

Garden Cookbook, 343pp. by Arabella Boxer Weidenfeld and Nicholson, London, 1974 Cooking on page 132 Heaven only knows how long I have had this book. It was published in the UK in 1974—long before I thought I ought to be … Continue reading

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Costillitas de cordero at horno (baked baby lamb chops)

The South American table, 478pp. by Maris Baez Kijac The Harvard Common Press, Boston, 2003 Cooking on page 232 We’re heading to South America for another overland trip. You can follow our antics on my travel blog. So I thought … Continue reading

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Buttermilk bread loaf

Cooking with quinoa—the supergrain, 192pp. by Rena Patten New Holland Publishers, Sydney, 2011 Cooking on page 32 Okay, I admit it—I’m a stalker. Ever since I saw this book a few months ago, I’ve hankered to own it. Now I … Continue reading

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Vichyssoise (potato and leek soup)

The essential Digby Law, 352pp. compiled and edited by Jill Brewis Hodder Moa Beckett, Auckland, 2001 Cooking on page 32 For many years, Digby Law was New Zealand’s food guru. In 1987, he died too young at age 51, but … Continue reading

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