Monthly Archives: March 2013

Steak Dianne

The down under cookbook, 162pp. by Graeme Newman Harrow and Heston, New York, 1987 Cooking on page 32 In his introduction, Graeme Newman, author of this cookbook, asks ‘what is an authentic Australia dish?’ and answers that it is any … Continue reading

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Mushroom, almond and garlic soup

All new meals in minutes, 192pp. by Ainsley Harriott BBC Books, London, 2003 Cooking on page 32 I’d never heard of Ainsley Harriott until I moved to Australia. Turns out he is a well-known UK chef and rather famous as … Continue reading

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Cucumber–feta salad with red onions and mint

The Greens Cookbook, 396pp. by Deborah Madison with Edward Espe Brown Bantam Books, New York, 1987 Cooking on page 32 Ages ago, I bought this cookbook second-hand for $5, but Greens Restaurant in San Francisco remains as popular as ever. Opening … Continue reading

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Eggplant dip (Melitzanosalata)

Greek Cookbook, 128pp. by Tess Mallos Paul Hamlyn Pty Ltd, Sydney Cooking on page 32 I bought a secondhand copy of this cookbook not long after I arrived in Australia in 1982. Big price tag—$4 still appears lightly written on … Continue reading

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Make-ahead potatoes

A taste of heaven, 156pp. compiled by Bethany Lutheran Church Morris Press, Nebraska, 2005 Cooking on page 32 We went to Nebraska for a family wedding and I enjoyed catching up with friends in and around Kearney (in the south-central … Continue reading

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