Monthly Archives: April 2013

Albóndigas en salsa (meatballs in tomato sauce)

The food of Spain and Portugal, 224pp. by Elisabeth Luard Kyle Books, Maryland, 2007 Cooking on page 132 I was delighted, but surprised, to find this book selling very cheaply at Academic Remainders in Civic, Canberra’s main shopping district. I … Continue reading

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Potato salad Paula

Picasso and pie, 64pp. by Lynne Thompson Ure Smith Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1968 Cooking on page 32 As an incentive to get more people to come to her annual art show, Lynne Thompson started offering an ever-changing gourmet buffet at … Continue reading

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Tips for using lemons and limes

Marie Claire flavours, 192pp. by Donna Hay Murdoch Books, Sydney, 2000 Cooking on page 32–33 We’ve had a lot of exchange students—27 to be exact—who have lived with us anywhere from one to 12 months. So cooking has been a … Continue reading

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Easy beefy bake

The Ideals junior chef cookbook, 64pp. by Sophie Kay Ideals Publishing, Milwaukee, 1977 Cooking on page 32 I found this tattered cookbook at my sister’s house in Oklahoma. Susan and her kids have given it a good workout over the … Continue reading

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Barbecued swordfish with charred Mediterranean vegetables and olives

The CSIRO total wellbeing diet, 212pp. by Dr Manny Noakes with Dr Peter Clifton Penquin Books, Victoria, 2005 Cooking on page 132 Obesity rates have doubled in Australia in the last 20 years, with more than 60 per cent of … Continue reading

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Roasted beetroot soup with a dollop of yoghurt

Fabulous food, minus the boombah, 196pp. by Jane Kennedy Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2009 Cooking on page 32 Jane Kennedy has a wonderful premise for this cookbook. She loves food—to the tune of about a kilo of weight gain a … Continue reading

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Potato salad

The American woman’s cook book, 856pp. edited and revised by Ruth Berolzheimer, Culinary Arts Institute Garden City Publishing, New York, 1967 Cooking on page 432 Love the first sentence in this book. ‘To become a good cook requires more than … Continue reading

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