Monthly Archives: May 2013

Brussels sprouts and chestnuts

Secrets of better cooking, 761pp. by The Reader’s Digest Association Pleasantville, New York, 1973 Cooking on page 432 This is  one of the first cookbooks I ever owned. It’s a good all-rounder, with chapters on nutrition, shopping, kitchen equipment, the … Continue reading

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Chilli, mint and lime seared salmon

Family food and weekend feasts, 244pp. by Janelle Bloom Random House Australia, Sydney, 2010 Cooking on page 32 Janelle Bloom is one of Australia’s most-loved TV chefs and food writers. In addition to being queen of the microwave, she is … Continue reading

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Marinated bean sprout and sesame salad

Vegetarian cooking, 128pp. edited by Maryanne Blacker Australian Women’s Weekly Home Library, 1990 Cooking on page 32 I’ve been known to be a fete ‘slut’—cruising book stalls at local school, church and Lifeline events. I think I bought this book … Continue reading

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Pitlai—Ayurvedic vegetables with dal

I’m so pleased to introduce a new guest contributor, Rhonda from Dubbo in New South Wales. Rhonda and I met online through a mutual friend who passed on the urls for my blogs. Turns out we know one another much … Continue reading

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Cold baked silverside of beef

Light meals cookbook, 93pp. by Kim MacDonald Treasure Press, London, 1971 Cooking on page 32 This is a cookbook that I will release into the wild. I’d never cooked from it until I gave myself the page-32 challenge, and I’ll … Continue reading

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Blue cheese sauce

The magnificent microwave book, 159pp. edited by Ellen Argyriou Polly Book Publishing, no date Cooking on page 32 This book was commissioned/developed by Toshiba, and I assume it accompanied one of their microwave products. This copy belonged to my mother-in-law. … Continue reading

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