Monthly Archives: March 2014

Vegetable soup

Ukutya kwasekhaya: Tastes from Nelson Mandela’s kitchen, 175pp. by Xoliswa Ndoyiya with Anna Trapido Real African Publishers, Johannesburg, 2011 Cooking on page 32 I feel so blessed to have come across this cookbook in our local library. Imagine getting your … Continue reading

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Lemon and ricotta pancakes

At home and in the mood, 320pp. by Luke Mangan New Holland Publishers, Sydney, 2009 Cooking on page 32 Luke Mangan has a long history in Australian kitchens, but until I checked out this book at the local library I … Continue reading

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Strawberry–almond butter

The tastes of Washington, 144pp. by Fred Brack and Tina Bell Evergreen Publishing Company, 1986 Cooking on page 32 My dad was born in Washington state, and my family travelled there fairly regularly when I was growing up. Poor John … Continue reading

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Pappardelle with courgettes, sultanas and pine nuts

Forever summer, 279pp. by Nigella Lawson Chatto and Windus, London, 2002 Cooking on page 32 Summer is officially over in Australia—every year the country moves to autumn on 1 March. But I love summer so thought this recipe might help … Continue reading

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Apple cake

Recipes from Nebraska’s farm kitchens, 184pp. compiled by Women Involved in Farm Economics (WIFE), 1979 Cooking on page 32 Have I told you that I’m from Nebraska? You wouldn’t call it a tourist destination, but it was a wonderful place … Continue reading

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