Monthly Archives: November 2014

Salmon with sweetcorn sauce

Cooking for healthy living, 240pp. by Jane Fonda Pavilion Books, London, 1996 Cooking on page 132 I’ve always been rather fond of the Fondas. Jane’s father, Henry, was born in my home state, Nebraska. So was Johnny Carson, a long-time … Continue reading

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Chopped herb salad (tabouleh)

Traditional Arabic cooking, 200pp. by Miriam Al Hashimi Garnet Publishing, Reading UK, 1993 Cooking on page 32 Having lived and travelled extensively in the Arab world, I am always interested in books about their local cuisines. Al Hashimi, an American … Continue reading

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Tamater wali machhi (fish in tomato gravy)

Curry leaves and cumin seeds, 128pp. by Jeeti Gandhi Struik Publishers, Cape Town, 2002 Cooking on page 32 For years I’ve searched for a great fish curry recipe and for years I’ve come close but never quite got there. But … Continue reading

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Turkish roasted tomato and red pepper dip

The new Persian kitchen, 201pp. by Louisa Shafia Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, 2013 Cooking on page 32–33 Earlier this year, we had a wonderful month touring around Iran. Of course one of the highlights was sampling lots of the local … Continue reading

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Garlic and chilli prawns with blood oranges and fennel salad

Cooking with heart, 184pp. by Pete Evans Murdoch Books Australia, 2012 Cooking on page 32 Australian chef and author Pete Evans advocates a paleo diet. That’s one based on the types of food thought to have been eaten by early … Continue reading

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