Monthly Archives: March 2015

Anchovy butter

New fish cookbook, 496pp. by James Beard Little Brown and Company, New York, 1976 Cooking on page 32 Even though my mother was an amazing cook, she never cooked much fish. She liked fish a lot, but we lived in Nebraska—smack … Continue reading

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Toasted chickpea flour

Burma: rivers of flavor, 372pp. by Naomi Duguid Artisan, Workman Publishing, New York, 2012 Cooking on page 32 We lived several years in Burma in the 1980s and I absolutely adored the food. It’s not Indian or Chinese (Burma’s two big … Continue reading

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Fresh and sun-dried tomato pasta

Dinner in no time, 96pp. by Pillsbury Kitchens, Minneapolis, 1996 Cooking on page 32–33 Within minutes of arriving in Omaha Nebraska, I had ransacked my sister’s cookbooks. Julie’s not big on cooking. She used to be, but got sick of … Continue reading

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Pepper chicken roast (Kurumolagu chertha kozhi roast)

The Suriana kitchen: Recipes and recollections from the Syrian Christians of Kerala, 240pp. by Lathika George Westland, Chennai, India, 2009 Cooking on page 132 The legend goes that Saint Thomas the Apostle landed in Cranganore, India in 52AD and established … Continue reading

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Mediterranean tomato salad

Salads: Food Writers’ Favorites, 128pp. edited by Barbara Gibbs Ostmann and Jane Baker Dial Publishing, 1991 Cooking on page 32 Food writers from across the USA contributed their favorite salad recipes for this book, which was originally produced as a … Continue reading

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