Monthly Archives: July 2015

Salade niçoise

  Salad, 352pp. by The Australian Women’s Weekly ACP Publishing, Sydney, 2009 Cooking on page 32 When I was growing up my home-economist/nutritionist mother made a salad as part of dinner for every night of the week. Salad was the … Continue reading

Posted in Eggs, Fish and seafood, Light meal, Salad, Side dish, Snack, Vegetable | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Jalapeño chicken

La bonne cuisine: cooking New Orleans style, 337pp. compiled by women of All Saint’s Episcopal Church Episcopal Churchwomen of All Saints’, New Orleans, 1980 Cooking on page 132 I’ve had this book for about 25 years, having bought it for … Continue reading

Posted in Cheese, Dairy, Main dish, Poultry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Lemon slice and Happy Birthday Libby

She’s leaving home, 156pp. by Monica Trápaga Penguin Group Australia, Camberwell Victoria, 2009 Cooking on page 32 Our two daughters have moved away from home. Libby cooks a lot. Petra cooks when she has to, and happily receives contributions that … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Dessert, Eggs, Fruit, Snack, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Tomato, saffron and verjuice soup with prawns and chervil

Maggie’s verjuice cookbook, 202pp. by Maggie Beer Penguin Australia, Camberwell, Victoria, 2012 Cooking on page 32 Verjuice (literally meaning green juice) is the juice of unripe grapes. In cooking terms, it is what is known as an acidulant. It adds … Continue reading

Posted in Fish and seafood, Light meal, Main dish, Seafood, Stew/soup, Vegetable | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Chia tea, white hot chocolate and spicy dark chocolate

Bill’s basics, 256pp. by Bill Granger HarperCollins Publishers Australia, Pymble NSW, 2010 Cooking on page 32–33 Bill has been a big name on the Australian food scene since the early 1990s. In fact, in 1993, he dropped out of art school … Continue reading

Posted in Beverage, Breakfast, Chocolate, Dairy, Snack | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mum’s lamb stew

Eat in: the best food is made at home, 208pp. by Anna Gare Murdoch Books Australia, Crows Nest NSW, 2013 Cooking on page 132–33 I first encountered Anna Gare when she served as a judge on Australia’s Junior MasterChef competition, … Continue reading

Posted in Main dish, Meat | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments