Monthly Archives: October 2015

White chocolate biscotti

Chocolate: 70 of the best recipes, 128pp. compilation from Hamlyn cookbooks Octopus Publishing Group, London, 2007 Cooking on page 32 What a great little cookbook that I was given for free. Canberra is part of Australia’s freecycle network that allows people to post … Continue reading

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Quick and easy baked beans—and a little story at the end

Suzy Spoon’s vegetarian kitchen, 256pp. by Suzy Spoon Pan Macmillan Australia, Sydney, 2014 Cooking on page 32 The words ‘vegetarian’ and ‘butcher’ don’t really go together in the same phrase, but Suzy Spoon is both—Australia’s first vegetarian butcher. Growing up … Continue reading

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Five-spice duck breasts

The contented cook: fuss-free food throughout the year, 224pp. by Xanthe Clay Kyle Books, London, 2012 Cooking on page 32 The recipe on page 32 was just too tempting, so I checked this out of the library and then waited … Continue reading

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Pumpkin curry (Shwe phayoun thee hin)

Myanmar: cuisine, culture and customs, 228pp. by Mohana Gill Marshall Cavendish, Singapore, 2014 Cooking on page 132 We lived in Burma (Myanmar) for several years in the 1980s, so I am always on the lookout for Burmese recipes. I initially checked … Continue reading

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Peppered shrimp and eggs

Booth’s fish and seafood cook book, 96pp. by the Pillsbury Company, USA, 1970 Cooking on page 32 This is one of eight cookbooks the Pillsbury Company put out featuring recipes that used their products. It’s the only one of the … Continue reading

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Roast chicken with tofu and avocado salsa

Easy Weekends, 230pp. by Neil Perry Murdoch Books Australia, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on page 32–33 Neil Perry is a big name in Australia and one of the country’s one leading chefs. He has managed several restaurants in Sydney and today … Continue reading

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Condensed milk chocolate chip cookies

  Cookies, slices and squares, 192pp. by Pippa Cuthbert and Lindsay Cameron Wilson New Holland Publishers Australia, Sydney, 2010 Cooking on page 32 I don’t eat a lot of sweets, but they do fit into my life. Every now and … Continue reading

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