Monthly Archives: November 2015

Fried rice (Ghana)

The spice of Ghana life: the guide to Ghanaian cuisine, 52pp. recipes by Eli Kportufe Global Mama, Accra, Ghana, 2009 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook had a good workout recently and it doesn’t even belong to me. It belongs … Continue reading

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Lamb steaks with thyme

Cooking with herbs, 37pp. by the Toowoomba Herb Group Toowoomba Herb Group, Queensland, Australia, undated Cooking on page 32 I have no idea how I came to own this little gem but it’s been around for a while. I’m guessing … Continue reading

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Zucchini patties

The farmers’ market family cookbook, 256pp. by Murdoch Books Test Kitchen Murdoch Books, Millers Point NSW, Australia, 2012 Cooking on page 32 An invitation to your house for a cup of tea or coffee is also an unwitting invitation to … Continue reading

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Corn bread (Ghana)

The best of our foods, 127pp. by Christine Joyce Boahene Afram Publications (Ghana) Ltd, Accra, 2003 Cooking on page 64 (32 x 2) I bought this cookbook in Ghana when Poor John and I spent most of a year on … Continue reading

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Sweet chilli and lime parcels

Asia express: 100 fast and easy recipes, 224 pp. by Marion Grasby Pan Macmillan Australian, 2014 Cooking on pages 32–33 Marion Grasby was one of the darlings in an early series of MasterChef. I think a lot of people expected … Continue reading

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Mushroom meat loaf

Blue plate special: the American diner cookbook, 226pp. by Elizabeth McKeon and Linda Everett Cumberland House Publishing, Nashville, Tennessee, 1996 Cooking on page 132 Having eaten in many diners as my family motored around the USA to visit relatives, I … Continue reading

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Stir-fried beans and capsicum with anchovies

Family food, 148pp. by Gabriel Gaté Anne O’Donovan, South Yarra, Victoria, 1987 Cooking on page 32 This book has been reprinted 10 times, and my copy (which cost just $1 from an charity shop) is from 1992. It’s a great … Continue reading

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