Monthly Archives: January 2016

Coq au vin

Commonsense cooking, 384pp. edited by Jane Price Murdoch Books Australia, Millers Point NSW, 2010 Cooking on page 132 We’ve had a few cold summer days so I went searching through my cookbooks to find something easy-to-make and warming, and that … Continue reading

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Blue cheese sauce

The magnificent microwave book, 159pp. edited by Ellen Argyriou Polly Book Publishing, Balmain NSW Australia, 1987 Cooking on page 32 My microwave is used mostly to melt butter and chocolate, reheat leftovers and coffee, and warm lemons and limes to … Continue reading

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Tasty sausage rice

Cooking with rice, 70pp. Australian Recipe Series, No. 13 Australian Universities Press, Sydney, 1973 Cooking on page 32 This series is made up of 20 cookbooks, covering topics such as fish, meat, salads, wine, cheese, oriental, casseroles and, being from … Continue reading

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Pizza beans

Complete diabetic cookbook, 730pp. by Mary Jane Finsand, Karin Cadwell and Edith White Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, New York, 1997 Cooking on page 32 About five years ago, one of my sisters was diagnosed with mild diabetes, so I … Continue reading

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Ricotta cheesecake and roasted rhubarb

How I cook, 256pp. by Skye Gyngell Quadrille Publishing, London, 2010 Cooking on page 132 Born in Australia, Skye Gyngell started her training as a chef in Paris and later moved to Britain where she now runs a restaurant, Spring, … Continue reading

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Gujarati mango soup (Fajeto)

Madhur Jaffrey’s ultimate curry bible, 352pp. by Madhur Jaffery Ebury Publishing, London, 2003 Cooking on page 232–34 Madhur Jaffery is a goddess of curry cookery and I own several of her books. Not surprisingly, this one is considered one of … Continue reading

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Prawn caldine

Rick Stein’s seafood odyssey, 256pp. by Rick Stein BBC Worldwide, London, 1999 Cooking on page 32–33 I love Rick Stein and his recipes. His television series are thoughtful and informative, and I really appreciate the way he interacts with his … Continue reading

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