Monthly Archives: June 2016

Spatchcocks with prosciutto and herb butter

Best food, 120pp. by The Australian Women’s Weekly ACP Books, Sydney, 2002 Cooking on page 32 My friends, Ginny and Tim, moved to Queensland last month and, to help them cut down on the belongings they needed to pack, I conned them into … Continue reading

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Onion soup

Bride’s first recipes, 47pp. by Irene Chalmers Potpourri Press, Greensboro North Carolina, 1975 Cooking on page 32 The cookbooks featured on this blog usually come from my collection, the local library or my forays into the bookshelves belongings to friends … Continue reading

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Oat bran and apple muffins

Gran’s sweet pantry, 192pp. by Natalie Oldfield Hardie Grant Books (Australia), Richmond, Victoria, 2013 Cooking on pages 32­–33 Natalie Oldfield grew up in New Zealand around her grandmothers. Gran (Dulcie May), in particular, was the inspiration for Oldfield’s now-closed foodstore, … Continue reading

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Caramelized fig, orange and feta salad

Plenty more, 340pp. by Yotam Ottolenghi Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, 2014 Cooking on page 32 Everyone raves about Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbooks. This is the first of his recipes that I’ve ever made. As an aside, I don’t own any of … Continue reading

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Mike’s beef and red wine pies

Raising more dough, 76pp. by various contributors LJ Hooker, Australia, 2007 Cooking on pages 32–33 Even though this cookbook was produced in Australia, I bought it a few years ago at a charity shop in New Zealand. It’s the second … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with yoghurt topping and pitta croutons

Modern flavours of Arabia, 208pp. by Suzanne Husseini Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2012 Cooking on pages 32–33 I’ve lived in four Middle Eastern countries and travelled in many more, so the foods of Arabia are close to my heart and … Continue reading

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