Monthly Archives: July 2016

Reuben dip on deli bread

Cooking with friends, 310pp. by customers of Herberger’s Department Store no publisher or date given Cooking on page 32 This cookbook belongs to my friend, Jim Rundstrom. Many years ago, Jim was my journalism teacher at the University of Nebraska … Continue reading

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Chicken rice soup

Cooking Thai food in American kitchens, 192pp. by Malulee (kunjara) Pinsuvana Self-published (I think), Thailand, 1981 (third edition) Cooking on page 32 We lived in Burma (Myanmar) for several years in the mid 1980s, and I bought this cookbook on … Continue reading

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Sliced fish with ginger sauce (yue pin geury jup)

The commonsense Indonesian and Malaysian cookery book, 124pp. by Ella Mei Wong Angus and Robertson Publishers, Sydney, 1978 Cooking on page 32 Until I started to write this post, I hadn’t realised that this book is part of a series … Continue reading

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Pumpkin, snake bean and bamboo soup with coconut

The food and cooking of Indonesia and the Philippines, 160pp. Ghillie Basan and Vilma Laus Aquamarine, London, 2007 Cooking on page 32 The majority of this cookbook focuses on Indonesia, which is just as well because it is the cuisine … Continue reading

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Grilled haloumi

Greek: heart-warming traditional recipes, 128pp. by the Australian Women’s Weekly Kitchens ACP Books, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on page 32 No way I could resist this cookbook and the recipe on page 32. I first tasted grilled haloumi (which I call … Continue reading

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Yakiniku beef

The quick and easy Japanese cookbook, 104pp. by Katsuyo Kobayashi Kodansha International, Tokyo, 2000 Cooking on page 32 Katsuyo Kobayashi was a powerhouse of Japanese cooking. For more than 30 years, she showed people how to make good food with a … Continue reading

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Miso soup with sesame and tofu

Everyday Harumi, 192pp. by Harumi Kurihara Conrad Octopus, London, 2009 Cooking on pages 132–33 Over the years, we’ve had three Japanese exchange students—Asami, Yuri and Yumi. Asami was the first. Oh gosh, were we lucky with her. Before coming to … Continue reading

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