Monthly Archives: December 2016

Frozen strawberry margarita

Mexicali rose: authentic Mexican cooking, 160pp. by Lori Horton New Holland Publishers, Sydney, 2009 Cooking on page 132 This is the first of two cookbooks by Lori Horton of Mexicali Rose Restaurant in Melbourne. Her second book, Mexican authentic cooking, … Continue reading

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Black forest mussels with mushrooms and brandy

The great mussel and clam cookbook, 128pp. by various contributors New Holland, Publishers, Sydney, 2002 Cooking on pages 32–33 Seafood was an uncommon ingredient in meals when I was growing up. It was the 1950s and transporting fresh seafood to … Continue reading

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Cannellini beans with rosemary, prawns and lemon

Cooking at home, 250pp. by Karen Martini Penguin Australia, Camberwell, Victoria, 2008 Cooking on page 32–33 I’ve always liked Karen Martini’s recipes. Although not found on any page 32, her Spanish-style spiced almonds are a family favourite, which I’ve tweaked … Continue reading

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Fettuccine al gorgonzola

Margaret Fulton’s book of Italian cooking, 95pp. by Margaret Fulton Octopus Books, London, 1983 Cooking on page 32 Margaret Fulton was Australia’s first cooking guru, and she has gone on to be an influential food writer and commentator. Her early … Continue reading

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