Monthly Archives: October 2017

Corn chowder

The Vegetarian Adventure, 144pp. by Karen Meyer James Squire Color Printing, Richmond, 1983 Cooking on page 132 This is one of many cookbooks I bought at one of the regular Lifeline Book Fairs. There is such a great deal on … Continue reading

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The unloved iceberg salad

Outback pantry, 180pp. by Lynton Tapp Hardie Grant Publishing, Richmond Victoria, 2015 Cooking on page 32 Lynton Tapp grew up on a cattle station in the Katherine region of Australia’s Northern Territory. That’s where he learned the pleasure of living … Continue reading

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Lemon delicious pudding

National Microwave Australian Cookbook, 177pp. no author named National Panasonic (Australia) Pty Ltd, North Ryde, 1988 Cooking on page 132 I’ve had this cookbook for decades. It belonged to my mother-in-law, who was a great advocate of microwave ovens. I’ve … Continue reading

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Spiced lamb backstrap

Tooheys Brothers cooking handbook, 240pp. no author named Ebury Press Book, Random House, North Sydney, 2015 Cooking on page 132 This book begins by introducing James and John Toohey, two brothers who, in the second half of the 1800s, set … Continue reading

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Warm pumpkin bruschetta

The gut foundation cookbook, 160pp. edited by Terry Bolin and Geradline Georgeou HarperCollinsPublishers Australia, Sydney, 2009 Cooking on page 32 Poor nutrition can have a devastating impact on people of all ages. To help Australians get on track with their … Continue reading

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Poached eggs

The great Aussie bloke’s cookbook, 212pp. by Kim Terakes Penguin Group (Australia), Camberwell Victoria, 2008 Cooking on page 32 In the introduction, Kim Terakes describes himself as ‘a fifty-year-old, fat, bald bloke’ who is not a chef, but who ‘can … Continue reading

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Asparagus with bacon and blue cheese

Lunchbox bible, 258pp. by Margaret Barca Penguin Group, Australia, 2007 Cooking on page 32 I work from home, so don’t have to take lunches to the office, but it is one of my favourite meals of the day. So I … Continue reading

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