Monthly Archives: March 2018

Sardines on toast

Gran’s family table, 209pp. by Natalie Oldfield HarperCollinsPublishers (New Zealand), Auckland, 2011 Cooking on pages 32–33 This is the second time I have cooked a page-32 recipe from one of Natalie Oldfield’s books. The first one was for muffins. Oldfield … Continue reading

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Banana smoothie

Healthy food your kids will love!, 128pp. by Jenny O’Dea Williams Collins Publishers, Auckland, 1986 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook takes a comprehensive look at children’s nutrition, as well as their eating habits and how to improve them. The … Continue reading

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Chicken, chorizo and cauliflower bake

Cooking for family and friends, 240pp. by Joe Wicks Bluebird, Pan Macmillan, London, 2017 Cooking on page 32 Joe Wicks—also known as the Body Coach—is a British fitness coach, TV presenter and author, specialising in cooking and fitness books. His … Continue reading

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Quince compote

  Cooking solo: the joy of cooking for yourself, 226pp. by Klancy Miller Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, 2016 Cooking on page 32 When I first moved to Australia in 1982, I was confronted with a fruit tree I did … Continue reading

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Florentine salad

Betty Crocker’s cookbook, 575pp. (I think) by Betty Crocker Kitchens Golden Press, New York, 1981 Cooking on page 32 In keeping with my love of snooping through other people’s bookshelves, I pounced on this when we visited my friend, Joy, … Continue reading

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Coconut ice slice

The big book of beautiful biscuits, 128pp. by the Australian Women’s Weekly Australian Consolidated Press, Sydney, no date given Cooking on page 32 This is one of the first cookbooks I bought when I came to Australia in the early … Continue reading

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Braised lamb and yogurt

Easy curry cookery, 128pp. by The Australian Women’s Weekly ACP Publishing, Sydney, 1996 Cooking on page 32 I first encountered this book many years ago when Steve, a workmate, brought leftover curry for lunch. He heated it in the microwave … Continue reading

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