Author Archives: leggypeggy

About leggypeggy

Intrepid overland traveller, keen photographer, avid cook—known to jump out of airplanes and do other silly things. Do not act my age.

Garden greens and chorizo soup

Will and Steve: home cook, aspiring chef, 224pp. by Will Stewart and Steve Flood Harlequin Mira, Sydney, 2016 Cooking on page 32 When Will Stewart and Steve Flood won our national My Kitchen Rules in 2015, they were the first all-male … Continue reading

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Stir-fried squid with garlic and chilli

Kylie Kwong: Lantern Cookery Classics, 144pp. recipes by Kylie Kwong Penguin Group (Australia), Melbourne, 2012 Cooking on page 32 This book is part of the Lantern Cookery Classics series published by the Penguin Group. Each book features popular recipes for … Continue reading

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Banana bread

Home food: all your favourites with a twist, 400pp. edited by Gordana Trifunovic Murdoch Books, Sydney, 2003 Cooking on page 32–33 This is one of many cookbooks given to me by exchange students who have brought so much joy to … Continue reading

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Warm eggplant salad

  Moroccan: food for friends, 192pp. recipes by Tess Mallos Murdoch Books Australia, Millers Point, 2005 Cooking on pages 32–33 Eight years ago we spent a month travelling overland in Morocco. Our journey took us into the Atlas Mountains, throughout … Continue reading

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Herbed roast chicken

The Kylemore Abbey cookbook, 155pp. edited by Mary Dowling Gill and Macmillan, Dublin, 1997 Cooking on page 32 I was lucky enough to buy this book at Kylemore Abbey when my friend, Maggie, and I were travelling around the world … Continue reading

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Fried chanterelles

Traditional Latvian cooking, 64pp. translated by Terëze Svilane Zvaigzne, Rigä, 2015 Cooking on page 32–33 When we were travelling in Latvia earlier this year, it took me a long time to find a local cookbook in English but I had … Continue reading

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Corn chowder

The Vegetarian Adventure, 320pp. 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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