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.

Green peas in a creamy sauce

100 essential curries, 208pp. by Madhur Jaffrey Ebury Press, London, 2011 Cooking on page 132 This is one of 14 cookbooks (maybe more) in the My Kitchen Table series published by Ebury. Each volume has 100 recipes by a well-known … Continue reading

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Apple cheese loaf

The Australian apple recipe book, 76pp. no author named Southern Holding Publishers, Huonville, Tasmania, 1992 Cooking on page 32 In addition to a collection of apple recipes, this little book has a short history of apples. John Pascoe Fawkner is … Continue reading

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Orange mint coffee

Treasury of country recipes, 551pp. by Land O’Lakes Test Kitchens Tormont Publications, Montreal, 1992 Cooking on pages 32–33 Land O’Lakes was founded in 1921 in Minnesota, by representatives from 320 creameries, as the Minnesota Cooperative Creameries Association. The organisation wanted … Continue reading

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Insalata di prosciutto e rucola (Cured ham and rocket salad)

The ASK Italian cookbook, 192pp. edited by Carla Capalbo Penguin Group, London, 2012 Cooking on pages 32–33 This cookbook combines favourite dishes from the ASK Italian restaurants in Britain, as well as recipes from chef Theo Randall and author Carla … Continue reading

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Negroni tart (and sweet shortcut pastry)

Love to eat, 302pp. by Valli Little HarpersCollinsPublishers Australia, Sydney, 2014 Cooking on page 32 This is yet another book in the collection produced by Australia’s popular delicious magazine, which was voted Magazine Brand of the Year for 2018. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Chicken and winter-vegetable soup

Cuisine rapide, 372pp. by Pierre Franey and Bryan Miller Times Books, New York, 1989 Cooking on pages 32–33 This cookbook is all about making meals on the fly. The recipes are originally from an American PBS (Public Broadcasting System) television … Continue reading

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Baked onions

  The new cookbook, 320pp. by Miriam Polunin Doubleday, Sydney, 1984 Cooking on pages 132–33 I’ve had this cookbook for more than 30 years and haven’t cooked from it for about two decades. It’s been parked on a bookshelf in … Continue reading

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