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.

Cauliflower, capsicum and chickpea curry

Winter express, 240pp. by The Australian Women’s Weekly kitchens Bauer Media Books, Sydney, 2016 Cooking on page 32 Cookbooks by The Australian Women’s Weekly magazine (now published monthly) are sold all over the world, and they always seem to hit … Continue reading

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Mexican chicken casserole

Budget-friendly meals, 192pp. by Better Homes and Gardens John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2010 Cooking on page 32 Graeme, the saint who usually minds our house and dog when we travel, bought this cookbook a while back to … Continue reading

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Honey nut loaf with eggs

Kangaroo Island honey cookbook, 60pp. compiled by Mildred Wilson Arena Publishing, Fitzroy Victoria, 1993 Cooking on page 32 This was one of about 16 cookbooks that were advertised on the Gumtree trading website in Canberra. Elieen, who owned the books, … Continue reading

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Pepper steaks with horseradish sauce

BBQ, 200pp. by Murdoch Books test kitchen Murdoch Books Australia, Millers Point, 2008 Cooking on page 32–33 Horseradish and black pepper are two of my favourite flavours so I absolutely had to buy this book when I saw it at a recent … Continue reading

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Herby potato salad

My grandma’s kitchen, 81pp. by Louise Fulton Keats and Margaret Fulton Hardie Grant Books (Australia), Prahran, Victoria, 2011 Cooking on page 32 Louise Fulton Keats wrote this cookbook to recall the fun she had when she spent time in her … Continue reading

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Prawn pilaf

Epicure: summer, 192pp. by various contributors The Age newspaper, John Fairfax Publications, Sydney, 2006 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook is filled with yummy-looking recipes from three of Australia’s leading lights in the food industry—Jill Dupleix, Brigitte Hafner and Stephanie … Continue reading

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Cherry, walnut and fetta salad

  Traditional Christmas, 144pp. by The Australian Women’s Weekly Bauer Media Books, Sydney, 2015 Cooking on pages 32–33 I know it’s not Christmas, but Australians often celebrate a mid-year christmas in June or July when it’s winter in our part … Continue reading

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