Category Archives: Dessert

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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Chocolate truffles

Christmas cooking with kids, 128pp. by Annie Rigg Ryland Peters and Small, London, 2010 Cooking on page 32 Christmas isn’t far off and I bought this cookbook as inspiration for cooking with grandchildren—even though I don’t have any! 🙂 Annie … 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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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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White chocolate, cherry and macadamia muffins

Muffin magic, 112pp. by Susannah Blake Pavilion Books, London, 2009 Cooking on page 64 (32 x 2) Muffins are a quick and easy treat, and this book is a collection of tasty options for almost every occasion. I was impressed … 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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Chewy chocolate chunk slice

Epicure chocolate, recipes from 20 years of indulgent ideas, 191pp edited by Kylie Walker The Age, John Fairfax Publications, 2006 Cooking on page 32 Melbourne’s main newspaper, The Age, has been publishing recipes for many, many years and this cookbook … Continue reading

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