Category Archives: Dessert

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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Pavlova

The country show cookbook, 256pp. from the Agricultural Societies Council of NSW New Holland Publishers, Sydney, 2010 Cooking on page 132 This goldmine of award-winning recipes from country shows across Australia belongs to my friends, Denise and Tony. They loaned … Continue reading

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Menenas with dates

Cooking from the heart: a journey through Jewish food, 320pp. by Hayley Smorgon and Gaye Weeden Hardie Grant Books (Australia), Richmond, Victoria, 2012 Cooking on page 232 I bought a 1.3-kilo bag of dates on special so headed to the … Continue reading

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Banana chocolate chunk muffins

Clinton St. Baking Company cookbook, 224pp. by DeDe Lahman and Neil Kleinberg Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2010 Cooking on pages 32–33 The title of this cookbook made me assume the contents are devoted to baked goods only. Oh … Continue reading

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Oat bran and apple muffins

Gran’s sweet pantry, 192pp. by Natalie Oldfield Hardie Grant Books (Australia), Richmond, Victoria, 2013 Cooking on pages 32­–33 Natalie Oldfield grew up in New Zealand around her grandmothers. Gran (Dulcie May), in particular, was the inspiration for Oldfield’s now-closed foodstore, … Continue reading

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Fudge pie

Theta tales of cooking by the Omaha alumnae Kappa Alpha Theta Omaha alumnae, date unknown Cooking on page 95 (a rogue page explained below) My mother belonged to the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She joined at Purdue University in the … Continue reading

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