Category Archives: Dessert

Messy strawberries Romanoff

Casual entertaining, 160pp. by Ross Dobson Ryland Peters and Small, London, 2009 Cooking on pages 132–33 This is the fourth Ross Dobson recipe I’ve made for this blog. The first one—a sensational fish dish—was shared here more than six years … Continue reading

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Raspberry yoghourt ice cream

Cranks puddings and desserts, 80pp. compiled by Daphne Swann Guinness Superlatives, Middlesex, England, 1987 Cooking on page 32 The first Cranks restaurant opened in Carnaby Street, London, in 1961. At that time, there were only a few vegetarian restaurants in … Continue reading

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Quince compote

  Cooking solo: the joy of cooking for yourself, 226pp. by Klancy Miller Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, 2016 Cooking on page 32 When I first moved to Australia in 1982, I was confronted with a fruit tree I did … Continue reading

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Coconut ice slice

The big book of beautiful biscuits, 128pp. by the Australian Women’s Weekly Australian Consolidated Press, Sydney, no date given Cooking on page 32 This is one of the first cookbooks I bought when I came to Australia in the early … 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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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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