Category Archives: Eggs

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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Poached eggs

The great Aussie bloke’s cookbook, 212pp. by Kim Terakes Penguin Group (Australia), Camberwell Victoria, 2008 Cooking on page 32 In the introduction, Kim Terakes describes himself as ‘a fifty-year-old, fat, bald bloke’ who is not a chef, but who ‘can … Continue reading

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My breakfast bowl

Feel good food, 304pp. by Valli Little HarpersCollinsPublisher, Sydney, 2015 Cooking on page 32 Born into a family of UK restaurateurs, Valli Little was inspired to pursue a career in the food industry. She started with formal training at Le Cordon Bleu … 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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Fish omelette with hoisin sauce

Dinner with the fishwife, 192pp. by Rachel McGlashan New Holland Publishers, Sydney, 2010 Cooking on page 32­–33 Don’t be fooled. I may seem to cook fish confidently, but coming from Nebraska, I really have no homegrown experience. That’s why I buy … Continue reading

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Ricotta cheesecake and roasted rhubarb

How I cook, 256pp. by Skye Gyngell Quadrille Publishing, London, 2010 Cooking on page 132 Born in Australia, Skye Gyngell started her training as a chef in Paris and later moved to Britain where she now runs a restaurant, Spring, … Continue reading

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Fried rice (Ghana)

The spice of Ghana life: the guide to Ghanaian cuisine, 52pp. recipes by Eli Kportufe Global Mama, Accra, Ghana, 2009 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook had a good workout recently and it doesn’t even belong to me. It belongs … Continue reading

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