Category Archives: Fruit

Moist buttermilk cake with strawberries

Spring harvest recipes, 176pp. by Maggie Beer Lantern, Penguin Group, Melbourne, 2015 Cooking on page 132 This is my friend Chloe’s first guest contribution. That said, she and I have cooked several page-32 recipes in the past including the amazing … Continue reading

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Green tea panna cotta

Marie Claire: sweet, 80pp. by Jody Vassallo Murdoch Books, Sydney, 2001 Cooking on pages 32–33 This is part of the Style series produced by Marie Claire. Author Jody Vassallo is considered to be a globetrotter, and her many cookbooks reflect … Continue reading

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The fruit cookbook, 238pp. by Stephanie Jonas Reed Books, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia, 1985 Cooking on page 32 Stephanie Jonas’ interest in fruit is hardly surprising. Her grandparents, Alfred and Louisa Jonas, established a fruit shop in downtown Melbourne in … Continue reading

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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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How to make over 200 cocktails, 122pp. by Margaret Barca Penguin Books Australia, Ringwood, Victoria, 2001 Cooking on page 32 I have no idea how I came to own this little book. Maybe it belongs to one of our daughters. 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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Stilton, walnuts and dried fruit cheese plate

Cheese: a collection of sweet and savory recipes for every course, 224pp. by Georgeanne Brennan New Holland Publishers (Australia), Sydney, 2011 Cooking on pages 32–33 We are a family of cheese lovers, so I couldn’t resist buying this book. Luckily … Continue reading

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