Category Archives: Light meal

Warm pumpkin bruschetta

The gut foundation cookbook, 160pp. edited by Terry Bolin and Geradline Georgeou HarperCollinsPublishers Australia, Sydney, 2009 Cooking on page 32 Poor nutrition can have a devastating impact on people of all ages. To help Australians get on track with their … 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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Asparagus with bacon and blue cheese

Lunchbox bible, 258pp. by Margaret Barca Penguin Group, Australia, 2007 Cooking on page 32 I work from home, so don’t have to take lunches to the office, but it is one of my favourite meals of the day. So I … Continue reading

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Prawn, avocado and mango salad

The great prawn cookbook, 144pp. recipes by Stephanie Souvlis, Jenny Fanshaw, Ellen Argyriou and Di Kirby R&R Publications Marketing, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia, 2002 Cooking on pages 32–33 We love prawns (shrimps) so it was impossible for me to pass up … Continue reading

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Tyrolean horseradish soup

Austrian cooking, 258pp. by Ann Knox Spring Books, London, 1960 Cooking on page 32 My friend, Rhonda, who has provided several guest posts for this blog including her fabulous moist orange cake, found this gem for me. She saw it at a … Continue reading

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Cherry, walnut and fetta salad

  Traditional Christmas, 144pp. by The Australian Women’s Weekly Bauer Media Books, Sydney, 2015 Cooking on pages 32–33 I know it’s not Christmas, but Australians often celebrate a mid-year christmas in June or July when it’s winter in our part … Continue reading

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Marinated cucumbers

The Russian heritage cookbook, 320pp. by Lynn Visson The Overlook Press, New York, 2004 Cooking on page 32 Lynn Vission grew up in New York surrounded by Russian food and culture. Her mother is from St Petersburg and her father … Continue reading

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