Category Archives: Light meal

Insalata di prosciutto e rucola (Cured ham and rocket salad)

The ASK Italian cookbook, 192pp. edited by Carla Capalbo Penguin Group, London, 2012 Cooking on pages 32–33 This cookbook combines favourite dishes from the ASK Italian restaurants in Britain, as well as recipes from chef Theo Randall and author Carla … Continue reading

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Chicken and winter-vegetable soup

Cuisine rapide, 372pp. by Pierre Franey and Bryan Miller Times Books, New York, 1989 Cooking on pages 32–33 This cookbook is all about making meals on the fly. The recipes are originally from an American PBS (Public Broadcasting System) television … Continue reading

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Stir-fried squid with garlic and chilli

Kylie Kwong: Lantern Cookery Classics, 144pp. recipes by Kylie Kwong Penguin Group (Australia), Melbourne, 2012 Cooking on page 32 This book is part of the Lantern Cookery Classics series published by the Penguin Group. Each book features popular recipes for … Continue reading

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Fried chanterelles

Traditional Latvian cooking, 64pp. translated by Terëze Svilane Zvaigzne, Rigä, 2015 Cooking on page 32–33 When we were travelling in Latvia earlier this year, it took me a long time to find a local cookbook in English but I had … Continue reading

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The unloved iceberg salad

Outback pantry, 180pp. by Lynton Tapp Hardie Grant Publishing, Richmond Victoria, 2015 Cooking on page 32 Lynton Tapp grew up on a cattle station in the Katherine region of Australia’s Northern Territory. That’s where he learned the pleasure of living … Continue reading

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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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