Category Archives: Light meal

Spaghetti with feta

The vegetarian gourmet, 128pp. by Roz Denny Ultimate Editions, London, 1995 Cooking on page 32 According to the pencilled price on the inside front cover, I bought this secondhand for $4. At first I thought it was based on recipes … Continue reading

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Stracciatella soup (chicken and egg soup)

Wow! It’s Italian, experience the essence of Italian cooking, 101pp. by Hilda Inglese Hilda and Laurie Inglese, Melbourne, 2013 Cooking on page 32 Hilda Inglese’s family migrated from the tiny Italian village of Roccacaramanico to the Yarra Valley in Australia … Continue reading

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Florentine salad

Betty Crocker’s cookbook, 575pp. (I think) by Betty Crocker Kitchens Golden Press, New York, 1981 Cooking on page 32 In keeping with my love of snooping through other people’s bookshelves, I pounced on this when we visited my friend, Joy, … Continue reading

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Penne carbonara

  Commonsense: quick and easy meals, 384pp. no author named Murdoch Books, Millers Point, NSW, Australia, 2010 Cooking on page 32 Publishers can be a bit sneaky. I ended up with two copies of this book. They had totally different … Continue reading

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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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