Category Archives: lunch

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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Orecchiette with tomato, corn and bacon

Pasta rustica, 144pp. by Loukie Werle Pennypig, Double Bay, NSW, 2012 Cooking on page 32 We’ve just had Ralph, a 15-year-old French exchange student, staying with us for the three months before we headed to India. It was a complete pleasure … Continue reading

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Slow-roasted tomatoes on toasted sourdough with goat’s cheese

Relish mama, 260pp. by Nellie Kerrison Nellie Kerrison, Melbourne, 2014 Cooking on pages 32–33 For someone who cooks as much as I do, you’d think I’d have heard of Nellie Kerrison before now. Turns out Kerrison is a highly regarded … Continue reading

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Reuben dip on deli bread

Cooking with friends, 310pp. by customers of Herberger’s Department Store no publisher or date given Cooking on page 32 This cookbook belongs to my friend, Jim Rundstrom. Many years ago, Jim was my journalism teacher at the University of Nebraska … Continue reading

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Chicken rice soup

Cooking Thai food in American kitchens, 192pp. by Malulee (kunjara) Pinsuvana Self-published (I think), Thailand, 1981 (third edition) Cooking on page 32 We lived in Burma (Myanmar) for several years in the mid 1980s, and I bought this cookbook on … Continue reading

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Grilled haloumi

Greek: heart-warming traditional recipes, 128pp. by the Australian Women’s Weekly Kitchens ACP Books, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on page 32 No way I could resist this cookbook and the recipe on page 32. I first tasted grilled haloumi (which I call … Continue reading

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Amanda’s chunky eggs

My prairie cookbook, 208pp. by Melissa Gilbert Stewart, Tabori and Chang, New York, 2014 Cooking on pages 32–33 I’ve never really watched Little House on the Prairie. Of course, I knew of it, and I think my younger sisters were … Continue reading

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