Category Archives: Main dish

Smokey pulled pork with rhubarb butter

Cookery school: meat, 208pp. by Joanna Farrow New Holland Publishing, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on pages 64–65 (32 x 2) Lizzie was visiting from Sydney, so I took her to one of Canberra’s must-see destinations—Canty’s Bookstore in Fyshwick. She was keen … Continue reading

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Spicy chicken wings

I love spice, 224pp. by Love Food kitchens Parragon Books, Bath UK, 2008 Cooking on page 32 As the title says, I love spice, in fact the whole family loves spice. I grew up eating spicy food. Living in Nebraska, … Continue reading

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Chicken with black olives and oregano

The food clock: a year of cooking seasonally, 320pp. by Fast Ed Halmagyi HarpersCollinsPublishers, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on page 32 This is second time I have cooked from a book by Fast Ed Halmagyi. The first was his flavour-packed and … Continue reading

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Black forest mussels with mushrooms and brandy

The great mussel and clam cookbook, 128pp. by various contributors New Holland, Publishers, Sydney, 2002 Cooking on pages 32–33 Seafood was an uncommon ingredient in meals when I was growing up. It was the 1950s and transporting fresh seafood to … Continue reading

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Fettuccine al gorgonzola

Margaret Fulton’s book of Italian cooking, 95pp. by Margaret Fulton Octopus Books, London, 1983 Cooking on page 32 Margaret Fulton was Australia’s first cooking guru, and she has gone on to be an influential food writer and commentator. Her early … Continue reading

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Peppered chicken

The complete stir-fry cookbook, 256pp. edited by Jane Price, Family Circle Kitchens Murdoch Books, Sydney, 2000 Cooking on page 132 This book is used regularly in my house. I bought it when it first came out and it’s been a … 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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