Category Archives: Main dish

Pepper steaks with horseradish sauce

BBQ, 200pp. by Murdoch Books test kitchen Murdoch Books Australia, Millers Point, 2008 Cooking on page 32–33 Horseradish and black pepper are two of my favourite flavours so I absolutely had to buy this book when I saw it at a recent … Continue reading

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Prawn pilaf

Epicure: summer, 192pp. by various contributors The Age newspaper, John Fairfax Publications, Sydney, 2006 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook is filled with yummy-looking recipes from three of Australia’s leading lights in the food industry—Jill Dupleix, Brigitte Hafner and Stephanie … Continue reading

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Lamb with herb and garlic rub

Roast dinner, 160pp. Reader’s Digest kitchens Reader’s Digest (Australia), Ultimo NSW, 2007 Cooking on page 32–33 Oh my, I can’t count how many roast dinners I’ve made over the years. Poor John’s Aunt Esther lived with us for eight years … Continue reading

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Macadamia-crumbed chicken strips

Home cooking, 256pp. by Valli Little HarperCollinsPublishers Australia, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on page 32 This is one of many cookbooks put out through a collaboration involving ABC Books (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), NewsLifeMedia and delicious magazines. The 100+ recipes here are … Continue reading

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Tandoori fish with mint relish

Sizzling barbecues, 144pp. by Reader’s Digest kitchens Reader’s Digest (Australia), Ultimo NSW, 2012 Cooking on page 32–33 For fuss-free cooking, not much beats a barbecue. That’s why I grabbed this at the recent Lifeline Book Fair. This cookbook seems to … Continue reading

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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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