Category Archives: Main dish

Beef ragout (pronounced beef ragu)

Ethnodelicious: eat, travel, collect, 160pp. by Dorinda Hafner and William and Dorothy Hall Cameron House, Winfield South Australia, 2005 Cooking on page 32–33 My other blog covers our travels, so I was instantly drawn to this cookbook that features a … Continue reading

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Bayou jambalaya

Make-ahead entertaining, 160pp. by Mable and Gar Hoffman HPBooks, Tucson Arizona, 1985 Cooking on page 96 (32 x 3) Back in the 1970s and 80s, Mabel and Gar Hoffman were HPBooks’ best-selling cookbook team. This is the second time I’ve … Continue reading

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Tandoori fish and cucumber tomato salad

Easy: 100 delicious dishes for every day, 256pp. by Bill Granger HarpersCollinsPublisher, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on page 32 Bill Granger is well-known in Australia and beyond. He regularly contributes to national magazines and newspaper, and his television series has been … Continue reading

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Stir-fried pork with mushrooms

Ken Hom’s top 100 stir-fry recipes, 144pp. by Ken Hom BBC Books, London, 2004 Cooking on page 32–33 Although born in America, Ken Hom came to prominence as a chef through a Chinese cookery television series he did for the … Continue reading

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Lamb cutlet spiced with fennel (Shahi chaap amber)

India: in search of the perfect curry, 320pp. by Rick Stein BBC Books, London, 2013 Cooking on page 232 Regular visitors to this and/or my travel blog will know that I love India and Indian food. So I was keen … Continue reading

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Chin-baung-pazun-kyaw (prawns and leaves)

Seafood of South-East Asia: a comprehensive guide with recipes, 368pp. by Alan Davidson Ten Speed Press, Berkeley California, 2003 Cooking on page 232 I was delighted to find this guide in a bookstore during our overland travels from London to … Continue reading

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Beef and barley soup

The big book of slow cooker, casseroles and more, 336pp. by Betty Crocker Kitchens Wiley Publishing, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2011 Cooking on page 32 For eight decades, Betty Crocker cookbooks have been popular in kitchens throughout America. I own several—including … Continue reading

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