Category Archives: Meat

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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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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Cevapi

Serbian cooking, 104pp. by Danijela Kracun and Charles McFadden Schiffer Publishing, Atglen Pennsylvania, 2015 Cooking on page 32–33 About 40 years ago, when I was on my way from Trieste, Italy to Athens, Greece. I travelled by train for about … Continue reading

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Lamb filo cigars with tzatziki

Greek Bible, 258pp. by Yvonne Kaponis Penguin Group (Australia), Camberwell, Victoria, 2010 Cooking on page 32–34 I’ve loved Greek food ever since I first tasted the real thing when I was in Athens in 1976. Then for most of the … Continue reading

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Yakiniku beef

The quick and easy Japanese cookbook, 104pp. by Katsuyo Kobayashi Kodansha International, Tokyo, 2000 Cooking on page 32 Katsuyo Kobayashi was a powerhouse of Japanese cooking. For more than 30 years, she showed people how to make good food with a … Continue reading

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Mike’s beef and red wine pies

Raising more dough, 76pp. by various contributors LJ Hooker, Australia, 2007 Cooking on pages 32–33 Even though this cookbook was produced in Australia, I bought it a few years ago at a charity shop in New Zealand. It’s the second … Continue reading

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Venetian rice and peas

Classic Italian cooking, 93pp. by Beryl Frank Budget Books, Melbourne, 1984 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook has been on a shelf in my kitchen for many decades, but this is the first time I’ve ever cooked from it. I … Continue reading

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