Category Archives: Pasta

Spaghetti with feta

The vegetarian gourmet, 128pp. by Roz Denny Ultimate Editions, London, 1995 Cooking on page 32 According to the pencilled price on the inside front cover, I bought this secondhand for $4. At first I thought it was based on recipes … Continue reading

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Penne carbonara

  Commonsense: quick and easy meals, 384pp. no author named Murdoch Books, Millers Point, NSW, Australia, 2010 Cooking on page 32 Publishers can be a bit sneaky. I ended up with two copies of this book. They had totally different … Continue reading

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Chicken and asparagus pasta salad

Fast pasta, 400pp. tested by Woman’s Day Kitchens Bauer Media Group, Sydney, 2017 Cooking on pages 32–33 It’s summer in Australia and this week has been especially hot with temperatures approaching 34°C (93°F), so the goal has been to cook … 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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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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Fettucce alfredo

Soup, salad and pasta, 176pp. by Derek and Ursel Norman Gallery Books, New York City, 1982 Cooking on page 132–33 This is one of the first cookbooks I bought when I came to Australia in 1982. I was drawn to … Continue reading

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Arrabbiata (fiery tomato sauce)

The essential pasta cookbook, 304pp. by Murdoch Books’ kitchens Murdoch Books, Ultimo NSW Australia, 1998 Cooking on page 32 Pasta recipes must be one of the most popular go-to options for busy cooks wanting to make a delicious and quick … Continue reading

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