Category Archives: Pasta

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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Rigatoni with broccoli

The Sopranos family cookbook, 208pp. compiled by Artie Bucco, recipes by Michele Scicolone Grand Central Publishing, New York, 2002 Cooking on page 32 This book belongs to Libby and Daniel, our daughter and son-in-law. Lib bought it for Daniel (long … Continue reading

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Soba noodle salad with rainbow vegetables and sesame dressing

Very fond of food: a year in recipes, 277pp. by Sophie Dahl Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, 2011 Cooking on page 32 Sophie Dahl began her career as a fashion model but moved on to her true passion, writing, in the … Continue reading

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Fresh and sun-dried tomato pasta

Dinner in no time, 96pp. by Pillsbury Kitchens, Minneapolis, 1996 Cooking on page 32–33 Within minutes of arriving in Omaha Nebraska, I had ransacked my sister’s cookbooks. Julie’s not big on cooking. She used to be, but got sick of … Continue reading

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