Category Archives: Rice

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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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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Tasty sausage rice

Cooking with rice, 70pp. Australian Recipe Series, No. 13 Australian Universities Press, Sydney, 1973 Cooking on page 32 This series is made up of 20 cookbooks, covering topics such as fish, meat, salads, wine, cheese, oriental, casseroles and, being from … Continue reading

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Fried rice (Ghana)

The spice of Ghana life: the guide to Ghanaian cuisine, 52pp. recipes by Eli Kportufe Global Mama, Accra, Ghana, 2009 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook had a good workout recently and it doesn’t even belong to me. It belongs … Continue reading

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Tamarind fish curry

Sri Lanka food, 188pp. by Sarogini Kamalanathan Four Wallas Publishing, South Perth Western Australia, 2013 Cooking on page 132–33 One of the best holidays we’ve ever had was two weeks in Sri Lanka in the late 1980s. We arrived in … Continue reading

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Red pepper risotto

Cooking with chia for dummies, 265pp. by Barrie Rogers and Debbie Dooly John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2014 Cooking on page 132 About a month ago I succumbed to the health reports and bought a kilo of chia seeds. … Continue reading

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Lamb pilaff

Rice from risotto to rice pudding, 156pp. edited by Raffaela Pugliese Murdoch Books, Australia, 2003 Cooking on page 32 I have plenty of cookbooks with rice recipes, but I couldn’t resist the flashy cover on this one. Couldn’t resist the … Continue reading

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