Category Archives: Seafood

Sliced fish with ginger sauce (yue pin geury jup)

The commonsense Indonesian and Malaysian cookery book, 124pp. by Ella Mei Wong Angus and Robertson Publishers, Sydney, 1978 Cooking on page 32 Until I started to write this post, I hadn’t realised that this book is part of a series … Continue reading

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Prawn caldine

Rick Stein’s seafood odyssey, 256pp. by Rick Stein BBC Worldwide, London, 1999 Cooking on page 32–33 I love Rick Stein and his recipes. His television series are thoughtful and informative, and I really appreciate the way he interacts with his … Continue reading

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Sweet chilli and lime parcels

Asia express: 100 fast and easy recipes, 224 pp. by Marion Grasby Pan Macmillan Australian, 2014 Cooking on pages 32–33 Marion Grasby was one of the darlings in an early series of MasterChef. I think a lot of people expected … Continue reading

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Spanish mussels

I’d eat that: simple ways to be a better cook, 192pp. by Callum Hann Murdoch Books, Crows Nest NSW, 2014 Cooking on page 132 The MasterChef competition is in its seventh season in Australia, but I remember back in 2010 … Continue reading

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Tomato, saffron and verjuice soup with prawns and chervil

Maggie’s verjuice cookbook, 202pp. by Maggie Beer Penguin Australia, Camberwell, Victoria, 2012 Cooking on page 32 Verjuice (literally meaning green juice) is the juice of unripe grapes. In cooking terms, it is what is known as an acidulant. It adds … Continue reading

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Kelb el bhar chetitta (Dogfish in hot sauce)

North African cookery, 336pp. by Arto der Haroutunian Century Publishing, London, 1985 Cooking on page 232 According to the dustcover, this was the first-ever comprehensive book on the cuisines of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. From fiery harissa paste to tajine … Continue reading

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Garlic and chilli prawns with blood oranges and fennel salad

Cooking with heart, 184pp. by Pete Evans Murdoch Books Australia, 2012 Cooking on page 32 Australian chef and author Pete Evans advocates a paleo diet. That’s one based on the types of food thought to have been eaten by early … Continue reading

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