Category Archives: Side dish

Sweet potato cakes

Plenty, 288pp. by Yotam Ottolenghi Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2011 Cooking on page 32 Yotam Ottolenghi is a popular Israeli-born British chef who is known for his superb vegetarian recipes. Plenty is his second cookbook and this is the second … Continue reading

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Smoky aubergines with lemon and garlic dressing

A Lebanese feast of vegetables, pulses, herbs and spices, 276pp. by Mona Hamadeh Constable and Robinson, London, 2015 Cooking on page 32–33 Poor John had three diplomatic postings in Lebanon—one for language training and two for work. I was along … 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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Chickpeas with yoghurt topping and pitta croutons

Modern flavours of Arabia, 208pp. by Suzanne Husseini Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2012 Cooking on pages 32–33 I’ve lived in four Middle Eastern countries and travelled in many more, so the foods of Arabia are close to my heart and … Continue reading

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Lentil and spinach dal

Simples ways to success: Indian, 192pp. by Das Sreedharan Hinkler Books, Dingley Victoria, 2003 Cooking on page 64 Indian food is one of my favourites. Last year, we travelled in India for almost three months and I never tired of … Continue reading

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Heronswood tomato salad

Garden feast, 214pp. by Melissa King ABC Books, Sydney, 2007 Cooking on page 32 This book is a gold mine of information for those wanting to grow and cook their own produce. Author, Melissa King, knows what she’s talking about. … Continue reading

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Corn salad

The frugal gourmet whole family cookbook, 393pp. by Jeff Smith William Morrow and Company, New York, 1992 Cooking on page 132 The frugal gourmet brought simple and hearty recipes to many Americans. Smith launched his TV cooking career in 1973 … Continue reading

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