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Temporary interruption to programming

Poor John and I are pretty tough travellers—hearty even. Cuba is doing it’s best to throw everything at us, but we still smiling and still wearing the same clothes we arrived in six days ago. Here’s the deal. We still … Continue reading

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Pasta and chickpeas

Rao’s cookbook: over 100 years of Italian home cooking, 183pp. by Frank Pellegrino Random House, New York, 1998 Cooking on page 32 According to the book’s dustcover, Rao’s is ‘one of the most sought-after restaurants in all of Manhattan’, and … Continue reading

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Asparagus and camembert pies

fresh, 144pp. by Julie Biuso New Holland Publishers, Auckland, 2000 Cooking on page 32 This is another bargain buy from Canberra’s regular Lifeline Book Fair. It was one of about 15 cookbooks I bought on the last day of the fair, … Continue reading

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Three days and two new most memorable meals

If you travel it helps if you love food. It lets you associate ingredients and cuisines with special places and memorable meals. I have a longish mental list of favourite meals and dishes, and am about to share some of … Continue reading

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