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Chin-baung-pazun-kyaw (prawns and leaves)

Seafood of South-East Asia: a comprehensive guide with recipes, 368pp. by Alan Davidson Ten Speed Press, Berkeley California, 2003 Cooking on page 232 I was delighted to find this guide in a bookstore during our overland travels from London to … Continue reading

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Chocolate truffles

Christmas cooking with kids, 128pp. by Annie Rigg Ryland Peters and Small, London, 2010 Cooking on page 32 Christmas isn’t far off and I bought this cookbook as inspiration for cooking with grandchildren—even though I don’t have any! 🙂 Annie … Continue reading

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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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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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