Category Archives: Vegetable

Spiced lamb backstrap

Tooheys Brothers cooking handbook, 240pp. no author named Ebury Press Book, Random House, North Sydney, 2015 Cooking on page 132 This book begins by introducing James and John Toohey, two brothers who, in the second half of the 1800s, set … Continue reading

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Warm pumpkin bruschetta

The gut foundation cookbook, 160pp. edited by Terry Bolin and Geradline Georgeou HarperCollinsPublishers Australia, Sydney, 2009 Cooking on page 32 Poor nutrition can have a devastating impact on people of all ages. To help Australians get on track with their … Continue reading

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Asparagus with bacon and blue cheese

Lunchbox bible, 258pp. by Margaret Barca Penguin Group, Australia, 2007 Cooking on page 32 I work from home, so don’t have to take lunches to the office, but it is one of my favourite meals of the day. So I … Continue reading

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Herby potato salad

My grandma’s kitchen, 81pp. by Louise Fulton Keats and Margaret Fulton Hardie Grant Books (Australia), Prahran, Victoria, 2011 Cooking on page 32 Louise Fulton Keats wrote this cookbook to recall the fun she had when she spent time in her … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with tomato (chhole)

Curry nation, Britain’s 100 favourite curries, 224pp. by Madhur Jaffrey Ebury Press, Cooking on page 132 We love curries. It’s probably just as well because, over the last three years, we’ve spent almost six months in India and eaten some … Continue reading

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Mixed bean salad

Shortcuts: more than 200 recipes for busy cooks, 184pp. The Australian Women’s Weekly kitchens ACP Books, Sydney, 2010 Cooking on page 32 This handy spiral bound book is filled with tips and recipes for cooks who are time-poor and short … Continue reading

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Hot German potato salad

North Hill cookery II, 136pp. by members and friends of North Hills Church of God Morris Press, Kearney Nebraska, USA, 1987 Cooking on page 32 Spiral-bound, paperback community cookery books are often a goldmine of recipes from talented home cooks. Most … Continue reading

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