Category Archives: Vegetarian

Sugar pumpkin with lentils and tangy dressing

Fired up vegetarian: no nonsense barbecuing, 184pp. by Ross Dobson Murdoch Books, Crows Nest NSW, 2013 Cooking on pages 132–33 I really like Ross Dobson’s flair with food. I first came across his recipe five years ago when we were … Continue reading

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Chilli cornbread

Marie Claire Hot, 400pp. by Michele Cranston Murdoch Books Australian, Millers Point NSW, 2005 Cooking on pages 32–33 We love chillies, so buying this book was an absolute no-brainer. It was a secondhand bookstore purchase for a measly $3. It’s … Continue reading

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Asparagus—grilled with Parmesan and balsamic vinegar

The only recipes you’ll ever need, 4 ways to cook almost everything, 144pp. by Tony Turnbull Quadrille Publishing, London, 2013 Cooking on page 32 I love the premise of this book. Every two-page spread focuses on a single ingredient or … Continue reading

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My breakfast bowl

Feel good food, 304pp. by Valli Little HarpersCollinsPublisher, Sydney, 2015 Cooking on page 32 Born into a family of UK restaurateurs, Valli Little was inspired to pursue a career in the food industry. She started with formal training at Le Cordon Bleu … Continue reading

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Marinated cucumbers

The Russian heritage cookbook, 320pp. by Lynn Visson The Overlook Press, New York, 2004 Cooking on page 32 Lynn Vission grew up in New York surrounded by Russian food and culture. Her mother is from St Petersburg and her father … Continue reading

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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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