Category Archives: Vegetarian

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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Menenas with dates

Cooking from the heart: a journey through Jewish food, 320pp. by Hayley Smorgon and Gaye Weeden Hardie Grant Books (Australia), Richmond, Victoria, 2012 Cooking on page 232 I bought a 1.3-kilo bag of dates on special so headed to the … Continue reading

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Easy Seville marmalade (two recipes)

Jam, jelly and relish, 175pp. by Ghillie James Kyle Books, Lanham Maryland, 2010 Cooking on page 132–33 Our backyard is loaded with fruit trees and I’ve made desserts, as well as countless jars of jams, preserves and fruit leathers. Two … Continue reading

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The richest cup of chocolate

The Haigh’s book of chocolate, 142pp. by Cath Kerry with recipes from leading Australian chefs Wakefield Press, Kent Town South Australia, 2004 Cooking on page 132 I bought this book as a birthday present for Poor John. He’s from Adelaide, … Continue reading

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Avocado with vinaigrette dressing

The complete international Jewish cookbook, 496pp. by Evelyn Rose Pan Books, London, 1976 Cooking on pages 32–33 Evelyn Rose got her start in food when she took a home economics class in Seattle where she was evacuated to from Britain … Continue reading

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