Tag Archives: basil

Mussel, tomato and basil soup (plus fish stock)

á la grecque: our Greek table, 256pp. by Pam Talimanidis Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2009 Cooking on page 32 Pam Talimanidis got sucked in to running the Á la grecque restaurant in Aireys Inlet in 2004. That’s when her husband, … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with feta

The vegetarian gourmet, 128pp. by Roz Denny Ultimate Editions, London, 1995 Cooking on page 32 According to the pencilled price on the inside front cover, I bought this secondhand for $4. At first I thought it was based on recipes … 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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Fettuccine al gorgonzola

Margaret Fulton’s book of Italian cooking, 95pp. by Margaret Fulton Octopus Books, London, 1983 Cooking on page 32 Margaret Fulton was Australia’s first cooking guru, and she has gone on to be an influential food writer and commentator. Her early … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with tomato, corn and bacon

Pasta rustica, 144pp. by Loukie Werle Pennypig, Double Bay, NSW, 2012 Cooking on page 32 We’ve just had Ralph, a 15-year-old French exchange student, staying with us for the three months before we headed to India. It was a complete pleasure … Continue reading

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Spatchcocks with prosciutto and herb butter

Best food, 120pp. by The Australian Women’s Weekly ACP Books, Sydney, 2002 Cooking on page 32 My friends, Ginny and Tim, moved to Queensland last month and, to help them cut down on the belongings they needed to pack, I conned them into … Continue reading

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Heronswood tomato salad

Garden feast, 214pp. by Melissa King ABC Books, Sydney, 2007 Cooking on page 32 This book is a gold mine of information for those wanting to grow and cook their own produce. Author, Melissa King, knows what she’s talking about. … Continue reading

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