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Pepper steaks with horseradish sauce

BBQ, 200pp. by Murdoch Books test kitchen Murdoch Books Australia, Millers Point, 2008 Cooking on page 32–33 Horseradish and black pepper are two of my favourite flavours so I absolutely had to buy this book when I saw it at a recent … Continue reading

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Black forest mussels with mushrooms and brandy

The great mussel and clam cookbook, 128pp. by various contributors New Holland, Publishers, Sydney, 2002 Cooking on pages 32–33 Seafood was an uncommon ingredient in meals when I was growing up. It was the 1950s and transporting fresh seafood to … 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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Onion soup

Bride’s first recipes, 47pp. by Irene Chalmers Potpourri Press, Greensboro North Carolina, 1975 Cooking on page 32 The cookbooks featured on this blog usually come from my collection, the local library or my forays into the bookshelves belongings to friends … Continue reading

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Coq au vin

Commonsense cooking, 384pp. edited by Jane Price Murdoch Books Australia, Millers Point NSW, 2010 Cooking on page 132 We’ve had a few cold summer days so I went searching through my cookbooks to find something easy-to-make and warming, and that … Continue reading

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Chia tea, white hot chocolate and spicy dark chocolate

Bill’s basics, 256pp. by Bill Granger HarperCollins Publishers Australia, Pymble NSW, 2010 Cooking on page 32–33 Bill has been a big name on the Australian food scene since the early 1990s. In fact, in 1993, he dropped out of art school … Continue reading

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Prawn pâté

Egg cook book, 120pp. by Peter Russell-Clarke Schwartz Publishing, Melbourne, 1979 Cooking on page 32 Peter Russell-Clarke is one of Australia’s cooking institutions. When I first arrived here in 1982, I regularly watched his five-minute cooking show, Come and Get … Continue reading

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