Tag Archives: eggplant

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

Posted in Salad, Side dish, Vegetable, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Escalavida (Spanish-roasted vegetables)

The Margaret Fulton cookbook, 314pp. by Margaret Fulton Hardie Grant Books, Victoria, 2004 Cooking on page 132 Margaret Fulton is the matriarch of Australia cooking, and was the first to start producing cookbooks here. She and her initial book, published … Continue reading

Posted in Side dish, Vegetable | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Pitlai—Ayurvedic vegetables with dal

I’m so pleased to introduce a new guest contributor, Rhonda from Dubbo in New South Wales. Rhonda and I met online through a mutual friend who passed on the urls for my blogs. Turns out we know one another much … Continue reading

Posted in Main dish, Stew/soup, Vegetable, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Eggplant dip (Melitzanosalata)

Greek Cookbook, 128pp. by Tess Mallos Paul Hamlyn Pty Ltd, Sydney Cooking on page 32 I bought a secondhand copy of this cookbook not long after I arrived in Australia in 1982. Big price tag—$4 still appears lightly written on … Continue reading

Posted in Appetiser, Snack, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Prosciutto-wrapped fish with walnut pesto and balsamic tomatoes

Cookbook Kitchen Seasons, easy recipes for seasonal organic food, 160 pp. by Ross Dobson Hardie Grant Books, 2007 Cooking on page 32 This isn’t my cookbook, but I wish it were. Poor John and I are on another extended road … Continue reading

Posted in Fish and seafood, Main dish, Vegetable | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Shakshuka

Cookbook Classic Turkish Cooking, pp. 224 by Ghillie Basan IB Tauris, London–New York, 1997, reprinted 2011 Cooking on page 64 (no photo, recipe spills on to page 65) I first saw this cookbook in Turkey in 2011. It waved to … Continue reading

Posted in Vegetable | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment