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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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Tandoori fish with mint relish

Sizzling barbecues, 144pp. by Reader’s Digest kitchens Reader’s Digest (Australia), Ultimo NSW, 2012 Cooking on page 32–33 For fuss-free cooking, not much beats a barbecue. That’s why I grabbed this at the recent Lifeline Book Fair. This cookbook seems to … Continue reading

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Smokey pulled pork with rhubarb butter

Cookery school: meat, 208pp. by Joanna Farrow New Holland Publishing, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on pages 64–65 (32 x 2) Lizzie was visiting from Sydney, so I took her to one of Canberra’s must-see destinations—Canty’s Bookstore in Fyshwick. She was keen … Continue reading

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Spicy chicken wings

I love spice, 224pp. by Love Food kitchens Parragon Books, Bath UK, 2008 Cooking on page 32 As the title says, I love spice, in fact the whole family loves spice. I grew up eating spicy food. Living in Nebraska, … 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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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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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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