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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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Chicken with black olives and oregano

The food clock: a year of cooking seasonally, 320pp. by Fast Ed Halmagyi HarpersCollinsPublishers, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on page 32 This is second time I have cooked from a book by Fast Ed Halmagyi. The first was his flavour-packed and … Continue reading

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Cannellini beans with rosemary, prawns and lemon

Cooking at home, 250pp. by Karen Martini Penguin Australia, Camberwell, Victoria, 2008 Cooking on page 32–33 I’ve always liked Karen Martini’s recipes. Although not found on any page 32, her Spanish-style spiced almonds are a family favourite, which I’ve tweaked … Continue reading

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Big breakfast bread

Tasty express, 226pp. by Sneh Roy Ebury Press, Sydney, 2014 Cooking on page 32 Sometimes I think I live under a rock. Sneh Roy lives in Sydney. She has a regular food column in Elle magazine. Her work appears in … 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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Gratin of mussels

The cook’s companion, 824pp. by Stephanie Alexander Viking, Penquin Books Australia, Ringwood, Victoria, 1996 Cooking on page 432 Stephanie Alexander is one of Australia’s most highly regarded chefs. She learnt to cook at her mother’s side and spent many decades … 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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