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Herby potato salad

My grandma’s kitchen, 81pp. by Louise Fulton Keats and Margaret Fulton Hardie Grant Books (Australia), Prahran, Victoria, 2011 Cooking on page 32 Louise Fulton Keats wrote this cookbook to recall the fun she had when she spent time in her … Continue reading

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Prawn pilaf

Epicure: summer, 192pp. by various contributors The Age newspaper, John Fairfax Publications, Sydney, 2006 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook is filled with yummy-looking recipes from three of Australia’s leading lights in the food industry—Jill Dupleix, Brigitte Hafner and Stephanie … Continue reading

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Cherry, walnut and fetta salad

  Traditional Christmas, 144pp. by The Australian Women’s Weekly Bauer Media Books, Sydney, 2015 Cooking on pages 32–33 I know it’s not Christmas, but Australians often celebrate a mid-year christmas in June or July when it’s winter in our part … Continue reading

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Lamb with herb and garlic rub

Roast dinner, 160pp. Reader’s Digest kitchens Reader’s Digest (Australia), Ultimo NSW, 2007 Cooking on page 32–33 Oh my, I can’t count how many roast dinners I’ve made over the years. Poor John’s Aunt Esther lived with us for eight years … Continue reading

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Chilli cornbread

Marie Claire Hot, 400pp. by Michele Cranston Murdoch Books Australian, Millers Point NSW, 2005 Cooking on pages 32–33 We love chillies, so buying this book was an absolute no-brainer. It was a secondhand bookstore purchase for a measly $3. It’s … 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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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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