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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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Peppered chicken

The complete stir-fry cookbook, 256pp. edited by Jane Price, Family Circle Kitchens Murdoch Books, Sydney, 2000 Cooking on page 132 This book is used regularly in my house. I bought it when it first came out and it’s been a … Continue reading

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Red pepper risotto

Cooking with chia for dummies, 265pp. by Barrie Rogers and Debbie Dooly John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2014 Cooking on page 132 About a month ago I succumbed to the health reports and bought a kilo of chia seeds. … Continue reading

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Easy picnic broccoli salad (and bonus mayonnaise)

Mannlein memories, 210pp. by the family of Leo and Catherine Mannlein Morris Press, Nebraska, 2003 Cooking on page 32 I borrowed this cookbook in Nebraska from my dear friend, Jim Rundstrom. The Rundstrom family’s first appearance in What’s cooking on page 32 … Continue reading

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Mint sambol

Sri Lankan flavours, 168pp. by Channa Dassanayaka Hardie Grant Books, Victoria, 2003 Cooking on pages 32–33 One of our best holidays ever was to Sri Lanka. That was in 1985 and I still remember the people, sights, smells and food … Continue reading

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Oysters casino

The Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant, 362pp. by chef Sandy Ingber Stewart, Tabori and Chang, New York, 1999 Cooking on page 132 I love oysters, so was thrilled to find this cookbook many years ago in a second-hand shop … Continue reading

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