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Chicken and winter-vegetable soup

Cuisine rapide, 372pp. by Pierre Franey and Bryan Miller Times Books, New York, 1989 Cooking on pages 32–33 This cookbook is all about making meals on the fly. The recipes are originally from an American PBS (Public Broadcasting System) television … 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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Chickpeas with tomato (chhole)

Curry nation, Britain’s 100 favourite curries, 224pp. by Madhur Jaffrey Ebury Press, Cooking on page 132 We love curries. It’s probably just as well because, over the last three years, we’ve spent almost six months in India and eaten some … 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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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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