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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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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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Stuffed squid (calamari)

  The best-ever Mediterranean cookbook, 256pp. by Jacqueline Clark and Joanna Farrow Hermes House, London, 2001 Cooking on page 132 We love Mediterranean cuisine, and this was one of the first cookbooks I bought to cover the variety of dishes … Continue reading

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Lamb filo cigars with tzatziki

Greek Bible, 258pp. by Yvonne Kaponis Penguin Group (Australia), Camberwell, Victoria, 2010 Cooking on page 32–34 I’ve loved Greek food ever since I first tasted the real thing when I was in Athens in 1976. Then for most of the … Continue reading

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Grilled haloumi

Greek: heart-warming traditional recipes, 128pp. by the Australian Women’s Weekly Kitchens ACP Books, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on page 32 No way I could resist this cookbook and the recipe on page 32. I first tasted grilled haloumi (which I call … Continue reading

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