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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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Macadamia-crumbed chicken strips

Home cooking, 256pp. by Valli Little HarperCollinsPublishers Australia, Sydney, 2012 Cooking on page 32 This is one of many cookbooks put out through a collaboration involving ABC Books (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), NewsLifeMedia and delicious magazines. The 100+ recipes here are … Continue reading

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Chicken chili

Fifty shades of chicken: a parody in a cookbook, 160pp. by FL Fowler Clarkson Potter/Publishers, New York, 2012 Cooking on page 32 This amusing cookbook was written under a pseudonym by an anonymous food industry professional and inspired by the … 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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Oven roasted tomato, broad bean and asparagus salad

Simply heaven, 166pp. by Kraft Kitchens Kraft Foods Limited, South Wharf Victoria, Australia, 2009 Cooking on pages 32–33 Here’s another cookbook that friends, Ginny and Tim, gave me before they moved to Queensland. Their ‘gift’ was offered on the proviso … 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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