Tag Archives: white wine

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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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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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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Broccoli with cheese and bacon topping

Not-so-humble vegetables, 128pp. edited by Pamela Clark The Australian Women’s Weekly Home Library, Sydney, 1999 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook is an A to Z compendium of dishes that put vegetables in a place of honour on the dining table. It … Continue reading

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Jalapeño chicken

La bonne cuisine: cooking New Orleans style, 337pp. compiled by women of All Saint’s Episcopal Church Episcopal Churchwomen of All Saints’, New Orleans, 1980 Cooking on page 132 I’ve had this book for about 25 years, having bought it for … 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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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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