Tag Archives: white wine

Mussel, tomato and basil soup (plus fish stock)

á la grecque: our Greek table, 256pp. by Pam Talimanidis Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2009 Cooking on page 32 Pam Talimanidis got sucked in to running the Á la grecque restaurant in Aireys Inlet in 2004. That’s when her husband, … Continue reading

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Hearty chicken and vegetable stew

Good Housekeeping: 100 best one-dish meals, 152pp. Good Housekeeping kitchen Hearst Books, New York, 2003 Cooking on page 32–33 One-dish meals are a great time-saver in the kitchen. So easy to chuck everything into one pot and much less cleanup … Continue reading

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Swedish pork meatballs

Classic country recipes: the essential cookbook, 256pp. by R&R Test Kitchen R&R Publications, North Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 2008 Cooking on page 32 I have two slow cookers and hardly ever use them, so I bought this to give myself a … Continue reading

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Garden greens and chorizo soup

Will and Steve: home cook, aspiring chef, 224pp. by Will Stewart and Steve Flood Harlequin Mira, Sydney, 2016 Cooking on page 32 When Will Stewart and Steve Flood won our national My Kitchen Rules in 2015, they were the first all-male … Continue reading

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Warm pumpkin bruschetta

The gut foundation cookbook, 160pp. edited by Terry Bolin and Geradline Georgeou HarperCollinsPublishers Australia, Sydney, 2009 Cooking on page 32 Poor nutrition can have a devastating impact on people of all ages. To help Australians get on track with their … 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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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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