October 2012 archive

Oct 28

Cookbook 16: The New PWMU Cookbook

Ah the PWMU Cookbook revised by Lorna Connor, I can imagine that many Uniting Church families have one of these tucked away somewhere, of one of the many different editions.  Mine is the third (revised) edition, and I think we’re now up to the fifth edition.  The one thing about this book is that you …

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Oct 28

Cookbook 15: Meena Pathak’s Flavours of India

This weekend I cooked from Meena Pathak’s Flavours of India.  This is a great cook book.  At the back it has menu suggestions – dishes that complement each other.  Each recipe has information with alternate or optional ingredients, great instructions, and they are pretty amazing.  My one minor criticism is that the timing of some …

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Oct 19

Cook Book 14: Moorish: Flavours from Mecca to Marrakech

The food was plentiful and delicious and everyone ate their fill, and then some.  There were some tricky moments, which I’ll record in the notes, but otherwise this book was great.  The recipes of Moorish: Flavours from Mecca to Marrakech by Greg and Lucy Malouf (again sadly out of print).  A combination of food from …

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Oct 10

Cookbook 13: Brownies, Fudges & Toppings

I decided that it was time for more sweet things, and this week looked at the Family Circle mini cookbook on Brownies, Fudges & Toppings (now out of print).  The recipes are all straight forward, the instructions clear (and obviously tested) and they are so very very very tasty.

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Oct 05

Cook Book 12: The Indian and Pakistani Menu Planner

Apologies for this going up so late, but I had the 53rd Down Under Feminist Carnival to curate and put online – and that took priority over this.  But never fear, we are now back on track and I can write all about The Indian and Pakistani Menu Planner.  One thing this book could have …

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