December 2012 archive

Dec 26

Cookbook 21: Foodies of the World

I’m a bit behind with my blogging, due to the whole Christmas ARGH experience, but now it’s post-Christmas and I’m currently not stressing about New Years, let me tell you what I’ve been up to. I cooked from “Foodies of the World: More than 100 recipes from the world’s great food blogs“.  One of the …

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Dec 26

Cookbook 22: The Complete Book of Chocolate and 200 Chocolate Recipes

On Christmas Eve, because the weekend was far too hectic to cook, I decided to make treats for Christmas.  Being a big lover of chocolate, I pulled out “The Complete Book of Chocolate and 200 Chocolate Recipes” by Christine France and Christine McFadden, and cooked from it. I really really wanted to love this book, …

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Dec 11

Cookbook 20: The Complete Cook’s Encyclopedia of Spices

To put it simply, this book is amazing.  I bought The Complete Cook’s Encyclopedia of Spices by Sallie Morris and Lesley Mackley for a whole $10 at a Readings Bargain sale.  I got all my money’s worth and then some.  Not only does it have a great selection of recipes, but it also contains, as …

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Dec 03

Recipe from the folder – Vegetable Lasagne

I had a very busy weekend, my dad’s 60th birthday party on the Saturday, with the necessary 4 hours of driving, and then I volunteered for TEDx Women on the Sunday for 5 hours which left me exhausted.  So no cooking.  I then stressed about what to write up, did I put up an excuse …

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