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Cookbook 172: Cooking on a Bootstrap

I backed Cooking on a Bootstrap by Jack Monroe a very long time ago, and it’s been on my “must cook from soon” pile for a while. So I did and it was good. Jack Monroe is: …an award winning food writer and bestselling author. She works with Oxfam, the Trussell Trust, Child Poverty Action …

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Cookbook 158: Simply Bread

It’s hard to go past a good bread cookbook, and frustratingly with the constantly reducing number of bookshops in Melbourne, it’s hard to browse bread cookbooks to know if they are good or not (or have the types of bread I want to cook). Thankfully this online purchase of Simply Bread by The Australian Women’s …

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Cookbook 79: Classic Cajun: Hot and spicy Louisiana Cooking

I bought this book as a part of three, the other two (African, Indian) I’ve already cooked from as part of this project.  Classic Cajun: Hot and spicy Louisiana cooking, with a foreword by Rube Le Bois is not a book that my capsicum allergic, vegetarian housemate could partake of.  All but one vegetable recipe …

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Cookbook 57: Tex-Mex

This cookbook, Tex-Mex published by family Circle is a book of much promise that fails to deliver.  I’ve had this book for some years and I and my husband have attempted to cook from it, and had very little success.  There are some dishes in this book we’ve had no problems with, and many despite …

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