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Cookbook 174: Carpathia – Food from the heart of Romania

I bought Carpathia: Food from the heart of Romania by Irina Georgescu because I’d never specifically eaten Romanian food, and because the book itself is stunning. Just check out the cover, how beautiful (no honestly, click on the link I can wait). The book has a some vegetarian recipes in it, which is good, and …

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Cookbook 152: Simply Italian: Cooking at home with the Chiappa Sisters

I bought Simply Italian: Cooking at home with the Chiappa Sisters by Michela, Emanuela and Romina Chiappa at the start of the pandemic, and because I had seen their show, well Michela Chiappa’s show Simply Italian. And that show really really annoys me, because Michela keeps talking about how she and at least one of …

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Cookbook 88: Tagines & Couscous

I purchased the Australian Women’s Weekly Tagines & Couscous when I was teaching myself how to make Moroccan food, and then never cooked from it because I had several other Moroccan cookbooks which were less focused on certain cooking types.  Like all modern/recent AWW cookbooks, this one is well laid out with clear instructions for …

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Cookbook 70: Vegetable Bible

This week I cooked from Vegetable Bible: From the Earth to the table (now out of print – link not recommended for purchases).  The recipes were tasty, but required a knowledge of cooking to work successfully.  There were a few times in the recipes I made where I wondered why an ingredient was listed (turned …

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Cookbook 48: The bon appétit fast easy fresh cookbook

A long time ago, before I went on holidays, and before the rush to be ready for holidays, say farewell to people, and pack… I cooked from Barbara Fairchild’s The bon appétit fast easy fresh cookbook (I’m not sure what should be capitalised or not).  The food was delicious, but the recipes were very US …

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