Monthly Archives: June 2011

Maze Pumpkin Risotto

I’m a bit of a sucker for cooking shows and it’s fair to say Channel 118 gets a fair workout on our Foxtel (that and any repeat of Seinfeld I can find).  The Great British Menu was one of those shows … Continue reading

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Eating In – that’s me

Eating In is a beaut little book by Philip Johnson that was published last year.  It’s a book that was designed for entertaining at home.  As such, its recipes are not overly complex but produce good looking and tasting food.  We really like … Continue reading

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A Simple Fish Soup

It’s struck me as I have worked my way through my books that I should really sit down and read a few of them and not just use them at meal times.  Some of them really do have a lot … Continue reading

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Julia

It’s fair to say that the film ‘Julie and Julia’ had some bearing on me starting this blog and also caused me at the time to rush out and buy Volumes 1 and 2 of Mastering the Art of French … Continue reading

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Fast Food by Charmaine

Fast food is one of the chapters in Charmaine Solomon’s Family Recipes and near the end of the working week, a very welcome chapter.  This book doesn’t necessarily contain anything recipe wise that can’t be found in my other cookbooks.  … Continue reading

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Pasta Vialli

I have had Delia Smith’s Delia’s How to Cook Book One on the shelf for quite a few years.  And it hasn’t been looked at for the last few.  I know I have made Toad in the Hole from this book … Continue reading

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Steak and Shiraz

Last night I had a request for steak and I found an interesting recipe in Cooking with Boutique Winemakers.  This book showcases a number of Australian boutique winemakers, each of which have contributed a recipe.  This recipe was essentially steak … Continue reading

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