Monthly Archives: January 2012

Caesar Salad from The Cooks Companion

Stephanie Alexander’s The Cooks Companion has sold over 500,000 copies.  And rightfully so.  It is the go to reference book in my kitchen and that is the key to the utility of this book, it is an A to Z reference … Continue reading

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Lachsshinken

Last week I was in South Australia for the Tour down Under (when I’m not cooking, I’m riding).  On Friday I rode in the Community Challenge which started in Norwood and conveniently ended on Tanunda.   I’m from German stock … Continue reading

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In My Kitchen

My friend Celia is a prolific food blogger and each month she posts on what is in her kitchen, so I thought I would give it a go. BTW her blog, figjamandlimecordial, is worth a visit, particularly if you have … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Cookbooks for 2011

I’m seeing ‘best cookbooks for 2011’ lists everywhere so I thought I should throw together one of my own.  Bear in mind, I haven’t bought every new cookbook that’s come out this year, though I’ve given it a good crack! … Continue reading

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Butter Chicken

Indian food is something I’ve probably abused over the years, whether it be via cheap take away or by preparing quick meals at home using a supermarket curry mix.  Butter chicken certainly falls into this category.  Never made it from … Continue reading

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