My Italian Baking Bible.

Originally posted on ALMOST ITALIAN:
Two  Ciabatte cool. They don’t last long in this house. Trying to capture that slipper look. There is one cookbook that keeps finding its way back to the…

Rigatoni with Broccoli, Almonds and Currants

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
As I have mentioned previously, the Cookbook Guru has allocated this month for members to pitch for a book or books to be featured.  I have already pitched for…

Food Philosophy of Simplicity

Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
They say one can get an insight into someone by looking at their book collection. In this particular case I’m thinking of my cookbook collection. The books…

Chicken with dried apricots and pinenuts

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
Alas, I forgot the pine nuts! Oh! Well, I will remember them tonight when we have the leftovers. This month, the Cookbook Guru has asked members to pitch…

The Cookbook Guru – Marbled Tea Eggs

We officially have our first nomination of the month from Please Pass The Recipe and a beautiful looking marbled tea eggs along with it. Make sure you read what Lady Red Specs is… Continue reading

The Neil Perry Roundup

July was one of those months where things you don’t plan to happen, happen.  It was also a month of holidays for a lot of our members were away so one way or… Continue reading

The Cookbook Guru for August: Your Bookshelf

The Cookbook Guru for August was originally planned to be Alice Water’s Chez Panisse.  Due to a few unexpected circumstances at my end we are going to be putting Chez Panisse on a… Continue reading

Spicy Tomato Soup

Originally posted on Lona's in the kitchen:
I do try to follow a recipe as it is written, I really do, but the way I see it is a recipe is there…

Easy Lime Syrup Cake

Originally posted on ALMOST ITALIAN:
Limes seem to be everywhere this season. Strangely, they have become more prolific and cheaper than lemons. My garden lime trees are thriving, with fruit and further flowers…

Neil Perry’s Tomato Jam

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
We’re firm lovers of chutneys, sauces, salsa’s and kasundi’s in this house, so when I saw this recipe in Neil Perry’s The Food I Love…

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