Tag Archive: Book Club


Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
One of the foods I associate most with Greek Lent is taramasalata, a cod’s roe dip. Taramasalata traditionally features on the table for “Clean Monday” (Καθαρά Δευτέρα,…

What we thought of Cooking At Home with Karen Martini

March for The Cookbook Guru was all about Cooking At Home with Karen Martini. I don’t think this Cookbook Guru choice sparked the fire in people’s bellies like previous books but we still… Continue reading

The April Cookbook Guru: Claudia Roden’s The New Book of Middle Eastern Food

As the weather cools down for us here in Australia the book choices for The Cookbook Guru is taking another turn towards the Middle East and the fragrant curries and delicious slow cooked… Continue reading

Baked Pears with Prunes, Chocolate and Almonds

Originally posted on ALMOST ITALIAN:
Autumn just gets better and better, with new season’s pears appearing and a few quinces making their debut in the markets. My few garden pears are maturing on…

Baked Plum and Almond Cake

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
Spending this month browsing and contemplating recipes from Karen Martini’s Cooking At Home for The Cookbook Guru has got me going off on all kinds…

Swordfish with Tomato, Chilli and Caper sauce.

Originally posted on ALMOST ITALIAN:
           I am calling this Pesce Spada alla Putanesca as it reminds me of Sicily. It was with some reluctance that I decided to throw my recipe…

Crushed Olive Oil Potatoes and Baked Flathead with mint and Caper Dressing

Originally posted on Lona's in the kitchen:
This months The Cookbook Guru book of choice is Karen Martini’s Cooking at Home. Delicious recipes made easy. I couldn’t decide which recipe I wanted to…

Burmese Pork Curry (Wetha See Byan)

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
The Cook Book Guru book choice for this month has been particularly inspiring for me.  I’ve found myself breaking out the spices like they are…

Oven Roasted Spiced Chicken

Originally posted on Lona's in the kitchen:
So many recipes, so few days in the month. With over 800 recipes to choose from, Charmaine Solomons – The Complete Asian Cookbook – is proving to…

The Cookbook Guru for February: The Complete Asian Cookbook by Charmaine Solomon

Time to dust off this old gem and learn a little about cooking with spices I think. This was the very first cookbook I had on my wish list when I moved out… Continue reading

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