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The Cookbook Guru – Mrs Beeton’s Veal Olives

Mrs Beeton is certainly challenging our members of The Cookbook Guru this month, but it is wonderful to see how creative we are being in adapting the recipes to suit our tastes. Here… Continue reading

Honey Ginger Semolina Porridge

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
It’s a fresh Autumn morning here in Brisbane.  We’ve had a cold snap sweep through Australia  the weekend just gone with winds blowing up from…

The Claudia Roden Round Up

Well April has been a challenge one way or another but the biggest surprise has perhaps been how difficult it is to get your hands on a copy of Claudia Roden’s New Book… Continue reading

Mrs Beeton’s Stewed Rabbit

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
This month, The Cook Book Guru is featuring The Book of Household Management by Mrs Isabella Beeton.  Mrs Beeton’s book was first published in 1861. It is not…

Claudia Roden’s Sweet Potato Salad

I know we’ve finished focussing on Roden’s book but unfortunately due to a technical glitch this post only just reached me and I think its very worthy of our monthly collection of recipes. … Continue reading

A Tale of Lokum

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
The time has come for me to attempt this delicious and exotic sweet in my kitchen once again.  Many of you would remember a not…

Ataif – Stuffed Pancakes.

Originally posted on Lona's in the kitchen:
Happy to have just made it in for this months The Cookbook Guru book of the month – The New Book of Middle Eastern Food…

Would You Buy A Cookbook With No Pictures?

This month’s book of choice has created some interesting conversations away from The Cookbook Guru about the way that cookbooks are created in this day and age and the purpose that they have… Continue reading

A Wonderful Philosophy On Food

Having finally gotten my hands on a copy of A New Book of Middle Eastern Food by Claudia Roden I couldn’t not share what I consider to be a wonderful philosophy on food… Continue reading

Semit – Kouloúri

Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
These round, sesame-studded bread rings would be my breakfast of choice any day. In some parts of the world they are known as semit (also spelled simit).…

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