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Jane Grigson’s Greek Bean Stew

It’s no secret I hold the late English cookbook writer Jane Grigson in high esteem. She came to food writing in the post WW2 period when the English were entering … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · 25 Comments

Boumiano – The Cookbook Guru

Jane Grigson’s “Vegetable Book” is a handy reference to turn to when confronted with a glut of seasonal vegetables. I don’t have a vegetable garden, but I do have a … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · 20 Comments

Marcella Hazan’s Chicken Cacciatore

Marcella Hazan’s Classic Italian Cookbooks have sat on my bookshelf for at least two decades, but I have to confess that there is little I have cooked from them. I … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · 27 Comments

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

After I arrived home with multiple bulging bags from the Meditteranean Wholesalers, I was startled to find that the expensive pasta the retailer has promoted as “spelt” was in fact … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 39 Comments

Stuffed Baby Eggplants

We have a hard working mate who often has fresh seasonal vegies to share. This morning he dropped by quite early with baby eggplants and silverbeet. No sooner had he … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 36 Comments

Slow Roasted Autumn Tomatoes

I feel a sense of urgency as the warm days fade, a compulsion to enjoy as many sweet autumn tomatoes that I can before the weather chills. I find ways … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · 12 Comments

Sicilian Tomato Pesto Trapanese

We have a fabulous multicultural TV channel in Australia, SBS. Late one night about ten years ago we lucked upon a sub titled Sicilian TV detective series, Inspector Montalbano. Our … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · 32 Comments