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Loyd Grossman The 125 Best Recipes Ever
Grossman, Loyd
Michael Joseph UK 1998 
 Hardcover 240 napkin-crisp pp, just past the kilo point for post. Loyd Grossman gives a personal introduction to each of the recipes he has chosen for this collection, telling why they are special to him along with notes on the creators of these unforgettable dishes. review >>> . . this book saves you trawling through *all* your cookery books for a cracking recipe you know is going to work, or it makes a very useful addition to a more restrained collection! A lot of his recipe choices are from classic cookery writers that any keen cook in the UK will have heard of: Anna Del Conte, Delia Smith, Claudia Roden etc. However, there are many interesting ones from US writers, which Loyd helpfully 'translates'. Each recipe is preceded by a few paragraphs detailing why he has chosen it and optional 'tweaks' and warnings of possible tricky bits!  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011185  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Alvaro’s Mamma Toscana
Maccioni, Alvaro
Pavilion Books Limited UK 1998 
 Hardcover 224 exc pp & 1.5 kg for post.With over 150 recipes, Mamma Toscana is Alvaro Maccioni's first book, and was inspired by the tradition of the robust family cooking of his mother and grandmother at their home in Vinci. There are a dozen recipes for sustaining soups and a wealth of savouries, including polenta dishes, while his collection of pasta recipes alone will keep home cooks happy all year. Typical are his hearty meat dishes. Tuscany also has a fine tradition of cooking with seafood and fish, and traditional dolce dishes complete this feast of a cookbook. In his introduction to the recipes, Alvaro explores the culinary tradition which embodies his own individual cuisine and outlines the general principles for an instructive appreciation of the Tuscan way of cooking. Evocative descriptions of the diverse landscape of Tuscany, the feast day celebrations which punctuate the year and the idyllic alfresco meals in summer convey a captivating picture of country life. All who know and love the food of this enchanted region will now be able to recreate the full, authentic flavours conjured up through the ages by that adept cook and archetypal mother figure, Mamma Toscana.  Excellent/Excellent/very
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011157  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Sally Clarke’s Book Recipes from a Restaurant, Shop & Bakery
Clarke, Sally
Macmillan UK 1999 
 Hardcover 310pp with a multitude of photos throughout its crisply presented pp. Just over a kilo to post. This is the book that brings her skills, taste and flavour to everyone. For Sally Clarke, salads, herbs and vegatables are as important as any piece of flesh, and the grill is the cooking medium. She has been inspired by the Californian cuisine of Chez Panisse guru Alice Walters, but brought this together with her own experience and resources to forge a new British tradition. Seasonal in approach, the dishes especially selected to go together in menus such as lunches, picnics and dinners, and also includes "things that go with other things" - marmalades, breads and buscuits. The writing includes essays by Sally on the nature of her produce, and the story of how she finds it around the country.eview >>> the most treasured (cookbook) is definitely "Sally Clarke's Book" - it is indispensable: utterly in tune with today's requirements for simple, delicious dishes based on full flavoured, uncompromising quality  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011148  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Mrs Beeton’s Family Cookbook
Beeton, Isabella (Sue Dixon Ed.)
Ward Lock UK 1988 
 Hardcover 608 pp & 1.5kg packed for post. Mrs Beeton's Family Cookbook contains a wide selection of tried and tested favourite recipes to be enjoyed by the whole family. All the traditional British fare is covered, from oxtail soup, steak and kidney pie, and bread and butter pudding, to the more elaborate pheasant with oysters and hashed venison - all with instructions and readily-available ingredients. In addition to the recipes, a wealth of information is provided on all aspects of food and cooking, including ways of making different types of stock, carving meat and game, baking, pastry-making, preserving and freezing.  Very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011127  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Real Cooking
Slater, Nigel
Penguin UK 1999 
 Paperback Nigel Slater is the god of sticky things. He loves bones you can gnaw, the crispy bits from the bottom of the roasting pan, squishy things to eat on crusty bread with juices dribbling down your chin. Unctuousness. This is the man who made greed sexy. His cooking is determinedly domestic, to be consumed alone, or as an intimate supper with a loved one (in Slater's case, it seems, often the cat), occasionally rising to the heights of an informal dinner party. Within these self-imposed bounds, he's unbeatable. review >>> great recipes and beautiful pictures. 287pp & approx 800g packed for post. About Nigel >>> Nigel Slater is a British food writer, journalist and broadcaster. He has written a column for The Observer Magazine for seventeen years and is the principal writer for the Observer Food Monthly supplement. Prior to this, Slater was food writer for Marie Claire for five years.   Very Good/None issued
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011113  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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ITALIA the Recipes and Customs of the Regions
Carluccio, Antonio
Quadrille UK  
 Hardcover 256 pagine meravigliose & approx 1.4kg for post. Carluccio translates the spirit of his homeland's regional food culture in this tasty book. By weaving together his own impressions of the regions with geography, culinary traditions and 100+ recipes, Carluccio's" "Italia guides readers on a gastronomic tour embracing every one of the 20 regions of the country. Carluccio's introduction of each region is complemented by Alastair Hendy's photographs, which illustrate the stories of Italy's landscapes, people, fresh ingredients and regional recipes. Defying his sense of campanilismo, or loyalty to one's own region, Carluccio writes with enthusiasm about Italian food from every region.  Excellent/Very Good/Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011105  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Amy Willcock’s Aga Know-how Lifting the Lid on Your AGA
Willcock, Amy
Ebury Press UK 2003 
 Softcover 168 crisp pp & less than 500g for post. This is the problem-solving instruction book that no Aga owner should be without. Drawing on her experience of teaching Aga cookery classes, Amy Willcock shares the best trade secrets for getting the most out of your Aga. Amy Willcock's Aga Know-How is packed with advice and information on everything from how to keep the heat in, how to clean and service your oven, what kind of utensils to use and how to convert recipes, to the best ways to cook all your favourite foods. Featuring the tips and hints that only a pro knows, such as roasting coffee beans, making stock, melting chocolate and reheating convenience food as well as illustrations of where to cook your favourite dishes and information on stockists, cookware specialists and websites, this is the one-stop handbook for the new generation of Aga cooks. review >>> an invaluable volume for Aga owners.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 19.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011103  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Pasta, Pizza & Calzone
Waters, Alice & Curtan, Patricia & Labro, Martine
Pavilion Books Limited UK 1996 
 Softcover 197 tempting pp & just under the 500g mark for posting. Gift inscription on 1st p. Alice Waters' classically inspired yet original cuisine has made her Chez Panisse Restaurant in California the talk of food experts around the world. In this book, she presents a selection of Mediterranean style recipes. This classic cookbook brings together 87 recipes for pasta sauces and 36 pizza and calzone recipes, as well as tasty pasta doughs, such as buckwheat, red pepper and saffron. Featuring beautiful line drawings throughout, the book is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. review >>>> For the recipies, and the creativeness that Alice Waters encourages, no serious cook should be without this book.   Very Good/None issued
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011101  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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An Invitation to Italian Cooking
Carluccio, Antonio
Pavillion UK 1986 
 Hardcover 224 crisp pages with numerous photos & little illustrations, just over a kilo packed for posting to you. The essence of Italian cooking is its reliance on superb ingredients and on simple cooking methods, both of which are the basis of An Invitation to Italian Cooking. Each recipe is overlaid with the personal touches that make Antonio Carluccio's cookbooks so popular and instructive - his memories of growing up in the Italian countryside, and of traveling his native land, cooking and learning about authentic local dishes and ingredients. From Risotto con Porcini, a famed specialty of Piedmont, to the Roman favorite, Carciofi alla Giudea (Jewish Artichokes), and Cannoli alla Siciliana - Antonio demonstrates his mastery of the complete Italian eating experience. review >>> This is THE book you should buy if you want to learn or improve your Italian cooking.  Very Good/Very Good/Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011097  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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French Country Cooking
Roux, Albert & Michel
Bracken Books UK 1994 
 Hardcover This collection of recipes represents the French home cooking as passed down through generations of food-loving families. Inspired by their mother, who passed on the secrets of her native Normandy cuisine, the book has been put together by Michel and Albert Roux. Divided into twelve regional chapters, each introduction gives an overview of the region and its culinary traditions. Typical recipes follow and each chapter concludes with a list of ingredients indigenous to that area. The Roux brothers reinterpret the classic recipes of their traditional cuisine, passed down through generations of French food lovers. Divided into 12 distinct culinary areas, they select the best regional specialities and local delicacies. Ingredients are listed in French and English. Each region is represented by a selection of its most delicious recipes, beginning with a personal appreciation of the area, its wines, cheeses and food. The recipes are followed by a list of the ingredients in French and English that are peculiar to the region, enabling the visitor to recognize and make use of them. In "French Country Cooking", two of the world's most celebrated chefs and holders of the coveted three star Michelin awards, Albert and Michel Roux, return to the roots of their culinary art with the authentic, classic cooking of regional France. Over 150 traditional recipes, from the flavoursome and sustaining dishes of Provence to the most exquisite desserts of Champagne, along with 80 photographs, celebrate the diversity of this most prestigious cuisine. review >>>> French Country Cooking is a must for any francophile. The recipes on offer really are everything I imagine French country cooking to be; rustic and hearty mains such as Foie de porc rôti aux herbes (Roast pig’s liver with herbs), Salmis de palombes (Wood pigeon in red wine with bayonne ham) and Cassoulet de Castelnaudary, followed by beautifully delicate pastries and desserts. This tasty 1st edition approx 1300g packed for post, 256 crisp white pp, dj has repaired tear upper left corner.   Excellent/Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011087  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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English Bread and Yeast Cookery
David, Elizabeth
Penguin UK 1979 
 Softcover Faults? a trivial stain on frst few pp (teabag is my guess). 592 pp plus a Penguin catalogue at rear, more than 500g packed up for posting. This definitive work on bread making by one of the world's most respected cookery experts. First published in 1977, and winning its author the coveted Glenfiddich Writer of the Year Award, this universally acclaimed book is regarded by many as simply the best book ever written about the making of bread. It covers all aspects of flour-milling, yeast, bread ovens and the different types of bread and flour available. It contains an exhaustive collection of recipes, everything from plain brown wholemeal or saffron cake to drop scones and croissants; all described with her typical elegance and unrivaled knowledge. Even how to make your own yeast and keep it. But more than just a list of recipes, it is an insight into an interesting and informative home-baker. review >>> Elizabeth David is not just a cookery writer, she is a food writer of uncommon wit, sense, and integrity. Part recipe book, part historical document. BTW we have one of the best Elizabeth David collectons if you're hunting one of her other titles.   Very Good-good/None issued
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011073  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Falling Cloudberries
Kiros, Tessa
Murdoch Books  2004 
 Hardcover They say you can't judge a book by its cover - well, whoever "they" are I'm sure that, like me, they'd fall in love with this book the second their eyes lit upon its lustrous, luscious cover. The New York Times calls Tessa Kiros's work "exuberant and colorful." And that is just what her gem, Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes, is. The book is full of personal touches and stories. It is a beautiful collection of family anecdotes, history, and traditions all documented with stunning photography, unique illustrations, and a warm dialogue that will simply pull you in. Kiros's Apples for Jam, was called "a lovely quilt snuggled softly against your cheek" by the Times Herald-Record of Hudson Valley, New York. This is one of those cookbooks to "read like a novel". a few reviews >>> Gorgeous cookbook filled with wonderful recipes and family stories. and >>> The recipes, photos and stories are priceless. and one more >>> She compiles wonderful simply recipes from these places and laces them with dreamy memories of food, smells, and loved ones, and this book is the result. 399 crisp pp, 1500g for post, the only marks on it will be my tears when it leaves the shop, would make a lovely gift  Fine/Excellent
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011049  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Geetie’s Cookbook: Recipes from the Duke of Cambridge Organic Pub
Singh, Geetie, Berg, Sara
Grub Street UK 2010 
 Hardcover 160 crisp pp, 700g for post. This book, illustrated with stylish photographs of the food, the cooks, waiting staff and customers, is arranged into sections according to the season and will provide you with a year's worth of culinary inspiration. The Duke of Cambridge serves outstanding organic food made with seasonal local ingredients. It's hearty, rustic British food with Mediterranean influences. The menu changes twice daily, showcasing ingredients according to what is at its peak of freshness and flavor. All the food is made at the pub - from the ice cream to the bread and pickles.Geetie Singh, proprietor of this award-winning establishment, decided it was time to pass on a selection of recipes for over 150 of their specialties, and those collected here do not disappoint. Confit garlic and cream soup, spicy carrot and parsley soup, and white bean, mushroom and chorizo soup are highlights & fish, meat and vegetables get a variety of treatments - grilled, baked, steamed or roasted - all procedures that intensify flavor. A very stylish addition to your culinary book-larder.  Excellent/Very Good/Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011016  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Miller’s Traditional Christmas
Miller, Judith; Miller, Martin
Mitchell Beazley Limited UK 1992 
 Hardcover Miller's Traditional Christmas really represents all we'd like to associate with this special festive time even though the bush & the beach aren't in the scenario. Get out the Santa Snow & turn on the aircon, ho ho ho to your tummy's content. 160pp of Christmas ideas, wrapping, decorating, cooking & cracker pulling. 1 kg to put in Santa's sack, would make a nice pre-Xmas gift too.   Excellent/Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011013  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Organic A New Way of Eating
Grigson, Sophie & Black, William
Headline UK 2001 
 Hardcover 256 crispy white pp, just on a kilo to post. Packed with facts about organic farming and pages of mouthwatering recipes. The range of organic ingredients available today is ever-expanding and not a little bewildering. But does eating organic actually do us any good? Does organic food actually taste better? Above all, is it really worth the extra expense and bother? Enter Sophie Grigson and William Black, whose mission is to lead you expertly through the organic maze to a new dimension of guilt-free pleasure. Packed with information on the what, the why and, most importantly, the how of organics, this book will prove indispensable to the twenty-first century cook. And the recipes are fabulous too . . . review >>>> easy to read and thoughtfully laid out & well what can i say, more please.   Excellent/Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010808  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Mrs Beeton’s Family Cookbook
Beeton, Isabella (Sue Dixon Ed.)
Ward Lock UK 1988 
 Hardcover 608 perfect pp & 1.5kg packed for post. Mrs Beeton's Family Cookbook contains a wide selection of tried and tested favourite recipes to be enjoyed by the whole family. All the traditional British fare is covered, from oxtail soup, steak and kidney pie, and bread and butter pudding, to the more elaborate pheasant with oysters and hashed venison - all with instructions and readily-available ingredients. In addition to the recipes, a wealth of information is provided on all aspects of food and cooking, including ways of making different types of stock, carving meat and game, baking, pastry-making, preserving and freezing.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010791  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Mrs Beeton’s Original Recipes
Beeton, Isabella & Wright, Jeni
Cassell UK 1999 
 Hardcover All of the material in this book has been sourced from the 1861 edition and the recipes have been tested for suitability to modern tastes and cooking techniques. The days of "household management" may be gone, but Mrs Beeton wrote her clear, concise recipes for the newly married housewife and much of the information is still relevant today, if not more so. The charm and idiosyncratic nature of the recipes have been retained, making them a joy to read, as well as cook from. The informative, often amusing, hints, tips and anecdotes are also included both as reference for the modern cook, and as a delightful way of revisiting the past. 352 creamy crisp pp, monotone illus throughout, approx 800g packed for post.  Excellent/Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010771  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Loire Gastronomique
Walden, Hilaire
Conran Octopus UK 1992 
 Hardcover 160 pp of mouth watering delight. approx 800g packed for post Foreword by Anne Willan. Here's a review >>> This is a beautiful travelogue and cook-book that immerses the reader into the culture, customs and cuisine of this beautiful region of castles, wine and food. Loire GastronomiqueYou will want to visit the beauiful towns and the recipes will inspire you to cook. They feature the typical country food of the region, are authentic and easy to follow, but most of all, delicious!  Excellent/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010676  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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New British Classics
Rhodes, Gary
BBC Books UK 2001 
 Cardcover 1700g & 408 crisply presented pp of Gary Rhodes culinary delight. The indomitable Gary Rhodes is back with his most ambitious collection of recipes yet. Famed for his mouth-watering variations on traditional British favourites, Gary sets out on a quest to modernise and enhance many classic dishes, updating them for the new millennium with a host of new and exciting ideas. Recipes will include dazzling new versions of such favourites as Steak and Kidney Pie, Prawn Cocktail and Cauliflower Cheese, as well as new dishes which take their inspiration from the best traditions of British food. Gary lives up to his reputation for creating delectable cakes and desserts with sensational ideas such as Chocolate Treacle Sandwich, Cranberry and Walnut Tart and Iced Vanilla Parfait with Nutmeg Clotted Cream and Caramelised Apples. review >>>> Put simply - Brilliant!!!  Excellent/Very Good/None issued
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010646  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Summer Pudding Club Book: 100 Glorious Summertime Recipes
Turner, Keith & Jean
Headline UK 1999 
 Hardcover Unbelievably for a book about puddings it comes in under the 500g so that's a good start. This came to my attention watching River Cafe cheffie trying (unsuccessfully) to win the local pud comp at the hotel get together. Following the phenomenal success of THE PUDDING CLUB BOOK, this sequel delves further into the depths of pleasure and comfort-eating by exploring the delights of traditional summer desserts like trifles and syllabubs and their many variations. Like its predecessor, this book concentrates on traditional British puddings, which have been tried and tested with relish by the many passionate members of the Pudding Club. review >>> Puddings, now that's a real word to savour. This book is also one to savour. The recipes are sophisticated in their simplicity and I couldn't find one which I didn't like although I have to admit that I didn't try very hard.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010599  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A Year in My Kitchen
Gyngell, Skye
Quadrille UK 2007 
 Hardcover Our only other Gyngell book was snapped up within hours so don't hesitate too long over this one. Gyngell of course is well known via Petersham Nursery Cafe & this charming, elegant cookbook is designed to appeal to styleminded home cooks from an award-winning British chef with an uncompromising produce-first approach to simple yet sophisticated recipes. With 160 photographs throughout, this beautiful cookbook demonstrates how to make the most of whole-foods ingredients at their flavorful peak. review >>>> A beautifully photographed cookbook from the innovative chef Skye Gyngell. The book is organized by season and the recipes are designed to showcase seasonal flavors and textures. 256 perfect pp with 3 bookmark ribbons & nearly a kilo packed for post.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 31.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010555  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Umberto’s Kitchen The Flavours of Tuscany
Umberto Menghi
Douglas & McIntyre Vancouver 1995 1st
 Hardcover Umberto Menghi This very personal collection of restaurateur Umberto Menghi's 150 favorite recipes honors good food, the joy of preparation, and the camaraderie of a shared meal. The Italian spirit suffuses every lush and lovely-to-look-at color page as Menghi presents such mouthwatering delicacies as Baked Mozzarella with Olive Toast & just as Menghi’s restaurants are known for their warmth, so this book is wonderfully lush to look at and enjoy. - 172 crisp pages & about a kilo to post.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010518  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Building a Wood-fired Oven for Bread and Pizza
Jaine, Tom
Prospect Books UK 2011 
 Softcover Book in fabulous order, french flaps enclose all you need to rival Carluccio's family gatherings & enjoy a sangria (or two) as the oven comes up to temperature. 134pp with a VERY impressive bibliography.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 37.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010442  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Ma Cuisine
Escoffier A.
Hamlyn UK 2000 
 Hard Cover Lower right rear corners bumped, lower right corner of cover has creasing. 900g & 884 snowy white pp of Escoffier wisdom. He was the "King of Chefs and Chef of Kings," doyen of haute cuisine, one of the founders of London's famed Savoy Hotel, and probably the greatest cook of all time: Auguste Escoffier occupied an unchallenged position in the realm of gastronomy. This collection of incomparable recipes--classic soups, sauces, fish and shellfish, meat, poultry, game, sandwiches, salads, vegetables, sweets, jams, and beverages--reflects a lifetime of skill and experience. review >>> One of my favourite cookbooks, a true classic and beautiful guide to French Food.   Good-fair/None issued
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010430  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Martini Book
Berk, Sally Ann
Konemann  1998 
 Hardcover This book include amusing historical vignettes (maybe all the more amusing after a few Cosmopolitans?) & timeless literary & film quotations eg: THAT'S not a martini - THIS is a martini! - OK, I made that up - maybe. Roaring 20s to reeling 90s, 201 recipes, 80 colour pix & a really nice looking production to browse through as your yacht swings gently on her anchor just a par 3 from Lizard Island, maybe you'll swim over & get another bottle of Bombay Gin.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010315  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Island Harvest
Nairn, Nick
BBC Books U.K. 1998 
 Hardcover Nick Nairn, a self-taught chef who claims that at one time he "was not able to boil an egg," proves that sumptuous food can be created by anyone who has access to a kitchen. His beautifully illustrated recipes for dishes, from Seared Scallop Phyllo Tartlets to Warm Butter Cake with Plums Poached in Kir, use a wide range of fresh produce prepared in simple ways for maximum flavor. Nairn also gives both beginning and experienced cooks tips on the best kitchen equipment and suggestions for stocking the cupboard with the freshest ingredients. 192 crisp white pp, approx 800g packed for post, review >>> The youngest chef to win a Michelin star in Scotland and a regular on Ready Steady Cook, Nick Nairn is one of the most insipiring cooks of his generation. The book is beautifully presented, the instructions very clear, the end result just glorious. I particularly enjoyed 'butter bean soup with chilli and deep-fried chorizo', 'Moroccan chicken kebabs with dates and bacon on a bed of spiced couscous', 'sticky rice tempura with avocado and mango salsa, herb salad and soy vinaigrette', 'champagne jellies with a citrus fruit salad', and many more. If you can't visit Nick Nairn's restaurant and hotel in Glasgow to sample his stylish dishes, then ISLAND HARVEST is the next best thing  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010276  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Southern Living Annual Recipes 1994
Susan Payne (ed)
Oxmoor House Alabama 1994 
 Hardcover An entire year of recipes, food updates, and entertaining ideas from the 1994 issues of Southern Living magazine can be found in this handy new edition. Included are almost 1,000 kitchen-tested recipes for every occasion, big beautiful color photos, and three indexes for quick reference. 368 pages. review >>> Recipes are sorted by month. Plenty of good basic meal ideas, with nice photos, including menus for dinner, brunch, parties, etc. Easy to follow directions and reference guides on recipes. I especially refer to the holiday section at Christmas time for interesting recipe and menu ideas. These are my "go-to" cookbooks throughout the year if I am stuck on what to make! Includes diet menus, too. and >>> I've always liked this book, it has recipes for each month of the year and I always find something new for any occasion. 368pp & approx 1.2 kg packed for post  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010190  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Tastes of Christmas
Family Circle
Murdoch Books   
 Softcover Large format softcover with 112pp of clearly illustrated Christmas treats. Steps easy to follow, clear weights & nutrition data. Book in "straight from Santa's hand" condition.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010131  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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La France Gastronomique
Willan, Anne
Pavilion Books Limited UK 1991 
 Hardcover A collection of recipes from ten rural regions of France. This book offers an insight into French country cooking and eating, and shows how the French not only produce good food but also love to discuss it. The recipes featured range from the world famous to the little known. What is a cookbook? More than simply a collection of recipes, a cookbook can be a window to the larger world beyond the confines of the kitchen, as La Varenne Cooking School founder and award-winning cookbook author Anne Willan illustrates in this excellent book. review >>> It's one of those books that can be read back to front, or by random page-flipping, without much loss of charm. Old-fashioned farms, sleepy rivers, small shops, hill villages, wood-fired bakery ovens and lovingly tended gardens are the sort of things that stick in the mind, both from Willan's descriptions and Michael Boys' idyllic photographs. Famous restaurants, when they crop up, are mentioned with pleasure rather than awe, in no way eclipsing more modest experiences. . . .& (re) the choice of recipes. There are only about 100, modestly tucked away in 10 sections at the end of the individual chapters, but they convey a lot. The selection emphasizes obvious dishes and use of obvious regional ingredients rather than gee-whiz "discoveries" and "creations." 192 clean white pp in great shape for some culinary browsing at a bargain price, dj fault is a sunned spine. approx 1.5kg carded/bubbled for post. We have a few other of Willan's fine books.  Excellent/Good-fair
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010120  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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La France Gastronomique
Willan, Anne
Pavilion Books Limited UK 1991 
 Hardcover A collection of recipes from ten rural regions of France. This book offers an insight into French country cooking and eating, and shows how the French not only produce good food but also love to discuss it. The recipes featured range from the world famous to the little known. What is a cookbook? More than simply a collection of recipes, a cookbook can be a window to the larger world beyond the confines of the kitchen, as La Varenne Cooking School founder and award-winning cookbook author Anne Willan illustrates in this excellent book. review >>> It's one of those books that can be read back to front, or by random page-flipping, without much loss of charm. Old-fashioned farms, sleepy rivers, small shops, hill villages, wood-fired bakery ovens and lovingly tended gardens are the sort of things that stick in the mind, both from Willan's descriptions and Michael Boys' idyllic photographs. Famous restaurants, when they crop up, are mentioned with pleasure rather than awe, in no way eclipsing more modest experiences. . . .& (re) the choice of recipes. There are only about 100, modestly tucked away in 10 sections at the end of the individual chapters, but they convey a lot. The selection emphasizes obvious dishes and use of obvious regional ingredients rather than gee-whiz "discoveries" and "creations." 192 clean white pp in great shape for some culinary browsing at a bargain price. approx 1.5kg carded/bubbled for post. We have a few other of Willan's fine books.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010119  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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FOOD & WINE ADVENTURES
Robinson’s Jancis
ISBN: 0747200300
Headline, London  1987 First Edition
 Hard Cover A wonderful book to read full of anecdotes and atmosphere.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007895  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A WEIGHT OFF YOUR MIND
Tupling Hilary
ISBN: 1863590099
Bantam Books, Australia  1991 
 Card Cover A guide to changing your eating patterns by understanding why you eat what you eat. Very well researched and presented with chapters including "Habits", "Willpower", "Alcohol and Other Substances", and Maintaining Lifestyle.  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007924  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Master Class Lessons with the World’s Greatest Chefs
Holuigue, Diane
Simon & Schuster  1988 
 Hardcover Approx 1250g of culinary wisdom, all pp in great order - clean white & well bound in super clean dj. eNTRIES ARE FROM A FOODIE WHO'S WHO - HAZAN, ROUX, LEITH, HALL, HOM & BOCUSE amongst others. 240pp with masses of instructional photos as well as finished dishes' shots. A great addition to your shelf/ves ( I hope it's the latter) - as per our "mi-tshirt" apron > "You can never have too many cookbooks."  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009795  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Taste of Life
Stafford, Julie
Greenhouse Australia 1984 
 Papeback With 3/4 million copies sold Julie Stafford must be on the right track in a big way. 128 perfect pages jam packed with treats, col pix interspersed, book in great order.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009758  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Taste of Life
Stafford, Julie
Greenhouse Australia 1984 
 Papeback With 3/4 million copies sold Julie Stafford must be on the right track in a big way. 128 perfect pages jam packed with treats, col pix interspersed, book has a diagonal crease to cover, not bad but noted in the light - perhaps an excited chef, maybe Gordon R ??  Very Good/None issued
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009759  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Complete Taste of Life
Stafford, Julie
RD PRESS, AUSTRALIA Australia 1993 
 Hardcover Hundreds of healthy recipes taken from the author's best selling 'Taste of Life' cookbooks. Includes 50 previously unpublished recipes. Emphasis is on a diet high in soluble fibre, low in fat and cholesterol and cooking without added sugar or fats. Includes introductory notes and general and microwave indexes - all internals clean as could be wished, packed weight approx 1.9kgs  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009742  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A La Greque
Talimanidis, Pam
Hardie Grant Books Australia 2009 
 Hardcover For more than two decades Pam and Kosta Talimanidis ran the legendary restaurant Kostas on the Victorian coast - known for its memorable Greek dishes. Combined with a charming personal narrative and illustrated with spectacular photography, this fabulous cookbook will have you yearning for the Mediterranean and the incredible flavors of its cuisine. There's proper taramasalata, salt cod croquettes and other mezze, plus delectable desserts like slow-roasted nectarines drizzled with mascarpone or rich chocolate tart. This is Greek food at its best in an impressively presented hardcover. Pour the ouzo, smash a plate & start browsing through the treats within,  As New/As New
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009715  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Cooking for Cats: The Best Recipes for Felix, Orlando and the Rest
Elisabeth Meyer zu Stieghorst-Kastrup
DuMont Monte UK, London 2001 
 Hardcover Would your beloved cat like a change from ready-made food? How about preparing a dish such as "Miaow Roulade" for your cat instead of the usual tinned food? In this book you will find recipes for dishes which your cat will adore, as well as all the important facts about feline nutrition, health and well-being. The dishes are easy to prepare and their ingredients include all the nutrients necessary for your cat's health. review > "I don't cook this nice for my family, but I do for my cats." Better buy it or your furniture will become a scratching post! 125 purrfect pp  Excellent/None issued
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009669  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Tante Marie Book of French Cooking
Childs, Beryl; Alexander, Sue
Macdonald UK 1985 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards The Tante Marie School of Cookery is long established & respected & the staff have used their considerable expertise and knowledge to present a thorough, clear and practical guide to the rich variety of French cuisine. All the tuition and advice that are needed to successfully re-v=create the flavours of France are included here, for the beginner and experienced cook alike. Step-By-Step photographs, helpful tips on the selection and care of kitchen equipment and choosing, buying and storing ingredients. Such know-how is a prerequisite of good cooking, as is a proper understanding of menu planning. The book includes a culinary overview of the regions of France and a list of cookery terms. 223 clean white well bound pp of info, recipes & illust.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 29.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009639  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Marcella’s Italian Kitchen
Marcella Hazan
Knopf NY 1986 
 Hardcover A collection of 250 Italian recipes provides for the current trend toward light, flavorful dishes and fresh ingredients and includes an additional section on how to prepare Italian ice creams and sorbets at home. review > One of the things I like best is Marcella's very precise instructions - she tells you how high to turn up the heat and for how long, how thinly to slice the garlic, etc. and she does so in a way that is very sensual and appealing to the smells and feels of the food. I also like her descriptions of the recipe and how it came to be. 349pp with some coloured photos throughout. A great addition to your shelf/ves ( I hope it's the latter - as per a mi-tshirt apron > you can never have too many cookbooks.  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 31.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009623  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Complete Stir-Fry Cookbook
Jane Price (ed)
Murdoch Books  2001 
 Hardcover 256 pp in this mighty tome by Family Circle experts. The book has a staggering wokful of info, techniques, recipes, ingredients & many of the pages have step-by-step photos prior to finished product. Quite a treat all through at a bargain at just 22. approx 1.7kg packed weight  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009604  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Rosemary Brown’s Big Kitchen Instruction Book
Brown, Rosemary
Gramercy NY 1998 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards 432 immaculate pp in this very useful & well thought out cookery volume - a terrific collection of recipes, this is a unique book that is like an encyclopedia of kitchen information for beginner as well as experienced cooks. review > Rosemary gives you valuable information and suggestions on how to organize your cabinets, pantry and drawers; how to buy groceries and store them and for how long - from Arrowroot and Arugula to Wheat Germ and Yogurt. Her suggestions for buying kitchen equipment and implements are very practical. She tells you how to use these items. She gives you detailed definitions of kitchen and cooking terms. The "Food Substitutions" section is the best I've seen. I am just amazed at the research, experimentation and dedication Rosemary Brown has put into her "Big Kitchen Instruction Book". From definitions to organizing this book seems super practical, a bargain at !6 dollars.  As New/None issued
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009602  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Cakes, Biscuits & Desserts
Bowring, Jean
Angus & Robertson Australia 1978 
 Pictorial Card Cover This book is authored by Bowring (more than 6 books to her credit) and is typical of cookbooks that classify as an efficient "here's how to do this" genre. The treats are clearly presented & pretty much make you want to get a coffee & hope there's something ready to be taken from the oven. Nice book in good order & I think there may be some butterscotch scones ready now. . .  Very Good/None issued
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009594  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Real Family Food
Antony Worrall Thompson
Mitchell Beazley Limited UK 2005 
 Hardcover 175 clean white well bound pp, review > Antony Worrall Thompson (TV cookshow host) communicates the "healthy/bonded/respected/loving family message throughout his books- he has an excellent book on the GI diet, and here he looks at family meals as the core of a happy, healthy family. In 'Real Family Food' he makes the valid point that food is not just something to be quickly shovelled down throats, but a focus for family bonding and an opportunity to communicate with one another, play with one another, and respect one another. He begins by setting out his house rules - meal times are respected as an opportunity to be together and talk about the day. This is not so much a manifesto as a discussion topic in its own right. If you're trying to wean your children off fast foods and fizzy drinks, this is something you can use as a starting point to forge an understanding of the quality and value of food... My comment - I've browsed a LOT of cookbooks & this one is really a very clear, engaging & attractive work on a topic dear to many hearts, you won't be disappointed, you'll be impressed!  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009593  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Tante Marie Book of French Cooking
Childs, Beryl; Alexander, Sue
Macdonald UK 1985 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards The Tante Marie School of Cookery is long established & respected & the staff have used their considerable expertise and knowledge to present a thorough, clear and practical guide to the rich variety of French cuisine. All the tuition and advice that are needed to successfully re-v=create the flavours of France are included here, for the beginner and experienced cook alike. Step-By-Step photographs, helpful tips on the selection and care of kitchen equipment and choosing, buying and storing ingredients. Such know-how is a prerequisite of good cooking, as is a proper understanding of menu planning. The book includes a culinary overview of the regions of France and a list of cookery terms. 223 clean white well bound pp of info, recipes & illust.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 29.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009591  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Rick Stein’s Taste of the Sea Over 160 Fabulous Fish Recipes
Rick Stein
BBC Books UK 1997 
 Card Cover A salty favourite among fish foodies & winner of the Andre Simon Food Book Award. Rick engaging television manner has ttracted readers/viewers/cooks from all quarters of the globe & this early book of his is a gem. 224pp of commentary, recipes & illustration. Buy the book, have a browse through it with a chilled glass in hand & maybe say a little prayer for Jack Russells of all ages & dispositions to put you in the Rick Stein mood ( I suspect there's a corner in heaven where Chalky is being fed fattening titbits by Jennifer Paterson ).  Excellent/None issued
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009567  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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French Country Cooking
David, Elizabeth
Dorling Kindersley UK 1987 
 Hardcover This copy almost fine bar a closed tear to dj spine at the base, otherwise all pp clean white & tightly bound. First published sixty years ago while food rationing was still in force, Elizabeth David used this book to introduce to the nation's bland palate, ingredients and recipes previously undiscovered in postwar Britain. Many people of that era had never experienced anything other than British cooking meat, two veg and a nice steamed pudding. ......------...... She starts by setting the record straight: 'Those who care to look for it will find the justification of France's culinary reputation in the provinces, at the riverside inns, in unknown cafés...in sea port bistros...and nowadays in cafés routiers, the lorry-drivers' restaurants. In such places the most interesting food of France is to be found.' From having lived with a French family while studying over there, she was able to bring firsthand knowledge to this short yet concise guide to provincial French cooking.She starts with a chapter on the Batterie de Cuisine. But it's the collection of regional recipes that follow that made this book such a treat for 1950s Britain; divided into sections on soups, fish, eggs, luncheon, supper and family dishes, meat, poultry, game, vegetables, salads, sauces and sweets, she gives an entertaining and informative introduction to each. French Country Cooking reveals the immense diversity of the cuisine through recipes that range from a primitive peasant soup of the Basque country to the refined Lyonnaise dish of Poulet à la Crème. To those used to the traditional format of recipe writing the book will come as something of a surprise since Elizabeth David weaves the ingredients into the methods complete with details of the region, tradition and people. Elizabeth David's acclaimed writings are often cited as an inspiration by many of today's leading chefs, as well as home cooks, and are essential to any serious cookery book collection. Book in beaut condition with very attractive period art to illustrate as well as line art by John Minton, a book to savour with a nice chablis or maybe a Pernod & ice.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 59.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009564  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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River Cafe Cookbook Two
Rose Gray Ruth Rogers
Ebury Press UK 1997 
 Hardcover The first River Cafe Cook Book was a publishing phenomenon, winning both the Glenfiddich Food Book of the Year and the BCA Illustrated Book of the Year Awards. As well as the innovative, striking design of the book, the appeal also lies in the exquisite simplicity of its food. A sophisticated re-interpretation of the cucina rustica or farmhouse cooking of northern Italy, the food of the River Cafe relies on good quality, fresh, seasonal produce. Ruth and Rose's direct, uncomplecated approach means that many of the dishes are strikingly simple-fish, meat and vegetables are chargrilled, pan-fried and baked-but all of them are vibrant with flavour. This new book retains the essential style of The River Cafe while reflecting the new directions Ruth and Rose's cooking has taken since their first book. Over 200 completely new recipies illustrated and presented - a must both for those who enjoy the delights of cooking. 352 clean well bound pp profusely illustrated. Pkd weight about 1500g  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 58.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009560  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Marcella’s Kitchen
Marcella Hazan
Macmillan  1995 
 Papeback Marcella's Kitchen by Marcella Hazan has classic Italian food by the cook who believes that 'the best dishes are always best made at home'. Ms Hazan explains the origin and development of her recipes and includes 250 new ones. Bio info >> Hazan was born in 1924 in Cesenatico in Emilia-Romagna. Her parents & her grandmothers cooked, and although she doesn't seem to have done much herself she obviously absorbed an enormous amount. In the kitchen of her New York apartment there was no one to coach her so she began by using cookbooks from Italy, but then began to reuse that acquired information/methodology that she had from home and created her own dishes based on them. Hazan began giving cooking lessons in her flat, and opened her own cooking school, The School of Classic Italian Cooking, in 1969. In the early 1970s, she began to contribute to the NY Times. Hazan's cookbooks concentrate on strictly traditional Italian cookery without American or British influence. Her recipes tend to use only ingredients that would be foundd in Italian kitchens. Hazan's recipes emphasise careful attention to detail. She recommends preparing food by hand rather than processor and prefers the stovetop to the oven because it's more engaging. Her recipes are not necessarily complicated. 327 clean well bound pp.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 31.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009552  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Complete Taste of Life
Stafford, Julie
RD PRESS, AUSTRALIA Australia 1993 
 Hardcover Hundreds of healthy recipes taken from the author's best selling 'Taste of Life' cookbooks. Includes 50 previously unpublished recipes. Emphasis is on a diet high in soluble fibre, low in fat and cholesterol and cooking without added sugar or fats. Includes introductory notes and general and microwave indexes. Spotting(?) on compressed pp edge - all internals clean as could be wished, packed weight approx 1.9kgs  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009297  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Quick Cooking with Pacific Flavors
Carpenter, Hugh and Sandison, Teri
Stewart, Tabori and Chang USA 1997 
 Hardcover Inscription first page, A complete revision of Carpenter and Sandison's popular cookbook "Chopstix", this book contains 110 recipes which showcase the vibrant flavors and easy techniques of Pacific rim cooking. 50 full-color photos. review - Easy to follow, with easy to find ingredients, and every recipe so far has met with rave reviews from family and friends. I have alot of cookbooks, but this is the one that I use often, always with outstanding results, and recommend to friends that are interested in recipes that result in fresh, lively flavors with no more than 20 minutes or so of preparation!! REALLY GREAT BOOK! 191 clean white well-bound pp in this large format lavishly illus book. approx 1.2 kgs  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009280  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Drinks from the Wild
Krause, Steven
Stackpole Books UK 1996 
 Papeback The author looks at what use can be made from the myriad of available common plants from acorns to yews. 276pp, binding tight, cover curled (maybe the way it was stored or maybe a bit too much absinthe), spots to compressed page edges. chapters incl teas, beers, syrups, vinegars etc, bw line art throughout.   Very Good/None issued
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009217  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Taste of Life
Stafford, Julie
Viking O'Neil Australia 1993 
 Papeback With 3/4 million copies sold Julie Stafford must be on the right track in a big way. 128 perfect pages jam packed with treats, col pix interspersed, book in great order.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009199  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Best of Italian Regional Cooking
Capalbo, Carla
Reed Editions UK 1995 
 Hardcover A ridiculously cheap price for such an excellent addition to a cook's library. 128 perfect pages Provides step-by-step instructions and demonstrative photographs that enable at-home cooks to prepare the regional specialties of Italy, including Tuscan Tomato and Bread Soup, Neapolitan Calzone, and Tortelli with Pumpkin Stuffing. Over 90 Authentic Recipes from All Over Italy, Step-By-Step -owner name 1st page (may be Pavarotti, I'm not sure)  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009201  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Boston Globe COOKBOOK FOURTH EDITION, Completely Revised and Updated: A Collection of Classic New England Recipes
Margaret Deeds Murphy
The Globe Pequot Press, UK USA 1996 4th Edition
 Papeback approx 700g+376pp Completely redesigned and repackaged, the fourth edition of this perennial favorite features many new recipes for scrumptious and satisfying dishes. Clean pp & tight binding with an unmarked cover.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009193  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Hot and Spicy Cookbook Spicy Dishes to Tantalise Your Tastebuds
Hale, Sophie
Quintet Publishing, London UK 1995 
 Hardcover This book (48pp) includes soups, nibles, fish & veg - includes traditional curries & chillies as well as more unusual dishes from around the world.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 13.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 009198  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Fired Up No Nonsense Barbecuing
Dobson, Ross
Murdoch Books Australia 2008 
 Card Cover This is a real man's book - rugged corrugated-feel cover, Alfoil titling, colour pix, clear instructions, could be held in one hand whilst holding some beverage in the other, excellent price, great condition, 230pp AND French flaps! Blokes love anything French, fact.  Fine/None issued
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009157  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A Taste in Time 60 Minute Menus
Sutherland Smith, Beverley
Landsdowne Press Sydney 1984 
 Hardcover An enthusiastic and passionate cook from the moment she put a pan on the stove, Beverley Sutherland Smith s hobby of cooking led in 2002 to having her 27th cookbook published, so . . . you can see that the recipes (seasonally grouped here) are going to be very achievable. 126pp+700g  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009131  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Oat Cuisine
Westland, Pamela
Ward Lock UK 1985 
 Papeback Very punny title but the book has lots to recommend it & your gut will thank you. 96pp with lots of clear recipes & hunger-inspiring pix.  Very Good/None Issued
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009124  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Herb Book
Boxer, Arabella & Back, Philippa
Octopus UK 1980 
 Papeback A really terrific resource with 900g+224pp of info. About 1/2 concerns the horticulture/history side of herbs and the latter half is a smorgasbord of herb-centric recipes & uses (eg as a hair rinse, sadly something I no longer need in any great qty). It's a large format book jam packed with line artwork & colur photos - grab some monks & start a walled garden now - better yet have a glass & let the monks get to work, they love that stuff.  Good/None Issued
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009121  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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100 Coffee Dishes
Locke, Susan & Lambert, Heather
Octopus Australia 1983 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards How does 'mocha genoese gateau' sound? I nearly put on weight just listing this book - it all looks mighty tasty, book's in great order bar a whited-out name on 1st page (or maybe it's frosting?)  Very Good/None Issued
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009098  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Pies and Tarts Fresh from the Oven
Marshall, Baker, Creber, Wadey
Ken Fin Books Australia  
 Hardcover 64pp, glossy dj over similar laminated boards, mouth watering photos throughout. Jaffa chiffon pie, vegetable flan - it's all very enticing, book in great order & one of the author's a 'baker' dj has short closed tear at spine top otherwise it'd be rated excellent.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009097  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Great Rice Dishes of the World
Wilson, Trevor
Ure Smith Australia 1971 
 Hardcover An extensive resource - rice dishes from France germany etc Med recipes, American & West Indies, Middle east & asia of course. 181pp with a great many illus throughout. Trivial wear on the laminated boards, small spot stain on first 2-3pp (maybe a drop of rum? or I might be imagining that)  Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009096  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Mediterranean CookingOver 130 Delicious Recipes from the Hills of Italy to the Shores of North Africa
Lebain, Frederic
ClB UK 1999 
 Hardcover 143pp+800g of info re delicious Med cuisine, closed tear to dj front (grrr) you could do without the dj as the book has a laminated cover exactly the same - tasty photos accompany husband-proof recipes that really should be enjoyed on a bobbing yacht while placid sheep bells tinkle across the water from the olive scented hills surrounding, in fact I think this one may be a keeper.  Very Good/Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009092  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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All Colour South African Cookbook
Smit, Sannie
Central News Agency Sth Africa 2001 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards 1kg+192pp More than 400 of the finest South African recipes, from Boerekos to just plain 'honest cooking' - SA cooking is more than just biltong & beer!  Excellent/None Issued
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009091  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Expert Carver How to Carve Meat, Poultry and Game
Southey, Paul
Century UK 1987 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards A succinct and practical text accompanied by 150 clear, easy to follow illustrations. Fish, venison, beef lamb & pork are all within the book's scope.  Very Good/None Issued
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008989  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Gluten Free Cooking
Brown, Ruby
Sally Milner Publishing, Australia Australia 2005 
 Papeback This is the updated & revised version from the original 'Wheat Free Cooking'. brown is afood technology educator & the book shows ways to enjoy food that otherwise might be restrictive in their basics.304pp, bw illust & some col photos. Name on 1st page, pp clean white & tightly bound.  Very Good/None Issued
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008932  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Book of Biscuits
Alburey, Pat
Beaut Books Australia Australia 1988 
 Hardcover 120pp incl index, pp have numerous photo illustrations to help with technique, recipes. Make everything from Italian biscuits to gingerbread men. Book 28x 15 wide.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008913  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A Passion for Cheese
Gayler, Paul
Kyle Cathie Limited UK 1997 1st
 Hardcover -saffron vegetable chowder with coriander & goat's cheese pesto? or maybe French onion soup with beer & camambert? Paul Gayler ticks all the right cheese boxes with this 192pp treat - gorgeous bw & col pix throughout lure you out of the home or office & into the market or the travel agent (maybe both). Only fault is a sticker removal mark 1st p. Book tips the scales at a small brie over a kilo.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010502  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A Kitchen in Corfu
Chatto, James and Martin WL
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London UK 1987 
 Hardcover Since the time of early Greece and Rome, Corfu has been subjected to culinary arts from the entire Mediterranean. This cuisine has adapted to suit the extraordinary variety of produce from this fertile isle, and the uncommon spices introduced by a parade of travelers. The authors set down the recipes that they have collected, and recount the history and daily life of rural villages in Corfu. 199 pages.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008752  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Serge - for the Love of Good Food
Dansereau, Serge
ABC Book, Austalia Australia 2004 
 Hard Cover 280pp incl col & bw photos, a foodies' biographic treat. Appears unread condition.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008635  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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COOKING WITH COLLEEN MCCULLOUGH AND JEAN EASTHOPE
Mccullough Colleen and Easthope Jean
ISBN: 0063120518
Harper & Row Publishers  1982 First Edition
 Hard Cover Very Good condition.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007109  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S WEEKLY NEW COOKBOOK
Sinclair Ellen - Food Editor
Golden Press  1983 Reprint
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Very Good condition. Colour photographs included.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006443  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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TALKS ABOUT FOOD
Beckett Richard
ISBN: 0727008307
Rigby  1979 First Edition
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked cover. Unclipped dustjacket is protected in removable mylar sleeve. Clean compressed page edge.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005659  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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SYDNEY CAFES: WHERE THE WRITERS GO
no author
ISBN: 1876040246
Brandl Schlesinger  2000 
 Soft Cover As New condition. No inscription. Clean and unmarked cover. Reviews of many Sydney cafes, with black and white photographs throughout.  As New
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005462  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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SUPPERS & BUFFETS
Patten Marguerite
ISBN: 0706402227
Octopus  1973 First Edition
 Hard Cover Very Good condition. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Dustjacket is slightly faded.  Very Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005251  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE LONDON RITZ BOOK OF DRINKS
Reekie Jennie
ISBN: 0207169829
Angus & Robertson  1991 Reprint
 Hard Cover Very Good condition. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. One section out of order. Unclipped dustjacket.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005255  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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WHEN, WHERE & WINE: A SENSIBLE BOOK ABOUT ENJOYING AUSTRALIAN WINE AND CHEESE
no author
Decalon  1978 
 Hard Cover Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. Clean compressed page edge. Unclipped dustjacket.  Very Good/Very Good/Good
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005167  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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JUDGMENT OF PARIS California Vs. France and The Historic 1976 Paris Tasting That Revolutionized Wine
Taber George M.
Scribner, U.S.A.  2006 1st Soft Cover Edition
 Card Cover "If ever a story about wine could rise above the "cooking, wine and spirits" category and find a wider public this is it." Barron's Very good condition  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008274  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE AUSTRALIAN CAKE DECORATOR
no author
Leisure Magazines  1988 First Edition
 Soft Cover Very Good condition. No inscription. Clean and unmarked cover. Many colour photographs.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004600  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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AUSTRALIA: A GOURMET’S PARADISE
no author
ISBN: 1875359214
Focus Publishing  1995 First Edition
 Hard Cover Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked cover. Unclipped dustjacket. Many colour photographs.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004601  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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ENTERTAINING WITH GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
Various
ISBN: 1850511314
Treasure Press  1986 Reprint
 Hard Cover Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked boards, with slight fading on upper edge. Dustjacket is faded on spine but is without chips.  Good to Very Good/Good to Very G
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003042  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE VIETNAMESE COOKBOOK
Can Hoang Huu
Ocean Books Ltd., New Zealand  1972 First Edition
 Sprial Bound This Vietnamese Cookbook includes a diverse collection of Recipes from Vietnam as well as poems never before translated into English and b/w line drawings and early photographs.  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002118  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Kids Cookbook
Jones, Bridget
London: New Burlington Books, 1990   First Edition
 Hard Cover 96pp, bright ills. throughout. 100 recipes for kids to cook.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23869  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Asian Menu Cookbook
Pan-Passmore, Jacki
Lansdowne Sydney 1995 First Edition
 Hard Cover 144pp, glossy colour photos throughout. Also pub. as 'Far Eastern Menu Cookbook. Gift inscription else excellent condition. Large format  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23889  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Savoy Food and Drink Book
Amis, Kingsley (introduction)
ISBN: 1871307147
Pyramid London 1988 First Edition
 Hard Cover 224pp, index. Colour photographs throughout. Food from a great hotel  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24737  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Step-by-Step 50 Perfect Pasta Dishes
Clarke, Maxine
ISBN: 1859670016
Acropolis London 1996 Reprint
 Hard Cover Pict. bds in matching dj. 96pp. 100s of colour photos throughout.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24868  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Australia the Lucky Country Cookbook
Werle, Loukie et al
ISBN: 1875216014
Peter Antill-Rose Castle Hill  
 Hard Cover 256pp, all colour. Includes metric/imperial conversion chart. Huge beautiful coffee table book, that includes excellent recipes and spectacular landscape photography.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24974  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Complete Oriental Cook Book
Moore, Isabel; Godfrey, Jonnie (eds)
Marshall Cavendish London 1978 
 Hard Cover 420pp + recipe index. Colour plates. Very large comprehensive volume.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25747  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Poultry and Game Cookbook
Graham, Jill
ISBN: 0701819286
Lansdowne Sydney 1985 First Edition
 Hard Cover A complete cook book for poultry and game. Full colour photographs throughout. 256pp. Pictorial boards, looks unused.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25759  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Poultry and Game Cookbook
Graham, Jill
ISBN: 0701819286
Lansdowne Sydney 1985 First Edition
 Hard Cover A complete cook book for poultry and game. Full colour photographs throughout. 256pp. Pictorial boards, looks unused.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25762  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Australia’s & New Zealand’s Seafood Down Under A Fishing, Cooking & Pictorial book to Everyone’s Taste
Tess Mallos et al
ISBN: 0958812233
Harper McCrae Sydney  
 Pictorial Boards 336pp. A huge, beautiful coffee table book with fabulous scenery and fabulous recipes (Tess Mallos - food editor)  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25974  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Taste of France: A Regional Guide to Food and Wine
Stoker, Leslie ( ed) Photographs By Robert Freson
ISBN: 1851523766
Chancellor Press London 1993 Reprint
 Hard Cover Based on 'Sunday Times' magazine series. Contributing authors include Arabella Boxer, Caroline Conran, Jill Norman.288pp, all colour photos throughout by Freson. A magnificent book set out in regions with over 370 full colour photographs.. Orig. pub. by Webb & Bower in 1983.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26259  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Great Tastes of Australia. The book of the TV Series
Clucas, Helen; Lindsay, Alan
ISBN: 0670830720
Viking Melbourne 1989 First Edition
 Hard Cover 184pp, index, colour photos throughout. Celebrating Australia's bountiful produce.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26400  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Instant Entertaining
Hay, Donna
ISBN: 9780732282691
Fourth Estate Sydney 2006 First Edition
 Hard Cover 192pp, beautiful photos. Almost as new unused condition. Looks unused  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321103  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The River Cafe Cook Book
Gray, Rose; Rogers, Ruth
Ebury Press London 1995 Reprint
 Soft Cover 318pp, colour photos. Fabulous recipes  Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321100  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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River Cafe Cook Book Two
Gray, Rose; Rogers, Ruth
ISBN: 0091864194
Ebury Press London 1997 Reprint
 Soft Cover 352pp, colour photos. Fabulous recipes  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321095  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Real Good Food
Slater, Nigel
Fourth Estate UK 1995 
 Softcover 228pp, 800g for posting, There are hundreds of recipes here - all clear, easy to follow, and delicious, which form the backbone to Nigel Slater's now-classic repertoire. A breath of fresh air in the kitchen, Nigel Slater is celebrated for cutting through the pretension and mystique to offer straightforward, practical guidance with wit and humour. review >>> As with all Nigel Slater's books, Real Good Food is more than just a collection of great recipes; it is a delight to read as Nigel's personality, humour and joy in cooking really great food shines through. This book contains some great ideas for both the novice and experienced cook and shows what good British cooking is all about. There are some international recipes, but the focus is definitely on British food, including some long forgotten, but scrumptious dishes like Pan Haggerty. While some of the recipes might not be exactly slimming, they are definitely worth the calories, particularly the Tarte Tatin of Caramelised Onions, Sausage dishes and the wonderful Baked Sea Bream with Fennel & White Wine. Faults? card cover a few marks, text block jolly good.  Very Good/Good/None issued
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011530  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Thai Cuisine. The Spice of Life
Var.
Thai Airways Bangkok 1997 
 Hard Cover 86pp, ills.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26598  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Australian Kettle Barbecue Cookbook
Jones, Bridget
ISBN: 1853482897
New Burlington Books London 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover Laminated Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. Large 4to. 130pp, colour photos. Fine in dj.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26746  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Complete Australian Barbecue Kettle Cookbook
McDonald, Ross and Margaret Kirkwood
ISBN: 0731639251
McDonald-Kirkwood Adelaide 1994 Reprint
 Laminated Boards The best way to barbecue anything. 216pp. Index, colour photographs throughout. Recommended by Weber. An excellent copy, unmarked, prob. never opened  Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28614  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Great Rice Dishes of the World
Wilson, Trevor
Ure Smith Sydney 1970 First Edition
 Hard Cover xvi,182pp, photos in b&w & colour. Imperial measurements. Pict. boards.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321113  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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MasterChef 1993. All the winning recipes
Illsley, Janet - gen. editor
ISBN: 0091777658
Vermilion London 1993 First Edition
 Trade Paperback 176pp, index. From British TV show.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319165  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Complete Australian Barbecue Kettle Cookbook
McDonald, Ross and Margaret Kirkwood
ISBN: 0731639251
McDonald-Kirkwood Adelaide 1990 Reprint
 Hard Cover The best way to barbecue anything. 216pp. Index, colour photographs throughout. Recommended by Weber. A very nice copy  Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320141  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Reader’s Digest One-dish Meals the Easy Way
Var.
ISBN: 0864387547
Reader's Digest Sydney 1995 First Edition
 Hard Cover 352pp, index, all colour photos. Includes kilojoules and nutritional information per serving. Fairly simple delicious recipes  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320545  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Vegetarian Cookbook
Brown, Sarah
ISBN: 1864660090
Lifetime Distributors Castle Hill 1997 Reprint
 Soft Cover 240pp, index, ills. over 200 delicious recipes  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321137  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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What Food is That? And How Healthy is it?
Rogers, Jo
Weldon Australia 1990 
 Hardcover 480pp & just past 2 kilos to post. As per a multitude of descriptions the many authors/contributors to this major collection have vast experience in the nutrition/dietary fields and have produced this major reference work. Masses of photos accompany the descriptors as to what particular foods generally have as dietary properties, sugars, fats, calories, carbs, vitamins etc. Chapters broken up into more than 25 groupings such as desserts, fruits, cheeses, processed meats, grains & so on. Faults? wear to bottom edge of boards.  Very Good/Good/Good
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011617  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Complete Chinese Cookbook
Stewart, Jilian
ISBN: 0862839343
Colour Library Books London 1992 First Edition
 Laminated Boards 272pp, all full page colour photos throughout. Near fine h/c. Classic recipes well set out and easily followed.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27280  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Best of Italy, The Best of France and The best of Asia. The Beautiful Cookbooks
de’ Medici, Lorenza; The Scotto Sisters; Passmore, Jacki
ISBN: 1875137459
Beaut Books Sydney 1994 Reprint
 Hard Cover Pictorial Boards. 4to. 3 Vol set in slipcase. All 3 vols fine/fine. One hundred of the best recipes from: Italy by Lorenza De'Medici; France by the Scotto Sisters and Asia by Jacki Passmore. Presented in a beautiful slipcase in vg cond. Beautiful set. Each volume 128pp.  Fine/Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27503  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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State Fair of Texas. Prize Winning Recipes
Peabody, Elizabeth (ed)
State Fair of Texas Dallas 1983 
 Spiral Binding 256pp.A little wear to cover else vg.  Very Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27684  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Food. a 20th-Century Anthology
Wright, Clarissa Dickson
ISBN: 0091868114
Ebury London 1999 First Edition
 Hard Cover What we eat and how we eat, edited by one half of the 2 fat ladies. Described as an irrestible collection of the best food writing of the 20th century. A must for the literary foodie.320pp, index of authors, ills.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27738  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Really Helpful Cookbook
Watson, Ruth
Ebury Press UK 2000 
  If you like the witty stabs of Kenneth Williams wit & the seeming insouciance of Nigella Lawson as she prepares a tempting treat then you'll appreciate this love child of them both, Ruth Watson. Ahhh, if only Keith Floyd was with us to share a cooking show with her it'd be a must watch timeslot. Ruth Watson offers recipes that blend the very best in today’s stylish home cooking, with invaluable tips on everything from which brand of sugar to use for baking, to clever shortcuts for time-pressured, hungry cooks. With passion and humour she explains her recipes in the context of our daily lives, creating a book that is delightful to read and a must-have in the kitchen. Ruth's business acumen have stood her in good stead presenting her TV shows as well as continuing to work on her own business, The Crown & Castle in orford, Suffolk. If you still want more then I'm pleased to say Ruth has signed this copy. 288pp & 1.4kg to post, faults? small tear at flapfold top rear cover dj.  Excellent/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011632  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Providore
Johnson, Simon
Hodder Headline Australia Ltd. Australia 1999 
 Hardcover 200pp as crisp as the day they were baked, 1.3kg packed to post. Lavishly illusrated collection of recipes accompanied by a discussion of a range of food and beverages - for example oils, cheese, grains, pulses, fungi, vinegar, condiments, chocolate, tea and coffee. Recipes include sourdough bread, truffled chicken and steamed surf clams. Discusses the way in which various ingredients are produced and emphasises the importance of selecting quality ingredients. Includes an index. The author is a providore and food educator. Glorious book.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011673  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A Cook’s Journey. More Than 150 Recipes from TV’s top Chef
Hewitson, Iain
ISBN: 0670906239
Viking Melbourne 1993 First Edition
 Pictorial Boards 187pp, inc. index. Colour ills. throughout. 150 recipes from one of the best Australian TV chefs.   Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27479  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Cajun Cooking. Succulent Recipes from Louisiana
Lambert, Marjie
ISBN: 1853483540
New Burlington Books London 1991 First Edition
 Original Cloth 128pp, colour photos throughout. Learn how to cook catfish, crawfish, gumbo....  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21223  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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MirabellaFood (Mirabella Food) Eating Simply, Eating Well
Mirabella, Guy
ISBN: 0732909880
Macmillan Sydney 1999 First Edition
 Soft Cover 136pp, index, full page colour plates throughout.  Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321206  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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My Kitchen: Real Food from Near and Far
Parle, Stevie
Lyons Press USA 2011 
 Card Cover If you were a Thursday night SBS fan you'll recall the Spice Trip program with it's travel near & far in search of condiment bliss. French flaps, 192 pages & 600g carded to post. Fault? a "splot" mark on the cover, smells of cardboard - is that a spice? 'My Kitchen' is an eclectic collection of delicious and varied recipes from one of the world's most exceptional young culinary talents. This charming mixture of stories and recipes is divided into twelve monthly chapters, with dishes based around seasonal bounty and Stevie Parle’s global inspirations. Within each chapter, he gives a master class about a single food. Part of the NEW VOICES IN FOOD series, featuring rising young stars in the food world.   Very Good/None issued
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 011736  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE OMEGA 3 COOKBOOK
Van Straten Michael
Kyle Cathie Limited  2007 First Edition
 Soft Cover As New condition. "The first cookbook that will help you eat enough of this wonderfood without resorting to cod liver oil and tinned salmon. Includes recipes for vegetarians- although the main sources of omega three are oily fish, some seeds and green leafy vegetables contain good fats and Michael van Straten will show you how to optimise their nutrients."  As New
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007624  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Spanish Bar & Restaurant Cooking: Delicious and Authentic Recipes For Paella, Tapas And Sangria
Maria Solis Ballinger & Natalia Solis Balinger
Apple UK 2003 
 Hardcover Honestly, just read that title again & savour what treats await the lucky buyer of this latin gem, ole! I say. This collection of authentic recipes with an emphasis on regional dishes is accompanied by step-by-step instructions and a guide to Spanish techniques and equipment. Paella, tapas and sangrias are just some of the recipes included. review >> This is a superb cookbook with many bewitching ways to create and serve the delectable dish, paella. The authors seem to know more about this dish than any other authorities I have read. And the other sections--soups, desserts, and sangrias--are excellent. Book 23w x 23h, 128pp & 800g to post.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011806  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Henrietta Green’s New Country Kitchen: The Best Produce, the Best Recipes
Green, Henrietta
Conran Octopus UK 1992 
 Hardcover 256 colourful, crisp, tempty pages, 1.5 kilo to post. Featuring over 150 recipes, this book is a rediscovery of country cooking at its best - fresh ingredients cooked with methods traditionally evolved to bring out delicious natural flavours. Colour photographs illustrate both the dishes and the countryside from which they come. Who is Henrietta Green you might ask? Henrietta Green's reputation is deservedly won, from many years of hard graft, travelling the length and breadth of the British Isles to seek out, meet and catalogue the varied specialist food producers that Britain has to offer. In recognition of her work, Henrietta was awarded by HRH The Prince of Wales, the prestigious BBC Radio 4 'Food Programme' award, Campaigner 2000. The results of Henrietta’s labours were published in the best selling book - Henrietta Green’s Food Lovers’ Guide to Britain - This book has won Henrietta numerous awards - including the Michael Smith / Macallans / Guild of Food Writers Awards for the writer who made the greatest contribution to British food, an Andre Simon Special Award and a shortlist for the Glenfiddich Book of the Year. In 1992 Henrietta Green’s New Country Kitchen was published and won a Julia Child Award. More? Henrietta Green also works as a consultant. Past clients have included Waitrose, The Dorchester, Les Routiers, The Hilton on Park Lane, Albert Roux at Bertie’s in Paris, Sir Terence Conran at Bluebird, Food from Britain and Tesco. She also lectures and/or demonstrates regularly, appearing at such diverse events as The Scottish Food Proms, BBC Good Food Show, the Tesco Highland Lecture and the Oxford Farming Conference. A member of The Guild of the Food Writers, Henrietta contributes to various newspapers and magazines and has recently been appointed Local and Regional Food Editor to BBC Good Food Magazine and has a monthly column in the trade magazine Speciality Food. Henrietta’s role in shaping the British culinary scene was acknowledged by House & Garden when she was recently included amongst the 50 top designers in the House & Garden "who’s who of British design for the end of the millennium." Henrietta, the "champion of small producers, growers and manufacturers" was included in ES Magazine's spotlight on the movers and shakers of London. Her major influence on the capital's food retailing and eating habits was also acknowledged in Power People, December 1999. Henrietta sits on the advisory panel for the Countryside Agency "Eat the View" and The London Food Board part of the Mayoral Committee for London and is a trustee for The Jane Grigson Trust. She also served as a Council member for the Soil Association and on the steering committee for the National Association of Farmers Markets. Grilled calves liver kebabs with lettuce sauce, stilton soup, mushroom ketchup & poulet sorges - you get the idea. Faults? Two - ONE tiny tiny tear atop dj spine, TWO I have to sell the book.(sob, & stiff upper lip pose)  Excellent/Excellent/very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011811  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Jam with Lamb: Seasonal West Country Cooking
Guest, Richard
Birlinn UK 2007 
 Hardcover 216pp & 900g to post. In "Jam with Lamb", Richard Guest, of the Castle Hotel, Somerset, offers a huge range of mouth-watering recipes based on the very best of locally farmed and produced products, as well as ingredients which can be found in the wild throughout Dorset, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. In addition to the recipes themselves, which are clearly presented, easy to follow and beautifully illustrated, Richard includes a huge amount of practical information on where to get the ingredients, as well as on local suppliers themselves. The result is a book which not only lets the laymen into the culinary secrets one of Britain's most innovative chefs but also celebrates the huge abundance of local produce the West Country has to offer those who appreciate the art of good food. review >>> Although this is a book written by a chef, this useful publication is easy to read and the recipes contained within aim to be prepared with the minimum of fuss. Faults? just that the first blank page has been removed, my guess is it had a gift inscription. All pp crisp & clean & in light of the aforementioned, I suspect, not even read; perhaps someone was trying to wean the giftee off their fast food diet.  Very Good/Very Good/Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011800  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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STEPHANIE’S MENUS FOR FOOD LOVERS
Alexander Stephanie
Mandarin  1995 Reprint
 Soft Cover Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked covers. Clean compressed page edge. Black and white illustrations & colour pix are scattered throughout. "Stephanie's secret is her intuitive feel for and sheer delight in food: the ingredients are seasonal and fresh, the combinations of flavours and textures are exciting- quality and perfection are never compromised in her kitchen". 238pp & 800g to post.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011834  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Sunday Times Complete Cook Book
Boxer, Arabella - presented By
Book Club Associates London 1983 Book Club
 Hard Cover 240pp, index, ills. A good basic cookbook.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28509  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Five-Star Favourites. Recipes from Friends of Mamie and Ike
Var
Golden Press New York 1974 First Edition
 Hard Cover 272pp, index, colour plates. Celebrity cookbook compiled orig. as a fund-raising project for the Eisenhower Medical Center. Includes Mrs Ronald Reagan's Veal stew with red wine, and Dinah Shore's Quesadillas.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28553  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Wok for All Seasons
Yan, Martin
ISBN: 0385243863
Doubleday New York 1988 
 Soft Cover 180pp, colour plates. 'Yan Can Cook' series on TV. A fine spotless copy.  Fine
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28593  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Cuisine Spontanee
Girardet, Freddy
ISBN: 0333399161
Macmillan London 1985 First UK Edition
 Hard Cover 266pp, index. Free front endpaper removed else vg+ in near fine dj. Recipes from one of the finest French chefs.  Very Good/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27307  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Is There Nutmeg in the House?
David, Elizabeth
Chivers Press UK 2001 Large Print
 Hardcover 448pp & 900g to post. ex-Cornwall County Library with 3 borrows, usual stamps & indicators & plastic over dj. Review >>> After selecting articles to be collected in the anthology An Omelette and a Glass of Wine, some of the unused pieces were saved. This book is the collection of those set aside articles. Some are more interesting than others, but the good ones are real gems. The descriptions of several, simple courgette dishes were intriguing. Her Hand-Made Mayonnaise story is precise, amusing, and makes me want to make mayonnaise. Baking an English Loaf goes into great detail and encourages everyone to read a few simple instructions and make a decent loaf of bread. She could be sassy. I'm glad Elizabeth David was crazy about food and shared so much info in her many article and books.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011933  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The American Woman’s Cook Book
Berolzheimer, Ruth (ed)
Consolidated Book Publishers Chicago 1944 Reprint
 Hard Cover viii,816pp + 64pp of special wartime cookery. Blue cloth is faded esp. on spine, and there is sl. wear to top and bottom of spine else good plus copy. Many col. & b&w photos, pict eps, thumb index.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28660  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Fondue Cookery (Cooks in a Hurry)
Humphries, Carolyn; Smeeth, Christine
ISBN: 0572023065
Foulsham London 1997 First Edition
 Soft Cover 160pp, index, b&w ills.  Very Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29431  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Australian Cooking for Today
Marshall, Anne
ISBN: 070640467X
Octopus London 1977 
 Paperback An all round guide for the Australian hostess. Over 900 recipes and 450 colour photographs. 300pp.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11791  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Complete Cookery Course. a step-by-step guide for all occasions
Fulton, Margaret
ISBN: 1850517282
Treasure Press London 1989 Reprint
 Soft Cover 272pp, index, 100s of photos.  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321299  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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CLASSIC CHINESE CUISINE
Lo, Kenneth
Simon & Schuster Sydney 1992 First Edition
 Hard Cover Pictorial Boards. Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 4to. ISBN:0 7318 0003 6. 144pp, profusely illus. As new in pict. boards as issued. Unused.  Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10599  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE CHINESE COOK BOOK
Yee Hong, Wallace
Crown New York 1975 Reprint
 Hard Cover Half-cloth. Reprint. 8vo. ISBN:loc 52 5688. (8)262pp + comprehensive index. Near fine in dustjacket.'A complete guide to Chinese cookery ...Cantonese, Northern Chinese etc.'  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10604  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE YOUNG GOURMET’S COOKBOOK
Moloney, Ted, Illustrated by George Molnar
ISBN: 0725403705
Ure Smith Sydney 1977 Revised Edition
 Hard Cover 135ppvg in vg dw with sunned spine. Contains simple to follow recipes.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9223  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Icing on the Cake innovative cakes for all occasions
Robinson, Greg; Schofield, Max
ISBN: 1856480283
PRC London 1992 Reprint
 Hard Cover Instructions for decorating very special occasion cakes.192pp, 100s of photos.  Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321347  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Classic Italian Cooking
Miller, Debbie (Hamlyn Home economist)
Hamlyn UK 2001 
 Hardcover 256 inspiring pages, 1.5 kilo posting. A comprehensive introduction to all aspects of Italian cooking, from selecting fresh, authentic ingredients to using specific kitchen equipment; Contains more than 100 step-by-step recipes for classic Italian foods such as Iasagne, spaghetti and ravioli, as well as more unusual dishes; Includes useful tips on cooking methods and food presentation; Plus advice on using the herbs and flavourings that characterise Italian food   Excellent/Excellent/very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012041  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Arise Sir Jamie Oliver The Biography
Hildred, Stafford and Ewbank, Tim
John Blake UK 2007 
 Hardcover 281pp & just too far over the 500g to go in a small satchel, good idea to add a title to the order & use up that postage. Jamie originally harbored dreams of pop stardom with his band Scarlet Division, but by the age of 16 decided to become a chef. After college he earned his stripes in France and then as a pastry chef before starting at the River Café, {we have several of the books available} where he really learned his trade. It was during a television documentary about the River Café that Jamie first caught the attention of the program's editors. Thanks to his on-screen charisma he was featured heavily in the finished documentary and the offers came flooding in. So 'The Naked Chef' was born. The program was a huge success, with an intimate and fresh approach to the role of television chef. Jamie's informal and playful demeanor, as well as his obvious passion and enthusiasm for food drew in a younger audience and revolutionized the traditional cooking program: cooking became cool! The subsequent television series and books gave Jamie fame and fortune the world over & he was then able to pursue the goal of healthy tasty food for schools. Tightly bound with 2 photo sections.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012050  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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1001 Foods: The Greatest Gastronomic Sensations on Earth
Durack, Terry (introduction)
Pavilion Books Limited UK 2007 
 Soft Cover French flaps enclose 960 pp & heading to 2 kilo of foodie heaven. Fault is a crease to cover, o/wise all clean, crisp, well bound with hundreds of photos. "1001 Foods" is a delicious collection of the best foods the world has to offer, from Julia Child's recipe for scrambled eggs to Mexican Chicken Mole and everything in between. Each food is described in loving detail, including fascinating insights into its historical and cultural significance, and illustrated with stunning, appetizing photographs. The subject foods are organized according to the structure of a classic dinner: from Soup to Nuts. There are recipes and features throughout on particular subjects such as the best chicken dishes, the most expensive ingredients, the most delicious artisanal cheeses of the world, and many others. The arbiters of the list are food professionals whose names are known in kitchens and bookstores worldwide. They share their expert opinions on the whole foods, dishes and cuisines that must be experienced at least once in a lifetime. Contributions from Nigella Lawson, Madhur Jaffrey, Jamie Oliver, Delia Smith, Rick Stein, Bill Granger, Claudia Roden, Jill Dupleix, Ken Hom and Donna Hay among others.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 31.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012073  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Australian Heritage Cookbook
Argyriou, Ellen et al
ISBN: 0731607287
Gaslight Sydney 1988 First Edition
 Hard Cover A very impressive coffee table cook book that represents Australian cuisine, with beautiful scenery and places as well. 335 pp. Index. Colour photos throughout  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 19.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28530  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Complete Margaret Fulton Cookbook
Fulton, Margaret
ISBN: 0701819367
Lansdowne for Myer Group Sydney 1985 Reprint
 Hard Cover Laminated Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Reprint. 4to. This edition published for Myer prob. late 1980s. 400pp. Beautiful copy. Metric and imperial measurements. Yellow cover.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321359  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Australian Heritage Cookbook
Argyriou, Ellen et al
ISBN: 0731607287
Gaslight Sydney 1989 Reprint
 Hard Cover A very impressive coffee table cook book that represents Australian cuisine, with beautiful scenery and places as well. 335 pp. Index. Colour photos throughout  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321356  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Italian Mama’s Kitchen
Caldesi, Katie & Giancarlo
MQ Publications UK 2005 
 Hardcover 'Pollo alla Senape' sound appealing? (chicken in mustard sauce). How about 'Budino cioccolato' (chocolate pudding)? I cried when we sold our Caldesi book "The Italian Cookery Course" but in my hands now I have this lovely reference, The Italian Mamma's Kitchen, 160pp & 600g of cookery goodness. reviewer says >> If it's authentic home-style Italian food which is desired, enjoy a hundred Tuscan country favorites from Mama Caldesi and family in The Italian Mama's Kitchen: Authentic Homestyle Recipes. Color photos appear on facing pages of recipes for many of the dishes, with Polenta, Tuna in Tomatoes, Hare Ragu and Pasta with Forgotten Cheeses presenting some lovely classics alongside lesser-known dishes.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012062  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Onions without Tears: Cooking with Onions, Leeks, Garlic and Chives
Bareham, Lindsey
Penguin UK 1996 
 Paperback 356 crisp pp & less than 500g to post. Onions without Tears: Cooking with Onions, Leeks, Garlic and Chives by Lindsey Bareham, also the author of "In Praise of the Potato" and "The Fish Store" (we just got a copy of that too) & 8 other titles. Onions are a universal ingredient, appearing in food internationally, and one that can be treated and cooked in myriad ways. The allium family comprises onions including the bulb onion, red onion, spring onions or scallions and Welsh holtzers, leeks are the mild member of the family, and extremely versatile on their own right, chives and garlic including green garlic, en primeur garlic and elephant garlic. This book explores the diversity of the allium family, including cooking techniques and tips, appropriate equipment, anecdote, history, and recipes from around the world and from favourite chefs. Reviewer says >>> Each [book] tells you everything you would like to know on these topics with flair and in and an entertaining way. About Lindsey > Lindsey Bareham made her name as a restaurant critic and food writer. Twenty years of reviewing many of the best and some of the worst restaurants provided her with a unique background for cookery writing.  Excellent/Very Good/None issued
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012099  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Italian Mama’s Kitchen
Caldesi, Katie & Giancarlo
MQ Publications UK 2005 
 Hardcover 'Pollo alla Senape' sound appealing? (chicken in mustard sauce). How about 'Budino cioccolato' (chocolate pudding)? I cried when we sold our Caldesi book "The Italian Cookery Course" but in my hands now I have this lovely reference, The Italian Mamma's Kitchen, 160pp & 600g of cookery goodness. reviewer says >> If it's authentic home-style Italian food which is desired, enjoy a hundred Tuscan country favorites from Mama Caldesi and family in The Italian Mama's Kitchen: Authentic Homestyle Recipes. Color photos appear on facing pages of recipes for many of the dishes, with Polenta, Tuna in Tomatoes, Hare Ragu and Pasta with Forgotten Cheeses presenting some lovely classics alongside lesser-known dishes. Illustrated cover with red cloth and gold titling on the spine.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012100  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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French Family Cooking
Ellis, Audrey
London: Paul Hamlyn, 1974   
  Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. ISBN:0600380912. Traditional French recipes - delicious meals from simple inexpensive ingredients. 80 pp. Colour photos throughout. Inmetric/imperial.  
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14725  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Babette Hayes Australian Cookbook
Hayes, Babette
ISBN: 0170053172
Budget Books Cheltenham 1978 Reprint
 Card Covers 178pp, index, ills. Imperial measurements - cups and ounces, with a metric conversion table in the front  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321368  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Masterchef Australia Volume Two
Trudi Jenkins (Ed)
ISBN: 9780732291860
HarperCollins Sydney 2010 1st Edition
 Stiff Wrapper clr plts.  Near Fine/No DJ
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009958dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Frankie Dettori’s Italian Family Cookbook
Dettori, Frankie
HarperCollins Harper Collins UK 2007 
 Hardcover 224pp & a kilo to post. ex-something lib, which one? je ne sais as the page has been completely removed -some people should be stood in the naughty corner! Here's the details > A sumptuous collection of mouth-watering recipes, heart-warming anecdotes and vibrant photography that bring the warmth of Italy to your kitchen table. Blending the character of Frankie Dettori’s family's traditional Italian home cooking and the sophistication of Marco Pierre White's world-famous kitchens, this is a feast for all the senses. Good food, good wine, good company, good weather - all these are essential ingredients for a slice of the Italian life. Frankie Dettori, everyone's favourite Italian export, is well known for his love of life and with a chain of family-orientated restaurants under their belts, Michelin-starred chief Marco Pierre White and Frankie Dettori have teamed up to transport their special mix of delicious decadence and simple, down-to-earth home cooking. Filled with sumptuous photographs of Frankie's family and the surroundings in which he grew up, as well as charming personal anecdotes, family recipes and sumptuous photographs, ‘Frankie Detorri’s Italian Family Cookbook’ brings you the all best recipes from the restaurant as well as Dettori family favourites and Italian kitchen secrets. Blending mouth-watering recipes, tips and anecdotes, and photographs that exude the warmth and vibrancy of true Italian dining, this is more than simply a recipe book "it's a slice of real Italian home cooking just like mama used to make." Sections on Antipasta - Starters, Insalate - Salads, Pasta e Riso - Pasta and Rice, Carne - Meat, Pesce - Fish, Pizza e Pane - Pizza and Bread, Contorni - Side Dishes, Dolci - Desserts & Gelati - Ice Creams. Finally, from Marco's introduction:- ...'If this book ends up covered in flour and sticky finger prints and with the odd note in the margin, then and only then will you have realised its true value.'  Very Good/Good/Very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011602  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A Kitchen in Burgundy
Willan, Anne
Cassell & Company UK 2000 
 Hardcover 303 pp. 1.5 kg to post, This is from a British library & is in amazing order, it could be from a Scottish library it's so well presented! It has the usual stamps & a good overwrapper. Here's what's inside >> With 275 photos and more than 160 recipes, "This is an intimate appreciation of both the food and culture of Burgundy from an authority on French regional cuisine. Including stunning colour photographs and more than 160 recipes, Anne Willan elegantly interweaves chapters on her life in the seventeenth - century Chateau du Fe with insights into the work and people of its surrounding quarters." review >>> Lovers of traditional French cuisine, and especially those who know Burgundy, will find this book evocative of visits to the region. Here, the charm and traditions of the area are authentically captured in images, text and recipes by Anne Willan, who founded the well-known French cookery school, La Varenne, in 1975. Recipes range from classics such as Boeuf Bourguigon, Pot au Feu and Tarte Tatin, to more gastronomic challenges like Snail and Mushroom Ravioli, and Chocolate & Candied Orange Tartlets. Immensely readable, with a great selection of new and traditional recipes.   Excellent/Very Good/Very Good/Good
Price: 56.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011755  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Arabella Boxer’s Book of English Food: A Rediscovery of British Food From Before the War
Boxer, Arabella & Back, Philippa
Hodder & Stoughton UK 1991 
 Hardcover 270pp & 700g to post. This copy comes appropriately from Worcestershire Cultural Services (library, with usual stamps). A Book of English Food is an elegant compendium of brilliant recipes adapted from the cookery books of the 1920s and 1930s by Arabella Boxer - she has written for the Sunday Times magazine and the Telegraph magazine and was Food Writer for Vogue from 1966 to 1968 and 1975 to 1991. She was awarded the Glenfiddich Cookery Writer of the Year Award in 1975 and 1978, a Glenfiddich Special Award in 1992 and won the 1991 André Simon Award and the 1992 Michael Smith Macallan Award for fine writing about British food. The Book of English Food describes the delicious dishes - and the social conditions in which they were prepared, cooked and eaten - in the short span between the two World Wars when English cooking suddenly blossomed. The food in these wonderful recipes comes from the great country houses, where little had changed since Victorian times, the large houses in London and the South, where fashionable hostesses vied with each other to entertain the most distinguished guests at their tables, and less grand establishments, like those in Bloomsbury where the painters and writers of the day contrived to lead cultured and civilised lives on little money. Containing 200 recipes, drawn from cookery books, magazines of the period, family sources or from talking to survivors who still remember those days, A Book of English Food is a fascinating glimpse into another world, and a celebration of English cooking at its finest. review >> 'That rare thing, a cookery book with an argument: viz, that English cookery was once both good and independent of the cuisines of her neighbours . . . a rollicking good read' Observer and 'I still find the calm elegance of her writing an inspiration' Nigel Slater  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012107  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Campbells’s Simply Delicious Recipes
Rahaniotis, Angela - editor
ISBN: 2894330170
Brimar Montreal 1992 First Edition
 Hard Cover 192pp, index, colour photos. Lots of yummy things to do with soup  Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319508  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Stephanie’s Journal
Alexander, Stephanie
Viking Australia 1999 
 Hardcover Stephanie Alexander is a cook, restaurateur and food writer. After studying to become a librarian and traveling the world at the age of 21 she began her first restaurant, Jamaican House. Her next venture was Stephanie's Restaurant in Fitzroy before moving to Hawthorn in 1980. Stephanie's Restaurant closed in 1997 after operating for 21 years. She went on to publish several cookbooks, including her incredibly popular alphabetical guide to ingredients and cooking, The Cook's Companion. Stephanie is the niece of the journalist Wilfred Burchett. This "Journal" is Stephanie's personal account of a year of both difficulties and promise, which saw the opening of the Richmond Hill Cafe & Larder, the closure of the celebrated restaurant, Stephanie's, the publication of two books, cooking schools in Tuscany with Maggie Beer and many warm, wonderful times with family and friends. A special selection of recipes is sprinkled throughout. Illustrated paper covered boards, cloth spine with gilt titling, silk ribbon marker. Book is in top notch order with all pp clean white & tightly bound, 374pp & a kilo to post. A great addition to your shelf/ves ( I hope it's the latter ) - as per a mi-tshirt apron > "You can never have too many cookbooks."  Very Good/None issued
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009624  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Nigella Bites
Lawson, Nigella
Chatto & Windus Kent 2001 
 Hardcover Nigella Bites is a must-have; some recipes are based on her popular Vogue columns, others are new and different, and all are characteristic of Nigella and her cooking ethos, viz. uncomplicated, original, fresh, and perfect for the way we live today. They're easy to produce after a busy day at the office, fun to linger over at weekends or to make with the kids, delectable to read about, dreamy to look at and delicious to eat. They include Late Breakfasts, Party Food, TV Dinners, Trailer Trash , Big Lunches, Indoor Picnics, and other delights. 244pp & just past a kilo to post to you.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012132  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Forever Summer
Lawson, Nigella
Ted Smart UK 2002 
 Hardcover 279 Nigella-approved crisp pp, 1.3kg packed to post. Fresh, innovative, versatile and delicious, it's sultry summer all year round and from around the world with Nigella. With all the style and class of her earlier books, and a whole new concept, this is an irresistible and wide-ranging book of summery recipes which can be eaten at any time - from scrumptious Italian antipasti and Greek mezze to Spanish cuisine, from barbecues to beach picnics, from Moroccan roast lamb to Mauritian prawn curry, from the traditional strawberries-and-cream feel of an English summer afternoon to Indian-summer evenings at home. And to round it off, there's a selection of ice creams, summer drinks and melt-in-the-mouth puddings - who could resist Nigella's Slut-Red Raspberries in Chardonnay Jelly? (well, not me that's for sure) Here's a review that is a really great eg: of what I want in a review, so thank you "bboksthatmatter">>> I am a reluctant convert to Nigella Lawson - all the cult of the personality stuff irritates me enormously - but damn the woman, her recipes are good, even the ones that aren't hers. This book weirdly came out mid-autumn last year and it took me a full six months to overcome my dislike of the look of it to pick up a copy, first from the library and then finally to buy it. Boy am I glad I did! These are cracking recipes, the book is well structured and, as long as you skip the crinch-makingly twee intro, very readable. To be fair to the woman, she also properly credits ideas and recipes she's pilfered from other writers and cooks like Jane Grigson and Ruth/Rose of River Cafe fame. I did throw away the lurid dust jacket and can reveal that underneath is a very well-designed jacket of water washing over sand. It could be a metaphor for the whole book.   Excellent/Excellent/very Good
Price: 29.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012131  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Art of the Tart
Day-Lewis, Tamasin
Casell UK 2000 
 Softcover French flaps enclose 144pp & a smidgin below 500g to post. Short info > From the most classic of tarts, the Quiche Lorraine and the Strawberry Tart, to the airy heights of a Tomato and Prosciutto Tart on a puff pastry base, anyone can bake a tart, and everyone will enjoy cooking their way through this book. Full info > The marriage of textures and flavours, colours and aromas make tarts the most satisfying of foods to make and eat. Tarts, tourtes, quiches, tartelettes, the myriad variants of both form and content, are celebrated in this collection of ninety tarts for all seasons and all occasions.Classical, historical and modern tarts are all included, as are the childhood experiences of making jam tarts, eating them bubbling hot from the oven and invariably searing one's mouth in the haste to devour them. The Doucet Tart, enjoyed by Chaucer and the court of Henry IV, with its intoxicating marriage of honey and saffron, will surprise even the most sophisticated palate, as will the rich, delicate perfection of Tamasin's Souffled Crab Tart and the ambrosial Peach, Vanilla and Amaretti Tarte Tatin. From the most classic of tarts, the Quiche Lorraine and the Strawberry Tart, to the airy heights of a Tomato and Prosciutto Tart on a puff pastry base, anyone can bake a tart, and everyone will enjoy cooking their way through this book. reviewer says >> Cute narrative, interesting recipes!  Very Good/None issued
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012137  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Michel Guérard’s Cuisine Minceur
Guérard, Michel
Macmillan UK 1977 
 Hardcover Michel Guérard's Cuisine Minceur is 414pp & just past a kilo to post. In 1974 chef Guérard arrived in Eugénie-les-Bains and, with his wife Christine Barthelemy, began renovating a spa resort which Barthelemy had been running, and which was owned by Guérard's father-in-law. Guérard began thinking about how he could persuade Parisians to make the 500-mile trek to the spa and his restaurant. The spas were for health benefits and his creation - cuisine minceur - became the logical avenue for his new form of low-calorie cooking. Cuisine minceur (literally 'slimming cooking') is a style of cooking created by French chef Michel Guérard, which recreated lighter versions of traditional nouvelle cuisine dishes. Critics acknowledged that the minceur versions by Guérard tasted better and were less filling than their nouvelle cuisine originals. Reviewer says >> This is an excellent book to help one cook French food with less calories. Recipes are great. and >> ... for the first time what the authentic and original cuisine minceur really is - a whole new approach to cooking originated by the phenomenally talented and successful French chef who single-handedly decided that fine French food does not have to be fattening.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012179  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Cook Step By Step
Bannell, Lucy (ed)
Dorling Kindersley UK 2010 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards 542 colour-coded pp & 2.5kg to post. For any cook, illustrated step-by-step instructions that explain an unfamiliar technique or guide them through the crucial part of a recipe can be invaluable. "The Illustrated Step-by-Step Cook" recognizes the importance of this and in classic DK style includes a photographic sequence of more than 300 classic recipes, positioned alongside the recipe so the reader doesn't have to go searching for it in a separate techniques section. Particularly useful for relative beginners, by providing reassurance and demystifying methods that are new to them, the "Cook Step-by-Step" allows anybody to cook classic recipes perfectly and with confidence. Contents include starters & light bites, salads, meat free, one-pot, bread, spectacular desserts & more. Recipes come with prep time, serves, cook time & variations. Anne Willan gets a big tick for this superb "how to do it" resource (we have several of her excellent works including her 'Complete Cooking of France'. The intro section also gives you a snapshot of the finished dishes to help your meal choices.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012218  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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British Cooking
Conran, Caroline
Park Lane Press UK 1983 
 Hardcover 1.3 kilos of foodie goodness, 240 crisp white pp. Proper, traditional British cooking which covers everything from scrambled eggs to suckling pig. Lots of practical recipes as well as the history surrounding them and background history ogf British food. I love this book and thoroughly recommend it to anyone who actually wants to cook. In each section, Caroline gives an in-depth history of the origins of British cookery and gives us fascinating facts about how we used to cook years ago,where the produce came from,popular ingredients etc.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012267  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Wartime Cookbook Food and Recipes from the Second World War 1939-45
Moses, Anne & Brian
Wayland Publishing Ltd. UK 1992 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards 48pp, ex-Oxfordshire lib, usual indicators. Less than 500g to post. A collection of recipes which show how cooks throughout the country managed to make even the most ordinary of foods a bit more interesting during the Second War World, with an account of what it was like to live with wartime shortages and rationing. Illustrated with black and white and colour photographs.  Very Good/Good/None issued
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012282  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Magic of Microwave Entertaining
Marsland, Douglas & Wunderlich, Jan
Bay Books  1985 
 Card Cover Book includes entertaining ideas by Elisabeth King & Jane Matthews. 96 crisp pp packed with illustrations of the dishes & the steps involved. Book in fantastic order.  Fine/None issued
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012266  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Pasta & Risotto
Sutherland Smith, Beverley
ISBN: 1864630272
The Five Mile Press Noble Park 1997 First Edition
 Soft Cover 48pp.  Near Fine
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 21464  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Recipes from Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons
Blanc, Raymond
Macdonald UK 1990 
 Card Cover 280pp, just over a kilo to post. Faults? Card cover corners "sad". Raymond Blanc has achieved worldwide fame as an inspired chef with a relentless drive for perfection. His cooking has been described as 'an extraordinary process of creativity, passion, subtlety, indeed genius'. He is entirely self-taught and has never revealed the secrets of his cuisine. But here he explains his uniquely successful methods and shares some of the very special recipes from his Oxfordshire restaurant, Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons. M. Blanc's reputation is such that even before it opened in 1984, Le Manoir was awarded two Michelin stars. In keeping with Raymond Blanc's insistence on fresh produce, the emphasis in this book is on seasonal variety, with thirty to forty recipes for each season. With glorious photographs by Michael Boys, a preface by Egon Ronay and foreword by Hugh Johnson, Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons conveys a little of the genius of the chef widely regarded as the best in Britain. Categorized into soups, cold hors d'oeuvres, fish, poultry, game, meat and desserts. There are also basic recipes for vegetables, sauces and jellies, an introduction to wines, and a list of specialist food and wine stockists. Review >>> This book is amazing. It's complicated, it gets technical, but put the effort in and Raymond shows you how to make the best food ever - far better than you'd have dreamed you could manage. It tastes like you've gone to a fabulous restaurant, your friends will be astonished, and many of his tricks work on much simpler dishes.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011600  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Ristorante Fellini
Percuoco, Tony
ISBN: 9781741106695
New Holland Sydney 2008 First Edition
 Hard Cover 174pp, colour photos. 'Italian cooking at its best'  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321514  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Coffee the Essential Guide to the Essential Bean
Calvert, Catherine
Hearst Books, New York USA 1994 1st
 Hardcover 143pp, traditions, lexicon, recipes and a plethora of coffee-related illustrations.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008918  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Cafe Beaujolais. Mendocino, California
Fox, Margaret S.; Bear, John
ISBN: 0898151341
Ten Speed Press Berkeley 1984 Reprint
 Soft Cover 256pp, photos. Copyright date 1984. Margaret Fox is the owner-chef and John Bear a customer of the restaurant.  Very Good
Price: 13.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 22727  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Purely Golden Door essential recipes for health and vitality
Golden Door Health Retreats
ISBN: 1740457161
Murdoch Books Sydney 2005 First Edition
 Soft Cover 192pp, index, ills. in colour throughout. Healthy and delicious  Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321535  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Pasta
Della Croce, Julia
ISBN: 1871854032
Covent Garden Books London 1998 Reprint
 Hard Cover 168pp, index, lavishly illus.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321544  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Tuscany the Beautiful Cookbook
de’ Medici, Lorenza
Bookworld Sydney 1992 First Edition
 Hard Cover 256pp, index, wonderful colour photographs of food, also historic paintings. Beautiful book  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321541  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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marie claire luscious simply delicious food
Cranston, Michele; photography by Mikkel Vang
ISBN: 1740455894
Murdoch Books Sydney 2005 First Edition
 Card Covers 224pp, heavy soft cover with french flaps. Wonderful simple recipes, gloriously photographed.  Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321550  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Taste Of Ancient Rome
Ilaria Gozzini Giacosa
ISBN: 0226290301
University of Chicago Press Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. 1992 
 Hard Cover Previous owners name to top of front free endpaper. 231 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Over 200 recipes from ancient Rome tested and updated for today's tastes.   Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017398  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ingredients
Loukie Werle (revised and Extended By Jill Cox)
ISBN: 3833114568
Konemann  2005 REVISED AND EXTENDED EDITION
 Soft Cover 384 pages with colour illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013443  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Knife Skills Illustrated : A User’s Manual
Peter Hertzmann
ISBN: 9780393061789
W.W.Norton & Co New York, New York, U.S.A. 2007 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 256 pages with b/w illustrations. How to use a knife in the kitchen.  Ex-Library Very Good/Good+
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016332  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Seafood Catering Manual - Volume One
Joanna Kane
ISBN: 0724254307
Fisheries Research and Development Corporation and Queensland Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1996 Reprint
 Soft Cover 134 pages plus index. Colour illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002175  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Food of Italy
Braimbridge, Sophie & Glynn, Jo (recipes);
Murdoch Books  2000 
 Hardcover The Food of Italy is 295pp & 2 kilos of tempting inspiration. If fresh bread, a red Vespa & a tray of zuchinni flowers don't have you heading to the travel agent then you can be somewhat sated by this generously proportioned gem. Photographs and text throughout explore real Italian food, from making fresh filled pasta everyday or putting together a plate of antipasto, to ageing Parmesan in Modena and a mid-afternoon shot of espresso from a stand-up cafe. A section of basic recipes and glossary of Italian food and cooking terms complete all you need in the Italian kitchen. Violet cloth with white spine titles. Faults? spotting inside the dj, but who's to see it - only Mrs Bouquet I suspect. treat yourself to quail, beans, rosemary chicken, grilled octopus and . . . it just gets better & better - osso buco never looked so good.   Excellent/Very Good/Very Good
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012388  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Graham Kerr Cookbook
Kerr, Graham
Reed Wellington 1967 Reprint
 Hard Cover 131pp, spiral bound pictorial hardcover, good plus in battered but whole slip-case.  Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321567  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Man Who Ate Everything
Steingarten, Jeffrey
Headline UK 1998 
 Hardcover The Man Who Ate Everything and Other Gastronomic Feats, Disputes, and Pleasurable Pursuits by Steingarten is 378pp & 700g. Funny, outrageous, passionate, and unrelenting, Vogue's food writer, Jeffrey Steingarten, will stop at nothing, as he makes clear in these forty delectable pieces. Whether he is in search of a foolproof formula for sourdough bread (made from wild yeast, of course) or the most sublime French fries (the secret: cooking them in horse fat) or the perfect piecrust (Fannie Farmer--that is, Marion Cunningham--comes to the rescue), he will go to any length to find the answer. At the drop of an apron he hops a plane to Japan to taste Wagyu, the hand-massaged beef, or to Palermo to scale Mount Etna to uncover the origins of ice cream. The love of choucroute takes him to Alsace, the scent of truffles to the Piedmont, the sizzle of ribs on the grill to Memphis to judge a barbecue contest, and both the unassuming and the haute cuisines of Paris demand his frequent assessment. Inevitably these pleasurable pursuits take their toll. So we endure with him a week at a fat farm and commiserate over low-fat products and dreary diet cookbooks to bring down the scales. But salvation is at hand when the French Paradox (how can they eat so richly and live so long?) is unearthed, and a "miraculous" new fat substitute, Olestra, is unveiled, allowing a plump gourmand to have his fill of fat without getting fatter. Here is the man who ate everything and lived to tell about it. And we, his readers, are hereby invited to the feast in this delightful book. reviewer says >>> Jeffrey Steingarten is a master, managing to be funny (very, very), intelligent, and passionate all at once. He managed to make me reconsider my veganism in that I wanted to try ALL of the dishes he describes in the different essays, which is saying a lot.   Very Good/Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012391  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE MIXER AND BLENDER COOKERY BOOK
Denny Alison
ISBN: 0571110738
FABER & fABER, lONDON  1977 1st Soft Cover Edition
 Card Cover Vintage cookbook detailing various attachment and uses for mixers and blenders as well as a host of tried and true recipes.  Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012393  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Street Cafe Brazil
Bateman, Michael
Conran Octopus UK 1999 
 Hardcover Bateman is an English newspaperman, not a brasileiro, but he has conducted a good survey of the kinds of food most often sold on the streets of Brazil. Brazilian food is the product of the fusion of many influences: indigenous Tupí-Guaraní and Tapuia Indian foods, the foods of African slaves (especially Bantu and Yoruban), the foods of Portuguese colonizers as well as the foods of Brazil's Spanish-speaking neighbours. In a country which occupies roughly 45% of the land mass of South America, there are many significant regional differences in cuisine. Brazilians enjoy a dramatically varied cuisine. An introduction to Brazilian cooking is followed by a comprehensive section on typical ingredients with practical advice on special equipment and cooking techniques. The recipes are straightforward and easy to follow.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012399  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Cordon Bleu Cookery Book
Hume, Rosemary and Muriel Downes
Book Club Associates London 1975 Book Club
 Hard Cover 446pp, index. V. nice edition of this classic with drawings by Juliet Renny and 16 colour plates.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28899  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Woman’s Weekly Colourful Cookery
Warren, Janet - compiled by
ISBN: 0600394212
Hamlyn London 1979 First Edition
 Hard Cover 189pp, index, colour photos. English Woman's Weekly cookbook has duplicate Imperial and metric measurements. Lots of classic recipes  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318260  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Carluccio’s Complete Italian Food
Carluccio, Antonio & Priscilla
Alhambra Editions Verona 2005 
 Hardcover Carluccio's Complete Italian Food by Antonio Carluccio, Priscilla Carluccio and inspired photography by Andre Martin. Antonio Carluccio is one of Italian foods greatest ambassadors, believing that Italy produces the finest produce and the richest cuisine in the world. This work distils a lifetime's knowledge and experience into one definitive book. Each chapter focuses on a different food type: fish and shellfish; poultry and game; pasta; fresh and cured meats; vegetables and pulses; rice and grains; fungi; cheese; fruits and nuts; and breads and pastries, and describes methods of cultivation, production and preparation, explaining numerous regional varieties, specialities and traditions. Over 200 classic recipes from every region of Italy are featured, along with an A-Z of Italian oils, herbs, spices, wines and liqueurs. 300+ crisp pp & 1.5 kg to post. reviews say >> Each recipe was individual and unique and yet just as tantalising and delicious as each other. and >> It is full of little stories from Carluccio about the food when he was younger.  Fine/Fine
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012413  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Australian Family Circle Cookbook
Food editors of ’Australian Family Circle’
ISBN: 0727014943
Rigby Adelaide 1984 Reprint
 Hard Cover 220pp, pict. boards. 600 recipes. All colour photos.  Fine
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26674  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Cooking of South West France
Wolfert, Paula
Papermac, London UK 1989 
 Cardcover 347pp & 650g to post. Reviewer says >>> This is a cookbook that I have read from cover to cover, ingredient to ingredient, butter fat to duck fat. It explains the culture of rustic French cuisine, which relies not on the sauces and mignons of its haute cousin but on time, dedication, and quite a bit of wine and duck. 347pp Faults? It's upper & lower outer corners bumped & the editor's choice of a spotty cover design is baffling as it inevitably looks splattered, oh well, what can one do. 13 chapters on regional type food, chicken, desserts, meat dishes etc. Originally put together via Jill Norman, Elizabeth David's executor.  Good/Fair/None issued
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010559  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Coast to Coast: Food from the Lands & Sea Inspired by Travels Across the World
Stein, Rick
BBC Books UK 2002 
 Hardcover Here's a charming review >>>his book makes me want to spend my life in the kitchen! I love Rick, he thinks about food the way I do. I literally ran out of book marks noting all the recipes I want to try.... 288 crispy white pp littered with taste temptings, about 1.3kg to post, a great addition to your kitchen shelves/coffee table. Here's the blurb > Rick Stein's passion for fresh, well-sourced food has taken him from continent to continent, across magnificent shorelines and to the very best produce the coast has to offer. From Fresh grilled cod with shellfish in garlic butter at the tip of St Ives, to Cured red duck breasts with melon, soy and pickled ginger in Sydney Harbour, this collection of over 130 recipes evokes all the pleasure and flavour associated with the coast. Chapters are organised by region: healthy salads inspired by the Californian ocean, sumptuous starters fit for French cuisine, modern light lunches such as Japanese sashimi and Moroccan tagines, and main courses using fresh fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, poultry and game from the most fertile coastal regions in the world. There are recipes for classic treats such as Toad-in-the-hole with porcini mushrooms and onion gravy, staple fish masterpieces such as Poached sea trout with sorrel hollandaise, and recipes for tasty favourites from your treasured holiday destinations: Seafood Paella, Goan Curry, Welsh Cawl and Clam Chowder. All this, plus a delicious range of puddings including Hot bread pudding with armagnac sauce, Lemon Possett and Poached pears with mulberries and mascarpone ice cream. With brand-new recipes and a fresh design, Coast to Coast contains Rick Stein's most popular dishes drawn from many years of travelling the culinary globe. Easy to follow and quick to inspire, this cookbook will bring all the flavour of the coast into the comfort of your own home.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012467  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Cooking of South West France
Wolfert, Paula
Papermac, London UK 1989 
 Cardcover 347pp & 650g packed to post. Here's a review >>> This is a cookbook that I have read from cover to cover, ingredient to ingredient, butter fat to duck fat. It explains the culture of rustic French cuisine, which relies not on the sauces and mignons of its haute cousin but on time, dedication, and quite a bit of wine and duck. 347pp Faults? Crease on back cover lower corner & the editor's choice of a spotty cover design is baffling as it inevitably makes the cover looks splattered, oh well, what can one do. 13 chapters on regional type food, chicken, desserts, meat dishes etc. Originally put together via Jill Norman, Elizabeth David's executor.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012428  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Indian Cookbook
Majumder, Prava
ISBN: 0863072240
Times Books Int'l/Marshall Cavendish Singapore/London 1984 First UK Edition
 Hard Cover x,126pp, colour photos, index. Near fine pict. boards in matching dj. Dj has diff. ISBN 0863072259 Exc. recipes  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21852  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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AUSTRALIAN LIFESTYLE COOKBOOK
Var
ISBN: 0949129844
Lamont Melbourne 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover 280pp. Magnificent photos of food, and places. A coffee table cook book with excellent recipes.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28529  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Food of Italy
Roden, Claudia
ISBN: 009976220X
Arrow London 1990 Reprint
 Soft Cover 218pp, index, ills, maps. A feast of a book divided into regions, with history and commentary as well as wonderful recipes. Highly recommended.  Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318782  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE FRESH FRUIT COOKBOOK
Bacon, Vo
ISBN: 0959374736
Regency Melbourne 1992 Reprint
 Hard Cover Laminated Boards.. Beautifully illus recipes for fresh fruit, along with storage and other details of fresh and exotic fruits. 152pp.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22272  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Meals without Meat Vegetarian Recipes
Holst, Simon; Holst, Alison
ISBN: 0908808208
C.J. Pubs New Zealand 1997 Reprint
 Soft Cover 120pp, index. Colour ills. Designed for both vegetarians and meat eaters who want to eat a few meatless meals a week. Includes entertaining.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321607  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Italian Gourmet authentic ingredients and traditional recipes from the kitchens of Italy
Mistretta, Giorgio
ISBN: 1875202455
Weldon Russell Sydney 1992 First Edition
 Hard Cover 256pp, index, glorious photographs throughout. Beautiful large format book, with fabulous photos and recipes  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321613  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Complete Middle East Cookbook
Mallos, Tess
Summit Books Australia 1979 
 Hardcover 400pp & 1.5 kilos to post. The cuisine of the Middle East has always had its devotees, and eating at Lebanese, Syrian, Turkish or Greek restaurants has delighted many people in recent years. But relatively few have tackled these dishes in their own kitchens. Now, with "The Complete Middle East Cookbook," anyone can produce delectable meals from the exotic worlds of Homer, Omar Khayyam and the Arabian Nights. Author Tess Mallos provides carefully tested recipes set out in easy-to-follow steps, with many of the dishes illustrated in eighty superb color photographs. Including regional dishes from Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Afghanistan, Cyprus and Kuwait, to name a few, this is the definitive book for anyone interested in Middle Eastern cooking. Faults? shelfwear to corners.  Good/very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012480  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A Cook’s Life
Alexander, Stephanie
Lantern (Penguin)  2012 
 Hardcover 362pp, 2 photo sections, 800g to post. With the Cook's Companion front and centre in half a million kitchens, Stephanie Alexander is the very definition of a household name. Each day thousands turn to her 'food bible' for the most reliable recipes and advice. But before Stephanie Alexander penned a word for the emerging food media, let alone for the Cook's Companion, she had spent decades avidly documenting food experiences. Shaped by her mother's dedication to good food and her father's love of reading, she trained as a librarian and all the while observed, assessed and re-created the dishes she loved. Her monthly university allowance rarely lasted more than a week - all spent on pan-fried flounder and chestnut Mont Blanc. She was seduced over pain Poîlane while working as an au pair in Paris, and later over ackee and saltfish in London. In 1966, with no formal culinary training and a newborn baby, but brimming with confidence and sheer determination, she opened Jamaica House with her first husband. the personal toll was great and it was many years until she emerged on the restaurant scene again. Stephanie's Restaurant would become part of Melbourne food folklore, permanently raising the bar for restaurant dining in Australia. At the time of its opening, in 1976, a salad to most people meant iceberg lettuce, no-one had heard of goat's cheese and ginger came in a tin. Over the next twenty-one years, in her quest for the sort of produce she had enjoyed while living and travelling in Europe, Stephanie championed small local suppliers or grew it herself. Her indefatigable determination and single-minded vision have influenced - and sometimes intimidated - a generation of chefs, cooks and diners. and now her Kitchen Garden Foundation is inspiring tens of thousands of primary school children across Australia to grow and cook their own food. A Cook's Life is a very personal account of one woman's uncompromising commitment to good food, and of how it shaped her life and changed the eating habits of a nation.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012483  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Country Crafts Cooking Decorating Flowers
Lydia Darbyshire (ed)
Hermes House  1997 
 Hardcover Just shy of 3kg to post, 512pp packed with photos & diagrams. In the fast-paced, urbanized world of today it is hardly surprising that people are turning more and more to the beauties and natural rhythms of the country for inspiration within their homes. Country living is not about hard and fast decorating rules, methods of cuisine, nor even particular regional styles - it is, rather, a way of life keyed to the companionship of family and friends and to what our surroundings can offer us, reflecting the natural progression of the seasons. Capture the essence of the country in your own home with this beautiful compendium, packed with over 300 projects to try throughout the year -- from seasonal recipes to craft and home decorating ideas.  Very Good/Very Good/Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012487  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Olive Oil Cookbook Cooking with the Olive and Its Oil
Spieler, Marlena
New Burlington Books / Quintet  1998 
 Hardcover 128pp, 800g to post. Marlena has credits on more than 30 books. Olive oil has always been a staple of the Mediterranean diet and cooking with olives and olive oil has become part of modern and traditional cuisine throughout the world. It is an intrinsic part of the way we eat. Olives and olive oil pair wonderfully with garlic, chillies, vegetables, pasta, fish and lighter meats, all of which are increasingly featuring in today's diet; not only does olive oil offer taste, it gives us a healthier option to cooking with butter and other oils. Marlena Spieler shares with us a selection of truly mouthwatering recipes - simply dressed bowls of olives, classic salads, marinades, flavourful vegetable dishes and moist aromatic cakes. Advice is given on choosing an olive oil that is appropriate to the dish that you are preparing, as, like fine wine, oils vary in colour, flavour and aroma. Until recently olive groves were neglected in favour of the production of other oils, but now, thankfully, the world has come to appreciate what the ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians knew thousands of years ago - that the olive is on exceptional fruit and its flavour and aroma can make a simple dish something truly outstanding.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012504  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Das Pieroth Weinbuch - The Pieroth Weinboth
Leute, B; Dellefant, M. (eds)
Sud-West-Informatiion Planegg  Fourth Edition
 Soft Cover 32pp, ills. Note this edition has English text. Owner name  Very Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29048  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Free From the Sea: The South African Seafood Cookbook
Snyman, Lannice; Klarie, Anne
ISBN: 0909238383
Don Nelson Cape Town 1988 Reprint
 Soft Cover 134pp, index, ills.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321633  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Real Fast Food: 350 Recipes Ready-to-eat in 30 Minutes
Slater, Nigel
Penguin UK 1993 
 Softcover 320pp, below 500g for posting. Nigel Slater is one of the world's most accomplished food writers. Winner of six Glenfiddich Awards for his food writing and shortlisted for the prestigious Andre Simon prize for this book, he has had an enduring effect on cooking and helped bring to prominence a new generation of British chefs, including the Naked Chef, Jamie Oliver, and Nigella Lawson. His down-to-earth style and infectious enthusiasm has won him a loyal following both here and in the UK, where has been a number one bestseller. Imagine shredded basil leaves stirred into buttery mashed potatoes and a slice of pork pan-fried with fennel, followed by a juicy sliced white peach dropped into chilled white wine. That's Nigel Slater's fast food! "Real Fast Food" is an inspirational collection of 350 enticing recipes with simple techniques and assertive flavors that can be completed in less than thirty minutes. It's the ultimate modern-day cookbook, filled with recipes for everyone who enjoys good, unpretentious food. reviewer says >>> It's exactly what the title says. Every recipe I've made from here has been delicious and Nigel makes you believe you can do anything in the kitchen. Love this book.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011303  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Picnic: Outdoor feasts in the Australian landscape
Zalokar, Sophie - Maggie Beer et al2
ISBN: 1863683879
Fremantle Arts Centre Press Fremantle 2002 First Edition
 Card Covers 186pp, wonderful photos. Contributions from many notable Australian cooks/chefs  Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318417  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Soho Cooking
Little, Alastair
ISBN: 0091864224
Ebury London 1999 First Edition
 Hard Cover The best of Alastair Little's 25 years of Soho experience - Over two hundred of the best recipes from the Soho district. 250 pp. Colour photos throughout.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17758  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Cuisines of Asia
Brennan, Jennifer
ISBN: 0356103501
Macdonald London 1984 First Edition
 Hard Cover 542pp of recipes and cooking techniques from China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, The Philippines, India and Vietnam. Book & dj in adhesive plastic else vg copy  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30049  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Families of the Vine. Seasons among the winemakers of South-West France
Sanders, Michael
ISBN: 0553817280
Bantam London 2005 First Edition
 Trade Paperback 352pp  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 231  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Indonesian Cuisine
Zucchi, Haryati
ISBN: 0855611340
William Heinemann Melbourne 1989 First Edition
 Hard Cover 250pp, full page colour plates, 2 indexes, English and Indonesian. A lovely book with traditional ingredients, but some simplified cooking methods for busy modern cooks. Dj faded on spine else very good copy  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321653  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The International School of Sugarcraft Book One : Beginners
Murfitt, Janice; Lodge, Nicholas
ISBN: 1853914932
Merehurst Press London, United Kingdom 1996 
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. 256 pages with colour illustrations. Provides an ideal foundation or refresher course, beginning with a series of recipes on how to bake a wide variety of basic cakes, along with a selection of icings, marzipans and sugarpastes. The essential skills for piping, runouts, tulle, modelling and sugarpaste are just a few of the topics covered.   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002024  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Cakes and Flowers for Special Occasions
Pam Leman & Maureen Gates
ISBN: 073020555x
Golden Press Sydney, NSW, Australia 1989 
 Hard Cover 96 pages with colour illustrations. Chapters include wired sprays, sugar flowers, embroidery and preparation for a wedding.   Very Good/Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014151  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Buffets and Receptions
Pierre Mengelatte, Walter Bickel, Aibin Abelanet
ISBN: 0900778202
Virtue & Co London, United Kingdom 1983 FOURTH EDITION
 Hard Cover Jacket is covered in clear contact and has general wear. Previous owners stamp to front free endpaper. Remainder of contents very good. 1221 pages with 120 pages of colour plates, 64 pages black and white step by step techniques and 2 comprehensive indexes. From simple party snacks to elaborate buffets for the great occassion this comprehensive volume will provide the reader with thousands of new thoughts and ideas. Heavy book (almost 3kg).   Good+/Fair
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000737  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Neoclassic View of Plated Desserts : Grand Finales
Boyle, Tish; Moriarty, Timothy
ISBN: 047129313x
John Wiley & Sons New York, New York, U.S.A. 2000 
 Hard Cover 293 pages with colour illustrations.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002491  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Ultimate Cake Decorator
Janice Murfitt and Louise Pickford
ISBN: 1873762208
Acropolis Books Enderby,Leics,UK 1992 
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear to edges and fading to spine. Illustrated laminated boards. 256 pages with over 500 colour photos. A complete course in cake decorating, design and baking. Includes over 80 practical projects.   Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006768  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Art of Sugarcraft : Marzipan
Pat Ashby
ISBN: 0948075082
Merehurst Press London, United Kingdom 1986 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. 127 pages with colour illustrations. The many uses of marzipan for the sugarcraft artist.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013715  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The International School of Sugarcraft : Book Three (3) - New Skills and Techniques
Lodge, Nicholas; Ford, Margaret
ISBN: 1740453069
Murdoch Books Sydney, NSW, Australia 2003 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 200 pages with colour illustrations. Chapters include using moulds and cutters, creating fabric effects, modelling, needlework in sugar and sugar flowers.  Ex-Library Good+/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016736  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Cake Top Decorations : Advanced Techniques
Hurst, Nadene
ISBN: 1853912573
Merehurst Ltd London, United Kingdom 1992 
 Soft Cover Crease to front cover, remainder of book very good. 72 pages with colour illustrations. Part of the Sugarcraft Skills series.   Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013302  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Art of Sugarcraft : Sugar Flowers
Nicholas Lodge and Graham Tann
ISBN: 0948075112
Merehurst Press London, United Kingdom 1988 Reprint
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. 127 pages with colour illustrations. How to master the techniques of making and arranging sugar flowers.   Good+/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011232  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sugar Roses for Cakes
Peck, Tombi; Dunn, Alan; Warren, Tony
ISBN: 185391908x
Merehurst London, United Kingdom 2001 
 Hard Cover Bookseller stamp to front free endpaper and minor title page. Small pen scribble to top corner of front free endpaper. 160 pages with colour illustrations.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011344  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wedding Cakes
Ford, Mary
ISBN: 0946429065
Lloyd O'Neil Pty ltd Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1986 
 Hard Cover General wear to illustrated boards, contents very good. 96 pages with colour illustrations and step-by-step instructions.   Good+/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012064  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Grand Finales : A Modernist View of Plated Desserts
Tish Boyle and Timothy Moriarty
ISBN: 0471292516
John Wiley & Son Ltd New York, New York, U.S.A. 1997 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 265 pages with colour illustrations. Includes 50 detailed recipes culled from the repertoires of 25 accomplished pastry chefs.  Ex-Library Good+/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013100  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Fancies and Gateaux : Basic Techniques
Lesley Herbert & Douglas Goldsmith
ISBN: 1853911100
Merehurst Ltd London, United Kingdom 1993 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 72 pages with colour illustrations. Explains and illustrates the use of fondant, buttercream and dairy cream alongside various bases, such as genoese and meringue, to create gateaux and fancies with a professional patisserie-standard finish yet displaying the freshness characteristic of home baking. Part of the Sugarcraft Skills series.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013303  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Sugar Artistry
Marian Jones
ISBN: 1863431993
J.B. Fairfax Press Sydney, NSW, Australia 1995 
 Hard Cover 200 pages with colour illustrations.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010648  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Floral Wedding Cakes & Sprays
Dunn, Alan
ISBN: 1853916048
Merehurst Ltd London, United Kingdom 1998 
 Hard Cover Usual library stamps. 160 pages with colour illustrations. Traditional and contemporary cake designs for all kinds of weddings plus over 30 beautiful life-like sugar flowers and plants including lily of-the-valley, arum lily, gerberas, ranunculas and agapanthus.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009110  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Art of Sugarcraft: Piping
Laver, Norma
ISBN: 0948075104
Merehurst Press London, United Kingdom 1986 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. 128 pages with colour illustrations.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009178  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Hows and Whys of French Cooking
Lach, Alma
ISBN: 0226467406
University of Chicago Press Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. 1974 
 Hard Cover Jacket has soiling and a 1cm tear at the top of the spine. Some spots at the edge of the front free endpaper. 635 pages. The elegant cuisine of Paris and the hearty regional foods of the French provinces. Also includes a chapter on wine by George Rezek. Heavy book (1.5kg).   Good+/Good (minus)
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009519  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian and New Zealand Cake Decorating: Sugar Art Collection
Sykes, Marie; Simmons, Patricia
ISBN: 0867771828
Child & Associates Sydney, NSW, Australia 1989 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. Creases to front free endpaper. 94 pages with colour illustrations. Includes chapters on royal icing, flower making, chocolate, cake sculpture and airbrushing. Also shows new ways to decorate using different ingredients such as marshmallow.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008667  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Art of Sugarcraft : Lace and Filigree (Sugarcraft Ser.)
Lodge, Nicholas
ISBN: 0948075562
Merehurst Press London, United Kingdom 1987 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards with fading to spine. 127 pages with Colour illustrations. This book gives excellent step by step instructions on the techniques for producing these attractive decorations, plus a wonderful collection of completely new filigree designs and lace patterns which every sugarcraft artist will want to copy.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005856  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The International School of Sugarcraft, Book One : Beginners
Murfitt, Janice; Lodge, Nicholas
ISBN: 0948075775
Merehurst Press London, United Kingdom 1988 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards with minor scrapes to top corners at front. Small previous owners name to top of front endpaper. 256 pages with colour illustrations. Provides an ideal foundation or refresher course, beginning with a series of recipes on how to bake a wide variety of basic cakes, along with a selection of icings, marzipans and sugarpastes. The essential skills for piping, runouts, tulle, modelling and sugarpaste are just a few of the topics covered.   Good+/No Jacket
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018480  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sugar Art Creations : Floral Art
Helen Dissell and Gill Pope
ISBN: 9780646533209
SugarArtCreations Australia 2010 
 Hard Cover Illustrated boards. Usual library stamps. 184 pages with colour illustrations.  Ex-Library Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017144  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Spices and Natural Flavourings : A Complete Guide to the Identification and Uses of Common and Exotic Spices and Natural Flavourings
Mulherin, Jennifer
ISBN: 1855012189
Tiger Books International London, United Kingdom 1996 Reprint
 Hard Cover 144 pages with colour illustrations.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014150  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Professional Chef’s Art of Garde Manger
Nicolas, John F.; Sonnenschmidt, Frederic H.
ISBN: 0442282311
Van Nostrand Reinhold New York, NY, U.S.A. 1988 FOURTH EDITION
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 276 pages with black and white illustrations and 22 full colour photos illustrating award winning buffet presentations.  Ex-Library Good+/Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000736  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Advanced Professional Pastry Chef
Friberg, Bo; Friberg, Amy Kemp
ISBN: 0471359262
John Wiley & Sons Inc Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A. 2003 
 Hard Cover 850 pages with colour illustrations. Includes nearly 650 recipes. Heavy book (2.4kg).   Very Good/Good+
Price: 58.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009692  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Licks, Sticks and Bricks : A World History of Ice Cream
Reinders, Pim
ISBN: 906496162x
Unilever Rotterdam 1999 
 Hard Cover Previous owners details to top of front free endpaper. 672 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Heavy book (2.1kg).   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012012  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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La Cuisine : Secrets of Modern French Cooking
Raymond Oliver
Leon Amiel - Publisher New York, New York, U.S.A. 1969 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear plus 3 small holes in spine. Inscription to front free endpaper. 894 pages with nearly 1500 recipes,680 photos,96 colour plates.   Good+/Good (minus)
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003236  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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International Dictionary of Food & Cooking : Ingredients, Additives, Techniques, Equipment, Menu Terms, Catering Terms, Food Science and Outline Domestic and Production Recipes
Sinclair, Charles
ISBN: 0948549874
Peter Collin Pub Ltd United Kingdom 1999 Reprint
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. Illustrated laminated boards. 594 pages with over 24,000 entries covering all aspects of food and cooking. Includes ingredients, classical dishes, cooking processes, cooking implements and equipment, scientific, botanical and nutritional terms.  Ex-Library Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007971  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Food : A Celebration of the New Cuisine with Recipes for Home Cooking by Australia’s Leading Chefs and Food Writers
Alan Saunders
ISBN: 1863026479
Lansdowne Publishing Sydney, NSW, Australia 1999 
 Hard Cover Light general wear to jacket. 224 pages with colour illustrations. 54 of Australia's finest chefs and food writers have created over 140 inspiring recipes for this book.   Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012435  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Cook’s Dictionary and Culinary Reference : A Comprehensive, Definitive Guide to Cooking and Food
Bartlett, Jonathan
ISBN: 0809227940
Contemporary Books Lincolnwood, Illinois, U.S.A. 1996 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 488 pages. Over 3000 entries with practical, accurate explanations of thousands of terms and phrases.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013674  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Glorious French Food : A Fresh Approach to the Classics
Peterson, James
ISBN: 0471442763
John Wiley & Sons Inc Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A. 2002 
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear plus one small tear. 742 pages with colour illustrations. Heavy book (2.5kg).   Very Good/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014062  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Cook’s Book of Ingredients
no author
ISBN: 9781405353182
Dorling Kindersley London, United Kingdom 2010 
 Hard Cover Illustrated boards. New endpapers and minimal library marks. 544 pages with colour illustrations. 2,500 world ingedients with classic recipes.  Ex-Library Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017363  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Day at elBulli : An Insight Into the Ideas, Methods and Creativity of Ferran Adria
Ferran Adria, Juli Soler, Albert Adria
ISBN: 9780714848839
Phaidon Press London, United Kingdom 2008 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear plus a 2cm tear to front. 528 pages with colour illustrations. Includes recipes. Heavy book (3.2kg).   Very Good/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017298  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Goose Book : History - Folklore - Ancient Recipes
Damiani, Licio; Barberis, Carrado
ISBN: 3829014643
Konemann Koln, Germany 1999 
 Hard Cover 160 pages with colour illustrations. Includes 34 recipes by Germano Pontoni and 41 recipes by Italy's most famous chefs.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017317  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australia’s Natural Treasures : With Recipes from Paradise
Dunbar, Chantal
ISBN: 0958105006
Laughing Waters Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia 2002 
 Hard Cover 192 pages with colour illustrations. Signatures to front free endpaper and title page may be that of author.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017301  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Crossroads- sponsored by Meat and Livestock Australia
Peter Knipp et al - photography by Edmond Ho
ISBN: 1740365887
Peter A Knipp Singapore 2001 First Edition
 Hard Cover 168pp, index, lovely photographs. Fantastic recipes from Singapore chefs using Australian produce and win.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321673  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Complete Book of Meat
Frank Gerrard and F.J. Mallion (editors)
Virtue & Co Coulsdon, Surrey, UK 1977 
 Hard Cover 635 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Some of the subjects included are meat production, slaughterhouse techniques, meat purchasing, breed comparisons, quality variations, cutting, refrigeration, spoilage, processing and the retail shop. Heavy book (1.8kg).   Good+/Good+
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008512  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Nigella Lawson The Unauthorised Biography
Smith, Gilly
Andre Deutsch  2005 
 Hardcover 250 crisp pp & 450g to post, several photo sections Strikingly beautiful and with an unashamed passion for food, Nigella Lawson continues to fascinate and inspire. Her cookery books are international bestsellers, she is a TV presenter in the UK and America, a designer - kitchenware tycoon and the mother of two small children; to many she has become an icon of how to live life to the full. Yet, her success conceals a dramatic story of family grief that should be almost impossible for one person to bear. In this first biography of Nigella Lawson, author Gilly Smith speaks to friends and colleagues of the star as she goes in search of the rich mix of ingredients that has made her such a beguiling and inspirational figure.  Excellent/Very Good/None issued
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012558  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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