Book Club Tuesday: Ottolenghi Flavor


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Looking at the cookbooks released this autumn, there is a definite trend towards flavour — there’s Ottolenghi Flavor by Ixta Belfrage and Yotom Ottolenghi, Nik Sharma’s Flavor Equation, Bob Blumer’s Flavorbomb, James Briscione and Brooke Parkhurst’s Flavor for All, and Dan Kluger’s Chasing Flavor just to name a few. I think this flavour odyssey is about making the most with what we have to cook with and being able to identify ways to enhance the flavour of a dish whether it’s through the use of particular techniques, ingredients or both. Continue reading “Book Club Tuesday: Ottolenghi Flavor”

Book Club Tuesday: Community (Revised Edition w/ New Recipes + Stories)

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This book is dedicated to all the home cooks around Australia who turned my passion for salads into a global community. (Dedication in the new edition)

How I found out about Hetty McKinnon and her recipes was by word-of-mouth. Everyone knows that I am a cookbook enthusiast, which is great because people love to give recommendations on cookbooks I might enjoy. Word-of-mouth is good because Continue reading “Book Club Tuesday: Community (Revised Edition w/ New Recipes + Stories)”

Book Club Tuesday: Cannelle et Vanille Cookbook

Usually I am happy and pleasantly surprised with the cookbooks publishers send me but in the case of Aran Goyoaga‘s latest book, Cannelle et Vanille, I made it my mission to ensure I’d get a review copy. “Pester” and “persistent” are probably good words to describe the tactics I employed in the months before the Continue reading “Book Club Tuesday: Cannelle et Vanille Cookbook”