This is a beautifully designed book. Well laid out with great photography giving it a spot on my coffee table. I have ear marked quite a few recipes and plan to make these over the next few months – reminding me to book some friends for dinner.
The last dinner party we had I made the Harissa-Marinated Chicken with Red Grapefruit Salad. The salad was a refreshing zing with the chicken and the sauce an amazing compliment.
KateP (one of those wonderful and generous friends who has taught me...
- LittleKiwi voted for the following inSun 18 Jul 2010 09:19:08 GMT
I love this book, it’s photography reminds me of my summer holidays at our bach (beach house) on the Coromandel in New Zealand. We not only have a copy there but my family each has a copy at their homes.
Ian Batchelor has captured the wonderful light, warmth of summer and the abundance of wonderful fresh seafood, which we catch within 100m of shore. His food shots in this book are peppered amongst scenery which show cases New Zealand’s off the beaten track spots. I have worked with Ian – he has shot a lot...
- LittleKiwi voted for the following inSun 18 Jul 2010 09:17:22 GMT
Judging by my handwriting in the front of this book I have had it for at least 30 years. It was first published in 1907 as a way to promote Edmonds Baking Powder & prove it’s ‘sure to rise’ claim. It is now a kiwi icon and was the first cookbook I got.
With comfort foods having made a big come back I find myself referring to it all the time – not only does it have great base recipes for pikelets, scones, sauces and preserves it also has all the conversions of cups to weights, imperial...
- LittleKiwi voted for the following inSun 18 Jul 2010 09:14:04 GMT