Cooking From My Cook Books Series

Cooking With My Cook Books – Darren Robertson’s Cheat’s Smoked Chicken with Cumin and Coffee

This will be my last recipe in the Cooking With My Cook Book series. You can click here to see all of the recipes in this series. It’s my last recipe for the series, so I’m changing it up a little and I’m actually cooking a recipe of Darren Robertson’s from my new favourite cooking ma
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Cooking From My Cook Books – Annabel Langbein’s Spiced Chickpeas with Spinach and Haloumi

This week I am cooking a spiced chickpea dish from Annabel Langbein’s book, Free Range in the City. I have a lot of pages marked with sticky tabs in this book and it’s packed full of healthy, uncomplicated but delicious recipes. Some of my favourites are her smoked salmon and eg
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Cooking With My Cook Books – Mark Jensen’s Spicy Pork Mince Salad with Thai Basil and Nuoc Mam Cham

This week for my current series, I’m cooking a dish from Mark Jensen’s lovely cook book, The Urban Cook. There are some absolutely lovely recipes in this book, but for some reason I’ve never cooked anything out of it. I’m rectifying that today and making his po
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Cooking From My Cook Books – Jamie Oliver’s Mandarin and Orange Fruit Salad with Vanilla Syrup

I have a lot of Jamie Oliver cook books and they are all with me in Singapore. I knew that I wanted to cook one of Jamie’s recipes for my cooking with my cook book series, but couldn’t decide what to make. I was looking for something light, that wasn’t a main meal and then I came acro
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Cooking From My Cook Books – George Calombaris’ Middle Eastern Rice with Nuts

This week in my cooking from my cook books series, I will be making Middle Eastern rice from George Calombaris and Gary Mehigan’s cook book called Your Place or Mine? I’m pretty sure this cook book came out just after the initial success of the first season of Masterchef. If you have
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Cooking From My Cook Books – AWW Pressure Cooker Risotto

This week I am cooking a pressure cooker risotto from the Australian Women’s Weekly Pressure Cooker cook book. This is one of the last cook books that I bought before we left Australia. We had only recently bought our pressure cooker and I wanted to learn a little more about using it.
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Cooking From My Cook Books – Kid’s Cookbook Chocolate Fudge Cake

This week I made my 100th post on here, I got my first photos accepted to foodgawker and today is my six month blogaversary. As of today, I have been blogging for six months! So to celebrate, I made my favourite chocolate fudge cake for today’s cooking with my cook books post. As far
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Cooking with my Cook Books – Bill Granger’s Pork Fillet with Vietnamese Caramel Sauce

I don’t have all of Bill Granger’s cook books but I do have a few of them, especially some of his older ones. The ones that I do have, I brought with me to Singapore. That’s a pretty good sign of their quality as I had limited space to bring my books. What I love about Bill’s re
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Cooking From My Cook Books – Karen Martini’s Roast Chicken with Green Olives, Almonds and Oregano

Today I’m starting a new Wednesday series. Click on the yellow text for links to my past two series which were conserves and pickles and lots of recipes for different beverages. I’ve also changed the menu up above so that if you hover over ‘recipes’ you get a drop do
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