The India Cookbook by Pushpesh Pant is advertised on the cover as being the only book on Indian food you'll ever need. It is an enormous book containing 1000 recipes and 816 pages. It starts with a brief but fascinating history of Indian food going through India's regions and traditions. There is … Read More
This is my Cookbook reviews based on my huge collection of cookbooks, very old to very new. I have used them, dirtied them, loved them. I haven't counted them but in my living room/dining room/kitchen, I have a massive Expedit Ikea bookshelf containing 25 squares with each about 15 to 20 cookbooks... Some look flash, some are falling apart. I loooove them, and spend a lot of time reading them, trying out recipe... Hear all about it.
Dymocks Broadway is a quite sad store with an amazing and vast collection of cookbooks. First of all it is situated in an old mall which has been refurbished unsuccessfully. The shop itself has old carpets, sad lights and a classic if not boring setting. It seems a bit harsh a description but in … Read More
The three blue ducks is a fantastic restaurant in Bronte offering innovative and fresh food to the Sydney foodies. Mark Labrooy (sous-chef at Joseph's in Zurich) and Derren Robertson (former head chef at Tetsuya's) launched it with the idea of making their favourite food in their kinda joint not … Read More
I was attracted to this book called "Secrets from my INDIAN family kitchen by Anjali Pathak" in the NEW section of wonderful Sydney bookstore Kinokuniya because of the very creative mix of Indian spices and recipes with Western touches and classics. It could be tacky and boring but it is actually … Read More
As a cookbook collector it's is important to study quickly where to go for a fix when you move to a new city. It took me a few months, unfortunately for me, fortunately for my wallet, to discover Kinokuniya. It is a huuuuuge book store hidden on plain sight... on one of the busiest crossings of … Read More