Category Archives: Cookbooks

french lessons – justin north


I’ve been away awhile. Still cooking, but when my son starting eating solids at the beginning of the year most of my creations were pureed and looked the same going in as they did coming out. Perhaps they are worthy … Continue reading

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food porn on wednesdays


she’s coming to my house! Nigella is coming to my wednesday nights yee ha!

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Nigella’s pea risotto


I love Nigella. I love her lard and butter and bread and that she has given me permission to grate nutmeg into everything and weld a Marsala bottle to my hand to swig from and splash with as I see … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies


The Edmond’s Sure To Rise cookbook is a kiwi institution. Every New Zealand household must have one, and I am certain no kid leaves home without getting their very own copy. I have had three or four copies over the … Continue reading

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Larousse Gastronomique


A wedding present arrived a few weeks ago. BJ was pretty unimpressed. He can’t understand why all the presents are girly presents. First published in 1938 and last revised in 1988, Larousee Gastronomique one of the culinary world’s most familiar … Continue reading

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