Food and drink books

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‘We put it in the car fridge and take it home 1,000km’: love letters to Australia’s Chinese restaurants
The creators of Chopsticks or Fork? are paying tribute to past and present eateries in a new book – and they want your stories

Jennifer Wong

24, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The best food books of 2022
Memories of growing up in a takeaway, eulogies to pressure cookers and snacks, and the best of Jamaican and Indian cuisine

Rachel Roddy

03, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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An edible guide to quandongs and rosella flowers (and how to preserve them)
The co-authors of the First Nations Food Companion on their favourite ways to bottle up the fruit and flower to enjoy year-round

Introduction by Damien Coulthard, recipes and glossary by Damien Coulthard and Rebecca Sullivan

10, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Remarkable’, ‘gorgeous’, ‘entertaining’: the best Australian books out in November
Each month, Guardian Australia editors and critics pick out the upcoming titles they’ve already devoured – or can’t wait to get their hands on

Amanda Meade, Joseph Cummins, Susan Chenery, Celina Ribeiro, Alyx Gorman, Stephanie Convery, Yvonne C Lam, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen and Sian Cain

06, Nov, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Prep, speed and heat: RecipeTinEats on how to stir-fry anything
For Nagi Maehashi, confidence in the kitchen plus a little ‘Charlie Brown’ is the secret to a successful meal

Cait Kelly, recipes by Nagi Maehashi

06, Nov, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Food for Life by Tim Spector review – the science of eating well
The epidemiologist and author of The Diet Myth returns with a comprehensive guide to foods that foster healthy microbiomes

Katy Guest

03, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Edible Economics by Ha-Joon Chang review – a different set of recipes
The Korean economist takes aim at the neoliberal order of low taxes and deregulation through the unlikely medium of food

Dan Davies

19, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Down and Out in Paradise review – a disservice to Anthony Bourdain
An engrossing but tasteless portrait of the Parts Unknown host lets his death overshadow a complex and varied life

J Oliver Conroy

14, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The 20 best Australian cookbooks – sorted
A brief history of Australian food through the books that got us into the kitchen, from Women’s Weekly birthday cakes to Rosheen Kaul’s Chinese-ish cooking

Barbara Sweeney

09, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Turn to Marguerite Patten for thrifty recipes | Letter
Letter: Judith Patten, the cookery writer’s daughter, says her mother was a champion of eating cheaply and well, and an enthusiastic user of microwaves


02, Sep, 2022 @3:43 PM

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Aperitivo hour: Emiko Davies’ recipes for bite-sized Venetian snacks
Conjure the taste of a European summer with these Italian ‘cicchetti’ – eaten with one hand while the other holds a spritz

Emiko Davies

26, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Alastair Little obituary
Chef and restaurateur in the vanguard of the ‘modern British’ food revolution of the 1980s

Tom Jaine

10, Aug, 2022 @3:39 PM

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