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A SLICE OF PORT DOUGLAS, McLeod, Lisa; Haydock, Debbie
61 McLeod, Lisa; Haydock, Debbie A SLICE OF PORT DOUGLAS
Queensland, Australia Vicki & Byron Kurth and Debbie Haycock 2002 0958168709 / 9780958168700 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) 
145pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated boards mildly surface scratched. No dustjacket. Includes beautiful photography, scrumptious recipes, and Recipe Index. Book weight approx. 725g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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CUPBOARD LOVE : How to Get the Most Out of Your Kitchen, Norrington-Davies, Tom
62 Norrington-Davies, Tom CUPBOARD LOVE : How to Get the Most Out of Your Kitchen
Great Britain Hodder & Stoughton 2005 0340835273 / 9780340835272 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
320pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit slightly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper has a small, soft corner crease to rear panel. "If you can't find the time to cook like a celebrity chef, but refuse to be a slave to the microwave, Tom Norrington-Davies has a middle way that will help you through your crisis . . . This witty and accessible book is guaranteed to rekindle your love affair with your kitchen and make you want to cook there very day." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 255g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 11.28 AUD
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63 O'Donnell, Mietta and Knox, Tony GREAT AUSTRALIAN CHEFS
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Bookman Press 1999 1863951229 / 9781863951227 First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good+ 
327pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book square. Spine firm. Plain white boards minimally soiled and mildly edge-bumped. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short closed tear to head of spine and rear jacket fold, minor edge-creasing, tiny surface blemish to spine. From the jacket flap: " . . . a special, behind-the-scenes look at our vibrant gastronomic culture. Mietta O'Donnell introduces us to 50 chefs at the cutting edge of food and dining, an industry that has undergone revolutionary change in the past 20 years . . . There are chefs from one end of the country to the other, from Darwin to Hobart, from Perth to the Blue Mountains. This superb book features a profile on each chef, evocative photographs of them in action, as well as more than 150 of their signature recipes." Book weight approx. 945g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 26.32 AUD
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HE SAID BEER, SHE SAID WINE, Old, Marnie and Calagione, Sam
64 Old, Marnie and Calagione, Sam HE SAID BEER, SHE SAID WINE
New York DK Publishing 2008 0756633591 / 9780756633592 First American Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
256pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Kellie Walsh. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated matt boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly and negligibly creased. From the jacket flap: "The first illustrated book to give in-depth instruction on how to pair both beer and wine with a wide variety of foods . . . Marnie Old, an esteemed sommelier, and Sam Calagione, a brewer and founder of Dogfish Head craft brewery, divulge the secrets of their respective trades . . . The book is full of fantastic tips and tricks, specific beer and wine recommendations, dinner party recipes with pairing suggestions for at-home entertaining . . . " Book weight approx. 940g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 11.28 AUD
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CONSUMING PASSIONS : Cooking with Ian Parmenter, Parmenter, Ian
65 Parmenter, Ian CONSUMING PASSIONS : Cooking with Ian Parmenter
Sydney, NSW, Australia ABC Books 1999 0733308015 / 9780733308017 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
141pp., plus 7 x 4 page, colour (photographic) illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed only. "The classic recipe collection from Ian Parmenter's award-winning ABC TV series 'Consuming Passions'. Simplicity and quality are the hallmarks of Ian's food, with a generous flavouring of humour and common sense. Here you will find over 140 recipes to inspire you . . . " Book weight approx. 530g. 
Price: 14.48 AUD
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FAST & FIERY : A Cookbook About Chilli & Other Hot Things, Passmore, Jacki
66 Passmore, Jacki FAST & FIERY : A Cookbook About Chilli & Other Hot Things
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Anne O'Donovan Pty. Limited 1999 1876026278 / 9781876026271 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvii, + 160pp., plus 8 pages of colour photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly indented. "Chilli guru Jacki Passmore is just the cook to fire up your appetite. Here are 130 fast-paced and flavoursome recipes to suit every palate, from subtle soups to spirited desserts . . . " Book weight approx. 425g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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TWO FAT LADIES RIDE AGAIN, Paterson, Jennifer and Dickson Wright, Clarissa
67 Paterson, Jennifer and Dickson Wright, Clarissa TWO FAT LADIES RIDE AGAIN
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia ABC Books 1998 0733306195 / 9780733306198 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly sunned on spine, one small, shallow indentation. "The two fat ladies ride again, taking their motorbike and sidecar back on the road in search of ever-more scrumptious meals. Whether they are cooking a hearty lunch at a motorbike rally or preparing a satisfying tea for the cricket club, Jennifer and Clarissa bring their years of culinary experience to bear in creating meals which can be made and enjoyed by everyone." Contents include: Introduction, Light Dishes, Starters and Savouries, Main Courses, Puddings, Breakfasts, Teas, Cocktail Parties, Picnics, Index. Book weight approx. 870g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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HOME-MADE AND AT A FRACTION OF THE COST, Pinder, Polly
68 Pinder, Polly HOME-MADE AND AT A FRACTION OF THE COST
Kent, England Search Press 1984 0855325380 / 9780855325381 Reprint Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
125pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white line line-drawings throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. Though not a fanatical do-it-yourself book, the author provides tested recipes and directions for growing herbs in pots, home-baked breads, soft cheeses, chutneys, pickles and mustards, smoked foods, sweets, natural drinks, fruit preserves, scents and fragrances, cosmetics, and soaps. Book weight approx. 570g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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AFRICA UNCORKED : Travels in Extreme Wine Territory, Platter, John and Erica
69 Platter, John and Erica AFRICA UNCORKED : Travels in Extreme Wine Territory
London Kyle Cathie Limited 2004 1856265196 / 9781856265195 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
288pp., colour photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. Foreword by Hugh Johnson. "The story of John and Erica Platter's search for the courageous and passionate winemakers of the African continent. Sniffling, spitting and swallowing their way through 13 very different wine-growing countries, following vineyards as their beacons, these pages record the astonishing wine discoveries, the unforgettable food, the extraordinary characters, the breathtaking historical sites and the valuable glimpses into places that have been no-go zones to foreigners for decades . . . " Book weight approx. 670g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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300 BEERS TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE !, Protz, Roger
70 Protz, Roger 300 BEERS TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE !
United Kingdom Campaign for Real Ale Ltd 2006 1852492139 / 9781852492137 Reprint with Corrections Softcover, with Fold-in Flaps Very Good + 8vo (large) 
304pp., small colour maps, and colour photographic illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . a personal and comprehensive portfolio of international beers compiled by Roger Protz, one of the world's leading beer writers. In this unique and beautifully illustrated collection, he has distilled decades of beer knowledge into an entertaining guide to the ales that no beer lover should miss, from hoppy British real ale to German and Czech Republic lagers, American micro-brewed golden ales to Belgian fruit beers . . . " Includes: Beer index, Glossary, Index by beer name, Index by beer style. Book weight approx. 820g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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COOKING FOR FRIENDS, Ramsay, Gordon
71 Ramsay, Gordon COOKING FOR FRIENDS
London HarperCollins 2008 0007267037 / 9780007267033 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
269pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated matt boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket, which has 'Brand New from Gordon Ramsay' sticker to front panel, is in very good+ condition. From the jacket flap: " . . . contains more than 100 of Gordon's favourite recipes, which he loves to cook and eat with friends and family - uncomplicated recipes but with Gordon's remarkable feeling for flavour and his extraordinary technical know-how." Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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TENDER AT THE BONE : Growing Up at the Table, Reichl, Ruth
72 Reichl, Ruth TENDER AT THE BONE : Growing Up at the Table
St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia Sue Hines / Allen & Unwin 2000 1865082244 / 9781865082240 First Australian Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, + 282pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slightly tanned on text-block edges. Illustrated card wrapper 'as new'. "Ruth Reichl is a restaurant critic for the 'New York Times' and recognised as one of the world's leading food writers. This is her memoir of a life determined, enhanced and defined by a passion for food, unforgettable people and the love of tales well told . . . " Contents include: Author's Note, 18 chapters, Acks. Book weight approx. 288g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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GLAD FAMILY COOKBOOK, Richardson, Lesley (Recipes by)
73 Richardson, Lesley (Recipes by) GLAD FAMILY COOKBOOK
Dee Why West, N.S.W., Australia Heritage Publications 1986 0949843113 / 9780949843111 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
95pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, light bump to head. Leaves clean. Gloss illustrated boards negligibly surface indented only. "Over 140 delicious recipes for family meals including recipes specially for microwave cooks. Helpful hints to prepare, cook, serve and store food the easy way . . . Sections at the front of the book outline the many ways in which GLAD products will become your 'home helpers'." Book weight approx. 595g. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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FOOD IN CIVILIZATION : How History Has Been Affected By Human Tastes, Ritchie, Carson I. A.
74 Ritchie, Carson I. A. FOOD IN CIVILIZATION : How History Has Been Affected By Human Tastes
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Methuen Australia 1981 0454003315 / 9780454003314 First Australian Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
192pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped. Plain ochre boards mildly bumped on upper foredge corner. Minimal flecks on textblock edges, else leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. From the jacket flap: "The heritage of man has been shaped far less by wars, by geography, or by culture than it has by food . . . How man has climbed the ladder of civilization on the rungs of the foods he has cultivated - whether by agriculture, taste, or war - makes for an insightful and unique work." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 14 chapters. Book weight approx. 435g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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SEASONAL ENTERTAINING, Rogers, Sheridan
75 Rogers, Sheridan SEASONAL ENTERTAINING
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Angus & Robertson 1993 0207177163 / 9780207177163 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
160pp., beautiful colour photography throughout by Rodney Weidland. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss-illustrated boards undamaged. like-Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Styled by Robin Duffecy. "Each season has its own rich store of unique and delicious produce which Sheridan has drawn upon, with her characteristic emphasis on fresh ingredients and simple preparation. Seasonal menus for every occasion are featured throughout. Interspersed with poetry inspired by the seasons . . . " Book weight approx. 985g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 12.22 AUD
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THE ROUX BROTHERS : Delicious Recipes from the Kitchen of Britain's Most Famous Chefs, Roux, Albert and Michel
76 Roux, Albert and Michel THE ROUX BROTHERS : Delicious Recipes from the Kitchen of Britain's Most Famous Chefs
London Quarto Publishing 1987 0356154300 / 9780356154305 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
256pp., olour photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards have a small, dark mark to lower rear panel. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased at head, foxing to reverse. From the jacket flap: " 'The Roux Brothers' combines in one unique volume the best of 'New Classic Cuisine' and 'The Roux Brothers on Patisserie' . . . The recipes, techniques and secrets revealed in this book are the collective result of half a century's knowledge and experience from two of the world's most innovative chefs." Includes Conversion Chart, Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 980g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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THE PRESSURED COOK : Over 75 One-Pot Meals In Minutes, Made In Today's 100% Safe Pressure Cookers, Sass, Lorna
77 Sass, Lorna THE PRESSURED COOK : Over 75 One-Pot Meals In Minutes, Made In Today's 100% Safe Pressure Cookers
New York William Morrow 1999 0688158285 / 9780688158286 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 257pp. Book clean. Brown quarter-spine firm, red title there-on. Cream boards undamaged. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good+. From the jacket flap: "From hearty home-style comfort food to dishes redolent of the scents and flavours of the world's greatest cuisines, 'The Pressured Cook' is guaranteed to take the pressure out of mealtime preparation." Includes Index. NOTE: Recipes in U.S. measures. Book weight approx. 530g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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THE KITCHEN SHRINK: Foods and Recipes for a Healthy Mind, Savona, Natalie
78 Savona, Natalie THE KITCHEN SHRINK: Foods and Recipes for a Healthy Mind
London Duncan Baird Publishers 2003 1904292402 / 9781904292401 First Edition, 1st Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
144pp., colour-plate frontispiece, and scrumptious-looking colour plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves unmarked. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "...understand how your diet can affect mind and mood..." The author has offered 80 specially-commissioned, easy-to-follow recipes to assist in overcoming conditions such as PMS, SAD, binge-eating, and sleeplessness. Contents include: Intro.,, The Psychology of Melancholy, Mood's Many Guises, Feel Good Food, The Whole Picture, Glossary, Index. More. Book weight approx. 1.03 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 15.98 AUD
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IN SEARCH OF PLENTY : A History of Jewish Food, Schwartz, Oded
79 Schwartz, Oded IN SEARCH OF PLENTY : A History of Jewish Food
London Kyle Cathie Ltd. 1992 1856260259 / 9781856260251 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, + 292pp., b/white line drawings by Jane Human. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, minor soft crease to lower edge of two pages. Illustrated card wrapper very mildly edgeworn and indented only. From the back cover: "Contains over 100 recipes. Biblical and historic food; Ashkenazi food; the cooking in the West; Israeli dishes . . . " Contents include: Acks., Preface, 14 chapters, Bibliography, Notes & Sources, Index. Book weight approx. 505g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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THE ILLUSTRATED WINESPEAK : Ronald Searle's Wicked World of Winetasting, Searle, Ronald
80 Searle, Ronald THE ILLUSTRATED WINESPEAK : Ronald Searle's Wicked World of Winetasting
London Souvenir Press 1983 0285625926 / 9780285625921 First Edition. Hardcover Good+ 
Unpaginated (approx. 100 pages). Delightfully humorous recto page colour illustrations throughout by British artist and satirical cartoonist Ronald Searle. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted. Illustrated gloss boards mildly edge-bumped. Random foxing spots to textblock edge, else leaves clean. From the back cover: "The art of wine-tasting has its own band of remarkable poets - alas, as rare as the greatest vintages of the Wines they sample for our benefit. The rest, snobbish, incestuous and inarticulate, do as much harm to the world of wine as they do to the language. Their day will come . . . All the phrases in this book have been plucked form unacknowledged but absolutely authentic sources. You could do worse than ponder over some of them. Cheers!" Book weight approx. 400g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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