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THE KITCHEN SHRINK: Foods and Recipes for a Healthy Mind, Savona, Natalie
81 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
82 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
83 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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SIMPLE FOOD : A Menu Book For All Seasons, Seeber, Liz and Gerd
84 Seeber, Liz and Gerd SIMPLE FOOD : A Menu Book For All Seasons
London Dorling Kindersley 1987 0863182038 / 9780863182037 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
232pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated boards negligibly bumped. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly scuffed only. " . . . a book for busy people who like to eat well, to entertain their friends without fuss, but have little time to cook . . . Liz and Gerd Seeber's food depends upon selecting good quality ingredients, doing as little as possible to them and presenting them simply, but with style . . . Each menu starts with a complete shopping list, recipes have clear, down-to-earth instructions, and imaginative suggestions are made for what to drink with each menu." Recipes in Imperial and Metric measures. Book weight approx. 665g. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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DICTIONARY OF FOOD : International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z, Sinclair, Charles
85 Sinclair, Charles DICTIONARY OF FOOD : International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z
London A & C Black 2005 0713675004 / 9780713675009 Second Edition, Second Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
632pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, soft reading crease there-on. Leaves clean and white. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. An impressive collection of international food and cookery terms, compiled in A-Z format. Book weight approx. 940g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 22.56 AUD
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JAMIE OLIVER : Turning up the Heat - A Biography, Smith, Gilly
86 Smith, Gilly JAMIE OLIVER : Turning up the Heat - A Biography
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Pan Macmillan 2006 1405037458 / 9781405037457 First Australian Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
256pp., plus 8 page colour photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. "From a Huckleberry Finn childhood in the English countryside to becoming Britain's most inspiring political figure, the story of Jamie Oliver is set against a backdrop of enormous social change and its course follows a culinary revolution . . . " Contents include: Acks., 34 chapters, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 405g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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CHARMAINE SOLOMON'S COMPLETE VEGETARIAN COOKBOOK, Solomon, Charmaine
87 Solomon, Charmaine CHARMAINE SOLOMON'S COMPLETE VEGETARIAN COOKBOOK
North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia Angus & Robertson 1990 0207157723 / 9780207157721 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
viii, + 470pp., colour photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain blue boards mildly shelf-rubbed at foot. Previous owner has noted six recipes and their corresponding page numbers to rear free endpaper, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally and softly edge-creased, tiny closed tear to lower edge near rear flap fold. "In this book there are over 600 delicious recipes from all over the world, including India, the Middle East, Asia and the West. Whether you favour French, Greek, Italian, Lebanese, Indian or Asian dishes - or a combination of dishes from different countries, you will find them in the 'Complete Vegetarian Cookbook' . . . " Book weight approx. 1.81 KG. * Buyers 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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CHARMAINE SOLOMON'S FAMILY RECIPES, Solomon, Charmaine
88 Solomon, Charmaine CHARMAINE SOLOMON'S FAMILY RECIPES
Ringwood, VIC, Australia Viking/Penguin 1998 0670866733 / 9780670866731 Second Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
vi, + 313pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, soft reading crease there-on. Plain orange boards very mildly edge-rubbed. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased, gilt lettering minimally rubbed. From the jacket flap: "Charmaine Solomon is renowned as a leading authority on Asian cooking, and also has an interest and expertise in the food of many other cultures. This eclectic and personal collection of recipes reflects all the influences of Charmaine's life - her childhood in Sri Lanka; her Dutch, Irish, Anglo-Indian, French and Indonesian forebears; her Jewish husband, who is a professional Jazz musician with strong culinary traditions in his own family, and her life in Australia as a wife, mother, enthusiastic home cook and professional journalist and author. Here are Charmaine's heirloom recipes transcribed from treasured handwritten cookbooks . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.41 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 33.84 AUD
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CHARMAINE SOLOMON'S THAI COOKBOOK, Solomon, Charmaine
89 Solomon, Charmaine CHARMAINE SOLOMON'S THAI COOKBOOK
Ringwood, VIC, Australia Claremont Books (Penguin) 1991 1854714449 / 9781854714442 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Folio 
219pp., plus 8 page Recipe and General Index at rear, colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. leaves clean. Gloss-illustrated boards mildly bumped on foredge corners and spine ends. "A complete guide to the world's most exciting cuisine . . . Over 180 easy to prepare tried and tested recipes including: Appetizers, Savoury Snacks, Soups, Salads, Seafood, Poultry, Meats, Rice Dishes, Noodles, Vegetable Dishes, Desserts, Sweet Snacks." Book weight approx. 1.3 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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THE ART OF HOME CANNING : Economy in the Kitchen/Canning Fruits and Vegetables, Sorzio, Angelo (Adapted by Helen Feingold)
90 Sorzio, Angelo (Adapted by Helen Feingold) THE ART OF HOME CANNING : Economy in the Kitchen/Canning Fruits and Vegetables
United States Leon Amiel 1976 0814806538 / 9780814806531 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
160pp., plus 8 x 4 page, colour, photographically illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain mustard-coloured boards have two small bumps. Leaves clean, rear endpaper softly corner-creased, faint foxing specks to text-block head. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with several short, closed tears. "Almost 300 different recipes for fruit and vegetable preserves are included, with easy to follow directions . . . An all-encompassing book which will provide delicious eating as well as economy for all who make use of the book's many suggestions and recipes." Includes such delights as Apricots in marsala syrup, Rose compote of currants, Sultana grapes in grappa, Rhubarb marmalade, Tangerine wedges in syrup, Leeks Indian style, Olives in oil Andalusian style, Candied pumpkin, Rosewater vinegar, Stuffed grape (vine) leaves Venetian style, Quail in oil, and much, much more. Please note: Measurements in pounds and ounces. Weights and Measures chart at rear of book. Book weight approx. 790g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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THE CONSTANCE SPRY COOKERY BOOK, Spry, Constance and Hume, Rosemary
91 Spry, Constance and Hume, Rosemary THE CONSTANCE SPRY COOKERY BOOK
London Orion Publishing 1994 0297833421 / 9780297833420 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1235pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain red boards undamaged. Previous owner's name and a date ('95) to ffep., else leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated ('Still Life with a Lobster', Alfred Bastion), loose-plastic protected dustjacket has one tiny edge-nick, negligible edge-creasing and surface indentation. From the jacket flap: "Renowned for being the most comprehensive cookery book of its type, 'The Constance Spry Cookery Book' has now become a household name, and the author herself celebrated as the Mrs Beeton of the twentieth century . . . menus, presentation, planning and ingredients are all a vital part of the book, but at its heart are over 2,000 unrivalled recipes that cover nearly every dish of any meal and underpin all successful kitchens." Note: Recipes use British Imperial Measures. International Conversion tables are included at rear of book. Book weight approx. 1.6 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 31.96 AUD
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THE HOPPIN 'N' POPPIN POPCORN COOKBOOK, Steer, Gina
92 Steer, Gina THE HOPPIN 'N' POPPIN POPCORN COOKBOOK
London New Burlington Books 1995 1853486841 / 9781853486845 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
80pp., colour-art and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Mild sunning to same. Minimal edgewear to red boards. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn, light score to rear panel. 60 easy-to-follow recipes for all popcornholics; full of interesting ideas and fun facts and figures . . . Contents include: Intro., Kid's Treats, Sophisticated Savouries, Sweet Ideas, Fruity Afterthoughts, Fun Recipes. Recipes include both Imperial and Metric measures. Book weight approx. 630g. 
Price: 12.22 AUD
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93 Stone, Curtis COOKING WITH CURTIS
London Pavilion Books (Imprint) 2005 1862057184 / 9781862057180 1st. Edition, 1st. Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
156pp., colour plate illustrations throughout, mostly scumptious examples of the recipes here-in. Book clean. Spine firm, but cocked. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has fold-in flaps, a non-descript inscription on plain front inner, otherwise nominal edgewear. With useful chef's tips on purchasing and preparation, plus a photo of each recipe, the contents are divided into seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, plus Index. Book weight approx. 780g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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COOK FOR YOUR LIFE, Thorpe, Ian
94 Thorpe, Ian COOK FOR YOUR LIFE
Prahran, Victoria, Australia Hardie Grant Books 2011 1740669789 / 9781740669788 First Edition Softcover with Fold-in Flaps Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
207pp., full page colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper mildly surface scuffed only, surface scratch to rear panel. From the front flap: "Whether swimming, working or taking a break, Ian Thorpe has refused to give up the flavours of his favourite meals. This, along with a lifelong love of cooking, has led him to develop simple, beautiful, easy-to-prepare, protein rich meals to keep him in great shape. In this, his first cookbook, he shares those recipes, as well as his philosophy on diet . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 910g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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THE ALICE B. TOKLAS COOKBOOK, Toklas, Alice B.
95 Toklas, Alice B. THE ALICE B. TOKLAS COOKBOOK
Kent Town, South Australia Wakefield Press 1997 1897959192 / 9781897959190 Reprint Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Sir Francis Rose 
xiii, + 288pp., b/white chapter-heading art-illustrations. Book clean. Spine firm. Hint of tanning to text-block edges, and more so on endpapers, otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. One page previously corner creased. Art-illustrated card wrapper slightly browned and nominally edgeworn. Foreword by Maureen Duffy. " . . . one of the few books which genuinely deserve the label 'legendary' . . . for more than twenty years Toklas collected and adapted recipes with which she entertained Picasso, Matisse and others. The fruit of hundreds of hours in the kitchen, market-place and vegetable-garden, this entertaining culinary companion ranges from inventive responses to wartime austerity to full-blown French borgeois cooking at its richest and best . . . " Contents include: Foreword, A Word with the Cook, 13 chapters, Index of Recipes. Book weight approx. 325g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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HUNGER FOR FREEDOM : The Story of Food in the Life of Nelson Mandela, Trapido, Anna
96 Trapido, Anna HUNGER FOR FREEDOM : The Story of Food in the Life of Nelson Mandela
Adelaide, SA, Australia East Street Publications 1921037318 / 9781921037313 Softcover with Fold-in Flaps Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xi, + 216pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. From the rear flap: "Food has provided the backdrop and occasionally the primary cause for momentous personal and political events in the life of Nelson Mandela. This innovative approach to history shows that a great man's life can be measured out in mouthfuls, both bitter and sweet. With this book, the reader can cook and taste Nelson Mandela's journey from the corn-grinding stone of his boyhood, through wedding cakes and curries to prison hunger strikes, presidential banquets and ultimately into a dotage marked by the sweetest of just desserts. Tales told in sandwiches, sugar and samoosas speak eloquently of intellectual awakenings, emotional longings and always the struggle for racial equality." Includes Culinary and Political Glossary, Index and The Recipes (Index). Book weight approx. 960g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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ORGANIC BABY & TODDLER COOKBOOK, Vann, Lizzie
97 Vann, Lizzie ORGANIC BABY & TODDLER COOKBOOK
London Dorling Kindersley 2000 075132907x / 9780751329070 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
144pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout, by Simon Brown. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small corner crease to first page. Illustrated flapped card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. Simple, easy and mouthwatering recipes for natural food, by Lizzie Vann of Baby Organix. Includes essential nutritional information for each stage of your child's development, from birth to preschool . . . Book weight approx. 530g. 
Price: 14.10 AUD
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SATURDAY KITCHEN BEST BITES : Over 100 Simple Recipes from Expert Chefs, Various (with James Martin)
98 Various (with James Martin) SATURDAY KITCHEN BEST BITES : Over 100 Simple Recipes from Expert Chefs
BBC Books 2008 1846072832 / 9781846072833 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
176pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Matt illustrated boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased at head of spine, short closed tear to upper rear panel. From the jacket flap: " . . . a fantastic collection of recipes from the nation's finest chefs - everything you need in one indispensable cookbook. Focusing on the successful television programme and its passion for simple, yet exquisite food, you'll find the ultimate dish for every occasion and ingredient." Book weight approx. 790g. * Customers 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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CANDY & SWEET MAKING, Walden, Hilary
99 Walden, Hilary CANDY & SWEET MAKING
Leichhardt, N.S.W., Australia Sandstone Books 1996 187598643x / 9781875986439 First Australian Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
48pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated dustjacket has been covered by previous owner in clear plastic film, and neatly attached to front and rear pastedowns with adhesive tape. "Gives all the technical know-how and tips necessary for you to become a professional in this most skilled and creative branch of cookery." Contents include: Fudge, Fondant, Caramels, Marshmallows, Nougat, Chocolate Work, Nuts, Crystallized Confections, Marzipan, Simple Sweets, Truffles, Jellies, Creams. Book weight approx. 515g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND : With Eight Around the Table, Watson, Ruth
100 Watson, Ruth SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND : With Eight Around the Table
London Quadrille Publishing 2006 1844003183 / 9781844003181 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
223pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Short inscription, "Best wishes", signed by Ruth Watson, 2012, on her photographic bookplate affixed to ffep. Brown boards negligibly surface scuffed only. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good+. From the jacket flap: "Entertaining at home used to be cause for anxiety, but under Ruth Watson's expert guidance, planning weekend dinner parties and family get-togethers can be fun and notably stress-free . . . Most importantly, each recipe is designed for eight people, so you need no longer feel flustered trying to scale up your favourite dishes." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.15 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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