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Review of "Milk Bar Life" in this week's Washington Post

Testing Milk Bar Life was an education for me –  and completely unlike any testing I can remember.  Over the years I’ve had to hunt down all manner of seasonally ephemeral produce, little-known condiments from the back shelves of the Asian market, xanthan gum and carbonators from online sites. 97 more words

T. Susan Chang

Floyd on Spain: Caroline's take on Keith Floyd's spiced lamb

Caroline writes about her favourite Keith Floyd recipe…

Twenty odd years ago I bought a second hand copy of Keith Floyd’s book, Floyd on Spain. The front page had a handwritten message “To Catherine on your 25th birthday from Mum and Dad”. 504 more words



Regional winner of the 1994 Tabasco Cookbook Award is a beautifully composed cookbook titled FEAST OF EDEN, from the Junior League of Monterey County, California.The Junior League of Monterey County, Inc., is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. 959 more words


Lighten Up, Y'all (Blogging for Books review)

Virginia Willis, French-trained chef at Anne Willan’s La Varenne, is the author of several outstanding cookbooks that merge Southern cooking with French sensibilities (the excellent “Bon Appetit, Y’all” and the follow-up “Basic to Brilliant, Y’all”). 395 more words

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Author: Thug Kitchen
Sphere RRP $35
Review: Monique Mulligan

In response to the plethora of “beautifully designed and elegantly written” foodie blogs on the Internet, LA-based duo… 369 more words

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2 reviews this week: "Home" in Washington Post & "Brassicas" in the Globe

The good folks at the Washington Post asked  me to have a look at ‘Home’ by Washington restaurant insider Bryan Voltaggio, and as a non-DC-based reviewer I felt honored to be asked.   210 more words

T. Susan Chang

Check Out My Post for Random House's Tastebook Blog

I did a speedy read of Trisha Yearwood’s latest cookbook here, take a peek!