It has been ages since I made a dish like this. In fact, I am pretty confident it has been, at least, 30 years.
That means these avocado bowls have been sitting in my cupboard, unused, for 30 years. I can hardly believe it. They were a Christmas gift from my sister, Juanita, when avocado entrées were all the rage. They were used regularly, at the time, but had long since been forgotten. Continue reading
This month, the Cookbook Guru’s feature cookbook is Vegetable Book, by Jane Grigson. As I didn’t have it, I ordered it from Book Depository. That was after two weeks or so of wresting with myself. I know very well I don’t need another cookbook but I decided, ‘Ahh! What the hell? It’s only $20’.
The Vegetable Book arrived a couple of weeks ago. It is a classic, if ever there was one. I was quite looking forward to its arrival. I have Jane Grigson’s Fruit Book and love it.
The first thing I did was open up the cucumber chapter. Nothing really appealed so I went to the bean chapter. Again, nothing appealed so I moved on to the avocado chapter and then, in desperation, the broccoli chapter. I stopped there. I was happy to buy the book but I wasn’t going to go out and buy vegetables when our house is overflowing with them. Continue reading