Home

Login to enhance your shopping experience.

Login or Create an Account
closed until apr 29th 2014
Categories
Main Menu
Quick Store Search

Advanced Search
Shopping Cart

There are no items in your shopping cart.

Recipes My Mother Gave Me - Stephanie Alexander Used cookbook

Recipes My Mother Gave Me - Stephanie Alexander Used cookbook

Recipes My Mother Gave Me - Stephanie Alexander Used cookbook

RECIPES MY MOTHER GAVE ME

by STEPHANIE ALEXANDER

See a wide range of cookbooks click here

Used hardcover book with dustjacket in 'as new' condition, no marks, writing, tears, loose or missing pages. A very clean, tight copy. First edition, first printing, published in 1995, 134 pages.  

My mother's most treasured possession was her mother's recipe book ... as hers is mine, and mine is my daughter's. This is a lovely feeling.

In 1960 Stephanie Alexander's mother, Mary Burchett, published Through My Kitchen Door, a slender volume of recipes and reminiscences. In an age that was a Sunbeam Mixmaster in every kitchen and the arrival of the electric frying pan, Mary's dedication to exploring 'foreign foods' set her apart from her contemporaries and made her a role model nonpareil for her now-famous daughter.

In Recipes My Mother Gave Me Stephanie presents her mother's original work annotated by family reminiscences and culinary tips. While Mary Burchett's recipes for gugelhupf, ch'ao mien, and tomato and basil salad were unusual in the 1960s, her Scot's shortbread, meat and potato pie, and dried fruit chutney more than satisfy today's nostalgic yearnings.

Recipes My Mother Gave Me serves as a reminder that many of us share a common heritage through the food of our childhood - a heritage that must not be lost to convenience foods and busy lives. It speaks of a time when recipes were swapped over morning tea and a biscuit, rather than gleaned from glossy magazines. Now we can all share Mary Burchett's wisdom and the added value of Stephanie Alexander's hindsight. And maybe we will be moved to ask our mothers from some of their recipes too.

About the author:

Stephanie Alexander is one of Australia's most highly regarded food writers.She was awarded an Order of Australia in 1994 for services to the hospitality industry. Stephanie has written eleven books, including Stephanie's Menu for Food Lovers, Stephanie's Seasons and Stephanie Alexander & Maggie Beer's Tuscan Cookbook (co-author). Her signature publication, The Cook's Companion, has established itself as the kitchen bible in nearly 400,000 homes. A second edition of The Cook's Companion was published in 2004.

Stephanie Alexander's philosophy is that there is no such thing as special food for children: if food is good, everyone will enjoy it regardless of age. Her latest publication Kitchen Garden Cooking with Kids, published in 2006, tells the story behind the recipes of the Kitchen Garden at Collingwood College, which Stephanie set up in 2001 in the grounds of a large inner-city school. It includes plans, activities and lists that together make up a blueprint that other schools may wish to follow. The program has given hundreds of primary-school children the opportunity to plant, grow, harvest, cook and eat the very best kind of food - freshly grown, organic, unprocessed and delicious.

See other cookbooks by Stephanie Alexander click here

Recipes My Mother Gave Me by Stephanie Alexander

 

 


Cookbooks Australia has a great range of new, used and out of print recipe books to suit all tastes and palates. Basic, how-to and general cookbooks, international cuisines, favourite chefs and cooks, cake decorating and cupcake recipe books, slow cooker, pressure cooker, quick and easy, comfort food, cookbooks especially for chldren, Australian Women's Weekly recipe books, vintage old favourites from the CWA, Green and Gold, Commonsense Cookery Books. If you are looking for a family favourite recipe or cookbook to give to your daughter, son or to replace your mother's or your own falling-apart copy, it might be here!
 

Price:

$44.95

closed until Apr 29th visit Judyoz.com

All required fields are marked with a star (*). Click the 'Add To Cart' button at the bottom of this form to proceed.

Item Quantity

Enter the appropriate quantity for this item below.

Related Items
Maggie's Harvest - Maggie Beer Beautiful new hardcover cookbook

Maggie's Harvest - Maggie Beer Beautiful new hardcover cookbook

Maggie's Harvest brings together over 350 of Maggie Beer's signature recipes, detailed descriptions of her favourite ingredients and inspiring accounts of memorable meals with family and friends.

Regularly:

$125.00

On Sale:

$104.95

closed until Apr 29th visit Judyoz.com

The Cook's Companion - Stephanie Alexander New cookbook

The Cook's Companion - Stephanie Alexander New cookbook

The complete book of ingredients and recipes for the Australian kitchen. The book for a lifetime of cooking!

Regularly:

$130.00

On Sale:

$114.95

closed until Apr 29th visit Judyoz.com

Stephanie's Menus for Food Lovers - Stephanie Alexander Used cookbook

Stephanie's Menus for Food Lovers - Stephanie Alexander Used cookbook

Stephanie Alexander's first book. A celebration of fine food which is a joy to read as well as to cook from.

Price:

$44.95

closed until Apr 29th visit Judyoz.com

Online Store Menu
Account Menu
Popular Pages