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The PWMU Cookbook New softcover recipe book 2013

The PWMU Cookbook New softcover recipe book 2013


Updated 5th Edition


New softcover book. Published 2013, 320 pages.

The Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union PWMU Cookbook has sold over 500,000 copies since it was first published in 1904.

The PWMU Cookbook has a unique place in Australian kitchens. First published in 1904 and revised and reprinted many times since, it has sold well over 500,000 copies. This fifth edition contains recipes ranging from tried-and-true classics to more contemporary dishes with an international flavour, reflecting our multicultural population.

Need a never-fail recipe for scones or sponge cake? A foolproof method for making hollandaise sauce or cooking a roast? Want to try your hand at Mongolian lamb or mee goreng? They're all in the PWMU Cookbook, along with the general guidance and handy hints that make it both a reliable companion and an essential tool for all cooks, whether beginners or experienced. 

Contents include:

  • Notes for cooks
  • Useful culinary hints
  • Dietary guidelines, quantities and yields
  • What if ....? section
  • Some simple recipes
  • Dips and finger food
  • Stocks and soups
  • Marinades, sauces and gravies
  • Pasta
  • Fish
  • Poultry and game
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Veal
  • Ham and pork
  • Minced meat
  • Variety meats
  • Stir fry recipes
  • Vegetables
  • Salads and salad dressings
  • Fast and tasty savouries
  • Pastries, pies, quiches and tarts
  • Sandwiches
  • Fritters, pancakes and omelettes
  • Desserts
  • Cakes
  • Small cakes
  • Biscuits
  • Slices
  • Yeast breads, buns and scones
  • Preserves
  • Chutneys, pickles and sauces
  • Confectionary
  • Beverages
  • Handy hints - new and old
  • The churches working with the community
  • Index of recipes

The PWMU Cookbook is an Australian publication. All measurements are in metric and metric cup & spoon. Includes comprehensive conversion charts, hints and tips, glossary of cooking terms, substitutes for common ingredients and hints on quantities.


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The PWMU Cookbook - 5th Edition 2013

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!



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