I know you cookbook tragics are dead keen to get to our November cookbook, Recipetin Eats Dinner by Nagi Maehashi, and I’m sure you will be just as thrilled with our December cookbook selection too!
It’s time to announce our December cookbook – and I just can’t believe how quickly the year has gone by!
October has been a busy month for everyone and it’s obvious that the wonderful Australian Women’s Weekly Cookbooks that so many of us cut our cooking teeth on still hold a special place in our hearts. I think this has been the busiest month the Lambs’ Ears Cookbook Club has had in its short life, and here’s just a few pictures to share the cooking joy.
November introduces a very special Australian cookbook that I know many have been anticipating eagerly. We will be cooking from Nagi Maehashi’s Recipetin Eats Dinner. This wildly popular woman is an absolute cooking machine who tests all of her fantastic recipes obsessively, and I dare you to find a dish that doesn’t work just as it says on the tin! The 4.5 million social media followers she has can’t be wrong.
Our December cookbook is from another much-loved Australian food identity, Julia Busuttil Nishimura. Around the Table is Julia’s third cookbook (I reviewed her earlier works here and here) and reflects both her commitment to cooking and eating simply, but well, using seasonal ingredients, and her diverse culinary influences. She is of Maltese heritage, grew up in Italy and has a Japanese husband – and you’ll find all these influences and more between the covers of her cookbook.
I’ve chosen this as our December cookbook for exactly these reasons – her food is wholesome, seasonal and delicious family food. It’s food that comes together simply, and that pleases everyone – just what we want and need in the busy days leading up to the silly season.
In other cookbook club news, the Lambs’ Ears Cookbook Club list so far in 2022 is –
Our year-long cookbook is Neil Perry’s Everything I Love To Cook
November – Recipetin Eats Dinner by Nagi Maehashi
October – any Australian Women’s Weekly cookbook
September – Chinese-ish by Rosheen Kaul & Joanna Hu
June – Mabu Mabu by Nornie Bero
May – The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking, by Marcella Hazan or
Jamie’s Italy, by Jamie Oliver
April – The Comfort Bake by Sally Wise
March – The New Book of Middle Eastern Food by Claudia Roden
February – Bella (or anything from any of her previous works) by Annabel Langbein
January – One Pan Perfect by Donna Hay