Grass Roots – Growing Your Own Herbs

She cooks We both love cooking, and love fresh food, so we decided about a year ago to grow some of our own food, to try and save money, and also have fresh herbs on hand. Pity that neither of us really have a clue on gardening, or much of a green thumb! The other […]

You need eggs to make mayonnaise?

He cooks As a child growing up in the country, seafood was a bit on the scarce side. Every country town has the local fish and chip shop, but it could hardly be considered ‘gourmet’. Some are better than others of course; but I’ve been to some where you honestly don’t know what had been […]

Show Us Your Cooking Successes!

Here at TheCookBook.com.au we have lots of plans for 2010 to improve the site to make it even better for our readers. We had an amazing Christmas period, visitors to the site went through the roof, with our fabulous Rum Balls Recipe the absolute clear favourite. In the weeks leading up to Christmas, literally thousands […]

Christmas Entertaining: How to Beat the Stress

Over the weekend, we held our annual Christmas drinks, with over 40 of our friends and family, and we had a ball. This year catering for all of these people was much, much easier than in years before, and I have to say that it is all due to my lovely PS and Z both […]

Cooking Inspirations: Who or What Inspires You In The Kitchen?

Recently I went to see the movie Julie & Julia with my mum. For those of you that haven’t seen the movie or read a review, it is all about how one woman, Julie, starts a blog that chronicles cooking her way through all the recipes in Julia Child’s “How To Master French Cooking”. In 365 […]