bunyip's Profile

From: Melbourne, VIC Australia

Joined: December 27th, 2009

About me: I've been cooking for over thirty years, and I can remember the days before EVO, couscous and (ghasp!) microwaves. My cookbook collection reflects this personal and national gastronomic history. My own cooking has actually got simpler over the years, and I can do much of my repertoire without looking at a recipe. But I still love collecting cookbooks, although these days I'm a bit over food porn with great big colour photos - I really prefer food writing to recipes.

Favorite cookbook: The Cook's Companion


Latest review:

December 13th, 2015

Salmon with macaroni from A Year of Good Eating: The Kitchen Diaries III

Simple but delicious. Poaching the fish in 600 ml of cream (that's two bottles), which is then poured over the fish and pasta, sounds richer than it is. This is partly due to the dill in the crumb topping. I... read more >


recipe reviews (225)
book reviews (106)
useful review votes (103)

bunyip's Bookshelf

245 book(s). Click the title of a book to start adding your recipe and book reviews.

TitleTagsRatings & Reviews

1000 Best-Ever Recipes from AWW

By
Australian Women's Weekly - 2000


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 20 my recipe reviews 0

The 30-minute Cook

By Nigel Slater
Penguin Books Ltd - 2006


(18 recipe reviews)
owned by 14 my recipe reviews 0

50 Fabulous Chocolate Cakes

By Rita Erlich
Anne O'Donovan - 1995

chocolate, australian


(1 recipe review)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 1 book review

The Age Epicure: Winter

By Stephanie Alexander, Brigitte Hafner, Jill Dupleix
Fairfax Books - 2006

australian


(3 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 3 book review

Appetite: So What Do You Want to Eat Today?

By Nigel Slater
Fourth Estate - 2009


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

Apple: A Global History (Edible)

By Erika Janik
Reaktion Books - 2011


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Arabella Boxer's Book of English Food: A Rediscovery of British Food From Before the War

By Arabella Boxer
Penguin - 2012

historical, ebook


(1 recipe review)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0 book review

Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey and Lebanon

By Claudia Roden
Michael Joseph - 2005


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Arabesque: Modern Middle Eastern Food

By Greg Malouf, Lucy Malouf
Hardie Grant Books - 2002


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 2 book review

The Art of Eating

By M. F. K. Fisher, Joan Reardon
Wiley - 2004

memoir


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 13 my recipe reviews 0

Australian Bread Book

By Doris Brett
Pitman - 1984


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 2 book review

Banana: A Global History (Edible)

By Lorna Piatti-Farnell
Reaktion Books - 2016


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Barbeque: A Global History (Edible)

By Jonathan Deutsch, Megan Elias
Reaktion Books - 2014


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Beef & Veal (Good Cook)

By The Editors of Time-Life Books
Time-Life Books - 1978


(1 recipe review)
owned by 7 my recipe reviews 0

Beef: A Global History (Edible)

By Lorna Piatti-Farnell
Reaktion Books - 2013


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Beef: And Other Bovine Matters

By John Torode, Michelle Bretl, Jason Lowe
Taunton Press - 2009


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 2 book review

Belinda Jeffery's Collected Recipes

By Belinda Jeffery, Rodney Weidland
Lantern Books - 2013

australian


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

THE BEST OF BEVERLEY SUTHERLAND SMITH FROM THE AGE

By Beverley Sutherland Smith
LANSDOWNE - 1982

australian


(5 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 5 book review

THE BEVERLEY SUTHERLAND SMITH COLLECTOR'S EDITION the Best of Her Recipes Fro THE AGE

By Beverley Sutherland SMITH
Five Mile Press - 1987

australian


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 2 book review

Bill's Everyday Asian

By Bill Granger
Quadrille Publishing Ltd - 2011


(5 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavour

By Jennifer McLagan
Jacqui Small LLP - 2015


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 2 book review

Bloody Delicious

By Joan Campbell, Schofield/Leo
Allen & Unwin - 1998

memoir, australian


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0 book review

The Bloomsbury Cookbook: Recipes for Life, Love and Art

By Jans Ondaatje Rolls, Anne Chisholm
Thames and Hudson Ltd - 2014


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

The Book of Jewish Food: An Odyssey from Samarkand and Vilna to the Present Day

By Claudia Roden
Viking - 1997


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 8 my recipe reviews 0

Bread: A Global History (Edible)

By William Rubel
Reaktion Books - 2012


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Breads (The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series)

By Editors of Time-Life Books, John Elliott, Tom Belshaw, Alison Harris, Aldo Tutino, Tom Belshaw
Time Life Education - 1981


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 0

The Breakfast Bible

By Seb Emina, Malcolm Eggs
Bloomsbury Publishing - 2013


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

The Breakfast Book

By Andrew Dalby
Reaktion Books - 2013


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Cake: A Global History (Reaktion Books - Edible)

By Nicola Humble
Reaktion Books - 2010


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0 book review

The Cake Bible

By Rose Levy Beranbaum
William Morrow Cookbooks - 1988


(36 recipe reviews)
owned by 97 my recipe reviews 0 book review

Cakes and Pastries (Good Cook)

By the editors of Time-Life Books
Time Life UK - 1980


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 0

Chalk and Cheese

By Will Studd
Purple Egg - 1999

cheese


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0 book review

Champagne: A Global History (Edible)

By Becky Sue Epstein
Reaktion Books - 2011


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Charmaine Solomon's Complete Vegetarian Cookbook

By Charmaine Solomon
Angus & Robertson - 1991

vegetarian


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 2 book review

Cheese: A Global History (Reaktion Books - Edible)

By Andrew Dalby
Reaktion Books - 2009

cheese


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

Chillies: A Global History (Edible)

By Heather Arndt Anderson
Reaktion Books - 2016


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Chocolate: A Global History (Reaktion Books - Edible)

By Sarah Moss, Alexander Badenoch
Reaktion Books - 2009

chocolate


(1 recipe review)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 1 book review

The Christmas Chronicles: Notes, stories & 100 essential recipes for midwinter

By Nigel Slater
Fourth Estate - 2017


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

The Clever Cook

By Diane Holuigue
Simon & Schuster (Australia) - 1998


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0 book review

The Complete Australian Cookbook

By Rene Gordon
Hamlyn Australia - 1985

australian


(4 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 4 book review

The Complete Beverley Sutherland Smith Cookbook

By Beverley Sutherland Smith
Lansdowne - 1987

australian


(9 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 9 book review

Complete Perfect Recipes

By David Herbert
Penguin Global - 2008

australian


(10 recipe reviews)
owned by 5 my recipe reviews 9 book review

Confectionery (Good Cook)

By the editors of Time-Life Books, of Time-Life Books
Time Life UK - 1981


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

Consuming Passions L-plates : Learn to Cook the Food You love to Eat

By Ian Parmenter
J B Fairfax - 1998


(3 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 3 book review

The Cook's Companion

By Stephanie Alexander
Viking Australia - 1998


(9 recipe reviews)
owned by 17 my recipe reviews 2

The Cook's Companion: The Complete Book of Ingredients and Recipes for the Australian Kitchen

By Stephanie Alexander
Penguin Global - 2004

australian


(13 recipe reviews)
owned by 9 my recipe reviews 13 book review

The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes That Made the Modern Cookbook (California Studies in Food & Culture)

By Anne Willan
University of California Press - 2012

historical


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0 book review

Cooking & Travelling in South-West France

By Stephanie Alexander
Penguin Global - 2002


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 0

Cooking For Occasions

By Elizabeth Jane Howard, Fay Maschler
Macmillan - 1994


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Cooking in Ten Minutes: or the Adaptation to the Rhythm of Our Time

By Edouard De Pomiane, Peggie Benton
Serif - 2008


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0 book review