Taryn Das Neves
A Homegrown Table (Random House, R330)
MasterChef Australia 2013 winner, Emma Dean, goes back to basics and focuses on fresh, organic produce to eat with friends and family. With an emphasis on seasonality, foraging and growing your own vegetables, the recipes are humble and delicious – pork and fennel meatballs with risoni, and barbecued quail with heirloom tomato salad, to name a few. Highlight: Broken into lovely sections such as ‘Tea Time’ and ‘Sun Down’.
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