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Community : Salad Recipes from Arthur Street Kitchen - Hetty McKinnon

Community

Salad Recipes from Arthur Street Kitchen

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Published: 1st May 2014
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Community is all about sharing good food, giving you endless ideas on delicious salads to serve up for your family, friends and neighbours. These simple, sustainable and healthy recipes feature fresh, seasonal produce and inject colour, life and flair into that most modest of everyday meals: the salad. Rather than being simply sides,Community's salads are meals in their own right, giving vegetables, legumes, herbs and nuts their moment to shine.

The recipes in Community are inspired by author Hetty McKinnon's community kitchen, Arthur Street Kitchen, where Hetty single-handedly makes and delivers homemade salads to residents in Surry Hills, Sydney, on Thursday and Friday every week. All by bike! Hetty's salads use only the freshest produce, sourced locally wherever possible. Inspired first and foremost by the seasons, Hetty also takes cues from what she sees, smells and experiences from the world around her. At the heart of every dish is a core vegetable, around which a thoughtful culinary story is built, resulting in honest, inventive and hearty salads that deliver big, punchy flavours.

About the Author

Hetty McKinnon is a home cook who grew up devouring the colours, aromas and flavours of her mother's ebullient Cantonese cooking. Formerly a beauty PR, she is now the one-woman show behind the incredibly successful Arthur Street Kitchen, whipping up flavour-packed salads and sweets in her home kitchen then delivering them by bike to hungry Surry Hills locals. Hetty lives in Sydney with her husband, Ross, and three children, Scout, Dash and Huck. Community is her first cookbook.

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    5.0

    Delicious healthy eating

    By Kitchen Kooking

    from Coffs Harbour

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      A wonderful variety of healthy and delicious salads.

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      5.0

      Fantastic salad recipe book

      By cam

      from adelaide

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        Great recipes

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        5.0

        Incredible recipes - so wholesome

        By Hipster Salad Eater

        from Orange AU

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          This is the first recipe book i've come across where every meal is a success!
          Each time my partner or I make one of the salads... it's always "no, this is the best one so far" and each time, they keep getting better.
          I love how incredibly balanced and healthy these salads are, a complete meal... and SO much flavour.
          I've recommended this book to so many of my favourite people...

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          5.0

          Delicious book for delicious recipes.

          By Vicki a mum

          from Melbourne, Australia

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              This cookbook inspires you to create healthy meals.

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              5.0

              An excellent recipe book

              By Anna

              from Canberra

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                  I have prepared many of the salads. All have been delicious and I look forward to preparing more.

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                  5.0

                  FOODIES MUST HAVE

                  By amydal

                  from Byron Bay

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                    This cookbook has reconnected me to the love of salads and whole foods. It's a beautifully presented book, which I use several times a week. Have bought two copies as gifts! The salad recipes in this book taste incredible, are super healthy, and so dinner party worthy. Do yourself a favour and get a copy!

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                    5.0

                    Fantasticly easy to follow recipes.

                    By Avid fan

                    from Wollongong, NSW australia

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                      An everyday recipe book jam packed full of goodness and easy to follow healthy recipes.

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                      5.0

                      My favourite cookbook

                      By Food and book lover

                      from Perth, wa

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                      I seem to collect cookbooks, and this one is definitely my most used at the moment. I have cooked many of the recipes on multiple occasions and loved them all. Highly recommended.

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                      5.0

                      The best salads I have ever made!

                      By Luisa

                      from Paddington, Sydney

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                          I have many cookbooks and I cook something from this book at least once a week. It takes veggies to a whole new level and makes it easy for our family to enjoy nutritious and delicious vegetarian options. Every recipe I have made has turned out well. I'm now purchasing one for my sister. Highly recommended.

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                          5.0

                          Well worth it!

                          By Becca

                          from Woollahra, Sydney

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                            Dishes all taste fantastic and are even easy for basic cooks. Takes the average vege to the next level and has reignited my love for being in the kitchen and trying new flavours. Best cookbook on the market right now! I have even purchased it as gifts for friends.

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                            ISBN: 9781743530405
                            ISBN-10: 1743530404
                            Audience: General
                            Format: Paperback
                            Language: English
                            Number Of Pages: 184
                            Published: 1st May 2014
                            Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
                            Country of Publication: AU
                            Dimensions (cm): 27.4 x 21.8  x 1.5
                            Weight (kg): 0.76