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Benson, Alan

Works: 131 works in 221 publications in 3 languages and 2,927 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Photographer, Director, Producer, Illustrator, Originator, Creator, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PS3563.O8749, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alan Benson
Most widely held works by Alan Benson
Toni Morrison ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved
Hockney at the Tate by David Hockney ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and German and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To mark David Hockney's 50th birthday London's Tate Gallery staged a major retrospective of his work. Melvyn Bragg joins Hockney for an exclusive private showing of the exhibition, during which they discuss works from all stages of Hockney's career
Cooking slow : recipes for slowing down and cooking more by Andrew Schloss ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores "cooking at low temperatures over a length of time"--Dust jacket flap
The food of India by Priya Wickramasinghe ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olivier Messiaen the music of faith ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this classic interview, the late composer talks on topics such as his love of nature and his fervent Christian faith, two themes that profoundly shaped his work; his views on rhythm and tonal color; his relationship with his mother, the poet CeĢcile Sauvage; and his professorship at the Paris Conservatoire. Film clips of Messiaen improvising on the organ and notating birdsong for his compositions--plus excerpts of his music, some of which are performed by his wife, Yvonne Loriod--provide a deeper appreciation of his special genius."--Container
My Greek table by Maria Benardis ( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greek-Australian Maria Benardis welcomes you to her table to enjoy Greek food the way her family has always done. In these 100 recipes, passed between the generations, you will find time-honoured classics such as moussaka and souvlakia, as well as modern adaptations of traditional dishes ; spicy ouzo keftedes and filo pizza with lamb
Monday morning cooking club : the food, the stories, the sisterhood ( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After just a few weekly meetings, the Monday Morning Cooking Club was born and a legacy of food and recipes spanning many cultures and generations began to take shape. Five years and hundreds of dishes later, six members of the sisterhood have handpicked their favourite recipes for publication in their first book of the same name
When I get home by Matt Moran ( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Join Aria head chef and television personality Matt Moran as he relaxes in the kitchen and around the table at home. Enjoy school-night dinners, long Sunday lunches and big weekend breakfasts. Learn how to make simple food special by adding that extra ingredient, and discover how home cooking can benefit adopting the odd restaurant technique."--Publisher description
David Mamet ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Mamet discusses his background, his techniques and his view of the United States as a country headed for self-destruction
Simon Bryant's vegies by Simon Bryant ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simon Bryant's long-awaited debut cookbook is a vibrant, inspiring collection of vegie recipes that will appeal to vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Let Simon guide you through the changing seasons, as he shares tales from his vegie patch and brilliant tips for selecting the finest produce
Marguerite Duras by Marguerite Duras ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this vintage interview of the 20th century French author, Marguerite Duras, she talks openly about the hardship and the romance of her childhood in French Indochina, sharing how this period haunted her life and shaped her work. Excerpts from her films and readings from her books by actress Elizabeth Rider and Duras herself bring to life those formative years in Vietnam
Italian country cooking : the secrets of cucina povera by Loukie Werle ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cucina povera theres no adequate translation, though humble food has something of it is about the real food of Italy. The cooking techniques are simple, the ingredients seasonal and at their best. Cucina povera, as youll discover when you try it, means eating with a warm heart quite possibly better than youve ever done in your life. As a Roman proverb says: Pi se spenne e pejo se magna ... The more you spend, the worse you eat
Sydney Seafood School cookbook by Roberta Muir ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For more than 20 years, Sydney Seafood School has been teaching us how to prepare and cook the wonderful array of seafood found in our oceans and rivers. Now, for the first time, the School shares its wealth of tips and techniques, along with more than 80 outstanding recipes from Australia's leading chefs. Try your hand at Pete Evans' garlic prawns, David Thompson's grilled barramundi curry or Alex Herbert's fish'n'chips. Or treat your friends and family to Tetsuya's crudo of leatherjacket, Neil Perry's bar rock cod tagine or Frank Camorra's Galician-style octopus. There's also expert advice on choosing and storing seafood, plus step-by-step photos of essential techniques, including filleting and butterflying fish, shucking oysters, cleaning squid and octopus, and preparing crabs, prawns and bugs. With beautiful photos of all the recipes to help you decide what to make, and illustrations of the various species so you know what to look for at the fishmonger, Sydney Seafood School Cookbook will give you the know-how and confidence to prepare seafood at home - with delicious results every time
Monday morning cooking club : the feast goes on ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bread & butter project : how to bake perfect bread by Paul Allam ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For a decade people have flocked to the The Bourke Street Bakery for their rustic bread, gourmet pies and mouthwatering sweets. Their first book, a definitive baking companion, was a runaway bestseller in Australia and overseas. Following this success, founders Paul Allam and Paul McGuinness joined forces with government and community groups to establish The Bread & Butter Project, an accredited social enterprise and wholesale bakery providing training and employment for refugees and asylum seekers - teaching them to be bakers. Containing basic dough recipes, clear technique and a raft of mouthwatering variations on different styles of bread including Polenta and Rosemary, Kipfler Potato and Parmesan, and Orange, Poppy Seed and Yoghurt loaves, The Bread & Butter Project is a fully illustrated guide that will teach you to bake at home like a professional. Woven throughout the recipes are the stories of the migrants being trained, forming an important insight into many of the cultures of people living in Australia today, and an enriching culinary exploration through the recipes of these migrants' homelands
Joseph Heller ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profile of author Joseph Heller following publication of 1984 novel God Knows. Takes place in his home in East Hampton, N.Y. and on Coney Island where he grew up. Includes dramatized excerpts of portions of the novel acted out by David Suchet. Draws a parallel between novel's main character and Heller, each of whom has faced death
South Bank show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Hockney reveals the background and intentions behind his works and recounts anecdotes on the milestones of his career-- a very special kind of exhibition tour"--Container
Lantern cookery classics by Matt Moran ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het complete ijs & desserts boek ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My taste of Sicily by Dominique Rizzo ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sicilian-Australian chef Dominique Rizzo shares her treasured repertoire of elegant yet accessible Sicilian recipes - a combination of the family favourites she grew up with, authentic recipes collected during frequent trips back to Sicily and her own modern takes on the country's classic flavours
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