Australian-American Cookbook: Cooking for Two (Paperback)
The author, a dual citizen of the U.S. and Australia, brings his love of well prepared food and creative recipes to present a unique survey of the current food scenes in both countries. He is a native of San Antonio, Texas, where Tex-Mex is king and he provides recipes for that tradition, as well. 365 pages and a color photograph of nearly each dish makes an enjoyable reading experience. He provides anecdotes throughout. His recipes are geared towards cooking for 2. Many people live alone and will enjoy the comfort of using a book specifically written for them.
Jackson Speed was raised in San Antonio, Texas. After high school he joined the Army and was soon promoted to Lieutenant. He served a tour in Vietnam and then returned to Texas where he graduated from the University of Texas - Austin and St. Mary's Law School, San Antonio. He practiced law for 25 years and then retired to writing about food. He is a dual citizen of Australia and the US, and divides his time between them.