1 The ’Burbs is a whimsical and nostalgic visual tour of subur suburban Australia, as seen throu through the expert lens of photo photographer Kim Walvisch. With an eye for the quirky and quaint, q Kim has curated more than 300 images. ($19.9 ($19.99, Thames & Hudson)
Frustrated by “family-friendly recipes that were bland and boring”, former lawyer and keen home cook Simone Kelly set herself the task of creating recipes to expand and excite her stepchildren's tastes. She shares her repertoire in Family Harvest, a cookbook designed to give children a lifelong healthy relationship with food. ($35, familyharvest.com.au)
Renowned Australian chef and intrepid traveller Christine Manfield continues to celebrate her love affair with India in this fully revised paperback version of Tasting India. It includes three new chapters on the Punjab, Gujarat and Hyderabad, plus Christine's tips on where to stay, eat and shop.
($49.99, Simon & Schuster)