Starters

Vegetarian Eggplant Rolls

Posted on Sep 19, 2012 in Picnic Inspired, Starters

Vegetarian Eggplant Rolls

Slicing and chargrilling eggplants gives you the perfect wrap for any number of fillings. On this occasion I made a mix of fresh ricotta, organic mozzarella, spring onions and dried oregano. Warming them through created a cheesy gooiness which was extremely satisfying as a light meal.

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Balsamic Strawberry and Goats Cheese Bruschetta

Posted on Aug 22, 2012 in Starters

Balsamic Strawberry and Goats Cheese Bruschetta

Lucky me took some time off work last week. My family and I organised to meet in the beautiful coastal town of Woodgate and we all had the most wonderful time. Woodgate, for those of you who don’t know is about 20 minutes out of Bundaberg. Woodgate Beach itself offers an uninhabited 16km stretch of soft white sand lined with graceful she-oaks and is home to many, many kangaroos.

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Asparagus, egg yolk ravioli, truffle oil & parmesan

Posted on Jul 11, 2012 in Breakfast / Brunch, Starters

Asparagus, egg yolk ravioli, truffle oil & parmesan

Truffle Oil is a much loved pantry favourite of mine. This decadent oil is not a cooking oil but rather a finishing oil used to enhance foods after preparation.

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Picnic Lunch

Posted on Jun 12, 2012 in Baking, Desserts, Foodie Gift Ideas, Picnic Inspired, Starters

Picnic Lunch

My Mum recently celebrated her birthday. As a gift to her, I decided to put together a yummy picnic lunch for us to enjoy in the park, she was most delighted, I think she actually enjoyed it more than her birthday present. This got me thinking… do we really need to spend so much money on elaborate gifts for our nearest and dearest? Everyone gets so caught up in buying presents for people, when really, the person we’re usually buying it for would more often than not appreciate a handmade gift. Why? Because you’ve created something extra special, you’ve gone out of your way to make...

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Oven Chips w/ Easy Preserved Lemon Aioli

Posted on May 18, 2012 in Baking, Starters

Oven Chips w/ Easy Preserved Lemon Aioli

I thought I would quickly whip up my naughty snack favourite - crunchy homemade oven chips accompanied by my Preserved Lemon Aioli.

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Tomato, Feta & Basil Topped Mushrooms

Posted on May 14, 2012 in Baking, Starters

Tomato, Feta & Basil Topped Mushrooms

Tomato feta and basil topped mushrooms isn't complicated and I'm sure everyone you make it for will love it! So why not give it a go yourself.

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