Salads

Chargrilled Broccoli Salad

Posted on Mar 22, 2017 in Salads

Chargrilled Broccoli Salad

This chargrilled broccoli salad recipe taken from Hetty McKinnon's Community cookbook is absolutely delicious. Chargrilling the broccoli lets off a smokey goodness that will stay in my palette repertoire for life, accompanied by chickpeas, capers, almonds, lemon and chilli it hits all the right spots!

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Pesto Chicken Pasta w Apple & Walnuts

Posted on Aug 5, 2015 in Picnic Inspired, Salads

Pesto Chicken Pasta w Apple & Walnuts

Gluten Free with all natural ingredients, Rozas Gourmet Sauces use fresh ingredients sourced from local farms in South-East Queensland.

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Yim Yam’s Crunchy Rice Salad – Matt Preston

Posted on Jan 8, 2014 in Mains, Salads

Yim Yam’s Crunchy Rice Salad – Matt Preston

Yim Yam’s Crunchy Rice Salad is a killer dish from Matt Preston's cookbook and must be enjoyed by all! The Thai & Laos flavours are truly sensational!

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Open Haloumi Kebab

Posted on Mar 21, 2013 in Mains, Salads

Open Haloumi Kebab

Dining at The Crosstown Eating House a few weeks ago, I had the joy of eating one of the most satisfying vegetarian dishes to date. Open Haloumi Kebab was the meal and from the very first mouthful I was in love. My foodie-love was so strong that sitting right there and then I planned to replicate the same Haloumi Kebab at home. First I needed the right bread; I opted for Greek Yiros. I always use Yiros when making Authentic Greek Kebabs so it seemed only right to stick with what I knew worked best. Yiros BBQ/grill’s really well and they have an almost denser feel – they’re stronger...

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Tofu Salad with Miso dressing

Posted on Mar 2, 2013 in Salads

Tofu Salad with Miso dressing

I’ve never been all that impressed with tofu; the lack of taste and consistency can be very off putting for some. Lately however I’ve been getting right into it and I’ve found a couple of Tofu varieties that I’m enjoying. My first Agedashi tofu experience was my huge tofu-turn-around; the delicate and velvety smooth texture of the silken tofu together with the dashi broth is a fabulous flavour combination. Next time you’re dining out for Japanese please give Agedashi Tofu a try, it’s only a starter dish and I think you’ll be satisfyingly surprised, even the...

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Mexican Feast

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 in Mains, Picnic Inspired, Salads, Starters

Mexican Feast

Hilton’s Executive Chef Dennis Leslie was the creator behind a Mexican feast I enjoyed back in Adelaide last year for EDB2012. When Dennis was asked why he chose a Mexican fiesta menu he simply replied ‘I just love Mexican food’. And don’t Dennis and the Mexicans have it so scrumptiously right! Mexican food is such a beautiful thing. The flavours are so fresh, the colours so vibrant, the culture so zestful! Mexican feasts are my favourite! The banquet style of a Mexican feast is not only entertaining but super fun too. If you’re having a large get-together, a Mexican feast is a...

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