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Chocolate Brownie Recipe

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We hope our Aunty Cath won’t mind that we have let you in on her secret brownie recipe. Makes 12 big ones or more little ones. 125g butter 185g chocolate (good dark chocolate is best) 1 cup caster sugar 2 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1 cup plain flour Preheat oven…

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Back to Basics Barbequing

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There is nothing more Australian than a backyard barbie. For generations, Aussie’s have enjoyed spending those endless summer nights with tongs in hand (and beer in the other) cooking up a feast for family and friends. While it might be a relaxing way to prepare dinner, barbecuing does not give…

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Mojito Recipe

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We love these on a summer day, it reminds me of Sydney as it used to be a favourite drink when I lived there. Makes 1 drink 6 mint leaves caster sugar (to taste) ½ lime, cut into wedges 60ml rum (white or dark is your preference, we like white)…

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Baked Chicken and Lemon Risotto

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Risotto you don’t have to stir! This recipe was slightly adapted from a recipe in the cookbook called Off the Shelf: Cooking from the Pantry written by Donna Hay. Serves 4 2 tbsp olive oil 3 chicken breast fillets, quartered 2 leeks, sliced 1 tbsp shredded lemon zest 2 cups…

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French Martini

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One of our best friends, Sasha introduced us to these, needless to say they are delicious if not a little dangerous Makes 1 drink 2 shots (60ml) Vodka ½ shot (15ml) Chambord 2 ½ shots (75ml) Pineapple Juice

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How To Cook With Chocolate

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For those with a sweet tooth, there is nothing more delightful than a decadent chocolate dessert. But how do you know which chocolate to buy when baking? Foodie HQ’s guide to chocolate will answer all your cooking queries. Brief guide to how Chocolate is made: After fermenting, drying and roasting,…

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Ginger Nut Biscuit Dessert

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A simple dessert that can be thrown together so easily. Mix one small container of cream cheese with 70 grams of sour cream and 100 grams of Ginger Lemon & Lime Marmalade. Or add a little icing sugar for more sweetness if you like. Serve on top of a crispy Gingernut…

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How to Cook Quinoa

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Welcome to our blog on How to Cook Quinoa. We give you the low down on what it is, what types you can get, how to store it and prepare it. We’ll also show you the best cooking method for cooking Quinoa and share some fabulous recipes so you can…

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Food Magazine Subscriptions

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Want to know where to find food magazine subscriptions that can be delivered in Australia. We love our Australian Food Magazines and iSUBCRiBE Australia has a comprehensive list of food & wine magazine subscriptions. Great for gifts for Birthdays or Christmas. There are always sales and discounts so you can be assured…

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Mango Daiquiri Recipe

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This cocktail recipe is our family staple at Christmas time and one we have become famous for … lol Makes about 1.5 litres of thick frozen Daiquiri 1 ½ – 2 Frozen Mangos (can be replaced with fruit of your choice) Ice Cubes 2 shots (60ml) Suntory Mango Liqueur (I…

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