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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Sweet Chilli Philly

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A simple dip to satisfy your taste buds. Dip recipe courtesy of the Your Inspiration at Home Party Plan Company Blend 50g of sour cream 1/2 tsp of Buderim Ginger’s Ginger Puree 3 tbsp of Buderim Ginger’s Sweet Chilli & Ginger Sauce 200g of Philadelphia cream cheese Serve with a…

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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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Taste of Sydney

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For those of us unable to make it to the Melbourne food and Wine Festival, maybe the Taste of Sydney is an option, where Centennial Park will become a foodies mecca… Chefs from 20 of Sydney’s top restaurants will prepare tapas size dishes for you to enjoy and wine, beer and…

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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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