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Eat, drink and be merry!

The perfect seasonal entertaining menu is big on flavour, low on fuss. Find the perfect ingredients at Westfield Belconnen and Westfield Woden. Start with a Grazing Board of favourite cheeses and charcuterie. For the main event, assemble colourful and tasty salads—we love Tomato, Basil and Olive Salad and Roast Kipfler Potato Salad—and add a simple and delicious dish of Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce. Finish […]

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Winning! Introducing a new video cooking series

Winning Recipes: a new video-based cooking series brought to you in partnership with Winning Appliances. Chances are, when you’re looking to buy a new kitchen appliance you head straight to Fyshwick, where you might wander the aisles looking blankly at the rows of neatly-assembled options, sandwiched between the televisions and computers. Maybe you’ll decide which […]

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Salmon with Macadamia Cream, Steamed Greens and Herbed Sauce

A delicious, tender and flavourful salmon dish from Chef Danielle Brito, Culinary Expert with Winning Appliances, Kingston. Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 x 200g salmon portions, skin 1 bunch parsley picked and washed (approx. 2 cups) ½ bunch basil picked and washed (approx. 1 cup) 30g gherkins or pickled cucumber 30g baby caper ¼ long red chilli […]

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Hot Dogs: Four ways

Franks get fancy as we reinvent the classic hot dog, four ways.  Tahini Dog INGREDIENTS 4 CHICKEN SAUSAGES 1⁄2 CUP COLESLAW – MIX OF RED AND WHITE CABBAGE AND CARROT 3 TABLESPOONS RED WINE VINEGAR 2 TABLESPOONS PLAIN YOGHURT 2 TABLESPOONS TAHINI 2 SPRING ONIONS, SLICED SALT & PEPPER TO TASTE 4 HOT DOG ROLLS* […]

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Campfire Tales

Escape a rarely ‘unplugged’ world by grabbing family and friends, some picnic blankets and a few kitchen staples and gathering around the campfire.  Warm your bellies with hearty winter foods while sharing tales the old fashioned way. HOMEMADE BAKED BEANS INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, finely diced Sea salt and freshly ground pepper […]

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Garlic Chilli Prawns With Charred Lime

Super buttery garlic chilli prawns topped with charred lime and lots of salt! The perfect winter party snack. Ingredients Makes 1kg For the charred limes:  1 lime, halved Sea salt For the prawns: 160g butter 6 teaspoons minced garlic, or 8 garlic cloves, minced 3 long red chillies, finely chopped 1kg uncooked prawns, peeled or […]

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Chocolate and Raspberry Jam Layer Cake with White Chocolate Buttercream

A very decadent gluten free chocolate cake layered with raspberry jam, lathered in white chocolate buttercream and finished with toasted coconut! Ingredients For the cake: Butter for greasing the cake tins 1 cup coconut flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup dutch processed cacao powder 170g butter, melted 1 & 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt […]

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Puttanesca Pasta

Anchovies, sun dried tomatoes, whole plum tomatoes, black olives, capers and basil tossed in a rich tomato sauce make this puttanesca pasta your new favourite to welcome the chillier weather! Ingredients Serves four For the sauce:  Note: if you like a really saucy pasta, double the measurements here (except pasta). I did so for the photos […]

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Nutella, Cranberry, Dark Choc Chip Granola

A simple recipe for an indulgent granola recipe you’re going to love. Nutella, cranberry and dark choc chips! What could be better? Ingredients Serves 6 3 cups rolled oats 1/4 cup plain flour Pinch sea salt 3/4 cup Nutella 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 1/2 cup dried […]

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10 Snacks Under 100 Calories

One of the problem areas in our diets, that many of my clients find difficult, is snacking. They’ll serve themselves up healthy meals, yet fall down in between. Many popular snacks; chocolate, chips, muffins, pastries, biscuits, cakes, sweets, lollies, crackers and other ‘junk’ foods are not helpful when you’re trying to drop a dress size […]

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