CEL Summer Masthead

Miso Chicken Thighs, Ginger and Garlic Prawn Skewer & Grilled Sirloin Steak

Winning Appliances Kingston’s Culinary Expert, Chef Danielle Brito, shares delicious recipes for an irresistible summer BBQ. Serves 6 Miso Chicken Thighs Ingredients 2 tbs miso paste 1 tbs sesame oil 1 tbs olive oil 1 tbs mirin (Japanese sweet rice wine) 1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground black pepper 1 […]

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Winning Recipes: taking the summer BBQ indoors

Welcome to the second edition of our Winning Recipes video series, brought to you in partnership with Winning Appliances. Today—because it’s summer, after all—Winning Kingston’s Culinary Expert, Danielle Brito, is cooking up a mouthwatering barbeque. But we’re not cooking outside, so there’s no need to watch the weather forecast or clean the Weber. Rather, Danielle […]

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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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Recipe: Squid ink pappardelle with olive pesto, lemon and prawns

It’s almost ready to open its doors… And today we can give you a taste what you can expect from Winifred’s Place when it opens soon in the Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets. From the people who brought you Lonsdale Street’s Chez Frederic comes a restaurant that gives you the option of either eating in or taking […]

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Valentine’s Day Menu

My husband hates Valentine’s Day. He had planned to ask me to marry him on a holiday to New Zealand and had found the perfect place…a beautiful lodge by Lake Wanaka. We had been on a somewhat budget holiday and he had kept this luxury retreat a surprise. Much to his chagrin and usually impeccable […]

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Recipe: Eton Mess

Traditionally, Eton Mess is presented in a jar or dessert glass but we changed things up a bit so you can get messy with your loved one on Valentine’s Day! This recipe will make enough for two plates of Eton Mess and serves four people. MERINGUE ½ teaspoon cream of tartar ½ teaspoon cornflour ½ […]

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Bottoms up! DIY summer cocktails

Starting to get a little sick of wine? Me neither. But summer’s here to stay, so it’s probably time to mix it up a bit. That’s right friends – it’s time to dust off the hard liquor, bust out your favourite Hawaiian shirt and get your best Tom Cruise impersonation ready. It’s cocktail time. Embarrassingly, my first experience with something […]

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Summer Recipe: Prawns with Watermelon, Feta and Mint Salad

The thing I love most about warmer weather is that you can throw a few ingredients together and you have a fresh, quick dinner in minutes. Take this dish of Prawns with Watermelon, Feta and Mint Salad, for instance. It is so incredibly simple – literally only requiring assemblage – and yet the flavours are […]

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We all scream for ice cream

What’s better than a creamy cold ice cream on a hot summer’s day? One that you’ve made yourself. We share three simple recipes, guaranteed delicious. Not So Vanilla Vanilla Ice Cream INGREDIENTS 3 cups single cream 1 cup milk 1 cup icing sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract METHOD Place the milk in a medium-sized mixing […]

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Five summer salads to start the New Year right

Ate your own body weight in Christmas ham and now considering buying full-body spanx and a caftan? I hear ya. And really, why should we stop now? I mean, it would be so easy to just keep on gorging all summer long. But c’mon! We’re better than that. So before you pick up your KFC family bucket, […]

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