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Monthly archive for November 2012

Salmon, Lime & Mint Patties

Salmon, Lime & Mint Patties

Salmon, Lime & Mint Patties… Recipe Romance…Mondays’ Mid-Week Meals Ideas! Not sure if we gave you this recipe on Facebook some months ago, (sorry if so), but Salmon, Lime & Mint Patties are very popular with the hoards of hungry mouths we feed, so here is a

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Hospitality Hotspot. Wednesday Walking…& Meat.

Hospitality Hotspot. Wednesday Walking…& Meat.

Wednesday Walking…& Meat. Hospitality Hotspot. Industry Thoughts. I’m reading this book at the moment titled “The Butcher & The Vegetarian” by Tara Austen Weaver. The lead up states “One Woman’s Romp through a World of Men, Meat & Moral Crisis.” My interest was piqued, & my thoughts

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Kids Cooking Classes…All Hands On Deck!

Kids Cooking Classes…All Hands On Deck!

Thursdays with Thumbelina & Theo Kids Cooking Classes All hands on Deck! Yesterday a couple of last minute functions came our way…good folk who need feeding in 2 days time, & for one reason or another, have enlisted our help. Maybe someone ran out of time, maybe

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Toasted Sesame Dressing…sensational!

Toasted Sesame Dressing…sensational!

Toasted Sesame Dressing! We’ve made this sensational dressing gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free! It’s also in our new Seven Saucy Secrets book…. This is the new revised version. Here we go… In processor… ½ cup toasted sesame seeds…blitz for about 1 min. pushing seeds down 1/2 way through. Add…

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Kids Cooking Classes….Rice Paper Rolls

Kids Cooking Classes….Rice Paper Rolls

Kids Cooking Classes….Rice Paper Rolls Well, here we are again, Thursdays with Thumbelina & Theo! Aside from being freezing cold in the mornings, the days here lately have been beautiful, sunny & warm. Particularly behind the protective shelter of big glass windows. So, with the kiss of

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Lemon Lime Delicious!

Lemon Lime Delicious!

Lemon Lime Delicious! Recipe Romance. This is the message on our kitchen communications board that my sister left me…how nice!! It’s a self-saucing pudding, smooth, easy & tasty, to warm the cockles of your heart & finish off your evening perfectly. We’d been given a few lemons

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Sweet Potato & Ginger Soup AND Leek & Cauliflower Soup

Sweet Potato & Ginger Soup AND Leek & Cauliflower Soup

Recipe romance! Monday mid-week meals… A couple of soups for us today…Sweet Potato & Ginger Soup AND Leek & Cauliflower Soup! Since it’s raining here at the moment, (& we are so grateful for that!) we decided to make a couple of wonderful soups. We’ll also throw

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Tomato Sauce, Baked Dinner & Ninja Turtles.

Tomato Sauce, Baked Dinner & Ninja Turtles.

Kids Cooking Classes…Thursdays with Thumbelina. Tomato Sauce, Baked Dinner & Ninja Turtles. She’s a bit over it today…our little Thumbelina doesn’t really want to cook this visit. She doesn’t really want to help make tomato sauce or a baked dinner for the family. She just wants to

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One Chef’s Gluten free Journey

One Chef’s Gluten free Journey

A Chef’s Gluten Free Journey. As a chef working in a tourist area on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, my gluten free journey began maybe 10-12 years ago. I am not gluten intolerant, nor am I vegetarian, but I do believe in eating for health, with the occasional

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