HESTON FOR COLES ~ A BRITISH THEMED DINNER PARTY FOR FRIENDS

In the past 4 or 5 years I’ve been involved in food and recipe development, one of my biggest influences and inspirations has been British chef; Heston Blumenthal. I was lucky enough this time last year to eat at Dinner by Heston in London’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Next on my long-standing wish list, is The [...]

I’m Back!! Wooooopeee!

Ok, let’s face it… it’s been one heck of a long time in-between drinks… Finally ~ and after a somewhat unexpectedly longer hiatus than initially anticipated, I am delighted to announce WKA is back in action! *Happy dance* The past 10 months have been a total full-on whirlwind for me. During most of this time [...]

Happy Father’s day to all Aussie, Kiwi, Papua New Guinea and Fijian Dads!

and to all in the US ~ seemingly it’s: Happy Bacon Day! (?!) I am currently up to my tonsils in writing the first batch of 40 recipes which are to go out to my external recipe tester for WKA Book 2 tomorrow morning, but wanted to upload a quick post with 2 recipes from [...]

4 Days in the Barossa…

Lemon Pudding with Blueberry Compote ~ Recipe here Above: Toursim South Australia’s recent (beautiful) TV advert All above photos taken @ HUTTON VALE CELLAR DOOR ~ Link here BAROSSA HERITAGE PORK ~ Link here and here BAROSSA RHUBARB AND CINNAMON CAKE ~ Recipe here Rhubarb & Cinnamon Cake ~ Recipe here SCHULZ BUTCHERS ~ Link [...]

Australia Day 2013 Inspired Recipe Ideas…

Macadamia, Apricot, Apple and Sage Sausage Rolls ~ Recipe here. (Note, these are SO good!!! I couldn’t stop gobbling them all weekend!). Slow Roasted Lamb and Rosemary Aussie Pies ~ Recipe here. BBQ Prawns with Mango, Lime, Soy and Mint Dressing ~ Recipe here. Breakfast Eggs with Flaked Ocean Trout, Crispy Potatoes and White Cabbage [...]

A Sydney Scorcher and a Gorgeous Book Giveaway

Organic Lamb Cutlets Marinaded in Mint, Garlic and Lemon ~ Recipe here. Served with Pomegranate, Crunchy Chickpea and Toasted Almond Cous Cous, Spiced Greek Yoghurt Dressing ~ Recipe here Ponzu Soaked Beef Fillet Salad with Crunchy Soba Noodles, Edamame Beans, Rocket and Chilli ~ Recipe here Summer has officially arrived in Sydney, it’s currently 42˚C ~ I’m [...]