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 [...]

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 [...]

Real Living Australia Day Shoot

The gang took their own hand to photography whilst I wasn’t looking and in the kitchen preparing dessert… The actual magazine spreads For the past few months I’ve been very fortunate to have been booked on a regular basis to shoot for Real Living magazine. It’s a brilliant publication covering all things real in homes, [...]

Eveleigh Markets; Marinated Paprika Butterfly Lamb; BBQ Sweetcorn with Chili & Lime; Broadbean, Pea & Mint Salad; Smashed Potatoes and Praline Peaches

Broad beans and sorrel purchased from Champion Organic Farms The friendly nextdoor cat with no name (answers on a postcard) with the huge eyes – who keeps me company (and torments my own two indoor cats!) on my regular outside home-based photo-shoots. All Images © Katie Quinn Davies Friday I spent the day shooting at [...]

Poached Salmon Salad with Crumbled Feta, Chickpeas and Crispy Capers.

Image © Katie Quinn Davies Today I planned to take advantage of the little bit of free time I have before the next 8 weeks go utterly barmy (!) and cook a few recipes for the blog. I went to the supermarket this morning and started preparing two other dishes in addition to the above, [...]

Candied Pancetta, Goats Cheese and Aged Balsamic Salad

All Images © Katie Quinn Davies Ever since I moved to Oz nearly 5 years ago, I’ve found myself eating a load more salad due to the warmer climate. I always ate it in Dublin but here I try to make ones which are a tad more imaginative to what I was used to churn [...]