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 […]

Happy 4th of July! :)

As the post title states: Happy 4th of July to all readers in the USA 🙂 To honour the occasion, I thought it would be a nice idea this week to upload some recipes which were inspired from my recent time in the States. I tasted and savoured quite a few sliders during my time away and […]

WKA Ireland & USA Vacation 2011 :)

Three of my all time favourite Dublin pubs: Keoghs on South Anne Street; O’Donoghues on Merrion Row; and McDaids on Harry Street. My very good friend; Colm ‘Mr Irish BBQ King’ Halloran cooking us (and about 40+ other Irish friends) a wonderful Welcome Home BBQ, the day after we arrived. This shop used to be […]

Rustic Vegemite Beef & Aussie Ale Pie, Cider Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Apple, Prune & Pine Nut Stuffing, Chocolate Amaretto Pear Frangipane Tart

All Images © Katie Quinn Davies Something I never, ever, EVER thought would happen, came like a bullet out of the blue last weekend whilst I was in Orange… I ate – and more importantly ENJOYED – a piece of toast with… *wait for it*… Vegemite on it…! I have tried this food product a […]

The great Aussie Beef Burger, Brownies and more…

This cake above is not one of my own recipes, rather it’s from Giada Di Laurentis, who is a chef I’ve really quite grown to enjoy watching cook (apart from when she totally over pronounces Italian words like “Parmigiano Reggiano” …. (no offence intended Giada 😉 The recipe for the cake – which is incredibly […]