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 [...]

4 Simple Pasta Ideas and NYC Report

Katie’s Pasta Tritato with Fettucini ~ Recipe here Spaghetti with Tomato, Bacon, Caper and Mint ~ Recipe here Fresh Pasta Beef Lasagne with Chargrilled Zucchini and Pancetta  ~ Recipe here Slow Roasted Lamb Pappardelle with Garden Peas and Mint ~ Recipe here All above photos © Katie Quinn Davies 2013 Ok, let’s face it, it’s been a LONG time [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]