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 was [...]

Olive Oil Schiacciata Dough

Garlic Schiacciata with Cherry Roma Tomatoes Pesto Schiacciata with Goats Cheese and Balsamic Caramelised Red Onion Tomato Schiacciata with Basil, Oregano and Sea Salt Potato Schiacciata with Proscuitto and Rosemary All Images © Katie Quinn Davies My new favourite cookbook at the moment is the ‘Bourke Street Bakery – The Ultimate Baking Companion’. I bought it a month or [...]

Cherry Tomato, Basil and Goats Cheese Canapés

All Images © Katie Quinn Davies Whilst I was shopping for ingredients this week for some recipes I’m planning to feature on the blog, I found my local grocery store had an abundance of beautiful, flavorsome cherry tomatoes. I thought a nice idea would be to quickly write up the recipe for a canapé item [...]

Chili Almonds

Image © Katie Quinn Davies Another quick an easy snack I’ve made a few times is one I originally found in a Jamie Oliver recipe book years ago. These chili almonds are great as a dinner party pre-drinks snack and like the chickpeas below, very quick to make and only contain three ingredients; almonds, chili [...]