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Bella’s baked Tandoori Barramundi salad with pickled Cucumber and herbed Yoghurt

Indian cuisine is probably the most diverse in the world – north to south, province to province, and even home to home have an incredible variety of dishes that would take more than a lifetime to master. Because of the complexity of spice blends and and sheer number of dishes [...]

By |February 10th, 2017|

Whipped cinnamon yoghurt bowl with turmeric and forest berry crunch

We’re so excited to be partnering with Special K who have challenged us to reimagine our New Year’s resolutions with some delicious and interesting breakfast recipes! Each year there are loads of new food trends, and we have chosen some of our favourites to inspire our breakfast dishes. You can [...]

By |January 15th, 2017|

Nostalgic banana split with cherry compote, gluten free crunch and cacao nibs

  We’re so excited to be partnering with Special K who have challenged us to reimagine our New Year’s resolutions with some delicious and interesting breakfast recipes! Each year there are loads of new food trends, and we have chosen some of our favourites to inspire our breakfast dishes. You [...]

By |January 14th, 2017|

Sammy’s spiced Mead poached Pears with Mascarpone

It might be the start of summer, but there are still plenty of late season pears in stores. So it’s a fantastic idea for a Christmas dessert!     We’ve been inspired by the mead-drinking madness of Game of Thrones, and are featuring the delicious honey based drink in this [...]

By |December 24th, 2016|

Bella’s savoury Parmesan Custard Tart with fresh Chive Cream

The party season has officially arrived! And to celebrate, people around the world are hosting cocktail parties with plenty of bubbles… and if you’re going all out with French champagne then we have your canapé sorted! We are pairing our parmesan custard tart with a sparkling wine from the champagne [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|

Bella’s Tart of Feta emulsion, Spicy Chorizo and roasted Grape

Cava – we’re not talking about the hallucinogenic drink from Fiji – but a delicious sparkling wine from Spain that’s taking Europe by storm! Cava bars are popping up left, right and centre with pretty much everyone falling in love. It’s made in a very similar way to French champagne, [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|

Bella’s Grilled Pear with Lemon Labneh and toasted Almond

Prosecco is incredibly popular in Australia – it’s light, fresh, slightly sweeter than a traditional champagne, and perfect for a hot summers day of drinking. On top of that, it’s very well priced, you can get a top of the line bottle for around $25 and more everyday brands for [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|

Bella’s Turkey, Mayo and Harissa Tart with Coriander

Did you know that one of the most common grape varietals used in making sparkling white wine is pinot noir, a red grape? The grapes are pressed and skins removed straight away – so the colour doesn’t taint the wine. A rosé sparkling wine is left to ferment on the [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|

Bella’s Cured Kingfish, Cucumber two ways, Finger Lime

Recently we attended a gorgeous lunch at Sydney’s Chiswick restaurant, where head chef Tom Haynes prepared this dish especially to match with some delicious Arras blanc de blanc  sparkling wine. It was my favourite dish of the day, and easy enough for you to make at home too! So I’ve [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|

Bella’s Christmas tree almond cookies with spiced mixed fruit jam

Linzer is a traditional Austrian/German shortbread cookie filled with jam, and something we grew up making with our mum at home. This is a really great festive version, perfect to devour with a cup of tea or share with your family and friends as an edible gift. For an added touch, we made [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|