Bella’s Cafe de Paris Butter and THE perfectly cooked steak

For those who haven't had the pleasure of matching this classic French Cafe de Paris Butter with a mouth watering steak, don't be scared off by the amount of ingredients in the butter.. We promise its worth it! You can freeze any excess butter for up to three months, and this [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|

Bella’s guide for Healthy Work Lunches – as seen on Lifestyle Food

Ever felt like you don't have time to make or eat a proper lunch? Here is a simple-to-follow guide from Bella for delicious meals and snacks you can take to work that are also easy to prepare. I am a lazy woman. On my days off I love to mull [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|

Lifestyle Food – Omega 3

Omega-3 is an essential fatty acid found in fish and seafood. Find out more from Sammy and Bella and discover their favourite ways to incorporate it into your everyday cooking, We’ve all heard those cringe worthy stories about well-meaning mums who have force fed their children spoons of cod liver oil, [...]

By |November 10th, 2016|

Lifestyle Food – Eggs

  There is no doubt that eggs are a necessity in every kitchen. Their versatility is what makes them so popular all around the world, and their flavour is what makes them a personal favourite of ours. Human consumption of eggs dates back to before 3200BCE, which means us humans [...]

By |November 1st, 2016|

Lifestyle Food – Pumping up your Pumpkin Repertoire

Pumpkin is a seasonal vegetable, and definitely better in autumn and winter. So, if you're looking for something to cook - consider pumpkin as your main ingredient. The vegetable is rich in vitamin C - giving you all the more reason to add it to your repertoire to fight the [...]

By |October 27th, 2016|

Sammy’s Polish Dill Pickles

You’ve probably seen “Polskie Ogorki”, or Dill Pickled Cucumbers on supermarket shelves… nothing beats the home made version. Eat them semi pickled or fully pickled, they should last in the fridge for a few weeks – just make sure they’re covered in liquid. For th e flowering dill and horseradish [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|

Sammy’s guide to home made Passata, as seen on The Morning Show

How to make passata... Making passata is an ancient past time for Italians and every region has their own technique and way of making the fresh tomato sauce. The sauce is usually made at the end of the tomato season (end of summer) when there is an excess of ripe [...]

By |March 11th, 2016|

Sammy and Bella do Melbourne: Top 3 bakeries and grocers, as seen on Lifestyle Food

LifeStyle FOOD experts Sammy and Bella discover the best places to grab a bite to eat in Melbourne! It’s all about spreading the love so we’re sharing our favourite hot spots to eat, drink and shop on foodmarketplace.com.au… and we all know the best things come in three’s so there's plenty of [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|

Sammy and Bella do Sydney: Best Bars and Pubs

Top 3 Pubs & Bars Neighbourhood It’s long been a Bondi favourite address, with several bars occupying the space over the years. But no one has had the consistent success of Neighbourhood, which attracts the best people watching in town. Bondi hipsters, wannabe photographers, and upcoming muso’s meet here every [...]

By |March 2nd, 2016|

Sammy and Bella do Sydney: Best Delis and Butchers

Top 3 Delis and meats: Salt Meats Cheese The Rolls Royce of delis, this place stocks high end Italian meats and cheeses as well as a selection of condiments, deli items, sweets, etc. that one might normally expect only in their dreams. The produce comes at a price tag, but [...]

By |March 1st, 2016|