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Bella’s Prawn and Snow Pea Short Soup

“Short soup” is simply an Australian colloquial term for wonton soup, which was brought to Australia from Hong Kong with the Cantonese people. The soup should be full of flavour, and much of the umami deliciousness comes from an excellent quality broth. If you can, use home made chicken stock. [...]

By |December 1st, 2016|

Sammy’s Larb Gai as seen on The Morning Show

Thai cooking is all about the prep and fast last minute cooking. Spend the time to prep each of your ingredients a head of time and clean as you go. Then when it comes time to cooking, you’ll be done in a flash, with a delicious hot meal ready to [...]

By |November 24th, 2016|

Sammy’s Autumn Apple pie with maple cream

Autumn can be a bittersweet time as we start to say goodbye to the to those long summer days spent in the water or the warm nights spent sitting under the stars. That’s why when it comes to cooking and preparing for those colder months, there is nothing better than [...]

By |November 22nd, 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|

Bella’s chicken, corn and tarragon “pop tart” pies as seen on The Morning Show

As kids, our mum was VERY strict about not having any junk food in the house. While other kids got green cordial, we were forced to drink freshly squeezed carrot and apple juice. For morning tea, our friends would devour chips and “chicken” flavoured biscuits, while were subjected to eating [...]

By |November 15th, 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|

Sammy and Bella’s Lamb Masala as seen on The Morning Show

  This Lamb Masala is a waist-friendly version of a favourite takeaway curry. Spices, garlic, chilli and onion add amazing flavour without the need for salt or sugar to be added to the dish. Lamb leg steaks are a lean cut of lamb, which means this dish is very low in [...]

By |November 8th, 2016|

Bella’s gluten free anzac biscuit ice cream sandwich, as seen on The Morning Show

Anytime the words cookie and ice cream are mentioned in the same sentence, my heart starts fluttering. YES!!! There is a love story between cookies and ice cream that just can’t be beat… and this is one of my favourite all time recipes. And just because you’re gluten free, it [...]

By |November 3rd, 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|