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Sammy’s Moroccan Rice Pudding for Floriade 2017

We were invited to attend Floriade for the first time this year and were given the challenge to create two recipes that could be made 'Out of the Box'. Meaning from staples and basics found int he pantry, fridge or freezer. This recipe is for a Moroccan style rice pudding [...]

By |October 14th, 2017|

Sammy’s Kellogg’s French Toast Dip Sticks with Salted Caramel

We’ve been blogging for over 4 years now, and have shared over 450 free recipes in that time. I have to admit that while we do have lots of healthy light meals, we do also have some really fun, quirky and decadent dishes that just make you go “wow”. This [...]

By |April 10th, 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 Thermomix Double Pecan Pie with Whiskey Cream

Pecans are such a delicious nut, and we can't resist upping the pecan flavour of this classic dessert by making a home made pecan pastry. Although almond and hazelnut meal can be purchased at most supermarkets, pecan meal needs to be made at home and the thermomix is powerful enough [...]

By |December 16th, 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|

Thermomix: Our Babcia’s Gingerbread Spice Mix and Piernik Recipe as seen on The Morning Show

  Its that time of year where we dust off the old Christmas recipes and bring our family traditions back to life. Most of us, even those who aren’t big cooks, will have a specialty dish that they are assigned to make each year. However this year we have decided [...]

By |December 10th, 2016|

Sammy’s Microwaveable Christmas Pudding

Christmas pudding is probably the most popular of all Christmas desserts. Originally being a Northern hemisphere Christmas tradition, us Aussies have still picked it up and integrated it into our Summer Christmas. But how many of us actually make our own Christmas pudding? Most of us are tempted to just buy one from our local supermarket [...]

By |December 9th, 2016|

Sammy’s Rum and gourmet Mixed Fruit Chocolate Salami 

Despite the name and resemblance to a traditional salami, this dessert does not contain any meat. Instead, its packed full of delicious biscuits, nuts, Sunbeam Gourmet Selection Mixed Fruit and of course, lots of dark chocolate! This dense chocolate log can be found all over Italy with many different regional variations: some use dark rum or [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|

Bella’s Almond Pavlova wreath with Sunbeam Raisin and Brandy Crème Patissiere

What a gorgeous and festive way to present your Christmas pavlova! The meringue is baked in a wreath shape, and will double as a stunning centerpiece for your table. We’ve added some Sunbeam almond meal to the mix, so it’s deliciously nutty and a little more dense that the classic pav! For the fruit, [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|