Sammy’s Poached prawn rolls with prawn chipotle butter, and thousand island sauce

One of the biggest trends to hit our shores this summer has to be the famous and expensive lobster roll. A few restaurants have popped up around the country that have a signature lobster roll on their menu. The most notable one being the $14 Lobster roll from Supernormal in [...]

By |January 27th, 2016|

Bella’s BBQ Lemony Lamb with Charred Vegetables, for Australia Day, as seen in Daily Telegraph

If you haven't picked up today's copy of the Daily Telegraph (NSW), then what are you waiting for? We've been featured in a special on Aussie Day BBQ's, with a delicious menu to serve 8 (to see all the recipes, check out the Daily Telegraph website) Raspberry and mint scented [...]

By |January 24th, 2016|

Sammy’s porcini stuffed scotch fillet with paris mash, as seen at The Chop

If you love simple home cooked meals with a great flavour pairing like beef, mushrooms and potatoes, then you’ll fall even more in love with this refined version of a classic steak with mushroom sauce. Using the scotch fillet cut as a roast rather then single steaks keep it even [...]

By |November 24th, 2015|

Sammy’s Thermomix Ricotta Dumplings with Napoletana Sauce, as seen on The Morning Show

The best Italian food is often considered to be peasant food. Its made with cheaper or left over ingredients that form a simple but delicious dish. Italians are all about the best quality ingredients and they don’t like wasting anything. A little extra thought and lots of love make the [...]

By |November 16th, 2015|

Bella’s tips on Wallet Friendly World Recipes with Mince, and our mums recipe for Chicken and semolina rissoles! as seen on Lifestyle Food

Minced meat is a favourite ingredient of frugal housewives across the world. Here we explore the history and types of mince, as well as blast some rumours as to what exactly goes in. Plus, we share our mum's favourite recipe for chicken rissoles! The word 'mince' usually refers to minced [...]

By |November 6th, 2015|

Bella’s Barilla Gluten Free Penne with mushroom, red wine and garlic ragu

Are you a silly yak? Oops… typo, I mean coeliac. In all fairness, it’s not a laughing matter. It’s estimated that 330,000 Australians suffer from coeliac disease, and that means that 330,000 pasta lovers are concerned about how on earth they are going to eat their favourite food. Fear not! [...]

By |October 26th, 2015|

Sammy’s Barilla Tagliatelle prawn pasta with fresh herbs, as seen on The Morning Show

Australian spring has arrived, and I know this because my hay fever is going crazy and there is a swarm of bees outside moving from one flowering tree to the next. Ill be trying to avoid them coming into my apartment this year. With spring also comes the heat and [...]

By |October 20th, 2015|

Sammy’s Barilla Orecchiette with Pesto Genovese, crispy prosciutto, peas, and pea sprouts, as seen on The Morning Show

One of Italy’s greatest culinary inventions has to be Pesto. Its become one of the worlds favourite sauces for not only pasta, but also as a marinade and dip. Originating from Genoa in the Liguria region, traditional pesto is made with the best quality Basil, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic [...]

By |October 15th, 2015|

Sammy’s Tagliatelle with bottarga and mussels, from Vernazza, Italy

All I have to say is WOW! This was by far my most enjoyable dish this year… well so far, but to be honest it will be nearly impossible to beat. I ate this dish in Vernazza, Italy, which happens to be my favourite place in the world. Vernazza is [...]

By |October 12th, 2015|

Sammy’s BBQ porterhouse with 3 easy flavoured butters, as seen on The Morning Show

A perfectly cooked steak is one of top 10 favourite dishes us Aussies love to eat. We enjoy it year round, whether its at a summer BBQ or a easy fulfilling week night meal in winter. It really is no wonder we love steak so much. Here in Australia we [...]

By |October 8th, 2015|