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Bundaberg Pork and Bacon Brioche Burger with pineapple chutney

  It might be Autumn but we’ve still got them summer vibes happening and now is the chance to use up whats left of our warm days and throw a tropical BBQ down the beach. To mix it up we are going to ditch the seafood and cook up some [...]

By |March 31st, 2017|

Left over Christmas Thai Turkey salad as seen on Sunrise

Watch us demonstrate this dish on Sunrise HERE Christmas is officially over and we may still have a few items left lingering in the fridge from the festive season. Many of us would have over ate, drank and are probably sick of eating the typical Christmas foods. We have made [...]

By |December 30th, 2016|

Sammy’s Left over Christmas Ham Croque-Madam as seen on Sunrise

Watch us demonstrate this dish on Sunrise HERE Oh Christmas Ham, Oh Christmas Ham, what ever will we do with all this Christmas ham? The Christmas season is officially over and now we welcome in the Party/New year/hangover season, but there is likely to be a little bit of Christmas [...]

By |December 30th, 2016|

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 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 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|