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Bella’s Cauliflower Humus with Zataar, as seen on The Morning Show

I just love humus, but if you’re looking to reduce your carb or calorie intake then cauliflower is an excellent substitute for chickpeas in this classic dip. By roasting the cauliflower first, you get a rich, nutty, smokey flavour to the puree. And by adding a sprinkling of citrusy zataar [...]

By |February 7th, 2016|

Bella’s Kangaroo Kofta with Tzatziki, for Australia Day, as seen in Daily Telegraph

I just love Kangaroo, it's a wonderful native ingredient that is incredibly sustainable - most meat available commercially comes from wild animals and is a byproduct of population control programs. The meat has a delicate gamey taste, somewhere between duck and beef. It's also very very lean and high in [...]

By |January 23rd, 2016|

Lurpak Go Freestyle X Gourmet Escape + Vego open sandwich recipe

Two weeks ago we were lucky enough to be invited to host the Lurpak Go Freestyle kitchen at Gourmet Escape in Margaret River. We had over a 150 people join us each day to go freestyle and make some delicious sandwiches using Lurpak Spreadable Butter. We had an enormous amount [...]

By |December 7th, 2015|

Lurpak Go Freestyle – Taste of Melbourne and Gourmet Escape – Recipe

November was full of great food festivals all over the country for us. We started out in Brisbane for Good Food and Wine show, then made our way to Taste of Melbourne with Lurpak Butter and travelled to beautiful Margaret river for Gourmet Escape. We were lucky enough to be [...]

By |November 30th, 2015|

Bella’s Trifecta of Melbourne Cup Dips: Romesco, Sun Dried Tomato Humus, and Lemon Ricotta… As seen on The Morning Show

Melbourne Cup is almost here! It’s the race that stops a nation… But if you’re not a victorian, chances are you’ll be at work... which means you'll be celebrating with your workmates! We'll be down at the cup, so make sure you tune into Channel 7 for all the coverage [...]

By |November 2nd, 2015|

Bella’s coriander cured kingfish, passionfruit and shiso

Since winning My Kitchen Rules in 2011, we’ve been very busy working hard in the kitchen every day. Running a successful catering business is wonderfully challenging, and designing new and interesting canapés with curious flavour combinations keeps our creative minds active. Shiso (also called beefsteak plant or perilla) is a [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|

Bella’s Canapé of Smoked Speck, pickled mustard seed, coffee glaze (a food mash up, come and taste it this weekend!)

Since winning My Kitchen Rules in 2011, we’ve been very busy working hard in the kitchen every day. Running a successful catering business is wonderfully challenging, and designing new and interesting canapés with curious flavour combinations keeps our creative minds active. I came up with a curious combination recently... and [...]

By |July 30th, 2015|

Bella’s Dark chocolate pudding with White Rabbit Dark Ale, the Perfect Pairing

    We’re so excited about the latest Perfect Pairings recipe for our Winter Chocolate Puddings with White Rabbit Dark Ale. This beer has become a new favourite of ours because of its rich, dark flavour but at the same time it’s also refreshing - perfect for any dark ale [...]

By |May 18th, 2015|

Bella’s Caveman Lamingtons, a paleo treat, as seen on The Morning Show

We’ve heard that there are cavemen and cavewomen running all over Australia… the paleo diet is huge! So we thought we’d give you a paleo-friendly and gluten free dessert, which will tickle the taste buds of paleo’s and grain eaters alike. Nothing brings out a sense of nostalgia like a [...]

By |April 8th, 2015|

Sammy’s 80’s Spinach Dip, as seen on The Morning Show

There are a lot of things that happen in the 80’s that most of us would like to forget about mainly the fashion and haircuts. When is comes to 80’s food the attitude isn’t much different. Sure we still love a classic crème brulee or carrot cake, but when was [...]

By |December 15th, 2014|