Sammy and Bella’s Salmon and Fennel Risotto with Lemon Dill Pangrattato

We recently demonstrated this dish at The Kitchens, at Robina town centre on the Gold Coast. There’s lots of delicious fresh produce in the centre, so we couldn’t help but share one of our favourite seafood dishes with all the locals. One of the biggest lessons that we can learn [...]

By |January 22nd, 2017|

Bella’s “Kulebiak”, aka Salmon Wellington, as seen on The Morning Show

Beef wellington is a British favourite that we all know and love, but did you know that the Eastern Europeans make a very similar dish, but with salmon? In Poland they call it a “Kulebiak”, where it’s a regional dish from the eastern parts - and of course it’s also [...]

By |March 30th, 2016|

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|

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 Croissant and Butter Pudding with warm very coulis and ice cream, as seen on The Morning Show

We all know the classic dessert of bread and butter pudding… but for extra warm wintery indulgence you can’t go past a croissant and butter pudding. The buttery, flaky pastry of the croissants are perfect for soaking up the rich and creamy custard, which we’ve spiked with decadent white chocolate. [...]

By |September 9th, 2015|

Bella’s Slow cooked Lamb and Parsnip Pie with Sour Cream Pastry, as seen on Sunrise

What a fantastic slow cooked, heart-warming, soulful winter dish! Pie making is often described as an art, but it’s actually really easy. It’s a dish that must always contain a lot of love, so make sure you prepare this for your friends and family! Essentially, this is 2 recipes in [...]

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Sammy’s Wild Mushroom Risotto – as seen on The Morning Show

  Autumn is the season of wild mushrooms and we couldn’t be more excited. Each year we throw on our gum boots and warm coats, grab a basket and knife and head out mushroom foraging. Our family has been doing it for generations, and we have been going since we [...]

By |May 25th, 2015|

Our Top 5 Most Delicious Pancakes, as seen on Lifestyle Food

The world is full of different cuisines and almost every culture will have its own version of a pancake. Sammy and Bella share their top 5 delicious pancake discoveries from around the world. This month Sammy has been obsessed with making her grandmother's crepes as a mid-afternoon snack and as a [...]

By |April 22nd, 2015|

Choc orange ganache filled eggs with candied almond, for Oliver Brown Chocolate Cafe

This Easter we've teamed up with Oliver Brown Chocolate cafes to create some extravagant Easter creations! We started by creating Australia's most extravagant and expensive Easter egg... The concept was born out of our eastern European heritage and Aussie taste buds. The 60cm tall, 100% edible Faberge Easter egg was covered in edible [...]

By |April 6th, 2015|

Bella’s naughty but nice pear and blueberry pie, as seen on The Morning Show

    We’re very excited that it’s national pie week! Although the classic Aussie pie is usually meat, we just can’t help but do a sweet pie recipe with seasonal fruit! Early autumn sees gorgeous pears and apples gracing the supermarket shelves, and we’re just at the end of berry [...]

By |March 14th, 2015|