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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 Gołąbki – Polish stuffed cabbage rolls

There are many eastern and central European cultures that make cabbage rolls, and it’s safe to say that every one of them is delicious! The Croatians and Serbians make their “sarma” with pickled cabbage, the Ukrainian “holubtsi” have a more sour flavoured sauce, the jewish “golub” omits pork and bacon, [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|

Bella’s Pierogi with Warrigal Greens and Paperbark Smoked Butter, as seen at Dożynki Festival Adelaide

There’s not a human in this world that doesn’t love pierogi, and everyone has a favourite traditional flavour - cheese & potato, meat, or sauerkraut & wild mushroom. We’ve given this version an Aussie twist and it’s our new favourite! Foraging and using native ingredients in the kitchen is a [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|

Sammy’s Cacio e Pepe

Sammy's Cacio e Pepe You’ve probably seen this creamy cheesy pasta popping up in your social media new feeds if you follow any chefs or foodies. Its having a bit of a moment really, chef David Chang from Momofuku, Bon Appetite magazine and yours truly, are all obsessed with this super easy, delicious [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|

Bella’s ricotta stuffed crepes with strawberry and balsamic sauce

Balsamic vinegar comes from the town of Modena in northern Italy and it’s production dates back to the 11th century… The best doesn’t have to be quite that old, but do buy the best you can afford. “Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale” is the best, and is aged for either 12, 18 [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|

Sammy’s Polish Dill Pickles

You’ve probably seen “Polskie Ogorki”, or Dill Pickled Cucumbers on supermarket shelves… nothing beats the home made version. Eat them semi pickled or fully pickled, they should last in the fridge for a few weeks – just make sure they’re covered in liquid. For th e flowering dill and horseradish [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|

ALDI Comp winning recipe: Spicy Pork Arancini

    We love Pork, so to celebrate our love for this delicious meat we have teamed up with ALDI and our Facebook fans to find three of your favourite pork recipes for us to re create! ALDI has a great range of high quality meat products and their fresh [...]

By |September 30th, 2016|

Fish Souvlaki Wrap, as seen on The Monrning Show

Diabetes: Most people think: “It won’t happen to me, that’s an old person’s disease”. Sure it may have happened to Grandma or Grandpa, Mum or Dad, Aunty Norma or Uncle Frank but: 10 years ago type 2 was a seniors’ disease. Today it commonly affects those aged 45+ Type 2 [...]

By |March 31st, 2016|

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|

Bella’s Polish meatballs in wild mushroom sauce, Klopsy w sosie grzybowym

This week it’s international meatball week, so we thought we’d share a recipe that’s close to our hearts – Polish meatballs! Every culture has their own version, and although I’m not quite certain where and when this honourable day came from, one thing’s for sure… everyone around the world should [...]

By |March 17th, 2016|