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Bella’s Beef and Porcini Mushroom Sausage Rolls

This is a LUXURY sausage roll! Porcini mushrooms have an incredible flavour – and are the perfect pairing for delicious beef. So it’s just as important to buy best quality grass fed beef mince for this recipe. I quite like the Tamara Valley grass fed beef mince which I often [...]

By |March 7th, 2017|

Bella’s homemade truffle ketchup/tomato sauce

I just LOVE elevating every day foods, and one of my childhood favourites was tomato sauce – I used to eat it on white sliced bread with plenty of butter and nothing else! So is it tomato sauce, or ketchup? Well, that depends on where you are. The condiment made [...]

By |March 7th, 2017|

Sammy’s Native Australian Lamb BBQ – Australia Day Recipe

    What better way to spend Australia Day than by showcasing some of our most delicious native ingredients. As many of us will be crowding around a BBQ cooking up some Aussie favourites like Beef, Lamb and Prawns, we’ve come up with a native Aussie spice mix that will [...]

By |January 24th, 2017|

Sammy and Bella’s Coffee glazed pork chops with honeydew and summer vegetable salad

We were recently invited to do some cooking demos at the AMAZING “Kitchens” at Robina town centre on the Gold Coast – and this dish was a surprise favourite! The coffee glaze is fantastic for basting any kind of meat, either grilled on the BBQ or pan fried. The cold [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|

Whipped cinnamon yoghurt bowl with turmeric and forest berry crunch

We’re so excited to be partnering with Special K who have challenged us to reimagine our New Year’s resolutions with some delicious and interesting breakfast recipes! Each year there are loads of new food trends, and we have chosen some of our favourites to inspire our breakfast dishes. You can [...]

By |January 15th, 2017|

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 savoury Parmesan Custard Tart with fresh Chive Cream

The party season has officially arrived! And to celebrate, people around the world are hosting cocktail parties with plenty of bubbles… and if you’re going all out with French champagne then we have your canapé sorted! We are pairing our parmesan custard tart with a sparkling wine from the champagne [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|

Bella’s Tart of Feta emulsion, Spicy Chorizo and roasted Grape

Cava – we’re not talking about the hallucinogenic drink from Fiji – but a delicious sparkling wine from Spain that’s taking Europe by storm! Cava bars are popping up left, right and centre with pretty much everyone falling in love. It’s made in a very similar way to French champagne, [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|

Bella’s Grilled Pear with Lemon Labneh and toasted Almond

Prosecco is incredibly popular in Australia – it’s light, fresh, slightly sweeter than a traditional champagne, and perfect for a hot summers day of drinking. On top of that, it’s very well priced, you can get a top of the line bottle for around $25 and more everyday brands for [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|

Bella’s Turkey, Mayo and Harissa Tart with Coriander

Did you know that one of the most common grape varietals used in making sparkling white wine is pinot noir, a red grape? The grapes are pressed and skins removed straight away – so the colour doesn’t taint the wine. A rosé sparkling wine is left to ferment on the [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|