Category: Food & Wine

Refreshing Summer Salad Recipes

Isabella Ross Salads are fresh, simple and a great accompaniment to any dish – not to mention easy to make. To help our readers get excited for the summer season, we have collated some of our favourite recipes perfect for the warmer weather!   MOZZARELLA AND HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALAD Ingredients: For the dressing 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves For the salad 8 ounce mini fresh mozzarella balls 1/2 red onion thinly sliced 1 pound mixed heirloom tomatoes 1/3 cup fresh purple basil Sea salt and cracked black pepper Instructions: Place the...

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Best Sydney Rooftop Bars This Summer

Isabella Ross The Glenmore Hotel The Rocks is one of the most iconic locations in Sydney Harbour. Known for its historical heritage, quirky shops and excellent food and wine scene, The Rocks is home to The Glenmore Hotel. The hotel is most well-known for its fantastic rooftop, boasting premier views of the Opera House.  They even have cocktails on tap, including espresso martinis and pimms’ jugs. Their ‘Ruby Moon’ cocktail is also a favourite amongst patrons, including gin, luxardo, grapefruit, strawberries, lime and sparkling wine.   Slims Rooftop Located within Hyde Park House in Darlinghurst in the CBD, Slims...

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Fruity Panna Cotta Recipe

Even though summer has waved us goodbye, that does not mean we can’t still enjoy some fruity and fresh desserts! Synonymous with the summer seasons, panna cotta is a classic Italian recipe. Made of sweetened cream with a thickener of gelatine, this dessert is often accompanied with an aromatic note, whether that is berries, coffee or vanilla.  This fruity and fabulous recipe is courtesy of our resident executive chef, John Ross, who has over 30 years of experience in his field. So for our fabulous readers who are craving a cheeky treat, check out the recipe below!   RECIPE:...

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Appetizing Autumn Meals

Tita Smith Not too hot, but not too cold- autumn is the airy in-between break from scorching summer days to glacial winter nights. This season, the weather teeters on a fine line between slightly warm and slightly chilly – and our palates seem to do the same. For some autumn inspiration, try out some of these recipes, which combine the light fragrant flavours of summer with the rich and hearty warmth of winter dishes. Hint of Heat In summer, the cooler, the better. It’s the time your taste buds crave cool crispy summer salads and iced fruity drinks. While...

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Easter Lunch Inspiration

Tita Smith Fancy Some Fish?  If you’re a fan of fish dishes, Easter is a great time to whip up a warm seafood salver. This April, be autumn inspired with some warm rice dishes paired with your favourite fish. Risottos and paellas are a delicious hearty alternative for those abstaining from meat over Good Friday. Match herbs with meals for added fragrance – like salmon with dill and barramundi with parsley. Vamp Up Your Veggies Vegetable bakes are another nourishing, wholesome option for anyone avoiding meat. Meatless recipes require larger amounts of vegetables, which means a variety of flavours...

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