Category: Food & Wine

Chef Wilsons Bakery

Isabella Ross There is no denying that during this current pandemic and time of high stress, many of us are not up to cooking or baking. Yet Sydneysiders are in luck! In comes Chef Wilsons Bakery. Serving up the sweet classics, Chef Wilsons Bakery offers lots of delicious goodies, that we absolutely love (the macaroons especially!). Options include a Tasting Box, Double Chocolate Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Macaroons, Profiteroles and more! For those who want a bit of everything, the Tasting Box is the way to go – perfect for afternoon tea, dessert and special occasions spent at home....

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Winter Cocktail Recipes

Nicholas Grant We normally associate cocktails with summer, sand and sunshine, sipping a poolside piña colada to cool down. Now, it’s the time of year when grey skies and drizzly afternoons are the norm instead. But we could all use a pick-me-up sometimes, and there are delicious cocktails for any occasion, even while we’re cosying up inside. Fireball Apple Pie Spicy and toasty, nothing is more quintessentially winter than fresh apple pie. Shake together a shot of Fireball whiskey, a shot of standard or vanilla vodka, 120 ml of cloudy apple juice, and a pinch of cinnamon. Serve it...

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Basil Pesto Pasta

John Ross A hearty yet simple meal, pesto pasta is loved by all. Easy and entertaining to make with the kids, this recipe is sure to be a treat for the whole family. Ingredients: Homemade Pesto.300 grams of cooked spaghetti or any other pasta of your choice (Serves 2 people).Parmesan and fresh basil leaves to serve.½ cup pasta cooking water.Salt and pepper to taste. Pesto Ingredients: 1 bunch fresh basil leaves.60 grams pine nuts.3 garlic cloves.100 grams freshly grated parmesan.100ml extra virgin olive oil.Salt and pepper to taste. Method: To make your pesto, first preheat oven to 180°C. Line...

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Latest Social Media Food Trends

Johanna Rumphorst Are you really experiencing lockdown if you haven’t baked banana bread by now? If you have glanced at social media during lockdown you must have noticed that some of the biggest crazes to quash the quarantine boredom and Coronavirus uncertainty seems to be in food and drink. We agree that with most people now locked down, it is a great time to get into this scene. So, if you want to eat and drink away some time, these three food trends are the most popular on social media right now and are easy to try yourself: Banana...

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DIY Easter Activities Ideal for Isolation

Nicholas Grant Easter’s approach this year has come quickly and unnoticed, with many people being so distracted by our now ever-changing lifestyles. In these times we have to adapt. Although extended family gatherings with a hearty Easter lunch may be off the cards for now, we’ve found plenty of hands-on Easter projects that are guaranteed to keep your family occupied and help welcome the Easter Bunny’s arrival. Easter Bunny Headbands This charming piece of craft is a great way to get younger children excited for the Easter season, as well as a fantastic distraction from the world for a...

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