Category: Food & Wine

Local Eateries Open for Takeaway

Nicholas Grant With Sydney’s current lockdown measures, it has never been more important to show your support for local businesses who may be struggling to find customers in this complicated time. We have compiled just a few examples of cafes and restaurants which are still open for takeaway, and we urge readers to help support any small business local to them. Evolve Café, Wahroonga A myriad of words could be used to describe Evolve’s dishes – vibrant, colourful, healthy and delicious. Not only does this café provide high quality food and service, but they also deliver weekly essentials packages...

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Here’s Why You Should Always Have Rice Stocked In Your Pantry

Mary Therese Rice is typically associated with Asian cuisines, but it’s actually a versatile ingredient that works well with a range of flavours and seasoning. Moreover, a quick overview of rice on Verywell Fit explains that, depending on the type of rice that you choose, this ingredient can serve as a good source of carbohydrates, vitamins, and fibre. That being said, this super grain certainly deserves to be a mainstay in your pantry, and here are some reasons why: Pushes back nausea: If you’re feeling a little nauseous and want to throw up, studies on Medical News Today have found that eating...

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Valentine’s Day White Chocolate Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ingredients: 400 grams white chocolate, chopped300 grams unsalted butter, cut into 1cm pieces300 ml milk1 ½ cups caster sugar2 tsp. vanilla extract3 free-range eggs, lightly beaten3 cups plain flour3 tsp. baking powder½ cup good-quality raspberry jamFreeze-dried raspberries to decorate Ganache Ingredients: 750 grams white chocolate, chopped1 cup pure thin cream Method: Preheat the oven to 160°C fan forced. Grease and line two 20cm round cake pans. Place the white chocolate, butter and milk in a saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring, until melted and smooth. Transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool...

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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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