Category: Food & Wine

Foodie Hotspots in Chatswood

Eliza Cusack Chatswood is home to some of the best foodie spots in Sydney, thanks to its huge variety of Asian influences and flavours. Whether you’re an avid foodie, or you’re looking to try something a little outside of your comfort zone, these 3 hotspots have got your name on them.  Gram Pancakes Gram Pancakes is one of the most popular foodie hotspots in all of Chatswood, with regular queues out the door at all times of the day. Gram is famous for its Japanese-style soufflé pancakes which are also known as the ‘wobbly’ pancakes thanks to their thick...

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Tasty At-Home Brunch Recipes

Isabella Ross Brunch is an iconic pastime in our Aussie culture, spending the late morning enjoying some food with family and friends. Whether it’s sweet or savoury, there are plenty of delicious recipes to try. RICOTTA TOAST Recipe courtesy of Ingredients: 1/3 cup low fat ricotta cheese4 slices of the bread of your choice1 bananaDrizzle of honeyPinch of cinnamon Method: Toast the bread. Divide the ricotta evenly between the 4 slices.Add the slices of banana, along with a sprinkle of cinnamon and finally the honey. SPANISH OMELETTE Recipe courtesy of Ingredients: 500g mini potatoes1 white onion150ml olive...

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Fab and Fruity Smoothies

Isabella Ross There is nothing better for the Spring weather than delicious and refreshing smoothies. Whether you are someone who works chaotic hours and has difficulty organising a substantial breakfast, or someone conscious about their health, here are some fresh and fruity smoothie recipes perfect for breakfast. A handy tip – if you are short on time and want to save a buck, using frozen fruit is a good alternative. The fruit still holds the same flavour and nutrients and it can actually save you lots of time. Using some zip lock bags, label each bag according to the...

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Sunday Roast Recipe

Tayla Foster Let’s face it, there is truly nothing better than a classic Sunday roast. A hearty meal prepared with love and compassion. The perfect time to sneak in some roasted vegetables for the kids and a great source of deliciously marinated protein. Hours of slaving over the stove top and oven have you exhausted. The dinner table is set with starters, place settings and bread has already begun to break amongst hungry little mouths. You’ve finally sat down to enjoy the classic roasted chicken, wishing and begging that it is even the slightest bit reminiscent of one your...

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The Ultimate Lasagne Recipe

Isabella Ross Ingredients: Instant Lasagne Sheets 375 grams500 grams of grated mozzarella (use as much or as little as you desire)1 brown onion690 grams tomato passata500 grams tomato paste500 grams lean beef mince4 cloves of garlic2 bay leaves.Salt and pepper to taste.Fresh basil to serve White Sauce (Bechamel): ¼ cup plain flour¼ cup or 450ml approximate of milk60 grams butter Method: To make the Bolognese sauce, start with caramelizing the onions and garlic. Then add the mince and brown on a medium heat. Once mince is cooked, add the tomato paste and place on a low heat. Continue to...

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