Dandi’s Asparagus and 3 Cheese Tart

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While entertaining and filling your tummy full of chocolate this Easter, why not serve up this delicious Asparagus + 3 Cheese Tart which was created by Dandi. Dandi have all your celebration homewares and napery covered this Easter with their Succulent collection, you can view the range of natural prints here (make sure you check [...]

Recipe: Asian Summer Fish

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Fish and stonefruit, recipe for a delightful summer dinner. Light and tasty for those nights when it’s just too hot. ASIAN SUMMER FISH (Serves 4) Ingredients 4 thick firm white fish fillets – snapper, barramundi 3 white nectarines, stones removed and chopped 4 yellow nectarines, stones removed and chopped 1 large red chilli, seeded and [...]

Recipe: Chicken, Kaffir Lime and Apricot Skewers

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Summer is here which means not only is it party season but it’s Stonefruit season too. I don’t know about you but stonefruit is my favourite fruit. I’m one to enjoy my stonefruit as it is but there are some fabulous and simple recipes to really showcase the fabulous flavours and we would love to [...]

Recipe: Macadamia Christmas Ham

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Macadamias are an Australian export and a deliciously healthy nut so adding them to the Christmas menu seems like a great idea. It brings a distinctly Australian flavour to the table, supports local industry and can be a great way to start new traditions. Many Australian families have ham as a staple ingredient in the [...]

Recipe: Grilled Steak with Pitango Portobello Mushroom (Soup) Sauce

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Father’s Day is fast approaching and I know that we would all love to spoil our Dad on their special day, if not Dad then maybe the other special guy in our lives – husband, father of our children, step-father of our children. Here is one tasty way to spoil the special Dad, and it [...]

Recipe: Spaghetti with Broccoli, Chilli and Garlic

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Tanya Bartolini worked in accounting and finance until Maternity Leave saw her reassess her priorities and develop The Everyday Cook Network website and Facebook page. She is also working on her first cookbook, Blending the Cultures, which will be available through Amazon from late October 2013. I often cook this at home. Similar versions are [...]

Recipe: Crumbed Chicken

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Crumbed chicken

Tanya Bartolini has always loved food and cooking. Her Italian heritage means that food has always been a big part of her family life and becoming a mother has seen her become more time challenged. Add all of these elements to maternity leave and Tanya discovered a desire to turn her passion for food and [...]

Recipe: Pasta Napolitana

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Mutti Polpa - Pasta Napolitana

Pasta lovers today we have a recipe for you, and one that I think I’m going to try out for family dinner this week. So I will be heading in to Coles tomorrow to get my twin pack of Mutti Polpa tomatoes, new to Australia but distributing to 20 countries across the world and over [...]

Recipe: Tomato, Chilli and Mussel Soup

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Bill’s Italian Food is the 11th and latest cookbook from self-taught cook Bill Granger. It is filled with over 100 tasty Italian inspired dishes concentrating on seasonal produce, Bill’s style of cooking centres around short ingredient lists and simple methods – bringing delicious dishes to the dinner tables of millions. These recipes are perfect for [...]

Recipe: Moroccan Lamb Shanks

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Mutti Polpa - Lamb Shanks

Mutti Polpa tomatoes are new to Australia, and exclusive to Coles, but they are a well known Italian brand and top of their game; they have been awarded Italy’s best medium-sized family business by the Harvard School of Business. To help entice you to try the flavourful Mutti Polpa tomatoes we thought we’d bring you [...]