Iron Chef Shellie

Good Food Month – Yotam Ottolenghi Brunch

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Iron Chef Shellie attended the Yotam Ottolenghi Brunch thanks to Haystac and Citi.  “Brunch, for me, is an extended breakfast that should be enjoyed whenever you have time properly to engage in cooking and eating.” – Yotam Ottolenghi November marks the month of food. The Age’s Good Food Month, presented by Citi, is part of Australia’s largest […]

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Coconut Quinoa Porridge with Banana & Palm Sugar

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Quinoa. It’s still a popular ingredient, and there are so many possibilities when it comes to cooking it.  I’ve usually only made savoury dishes with it, but this recipe was a lovely breakfast option with a little sweetness. It is served at Melbourne’s Birdman Eating cafe, in Fitzroy. I must confess I’ve never actually been there, […]

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#FridgeShelfie – Stuffed Capsicums with Egg Yolk Porn

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[Disclaimer: Sponsored post brought to you by Nuffnang and Philadelphia Australia] “Do Your Thing” with a #FridgeShelfie for you chance to win a trip to Melbourne for a $1,000 shopping spree at Salt and Pepper Home. Philadelphia cream cheese is a product we are all aware of. Whether you make cheesecakes, or simply smear a […]

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Sardine Bruschetta + How To Get to Spain

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[Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post]   So, hands up here who wants to go to win a trip to Spain? Keep you hand up if you cook with olive oil. Right, then you. Yes, you. The one with your hand still in the air…. put it down, you look like an idiot already. YOU […]

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Chicken Soba Noodles

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As I mentioned in my current obsessions, soba is one of things I can quite get enough of. Cold soba noodle salads are a must in the heat of Summer.  I made this simple recipe using a book I bought many years ago but never cooked a thing out of (I’m sure most of you […]

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Current Obsessions ♥ February 2014

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When it rains it pours. I’ve been bogged down with freelance work, creating things in the kitchen and surviving on minimal sleep. Life has been grand! Lots of up and downs; things to look forward to, and something things not to.  Let’s see what February has in store for us all >> SOBA NOODLES ♥ […]

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Wine Food Farmgate

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Wine Food Farmgate is a program recently launched in the Mornington Peninsula region to help visitors discover hidden food and wine spots down the country lanes. They can discover artisan producers, taste a range of produce, meet the growers, connect with hatted chefs and award winning wine makers. I recently spent a weekend down on […]

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{Product Review} New Wave Pizza Oven

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If there is one appliance I think you should ask Santa for this Christmas (other than a Thermomix ;)), it should be one of these New Wave Just Pizza Maker. Thanks a little help from, and a little help from my bank account, my dreams became reality. My friend Alana would make me the […]

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Taste of Melbourne 2013 Preview + x2 Double Passes Giveaway

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Taste of Melbourne is back peeps! In fact, it starts on Thursday 14th – Sunday 17th November 2013. Keep scrolling for your chance to win a double pass to this year’s Taste of Melbourne. I was invited to a special preview event at Longrain. It involved making cocktails and eating food; why on earth would I decline […]

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Sizzling Beef Steak, Hoi Sin Prawn & Noodle Bowls

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I feel like I’m constantly apologising for the lack of blogging! Since starting my new job, I don’t have time to sit around and do nothing, and lately I’ve been working over time, and rushing off to events to sip French Champagne and schmooze. So don’t feel all that sorry for me I’m sure I’ll […]

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