Iron Chef Shellie

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 KitchenwareSuperstore.com.au, 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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BBQ Lemon Prawns With Avocado

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Another one from last Summer’s archives. This one is easy to put together after work and will leave you wanting more. The original recipe says to char grill the avocado. I instagramed everything on the griddle plate with a few of you in uproar that avocado was on there. After eating the hot avocado, I […]

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Quinoa Risotto with Prawns, Basil & Tomatoes

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HELLLOOOOO daylight savings!! If you know me, you’ll know I absolutely LOVE daylight savings. Sure, it’s great to have daylight to do stuff, leave work and it’s still bright outside; but more importantly, it means I can cook later and photograph my dinner, at dinner time! No longer do I have to jam pack my […]

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{Eating Out} Bomba

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  Bomba is the newest place in town you should add to your list. Not only for it’s stunning rooftop bar, where you can enjoy a drink, fresh air and some of Melbourne’s gorgeous sky line, but also for it’s Spanish flavoured menu.   Formerly The Alyesbury, Bomba have added their own touch to the […]

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{Thermomix} Pulut Hitam

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The concept of having rice for dessert is enough to make my screw my face up in confusion.  WHY would I want rice and more carbs for dessert? It’s like, why serve potato in a rice or pasta dish? Carb on carb action. Yet, for some reason, I don’t seem to think of pulut hitam […]

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