Iron Chef Shellie

Vietnamese Chicken Salad

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With Summer on its way, hotter days; nobody want’s to spend anytime near the stove. This chicken salad will soon be in your rotation come Summer no doubt. If you feel super lazy, just make it with a BBQ chicken you pick up on the way home. I first had this dish a few years […]

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{Preview Event} Is Fine Dining Finished?

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This post show cases some of the food and debate on offer at The Age’s Good Food Month event: Is Fine Dining Finished?  at The Point Albert Park. Hosted by the amazing Dani Valent, the dinner presents contrasting dishes from the fine dining scene, and the current food fashion of the casual, shared, street food scene. The featured chefs will […]

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Yoghurt and Berry Cake with Elderflower Syrup

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Do you know what my favourite ingredient in cakes is recently? No, it’s not chocolate. It’s not pop rocks. It’s not even peanut butter. It’s yoghurt. There is something about yoghurt that makes the texture of a cake so smooth, light and keeps it (here comes that word everyone hates)… it keeps the cake *moist*. […]

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Lexus Marquee – A Flutter In The Birdcage

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Yesterday saw me tick something off my bucket list I thought I would have never be able to tick off. Go to the Spring Racing Carnival in a marquee, in the famous Birdcage! I have to thanks the amazing Julia from Tink PR for such an amazing opportunity, and Lexus Australia for hosting us.  I’ve […]

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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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Friands

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It’s no secret I like to bake. The people are work are getting to know this too. I would be baking tonight… well the night is still young, I still MIGHT bake.  A few weeks ago, I made a double batch of Bill Granger’s friands to use up some eggs. When making the second batch […]

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Twinings Pyramid Infuser Tea & Earl Grey Tea Loaf

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This post is sponsored by Nuffnang. There is something so sophisticated about tea. Depending on the blend, it can transport you away, calm you down, soothe a bloated stomach, help with symptoms of a cold, or just keep you going. If you come to my house, you won’t find 1-2 blends of tea; you’ll find […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Dusted Maple Apple Cake

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Wishing my Dad a very Happy 60th Birthday today!  Look Dad, I made you this cake.. you’ll get to gobble it up tonight, after dinner… if you eat all your greens I made it with the very popular variety of apples that people are going gaga over, Jazz Apples. ♣ ♣ ♣ A few weeks ago I […]

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{Eating Out} Coda

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I’ve been going through my archives in Lightroom and realising how much I haven’t shared with you all yet. Last year I won a voucher to eat at Coda; Adam D’Sylva’s restaurant in Melbourne’s CBD. It’s a bit on the pricey side, so I was glad to be able to experience it without emptying my […]

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Balinese Pork Noodles

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Howdy folks! Lack of blogging as I’ve started a new job! .. thus cramming my brain with information during the day leaves me pretty much brain dead when I come home from work, and just wanting to veg out in front of the TV. New job is going swimmingly well, the people are awesome, the […]

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