Iron Chef Shellie

S’more Cupcakes

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Just a reminder that RSPCA Cupcake day is on Monday! I’ve had grand plans for a cupcake design, but I’m not too sure if I’m going to get the time to actually pull it off. It’s pretty crazy, I might just have to save it for another time.  I have been busy making all kinds […]

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[Photo Journal] Goldfields Region, Victoria


Iron Chef Shellie traveled as a guest of Victorian Goldfields Tourism in association with Hatch Communications.  This is just a sample of some of the photos, to see them all click here. Bryce’s Bistrot Scandinavian Crescent, Talbot Phone: 03 5463 2521 Wallis House B&B in Talbot Address: 6 Bond Street, Talbot Phone: 0423 078 […]

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#LIMITED6 at Hero Subs

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I am loving the North American food movement taking over Melbourne. I can’t get enough of true American BBQ, fried chicken, burgers, and now SUBS! I was invited down to Hero to check our their famous #limited6. With only 6 of a certain kind of sub made per day, you need to be in quick […]

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Magnolia Bakery Red Velvet Cupcakes

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New York. One day, I aim to get there. My list of places to eat is already way too long, let alone all the sights, sounds and smells…. *slips off into dream land* But until then, I’ll just have to try and recreate the classics at home, like the famous Magnolia Bakery’s cakes. Made famous […]

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Baked Dulce De Leche Cheesecake with Toffee Shards

What better way to have dulce de leche than in a cheesecake? I know at least 10 people who can vouch that this is a very good combination! You can buy dulce de leche, but I heard it can go for around $7.50 a jar. So I bought 2 cans of condensed milk, home brand […]

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{In Search Of Perfection} Heston’s Perfect Burgers & Baked Alaska

Well, what a weekend. Lisa asked me if I wanted to team up and recreate Heston’s perfect baked Alaska. I’m not sure what sparked it, but I think it was the baked Alaska on Masterchef and many tweets, that prompted it. And if that wasn’t enough, we decided we would also attempt Heston’s perfect burger […]

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Maple Ribs

Theme 6: American Cookbook Used: Nigella Express Author: Nigella Lawson I was so sure I’d be cooking from Jamie’s America or the New Orleans cookbook my aunty gave me. I was also certain I was going to be doing ribs, but bought spare ribs instead of rack ribs… doh. I was also running low on […]

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Oven-Roasted Pulled Pork

I think there is a pulled pork craze going on in the blogasphere. I’d been wanting to make mine for months and finally got around to it on the long weekend. I was going to go with Chocolate Suze’s recipe, or Hamish’s recipe.. but something told me to do this random recipe I found on […]

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Mountain Meatballs + A Killer Mac ‘N’ Cheese

Lots to blog, so little time. And November will be month of the pot luck lunches with the Cookbook Challenge coming to an end; we are having a gathering to celebrate the last theme, and the next Cooking the Books feast scheduled. Not forgetting Celeste’s Malaysian Hawker Feast to come in December, and a few […]

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Cooking the Books {the first gathering of cookbook addicts}

This post is dedicated to Hamsley’s best friend Jamie. Jamie is currently living in America with his gorgeous pie making wife. I hope you had a great birthday today, but wish you could have joined us as we cooked from Jamie Oliver’s; Jamie’s America. It started with a tweet. It started with a tweet of […]

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