5 Quick & Easy Snacks to Make For Christmas Parties

5 Quick & Easy Snacks We have all found ourselves invited to Christmas parties. You know you want to bring something that everyone will love to eat but with all the crazy demands on you at this time of year, you need some inspiration for snacks to bring and share that won’t break the bank. Ditch Your Go-To Snack We…

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Marron Sausage and Sage

Marron, Sausage & Sage Brie

A Tasty Treat To Spoil Yourself – Marron Sausage and Sage Renata Trebing has certainly hit the ball out of the park with this recipe, Marron Sausage and Sage. Something tasty and decadent we can all share in that won’t break the bank to splurge on once in a while. This is a perfect recipe if you love chestnuts, and…

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Chickpea Flatbread

Chickpea Flatbread

Flatbread Revolution – Chickpea Flatbread Written by Renata Trebing Since time immemorial the humble flatbread has been a staple food source for cultures across the globe from Africa to the Americas. Always made with simple ingredients that could be prepared and cooked easily, and many of the combinations were delicious just like Chickpea Flatbread. With the evolution of man came…

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Arancini – Milanese Style

Arancini – Milanese Style

A Taste Of Milan Arancini – Milanese Style Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow Arancini – Milanese Style is a traditional recipe, a taste of Italy to inspire your senses, those of taste, smell, and sight. Combining the creamy ness of Arborio rice with the colour and flavour of saffron, all encapsulated within a crispy golden crust of breadcrumbs. I am…

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loaded fries with cheese melting

Loaded Sweet Potato Fries

Loaded Sweet Potato Fries Written by Aimee Clark Great snack for the family watching a sports game or even a movie together. The loaded Fries recipe here uses sweet potato in a truly magnificent way. Usually, you would see potato featured as the main component of this dish, though this switch is magnificent. Loaded Fries is perfect for that cold…

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Maple Walnut Cream Cheese

Maple Walnut & Cream Cheese Spread

Snack Time – Maple Walnut Cream Cheese Written by Renata Trebing Often we are rushed for something nutritious and quick to fill that hunger void growing within us, welll here is a great recipe to help that situation. Utilizing maple syrup and walnuts, with cream cheese, and you have a mix of heaven that will satisfy any snack cravings should…

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Chanterelle & Herb Gougeres

Chanterelle & Herb Gougeres

Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow Gougeres are a traditional French recipe that is well-loved and admired across the globe. All we have done here in the recipe for Chanterelle & Herb Gougeres is to add our own touch to it. Adding a selection of fresh herbs and chanterelle mushrooms and the creaminess of Gruyere cheese. Basically, Gougeries are crispy chou…

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Chanterelle Tart Flammekueche

Chanterelle Tart Flammekueche

Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow Here is a type of pizza recipe, well a posh French version, Chanterelle Tart Flammekueche. I have to admit it is very very tasty, and simple enough to prepare. You will see there is a bit of dairy on here, so if you are lactose intolerant, you may choose to avoid this one. In this…

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sweet potato chips with sauce in bowl

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Chips Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow We are all searching for that healthier snack option, and who doesn’t love chips? Well here is a healthier option in Sweet Potato Chips, utilising sweet potatoes, oven-baked, not fried. Then add to the mix a tangy sauce containing bush tucker ingredient macadamia nuts, which are so tasty and nutritious. Yes, it…

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beetroot dip on wooden board with bread & cucumber

Roasted Beetroot & Macadamia Nut Dip

Roasted Beetroot & Macadamia Nut Dip Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow Dips are always a winner when you have guests around, though too often we tend to get a little tired of the usual suspects. Roasted Beetroot & Macadamia Nut Dip is a simple to make alternative, that is super cheap and takes little time to make. It is pack…

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Zatar bread cut on wooden board

Za’atar Manaqish

Za’atar Manaqish Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow If you are anything like me your Achilles heel of the gastronomic world is good bread. Za’atar Manaqish is one of those breads, which I came across first some years back at a middle eastern bakery. Now I am all for trying new things, I saw the Za’atar Manaqish, asked what it was,…

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tips of green asparagus spears

Asparagus & Prosciutto Fritti

Asparagus & Prosciutto Fritti Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow This combination of asparagus and cured pork is delicious, then add to that the bite of acid from fresh lemon, and you are elevated to another gastronomic level. Asparagus & Prosciutto Fritti can be a starter or just a snack with a crisp white wine on a balmy summer evening. This…

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Charred Tomatillo and Avocado Salsa on Eggs hero on white plate

Charred Tomatillo & Avocado Salsa

Tomatillo & Avocado Salsa Written by Renata Trebing Tomatillo is a unique ingredient more common throughout South America, and a little difficult to obtain here. Though you will be rewarded should you take the time to source this little ingredient and share in its amazing flavour. Tomatillo and Avocado Salsa is a perfect accompaniment for eggs, meats chicken or even…

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Breakfast Gratin Egg Cups

Breakfast Gratin Egg Cups Written by Teninia Holder These Breakfast Gratin Egg Cups, are too easy. You can actually pre-make the whole thing then just re-heat on demand. But for best results, I suggest leaving the grilling of the parmey at the end, until you are ready to serve. So pre-do the rest. Then go from there. Fresh, fragrant, yummy,…

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Red Kidney Bean Hummus in blue and white bowl

Red Kidney Bean Hummus

Dips – Red Kidney Bean Hummus Recipe by Tenina Holder Dips are perfect when entertaining guests, as well as being a healthy filler between meals for the kids. Dips are cost-effective and can be part of a well-balanced diet. This recipe for Red Kidney Bean Hummus is a variation of the more traditional Middle eastern Hummus recipe, popular worldwide. Dips…

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