We all know that fresh herbs make a big difference to the flavour and quality of a meal, but sometimes it’s hard to find the time to buy or even prepare them. Gourmet Garden is an ideal solution for busy cooks who don’t want to lose out on flavour for their everyday cooking.
Cooking for me is a joy, but like any task without the right tools it can become challenging and even a chore. I have recently discovered an excellent range of cookware – Anolon Endurance. As the name suggests, this quality cookware is built to last, offers a lifetime warranty and many more benefits.
If you like dining out (who doesn’t?), live in Queensland or visit Queensland, you’ll love this offer. For a limited time only, the online version of the newly released 2012 Queensland Good Food Guide is available for just $4.50 – that’s half price!
The Good Food Guide is the definitive authority on Australian restaurants and this version contains more than 450 reviews of restaurants, plus bars and cafes, throughout Queensland and in northern New South Wales. Known for their “chef’s hat” scoring system, it is an honour for a restaurant or cafe to receive a hat or even to just be included in the guide.
To take advantage of this fantastic offer, visit this link.
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There’s nothing nicer than a cold, crisp glass of wine when the weather is warm, and just in time for summer Jacob’s Creek has launched a new range of wines called Cool Harvest. Iconic Australian wine brand, Jacob’s Creek, is proud to team up with Australian actress Naomi Watts, to launch Cool Harvest – a new range of wines perfect for those precious moments with true friends.
Ayam, providers of authentic Asian groceries since 1892, generously sponsor the life’s a feast cooking school by providing us with a selection of their products. As Asian food has such a large influence on cuisine in Australia , many of our cooking classes feature Asian-inspired dishes. Quality of ingredients is paramount at life’s a feast, and consequently our alliance with Ayam is an excellent fit as their products are first class.
I have been test-running the new Baked and Delicious magazine the past couple of weeks, and wanted to share with you some of the gorgeous recipes I have been making. Baked and Delicious is a fortnightly baking magazine, comprising recipes, step-by-step instructions and better baking tips. The magazine is beautifully photographed, and the recipes include sweet and savoury, traditional and modern. In addition, each issue includes a different piece of silicone bakeware, including pans, trays and moulds, to form a complete range of standard sizes and shapes to suit most recipes.
Baked & Delicious is a new fortnightly cooking magazine which, as the name implies, is all about baking. Packed full of recipes from international classics to traditional favourites, step-by-step instructions and baking tips, the magazine invites home bakers to go on a culinary journey every fortnight. Each issue includes a different piece of silicone bakeware, including pans, trays and moulds, to form a complete range of standard sizes and shapes to suit most recipes.
I have just launched my second blog, Noosa Foodie. Followers of this blog, Entertaining Made Easy, will know that it is all about the elements of home entertaining – easy and fail-proof recipes, ingredients, wine pairing, menu planning, time management, and table settings to name but a few! Noosa Foodie celebrates the wonderful local produce, products and restaurants of the Noosa region on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, and includes recipes I’ve created from local ingredients as well as local culinary experiences. It is intended to inspire its readers to visit this beautiful part of the world I call home and discover first-hand the culinary treasures, as well as to cook and try new foods and foodie experiences.
Last Friday I attended Poh Ling Yeow’s book launch at Berardo’s restaurant in Noosa Heads. Poh, for those of you that don’t know, was the runner-up in the first series of Masterchef and has her own TV show called Poh’s Kitchen on ABC TV.
Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is a food lover’s haven – the region is blessed with top quality produce and gourmet products grown and made with love by dedicated local farmers and artisans. The fine climate and fertile soil provides ideal growing conditions for a wide variety of produce and foods.