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Tangy Mandarin Sorbet

We created this Tangy Mandarin Sorbet when we needed a refreshing finish to a rich French meal. It cleanses the palate without weighing you down. It’s also easy to make, budget-friendly, and fits many dietary requirements. Enjoy tangy mandarin sorbet as a dessert, or as a cool, fruity treat on a hot day. Tangy Mandarin …

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two plates of ricotta gnocchi coated in creamy sauce and garnished with sage leaves, glass of wine in the background

Ricotta Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Sauce

If you’ve only ever tried potato gnocchi, we hope you’ll give this ricotta gnocchi recipe a try. Ricotta gnocchi is lighter than the potato version. It is also higher in protein and faster to prepare than the traditional recipe. We served our ricotta gnocchi with a creamy gorgonzola¬† and sage sauce, but it’s equally delicious …

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strawberry baked mini cheesecake on a white plate with red topping and fresh strawberries

Strawberry Baked Mini Cheesecakes

Our recipe for strawberry baked mini cheesecakes is our most popular post on Instagram to date, and it’s not hard to see why. First of all, who doesn’t love cheesecake? It’s that perfect combination of sweetness, creaminess and a slight tang from the cream cheese, all sitting on top of a salty-sweet biscuit crumb base.¬† …

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French fruit flan decorated with circles of glazed summer fruits

Summer Fruit Flan

This gorgeous Summer Fruit Flan was our contribution to a New Year’s Eve dinner with friends. New Year’s Eve 2021 was an absolute scorcher in Melbourne, and Summer Fruit Flan ticked all the boxes for a dessert that was delicious, cool, and featured fresh seasonal fruit. In particular, we had some beautiful home-grown apricots from …

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Image shows bowl of hummus topped with parsley, accompanied by carrot and cucumber sticks and a wedge of lemon

Best Hummus Recipe

If you’ve never made your own hummus before, try our best hummus recipe! It’s so quick and velvety and delicious you’ll wonder why you ever bothered with the store-bought version. There are so many hummus recipes out there. We like ours lemony and heavy on the tahini. You can add these ingredients gradually and taste-test …

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Blood Orange Margarita

All hail the queen of cocktails! The blood orange margarita is a delicious and colourful variation on her classic sister. A margarita is the perfect balance of sweet, sour, salty and boozy. No wonder it’s Karen’s favourite cocktail! When blood oranges are in season they are juicy and affordable. Select fruit that is heavy for …

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