Archive of ‘A Chef who loves to cook’ category

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Ivy’s Choko

My Nanna was Ivy Maude Downes. I always thought her name was soft and she smelt of sweet peas and strawberries. She was mellifluous. The mind of an 8 year old is a funny thing. Nanna came from the era of scrimping and saving. An era where women had no voice, no vote, no welfare, […] Read more…

The Delicious Goat

Goat meat, (Chevon if your french or Capretto in Italian), is the most widely eaten meat in the world and Australia is its’ largest exporter. I’m not kidding! That being said, this delicious meat is incredibly underused by everyday Australians because of a perception that it’s pungent and gamey. The flavour is actually mild, with the […] Read more…

Bacon Ice-Cream; Huzzah!!

I’m hearing; “What?” Yep, that’s right! Bacon plus icecream; read on. I dare you! We currently have a serious addiction to bacon in Brisbane. We’re eating bacon of the streaky kind being glazed with maple syrup and cooked until it’s caramelly goodness threatens to chip a tooth. We’ve consumed bacon of the thick grass-fed, house-cured […] Read more…

7 ways to take your brownies to the next level

Brisbane loves brownies. They appear in every cafe cake cabinet in one form or another, whether it’s gluten-free, dairy-free, rasberried, white chocolate stuffed or chia seed bombed. We’ve seen them deconstructed on dessert menus, reconstructed for degustations and prettily packaged for overseas flights. However they come, one thing is for sure, we can’t get enough So […] Read more…

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