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Potted Prawns

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Potted Prawns

Traditionally potted prawns are made with cooked prawns spiced with mace. However, mace can be hard to find so nutmeg and coriander can be […]

Chinese Chicken Wonton Cups

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Chinese Chicken Wonton Cups

Chinese chicken wonton cups are easy to make using ready made dumpling wrappers.

 Makes 24
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 – 15 minutes

Ingredients

2 tablespoons hoi […]

Brown Sugar Shortbread Stars

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Brown Sugar Shortbread Stars

Brown Sugar Shortbread  Stars make a lovely change from shortbread made only with caster sugar.

Makes approx.  40 stars or biscuits
Preparation 20 mins […]

Cheese Biscuits

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Cheese Biscuits

Cheese Biscuits can be rolled out and cut into any shape you like. Children love Christmas shapes but you can just use round cutters […]

Italian Panettone Ice Cream Cake

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Italian Panettone Ice Cream Cake

Panettone is a traditional Italian cake available from delis, especially around Christmas time. It is then very simple to make this […]

Summer Pudding

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Summer Pudding

Summer pudding is a highlight of British cuisine. It is also one recipe that translates well to our Australian climate. Frozen berries work well […]

Cranberry Shortbread Stars

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Cranberry Shortbread Stars

Cranberry shortbread stars are perfect for Christmas gift giving. The inclusion of craisins gives them a festive look.

Makes 40-50
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes

Ingredients

250g […]

Smashed Broad Beans with Mint & Feta on Tortilla Triangles

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Smashed Broad Beans with Mint & Feta on Tortilla Triangles

Smashed Broad Beans with Mint & Feta on Tortilla Triangles makes a lovely canape any time […]

Kofta Kebab or Lamb Mince Skewers

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Kofta Kebab or Lamb Mince Skewers

Kofta kebab or Lamb Mince Skewers are traditionally made with grated onion – but that hurts my eyes. You’ll […]

Carrot, Peanut Butter and Raisin Ribbon Sandwiches

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Carrot, Peanut Butter and Raisin Ribbon Sandwiches  

When I had my busy catering business, Cuisine Affaire, in the 1980s and early 90s, these Carrot, Peanut Butter […]