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ANZAC Biscuits

ANZAC Biscuits

Anzac Biscuits   Anzac Biscuits are a very humble biscuit, that was made to last and not spoil, so our diggers could have some nutrients and a taste of home during the war. Now in Australia and New Zealand we enjoy them regularly, but always […]

FUSILLI WITH RICOTTA

FUSILLI WITH RICOTTA

  Another great recipe using the best dried pasta, Pasta Garofalo #Napolicious ! This traditional recipe from Naples is a fast and simple but delicious way to feed to family and lower food wastage, by using left over pasta sauce. Garofalo pasta is easy to […]

The Christmas Pudding

The Christmas Pudding

The Christmas Pudding     Christmas Pudding has long been a tradition at my place as long as I can remember. I have fond memories of brandy soaked pudding with burning blue flames and drenched in delicious brandy custard and ice-cream after a massive Christmas […]

Ginger Bread House and Biscuits

Ginger Bread House and Biscuits

 Ginger Bread House and Biscuits For as long as I can recall every Christmas, (that I didn’t have to work), among all the delectable delights that we make, my mother would make gingerbread houses and biscuits for us all to enjoy.  And it is impossible […]

Honey And Mascarpone Tart With Fresh Figs

Honey And Mascarpone Tart With Fresh Figs

Honey And Mascarpone Tart With Fresh Figs     It’s hard to go past fresh figs when they are in season. With it’s creamy mixture, rich pastry and the delicious fresh figs this dessert is hard to pass up on. This Tart would go very well […]

Dark Chocolate Truffles

Dark Chocolate Truffles

Dark Chocolate Truffle   Dark Chocolate Truffles are perfect as an after dinner treat, or for when your friends pop around for a cup of tea. They are even a perfect gift for the avid chocolate fan. They are simple to make, but you can […]

Salted Caramel Macarons

Salted Caramel Macarons

Salted Caramel Macarons       These Macarons are sure to impress, with the balance of sweet caramel and a touch of sea salt goodness. Bite through the crisp shell to get to the gooey centre. Salted Caramel Macarons Creator: Jeffrey Simonetta Photographer: Benjamin Townsend Author: The Chef Ingredients […]

Honey Poached Pears with White Quinoa Porridge

Honey Poached Pears with White Quinoa Porridge

Honey Poached Pears with White Quinoa Porridge       Is your gluten free lifestyle getting you down? Are you tired of the same old tasteless, bland gluten free food substitutes,…. then you need this delicious take on the breakfast classic. At chefsimonetta.com.au we love […]

Vanilla slice

Vanilla slice

Vanilla slice Vanilla slice seems to be one of those bakery goods that’s always bought and never made. It has long been one of my favourite desserts. Whenever I walk into a patisserie it is one thing I always order. You’ll be surprised how easy […]

Australian Pork

Australian Pork

          Why Eat Pork? Apart from the obvious pork products like Bacon, and ham, pork is not only “the other white meat” but a delicious and healthy meat, that can be substituted in any red meat or poultry recipe for a […]