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“best thing about cooking is that you can always eat your mistakes”
Gemelli Italian Restaurant – Wood fire Delight. First of all, Gemelli are spreading there Italian cuisine across the whole the Gold Coast, Nobbys Beach, there new digs at Sorrento and finally BroadBeach, where this review was conducted. After claiming the Gold Coast Bulletin’s best pizza title, Gemelli was high on my list of “must eat”. […]
Black Sheep Cafe Bistro Coomera. A SHIMMERING OASIS IN SUBURBIA Black Sheep Cafe Bistro , Coomera on the Gold Coast is Nestled on the Coomera River, a sleepy northern suburb of the Gold Coast houses a little Jewel of a bistro. The morning sun cuddles this simple, rustic, bistro as I settle in for a […]
Lester & Earl American Restaurant An American style cuisine restaurant based on the Southern end of the Gold coast . If your a fan of Chicken dishes, you have come to the right place. The menu is full of old favourites like buttermilk fried chicken , pork and beef ribs, brisket and of course […]
Red marks the spot. Japanese Restaurant Etsu Izakaya, Mermaid Beach,Gold Coast , Australia,Japanese Cuisine A vibrant red paper lantern beacons you to serendipity behind the unassumingly large white barn door. According to Japanese folk belief, RED is the colour for “expelling demons and illness.” So is Japense whiskey and Etsu Izakaya has a reputation for serving […]
Uccello Italian restaurant Sydney. At the Ivy Hotel At Uccello Italian restaurant in Sydney is Sophisticated regional Italian cuisine in a rustic-chic dining room overlooking a rooftop pool in the heart of Sydney. Uccello Italian restaurant Sydney is another great stayer from the Merivale Group Italian food is all about produce, flavour and simplicity. It flourishes […]
Chicken Adobo A beautiful sweet, sharp, soy braised curry very popular in the Phillippines cuisine. I have used chicken in this recipe, but don’t restrict yourself, other proteins that can be used are seafood and pork. The reason I have used whole chicken is for a couple of reasons, one because it is a lot […]
How to make a modern Italian Caprese salad. Like many Italian inspired dishes this Italian Caprese salad is simple, tasty and has all the colours of the italian flag. This is my version of Insalata Caprese , but Ive muscled it up into a larger salad with the addition of Rocket lettuce. Make sure you […]
How to make a simple roast potato salad The Roast Potato Salad, a staple at any dinner or Bbq. This is a very simple and basic roast potato salad that I have made here, but it has to be done right. It dose not matter how you cook spuds or what kind they are , they […]
How to make Pumpkin Spinach Quinoa & Hommus Salad When making this lovely pumpkin spinach quinoa & homes salad you might being asking yourself one question , Hummus or Hommus ,that is the question. I think it is Hummus but then western grammar got hold of it and turned it into Hommus. Either way, made […]
In my experience , I say couscous is pasta because it’s made from a mix of semolina wheat and water; others argue that couscous is a grain in its own right . Either way, a lot of cuisines, including North African, Moroccan, Algerian and Tunisian use it.
Back in the day, making it was very labor intensive because the finely ground wheat and flour were mixed by hand and pressed through a sieve. These days, machines do all the work. The couscous you find at your shops has been steamed twice and dried. This is way you don’t really cook it, you rehydrate the couscous for a short time in stock or broth.