Category Archives: Phantom Feasts

Prawn Samosas

This is a great summer snack for an evening with friends, an easy starter dish or even a light lunch.

For the samosas

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Brazilian spiced poached guava with mini Pavlova, vanilla and orange blossom creamed Greek yoghurt

Pavlova

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Christmas Treats! Strawberry Santas!

I love these little playful treats. Use them as an element on your Christmas dessert or serve them as part of a festive cheese board.

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Vanilla glazed duck breast with black rice and quinoa pilaf, sweet chilli and sesame seed tender steam broccoli, caramelized red cabbage and spicy pineapple relish.

Duck is one of my all-time favorites! In this particular dish, I love the combination of tart and sweet with a hint … Continue reading

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Never waste produce again. Your guide to the shelf life of fresh produce!

Produce is very finicky and can expire far before you want to eat it, and when it does, you feel terrible for wasting food and contributing to landfill … Continue reading

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How good are you with pairing wine to your favourite dish?

Wine and food matching is the process of pairing food dishes with wine to enhance the dining experience. In many cultures, … Continue reading

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Power Fruit ~ Avocado!

The avocado is a rather unique type of fruit. Most fruits consist primarily of carbohydrates, while the avocado is high in healthy fats.

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Ripe Vs. Unripe Bananas. Which is better for Your Health?

We all have our Preferences when it comes to Bananas, some like them perfect and yellow, some like them spotty, and some don’t like them at all.

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Ten veggies you only THINK you don’t like

Brussels sprouts, broccoli, beets—yuck! Not so fast. Using a different cooking technique can totally transform the vegetables you thought you hated into mouthwatering sides you’ll want to … Continue reading

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Six ways you’re making coffee wrong and how to spot fake brands

Turning water into caffeine isn’t quite alchemy, but there are plenty of secrets to making a golden cup of coffee. And unless you’re a professional, odds are your … Continue reading

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