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Chocolate Mousse Cake with salted Caramel

Chocolate Mousse cake with salted Caramel

Posted on May 30th, 2011 by Jess Causley

Nans cake Nan had a birthday a couple of weeks ago and this is the cake we came up with. Chocolate mousse cake with salted caramel This cake has two cake layers, two  chocolate mousse layers, one salted caramel layer and is covered with ganache and chocolate shards.               [...]

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Macadamias, Duck Creek and Nut Fresh

Macadamia pieces covered in dark chocolate.

Posted on May 25th, 2011 by Jess Causley

When it comes to macadamias, the Duck Creek range is definitively at the top end of the market. Their nuts are fresh and of great quality, bigger than most, and the chocolate used to cover them are of the best quality. The Chocolate macadamia hearts are one of the most delicious thing I have ever [...]

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Recipe: Marinated zucchini on flatbread

Zucchini from the garden

Posted on May 23rd, 2011 by Jess Causley

Our little garden is doing great, despite negligence.  Yesterday we picked this: To start with we were going to wrap zucchini slices around mozzarella. But in the middle of it all my son Daniel, aged three, decided he wanted to make a zucchini slice. This is what we came up with: Marinated  zucchini on flatbread [...]

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Pashmak Persian Fairy Floss – The Real Deal

Pashmak Persian Fairy Floss

Posted on May 23rd, 2011 by Jess Causley

One of my biggest mistakes on our online store was to sell a cheap imitation of Pashmak Persian fairy floss without knowing it. Luckily a not so happy Pariya Food rang up and informed me of my mistake. As embarrassing as it was, I am glad I made the mistake as I got to know [...]

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Recipe: Prawns with a creamy verjuice sauce

Prawns

Posted on May 23rd, 2011 by Jess Causley

Daniel, my three year old boy, loves prawns and verjuice, so I thought I’d try to combine the two. Serves 5 500g prawns Veggies (I used 2 zucchini, 1 capsicum and 10 mushrooms) 2-3 cloves of garlic ½ cup verjuice (We love LiraH Nebbiolo Verjuice, but Maggie Beer makes a really good one too). 2-3 [...]

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Spice up your dinner with Zest spice mixes

Zest Spices

Posted on May 23rd, 2011 by Jess Causley

I first met Shelley from Zest when we were neighbouring stalls at the Lismore Show.  We did a lot of chatting at the quite times and I did a lot of tasting of her spice mixes.  Yum! So I obviously had to stock her product in the Deli. My favourite is the Fiesta Mix. Like [...]

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The very best muesli from Brookfarm

Brook Farm Apricot Muesli

Posted on May 23rd, 2011 by Jess Causley

The very best muesli we stock is locally made from Brookfarm, near Byron Bay. I love stocking local products, especially when they are this good. It supports local business and employment and it is great for the food mileage. So all together good! The Muesli is blended with an unprocessed bush honey. They source their [...]

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