Category Archives: Dinner Ideas

Turkish Flavours

Posted on January 28th, 2012 by Jess Causley

Our neighbour Sevtap, from Beachwood, has written the most excellent cookbook, called Turkish Flavours. We bought it as soon as it came out, last week and has already tried out of few recipes. Isabella and I made the Flatbread with Causley honey, fried in Bangalow butter. Tahlia and Emma helped as well. Turned out so [...]

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Blue Kitchen


Posted on November 2nd, 2011 by Jess Causley

                  Blue Kitchen is the next producer booked in for  Tasting Saturday. They are coming the 19th of November. What we do is put the producer outside our shop in Yamba Street and people walking past can have a taste of the products as well as a [...]

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Passage To Thailand- Green Thai Curry, by Shinae.


Posted on September 6th, 2011 by Jess Causley

Tonight I wanted an easy dinner, something healthy, something tasty and something with a bit of a kick- Looking around the shop all day at the many things to buy I kept going back to the same thing- easy, healthy, tasty and with the right amount of chili- has a bit of a kick. The [...]

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A Deli Regular and her Salumi Solutions, By Shinae.


Posted on September 3rd, 2011 by Jess Causley

Every shop has it’s regulars and here at the deli we are no different- There are a number of faces we have become used to seeing on a weekly basis, unless they are the licorice locals in which case we see them almost daily. Today I am going to write a little about one of [...]

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Old Favourites with New Products, by Shinae.


Posted on August 29th, 2011 by Jess Causley

The weather here in Yamba on Saturday was dismal, there was a constant flow of rain streaming from the sky all day and it continued into the night- it was weather that made you crave one of those old favourites, a hearty traditional meal was just what I felt like so I found myself wandering [...]

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Moroccan Jam

moroccan jam

Posted on July 24th, 2011 by Jess Causley

        Spice Girlz’s Moroccan jam is one of our favourite products. It was one of the first really good selling products we ever had and it is still going strong. The flavour is just amazing. Whenever we have it on the taste table we sell heaps. The Moroccan Jam is a mild [...]

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Salumi Australia


Posted on July 18th, 2011 by Jess Causley

              My long, very long, search for good smallgoods is finally over. The company I found is called Salumi Australia and they are located in Billinudgel near Byron Bay. They are next door to my fruit and veg buyer and my meat gets delivered by foot. How’s that for [...]

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Posted on July 8th, 2011 by Jess Causley

            I am going to share my very best main meal recipe with you.  This is my family’s absolute favourite. Emma, my six year old, asks why we can’t eat masterstock every day. This is what I cook when we have family or friends over for dinner and I don’t [...]

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Hamburgers with an Asian Twist

Posted on June 23rd, 2011 by Jess Causley

Yesterday we made hamburgers with an Asian twist. They turned out really well. The carrots were so yummy they were almost gone before dinner was served. The same with the meat, the kids were standing around the stove like little bird babies wanting samples. The recipe is based on Bill Granger’s Korean-style steak rolls, from [...]

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Prawns and mussels in coconut, lime and lemongrass broth

Prawns and Mussels in coconut, lime and lemongrass broth

Posted on June 20th, 2011 by Jess Causley

  My kids love seafood with a passion and we just realised they have never tried mussels.  After searching every shop in Yamba for mussels we realised we had to go for tinned ones. This recipe would have been even better with fresh one. We did find some really great big uncooked prawns to go [...]

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