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Plate up Pacific oyster cebiche with melon salsa this summer
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Plate up Pacific oyster cebiche with melon salsa this summer

Mexican cuisine isn’t all about burritos. From coral trout pozoles to watermelon margaritas and chocolate, cherry and chilli tarts, the nation’s wealth of dishes boasts a complexity of flavours, colours and spices that are often ignored in our Tex Mex adaptations. In chef Paul Wilson's new cookbook, Cantina, one of the world’s leading experts in Latin-American cuisine takes home-cooks on a culinary journey through the country’s distinct regional recipes. Continuing on from our summer-inspired recipe last week, we've nabbed Paul's epic recipe for a delicious Pacific oyster cebiche with melon salsa. more

Tom Uglys fires up in Burleigh Heads
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Tom Uglys fires up in Burleigh Heads

Housed in the old From Earth and Water restaurant in Burleigh Heads, Tom Uglys wood-fired pizza restaurant is taking the humble Italian classic and turning it into a handmade labour of love and happiness. more


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Serve up a guilt-free raw berry and chocolate torte
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Serve up a guilt-free raw berry and chocolate torte

While those hefty bowls of Christmas pudding and extra glasses of champagne were certainly worth it, January is the month for settling back in to routine, restocking the fridge with fresh produce from the farmers market and nourishing that new-year body with plant-based foods. Health coach, yoga teacher and wholefoods chef Lee Holmes is making this mission easier with her brand-new cookbook, Supercharged: Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian. More than 100 vegetable dishes, drinks, snacks and desserts pack the pages of the tome, and you'll also find a seasonal guide and plenty of nutritional information to keep you on that wellness path long after January has passed. If you just can't shake those sweet cravings, you can rest easy with this guilt-free raw berry and chocolate torte. more

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The Lamb Shop opens in Broadbeach
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The Lamb Shop opens in Broadbeach

The latest offering from Peter Gloftis, owner of No Name Lane, is inspired by the flavours of his childhood and reinvented for a modern audience. The Lamb Shop has opened its doors in the Oracle dining precinct in Broadbeach. more

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Add a sweet touch to your Christmas spread with strawberries in wine with mascarpone cream
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Add a sweet touch to your Christmas spread with strawberries in wine with mascarpone cream

Ham, check. Seafood, check. Salads, check. Sweets – check? As Christmas edges ever closer, we've got the usual festive essentials down pat, but we haven't had a chance to think about how we're going to round out our feast. Luckily, Mimi Thorisson's A Kitchen in France has some beautiful seasonal recipes using brightly coloured berries to sweeten up our Christmas indulgence. After moving to a small town in Médoc, Mimi discovered the wonderful ingredients available to her from the neighbouring woods and local farmers, and this recipe for strawberries in wine with mascarpone cream showcases some of the highlights of her summertime bounty. more