One Bite Shrimp Tacos (Prawn) + win 1 of 4 CASES of Turkey Flat Wine! ($1,400 value!)

This post combines two of my greatest loves – tacos and wine. You’ve got to check out how to make these mini taco shells in the oven – it’s sooo cool! (No fancy moulds required!)

Bite Size Shrimp Tacos (Prawn) - the mini taco shells are made by draping cut tortilla rounds on the oven rack wires!! Filled with shrimp and a spicy adobo sauce.

I am literally beside myself with excitement, being able to share with you a chance to win an entire CASE of my favourite Australian wine – Turkey Flat. And not just for my Australian readers either – Australian AND AMERICAN readers!! {Just drop a comment below to enter!}


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Roasted Cauliflower Almond Sauce - an easy chef recipe, signature dish from one of Sydney's top restaurants.

Ester Restaurant Cauliflower with Almond Sauce (Easy Chef Recipe)

This is the signature dish from Ester Restaurant which is one of Sydney’s trendiest restaurants. It’s not like me to order a head of cauliflower at a restaurant but I’m so glad I did because it was sensational!… 

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Chinese Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry - a recipe from a Chinese restaurant! Extra saucy, easy to make and you can get all the ingredients from the supermarket.

Chinese Beef and Broccoli (Extra Saucy Takeout Style)

This is a restaurant recipe for Beef and Broccoli stir fry which is extra saucy, just how I like it! It’s super fast to make and you can get all the ingredients from the… 

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French Toast Bites - these taste like mini cinnamon sugar doughnuts!

Cinnamon French Toast Bites

These are so much fun to make! You kind of “sauté” them, as though you are stir frying! And it goes without saying that they’re fun to EAT too. Those of you who have been following… 

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Makeover Leftover Pasta - turn them into these incredible fritters with just eggs, breadcrumbs and a bit of cheese! Can be made with any leftover pasta.

Leftover Pasta Fritters

Sensational Leftover Makeover with just 4 ingredients….I wish I could hand deliver freshly made ones to you so you can see how good they are! These can be made with any type of leftover pasta. Is it… 

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken Drumsticks and Caribbean Rice with Red Beans - the strong, spicy flavours of this chicken is the best from the Caribbean! Easy to make with everyday ingredients.

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Drumsticks with Caribbean Rice with Beans

Big, big, BIG flavours. Spicy. Punchy. Salty. Sweet. ♥ I can’t transport you to the Caribbean. But I can give you a taste of the tropics in your own home! Happy days!  One of the best nights… 

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Brownie Cookie Sandwich with Peanut butter Frosting - fudgy, moist cookies that taste just like brownies filled with a fluffy peanut butter frosting.

Brownie Cookie Sandwich with Peanut Butter Frosting

I can say with absolute confidence that this is the most indulgent cookie I have ever had in my life. And boy am I glad that it came out of my kitchen. Imagine if I… 

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Thai Chicken Salad Wonton Cups - wonton wrappers make great party food! These are filled with a fresh, zingy Thai chicken salad.

Thai Chicken Salad Wonton Cups

Party food that travels well and can be prepared ahead! Wonton wrappers are my shortcut party food tip. They are the perfect size to mould into muffin tins to bake into cups, then you… 

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Beef Ragu Pasta Sauce - a classic Italian dish with deep, rich flavours. Fast prep, slow cook, made with pantry ingredients!

Slow Cooked Shredded Beef Ragu Pasta

The Italians are genius. I consistently marvel at how a hunk of cheap beef, a handful of pantry staples and 15 minutes of active effort can produce something as luscious as this. To me, a slow… 

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Baked Apple Pie Fries with Salted Caramel Dipping Sauce - everything you love about apple pie, in mini bite size form. Easy to make, fun to eat!

Baked Apple Pie Fries with Salted Caramel Dipping Sauce (and a $520 giveaway!)

Good things can come from bad things. Because of a kitchen disaster, I not only have these Baked Apple Pie “Fries” for you, I also have a giveaway – FOUR mini food processors from… 

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Honey Garlic Salmon - 5 ingredients and 15 minutes. Made from scratch and fancy enough to serve for a dinner party.

Honey Garlic Salmon (5 Ingredients, 15 Minutes)

Dinner doesn’t get any easier than this. Fancy enough for a dinner party. But just 5 ingredients and 15 minutes. Plus, my tips for how to cook salmon perfectly, every time! I was almost… 

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Italian Sausage Quiche - Quiche filled with yummy Italian flavours!

Italian Sausage Quiche

Something different from the usual quiche – a quiche packed with Italian flavours! It might not be authentic Italian but it is super tasty! I love to take classic dishes and put my own spin… 

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One Pot Beef Lasagna with Layers

One Pot Beef Lasagna with Layers

This is how to make a lasagna WITH LAYERS in one pot. Well, in one fry pan! “OMG, it actually has layers in it!”, my friend exclaimed when I served up this lasagna for… 

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Spicy Parmesan Party Popcorn - the fastest, cheapest snack for parties!

Spicy Parmesan Party Popcorn

This is the cheapest and fastest party food I know. I made it up on the fly one day when I had a friend around for lunch and was pressed for time. It’s ridiculously… 

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Fiery Mexican Beef Short Ribs - made with a Chipotles in Adobo sauce, it takes time to cook but is very fast to prepare. Great depth of flavour.

Fiery Fall Apart Mexican Beef Ribs with Green Mexican Rice

This was meant to be a recipe by a famous Australian chef / restauranteur – Peter Kuruvita, owner of Flying Fish and Noosa Beach House. I couldn’t find half the ingredients. So it ended up nothing like… 

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Mexican Breakfast Tacos (Chorizo and Eggs)

Mexican Breakfast Tacos (Chorizo and Egg)

I was going to call this “Recovery Breakfast Tacos”. Because honestly, after an evening with a few too many vinos, this punchy flavoured breakfast is a perfect “pick me up”. The scrambled eggs have a kick… 

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Double Cheese and Bacon Rolls - topped AND stuffed with cheese and bacon!

Double Cheese and Bacon Rolls

If you’re going to bake bread using yeast, make it worth your while. These are worth it! Easy to make. Just like the ones from Baker’s Delight. But better – because they’re topped AND stuffed with cheese… 

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