Alana Lowes - Masterchef - A Morish Distraction

tasting australia: a food lover’s festival in South Australia

South Australia is ready to explode with flavours and food and Alana Lowes packed her fork (and a big appetite) for a sneak peek of the Tasting Australia food festival.

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from our table to yours: top dinner party tips

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A dinner party filled with fun, laughter, great food, perfect wines is all you could ever dream of and here are my tips to creating the perfect event…..

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honey soaked buttermilk pancakes



argue what you will about whether you like or dislike valentines day.  your anti-consumerism stance, how could so called ‘required love’ be a true sign of affection or that the obligation to give a gift is about as romantic as dirty sports shoes.  the fact remains breakfast in bed is a luxury and valentines day is the perfect opportunity to spoil a loved one – even if it is to be a little expected!

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smoked paprika bbq grilled prawns

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smoky, spicy prawns skewers are perfect summer snacks.  shake a cocktail, grab a towel and sit by the pool nibbling at these juicy, slightly charred morsels.

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breakfast kale & egg bake

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I adore eggs. I eat them poached, scrambled, fried, baked or steamed. I am always looking for delicious and simple ways to incorporate eggs into my meals, particularly for breakfast.

eating eggs for the first meal of the day is a great way to satisfy your rumbling tummy and with a little sautéed kale and garlic, this recipe is a touch gourmet and looks absolutely delightful on a sunny (side up) morning.

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