Christmas Cosmopolitan

I must confess, I do love a Cosmopolitan any time of the year. There is something special and festive about serving this drink at Christmas time, however. The beautiful pink colour of the cranberry juice has a festive appeal, and furthermore, I love the freshness that the lime juice offers. I enjoyed my first Cosmopolitan in Sienna, Italy many years … Read More

Thai Inspired Prawn Salad

Thai Inspried Prawn Salad

  This Thai Inspired Prawn Salad looks great, tastes amazing and is simple to make.  I’ve had a number of requests from readers, asking for a new way of serving prawns. This dish may be just what you’re looking for if you want something a little different for the festive season. What would an Australian summer be like without prawns? … Read More

Caprese Christmas Wreath

Caprese Christmas Wreath

My Caprese Christmas Wreath is a festive and healthy dish. It is a festive interpretation of the traditional and popular Italian appetiser. Insalata Caprese, which roughly translates as “salad of Capri”, is a perfect addition to your Christmas entertaining. It is simple to prepare, light and healthy and is an ideal contrast to the heavier foods people will be consuming … Read More