Gourmet Food Blog
Make a list & check it twice!
1. Planning is the most important thing when it comes to Christmas catering. Firstly, sit down with a cuppa and a notepad and work out your Christmas menu from snacks, mains, side dishes, desserts, cheeses, chocolates and sweet treats and drinks. What items will you make yourself, order in or ask others to bring?
2. Aside from Christmas day, what about other festive season catering? Make sure you have something on hand for every special occasion – is there a school party, work function, or other end of year celebration that you need to provide food for? Are you expecting visitors or might you have unexpected drop ins?
Want it all home-made but don’t have the time? We’ll help show you how to fake it this Christmas. That’s right, but shhhhh now…. it’s our top tips on how to order in this festive season and pass it all off as your own. Truly, your guests will think you’re rocking a 5 star restaurant. And why not, it’s just working smarter not harder, isn’t it?Read more...
Seriously easy twist on Pavlova
If you are a bit over ‘The Christmas Pav’ then try this simple yet five-star recipe. It’s a hit with the team here at Gourmet Dinner Service, a special treat that Janel whips up for all our staff birthdays. And now we’ve twisted her arm into sharing her secret recipe with you!Read more...
It’s mango season, so they’re in plentiful supply right now and the price is right. So get along to your local green grocer and buy a whole tray!
This mango salsa is easy to make and the perfect taste of Summer. It’s an all-rounder that works equally well with Asian or Mexican flavours; stands alone as a dipping condiment with toasted flatbreads or corn chips. Plus is a delicious topper to seafoods and BBQ’d meats too. So fresh, tangy and versatile!Read more...