Monthly Archives: October 2017

Prawn Cocktail Sauce

Prawn Cocktail sauce, Today I’d like to share with you a recipe for a Prawn Cocktail Sauce which I found in a restaurant in Hong Kong called the ‘Arc de Triomphe’ located in a town called ‘Tai Bo’ in 1987 which at that time was part of the ‘New Territories’ on mainland China. I find this sauce a delicious alternative to the traditional Cocktail Sauce made with mayonnaise. So for the sauce you will need Ingredients 500ml tomato juice or tomato puree (don’t use tomato paste as it will make the sauce to thick) 1 stick celery finely diced Zest

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Catering Fine Dining

Catering Fine Dining  on the South Coast of NSW From Wollongong to Berry,  Kangaroo Valley and Jervis Bay. Ever thought of having a Fine Dining dinner party, fully catered for at your home or in the venue of your choice. What is Fine Dining?  Check our website on https://www.webstaurantstore.com/article/90/fine-dining-etiquette-for-servers.html Martin and Steve would be happy to come to you and cook and serve the most amazing lunch or dinner. Bringing back the forgotten arts of fine dining and silver service is our motto. We bring all crockery, cutlery, table cloths, serviettes and table decorations. Why not relax and let Martin serve you pre-dinner

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Waldorf Salad

Today I’d like to share a recipe for a Waldorf Salad w/ Grilled Chicken. But before I get to the recipe I will start w/ some quick facts about the Waldorf Salad. Did you know that the Waldorf Salad was first made at New Yorks Waldorf Astoria Hotel in 1896 & not by a Chef but by the Maitre’d Hotel(Restaurant Manager) Oscar Tschirky & his recipe contained only apples,celery & mayonnaise & was an instant success. To this day the Waldorf Astoria is still serving the salad w/20,000 Waldorf Salad’s served last year. http://waldorfastoria3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/waldorf-astoria-new-york-NYCWAWA/index.htm So now to the recipe which serves 4 Ingredients 2/3 cups walnuts (very

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White Wedding Dress

The Origins of the White Wedding Dress by A Class Catering.. The White Wedding Dress when & where did this tradition originate ???? Well did you know that up until the mid 19th century the Brides wore a wedding dress of any other colour other than white. https://www.cheboom.com.au/ But that all changed in 1840 when on the 10th February at the Royal Chapel of St James Palace, Queen Victoria married Prince Albert wearing a white laced satin dress,a white veil & an orange blossom wreath instead of a crown. At the time red was the popular choice by brides as it

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Banana & Cinnamon French Toast

Banana & Cinnamon French Toast Today I’d like to share with you a recipe for Banana & Cinnamon French Toast. https://wonderopolis.org/wonder/where-does-french-toast-come-from French toast is a favourite of mine & its a good way to use stale bread as opposed to using it for plain ole toast or making breadcrumbs ? This recipe serves 4 Ingredients 3 eggs beaten 1/2 cup of milk 1/4 cup of cream 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence 1 tablespoon icing sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 slices of bread 2 tablesoons butter 3 bananas sliced lengthways Maple syrup to serve Method 1 place eggs,milk,cream,vanilla,icing sugar & cinnamon in

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Buffet & Smorgasbord

Buffet & Smorgasbord by A Class Catering. Today I would like to give you some fun facts & history of the Buffet & Smorgasbord. http://aclasscatering.com.au/weddings/cocktails-light-meals-menu-weddings/ The word Buffet comes from the french language meaning a furniture sideboard from where food is served from. From a historical point of view however it is hard to say when & where people began eating food from the buffet or smorgasbord ?? The first 2 countries to adopt this style & concept of eating was Sweden & France. For the Swedes its origins began as a way of feeding out of town visitors who’d arrived unexpectedly & offered a bread & butter board (smorgasbord)

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