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Catering using Bacon at one of our functions

‘BACON’ Catering using Bacon at one of our functions and feel that sweet smell of bacon wafting through the air on a beautiful Sunday morning or any other morning to be exact. Yes, you guessed it today’s topic is BACON !! & I’ll be sharing some history, interesting facts & serving suggestions for BACON. For starters did you know ‘bacon’ dates back thousands of years to 1500BC where the Chinese were curing pork bellies with salt thus creating an early form of bacon, although pigs(swine) were domesticated in China in 4900BC & were also being raised in Europe by 1500BC?

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Enquiring about a quote for Catering

A Few Things to Remember when enquiring about a quote for an upcoming Wedding or Function by A Class Catering Today I’d like to give some advice when enquiring about a Wedding or Function. But before I get there I’d like to share a famous line frequently used by John Travolta’s character Vinny Barbarino in the 70s classic comedy ‘Welcome Back Kotter’,& goes like this 1 What? 2 When? 3 Where? These 3 words were in relation to when Vinny Barbarino was in trouble but how do these 3 words relate to us here at A Class Catering ?? 1

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Celebrations Weddings Catering Illawarra

Celebrations Weddings Catering Illawarra, Celebrate the Goods Times with A Class Catering. Planning a Celebration like a Wedding,a Family reunion,a Birthday milestone,that Special Anniversary, a Graduation, a Christening or maybe an Engagement Party & don’t want the hassle of dining in a busy restaurant or the booking fee to hire a function center ( both I might add have a time limit). Well at A Class Catering we have the solution !! We will bring the restaurant or function center to you in the privacy of your own home. Just think how good it would be to celebrate that special

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Fresh Seafood in Romesco Sauce

Fresh Seafood in Romesco Sauce’ With changing trends in the Wedding Industry regarding “The Wedding Reception” & Brides & Grooms favouring a Banquet Style Meal as opposed to the traditional “Sit Down Meal” I have a great recipe for ‘Fresh Seafood in Romesco Sauce” which can be one of the meals on the banquet menu, with a side of creamy polenta… This recipe serves 6 & super easy to make. Ingredients 1kg cleaned baby octopus 2 2 x cans Italian diced tomatoes 4 cloves fresh garlic crushed 1 teaspoon dried chili flakes 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 2 medium red capsicums

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Mobile Catering Nowra

Here at A Class Catering we are proud to bring you our Mobile Catering to Nowra and the South Coast of NSW from Wollongong to Jervis bay A Class has been catering to our guests for the past 12 years, award winners we specialize in outdoor and mobile situations, and are happy to talk to you to come up with a idea for your perfect day, we are very aware of your ideas and some of your favorite places may not seem possible, but at A Class we can make the impossible happen it just takes a little time We

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Vegan Vegetarian Wedding Catering

Vegan Vegetarian wedding Catering, A Class Catering are happy to offer you Vegan VegetarianĀ  Menus, Steve and I are happy to design the right menu for your upcoming Wedding or special event, we also Cater for all food Allergies, Chef Steve can tailor a menu that suits all of your guests, we have catered many Vegan Vegetarian friendly Catering functions, over the last 11 yearsĀ Why not take a look at a couple of our favouriteĀ  courses Mixed Mushroom Rissoto andĀ Grape SalsaĀ orĀ Penne arriabataĀ Ā These are 3 of our most popular recipes, they are ideal for a Wedding reception please see our link

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Mulled red wine christmas in July

Mulled Red Wine Today I’d like to share a recipe for Mulled Red Wine (gluhwein) But before I get to the recipe I’ll give you some fun facts & history about Mulled Wine. I had my first taste of Mulled Wine in New Zealand at a bar in the 90s at Coronet Peak after a long days skiing & then again in Canada at the Mount Whistler ski resort in British Columbia in 2010. But did you know that it was the ancient Roman’s who first created Mulled Wine when they were conquering NorthernĀ Europe & was a way to warm

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Cannellini beans a healthy alternative

“Cannellini Beans” Today I’d like to share some fun facts, health, and nutrition & a recipe using cannellini beans Did you know that cannellini beans originated in South America, most likely in Argentina and Peru & like all beans in South America were exported to Europe in the 15th century by Spanish Explorers? Cannellini beans are a high-quality inexpensive source of protein & nutrition & have become diet staples in many cultures & are widely produced in Asia, Europe & North America. Cannellini beans are related to kidney beans & can also be known as white kidney beans. Eating Cannellini

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Eggplant recipe

EGGPLANT recipe Today I’d like to share some fun facts, history and a recipe for Eggplant. Eggplant as a plant species that is believed to have originated in India where it continues to grow wild & has been cultivated in southern & eastern Asia since prehistory,& has only been first used in Europe in the 16th century when it was introduced by the Arabs when the first trade routes opened up. Did you know that Eggplant cultivation last year was 49.4 million tons with China producing 57%, while India contributes 27% & Egypt, Iran & Turkey the other major producers

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Cooking Ribollita Tuscan soup

RIBOLLITA Cooking Ribollita Tuscan soup recipe Today I’d like to share a recipe for Ribollita pronounced ree-boh-lee-ta which literally means re-boiled. This famous Tuscan soup was originally made by reheating leftover minestrone or vegetable soup & adding chunks of bread,white beans & other vegetables including carrots,zucchini,spinach & cavolo nero(Tuscan cabbage) which is a member of the kale family,if you can’t find or buy cavolo nero you can use cabbage or silverbeet. This recipe for Ribollita serves 6 persons & again a soup that can be prepared & cooked in the slow/cooker & be ready for dinner that night Ingredients 1

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