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Origins of Garlic

Origins of Garlic. Today I’d like to share the origins & fun facts about garlic. But before I get into the origins & facts about garlic that it is the most widely used herb in cooking here in Australia & around the world today especially in Asian,Italian & Central Asian cuisine.. Garlic is one of the worlds oldest cultivated crops & can find its origins dating back thousands of years to Central Asia & Northern Iran & it was these garlic lovers that introduced the pungent herb into Egypt,Pakistan,India,China & Europe. Garlic has long been a common seasoning worldwide &

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Outside Catering South Coast NSW

Outside Catering South Coast NSW, As we specialize in outside Catering, the many events that we cater for, are usually, the jobs that a lot of Caterers put in the to hard basket from the beach to a block of land by the river, we have been to the most amazing places to Cater, so a lot of our Menus, have to be tailored to the facilities available, which is usually very basic, we still get a massive buz having created the impossible, and seeing the smiles on the Bride and grooms face, after creating there dream, it makes our job most

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Bar and Restaurant Consultants

Bar and Restaurant Consultants, Starting up a new Restaurant or Bar, Coffee Shop, Cafe, Pizza Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, or any Food outlet , can be extremely daunting, So much to learn so much to organize Marketing, Social Media, Bookkeeper, Bar, Chef, Staff, Training, ordering, and the list goes on You will not need to feel alone, why not contact Martin and Steve, from A Class catering We have been in the Hospitality industry for the last 40 years, during that time we have worked in many Restaurants , Hotels, Function Centres, Bars and of course running our own successful Catering

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Fillet Mignon with a Mixed Mushroom sauce

Fillet Mignon with a Mixed Mushroom Sauce,Served on a Potato Cake,and Roast Garlic and Rosemary Vegetables Make your Fine dining party or event a truly unique and special occasion. We can turn your kitchen into a culinary creation center and transform form you deck, dining room or function room in to a silver service delivery space. Steve and Martin have over 50 years between them in creating incredible dining experiences.Imagine you and your friends sitting around an immaculately prepared dinning space with beautifully prepared centerpieces with each course expertly presented by an experienced maitre d’. Picture the delight of your

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Spaghetti Marinara

Spaghetti Marinara. Today I’d like to share a recipe for Spaghetti Marinara.Spaghetti Marinara is a dish that originated in Southern Italy with both Naples & Sicily claiming bragging rights as to its true origins.In Italian Spaghetti Alla Marinara literally translates to ‘Mariners Spaghetti’ This recipe serves 6 Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil plus extra to serve  1 onion finely diced 3 cloves of garlic crushed 1 cup or 250ml dry white wine 3 tablespoon’s tomato paste 2 x 410g cans italian crushed tomatoes 500g spaghetti 1/2 kg marinara mix(from your fish monger or supermarket deli) 300g black mussels washed &

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Coq Au Vin Recipe

Coq Au Vin recipe by A Class Catering. Today I’d like to share an easy recipe for Coq Au Vin (Chichen in Wine).I’m sharing this recipe as its one of the menu items on our new Banquets Menu specially designed for Weddings. Coq Au Vin is one of the French Classic Dishes to which I was taught to cook when I was an apprentice Chef many many moons ago 😊 Ingredients 1/4 cup plain flour 8 small chicken thighs bone in 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 4 rashers steaky bacon diced 6 pickled brown onions halved & drained 200g swiss

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Turmeric Origins & Fun Facts

Turmeric Origins & Fun Facts Today I’d like to give you some fun facts & origins of Turmeric.Its one the most popular spices in the world & can be bought at any supermarket or in bulk at any asian grocery store. To start Turmeric is a member of the ginger family & like ginger,turmeric are tropical plants,that originated in Southern India over 4 thousand years ago & to this day the region is still the world’s largest producer. We all know that turmeric is a natural in curries,stews & soups,but just as little as a teaspoon added to any dish will give you

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Beef Nachos

Beef Nachos recipe by A Class Catering. Today I’d like to share an easy recipe for Beef Nachos.Lets face it who doesn’t love diving into a piping hot plate of Beef Nachos while watching a sporting event,your favourite movie or just sharing with friends,Beef Nachos are yummo 😊 At A Class Catering Beef Nachos are a very popular dish on our Grazing Station’s Menu especially when served at a 21st birthday,bucks party or any other function that requires this type of food service. Of course I bulk up this recipe for functions but this recipe serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive

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Chicken Breast Drambuie

Chicken Breast Drambuie Grilled chicken pan fried, Jumbo green prawns, flamed with drambuie, topped with sherry cream sauce, and served on a bed of steamed herbed rice A great new addition to our Fine Dining Menu, this is A Class Caterings signature dish fancy having a Dinner Party at home or your Holiday house, with your own personal Chef and waiter www.aclasscatering.com.au

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Watermelon & Feta Salad

Watermelon & Feta Salad Today I’d like to share a simple recipe for a Watermelon & Feta Salad,this refreshing salad would make the perfect side dish with any grilled fish or BBQ especially after the hot weather we have been experiencing lately. This recipe serves 6 Ingredients 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil  2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons horseradish cream 2 lebanese cucumbers sliced into long wedges 1/4 watermelon cut into fingers 1 avocado sliced lengthways 1 small onion thinly sliced 1 cup pitted green olives sliced 100g feta crumble 1 cup fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons lemon thyme

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