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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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Watermelon pizza

Watermelon Pizza This week I would like to share with you a simple recipe that I think will be this Summers newest & freshest entree or snack ? A Watermelon Pizza This recipe is for 8 wedges. So to start you will need Ingredients 1/4 red onion sliced 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 x watermelon wedge from the supermarket or the fruit & vege guy,cut into 8 even wedges 80g fetta cheese crumbled 2 slices prosciutto torn into small pieces 2 tablespoons fresh mint roughly chopped 3 teaspoons finely chopped pistachios extra virgin olive oil to drizzle Method 1 combine the

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Chicken Schnitzel

Chicken Schnitzel,This week I would like to share my recipe & spin on the Chicken Schnitzel.Yes its very convenient to just pop down to your local big store or butcher’s & buy some for dinner ???? And a big favourite for all … But I prefer to make my own as 1 its cheaper & 2 its tastes so much better ? This recipe serves 4 so to start with you will need Ingredients  2 x 250 gram chicken breast fillets or there abouts 2 x cups breadcrumbs 2 x eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup plain flour 2 x tablespoon

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Cool as a Cucumber

‘Cool as a Cucumber’ The origins of the phrase ‘Cool as a Cucumber’ by A Class Catering… So where did the phrase ‘Cool as a Cucumber’ come into being & more to the fact used in the everyday vocabulary especially in the summer months. To start the meaning of the word ‘cool’ in the phrase doesn’t mean having a low temperature but quite the opposite meaning extremely calm,relaxed & in control. But how did cucumber come into the phrase ??? The phrase was 1st recorded in a poem by British poet John Gay in 1732 titled ‘New Song on New

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Dinner Party Wollongong NSW

Dinner Party Wollongong NSW, a review Hi Martin and Steve Thank you both so very much for Saturday. for Catering a Fine Dining Dinner Party at our Holiday House in Scarborough near Wollongong We all thoroughly enjoyed the lunch you prepared and served for us. It was so interactive and you both had some really great stories to share about the history of the dishes you were preparing. I’d be very happy to add a review. I won’t be able to get to it until later this week as have so much on with work and the family, but will

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Canberra Wedding receptions

Canberra wedding receptions, Live in Canberra, and looking for that amazing place to hold your Wedding reception, why not checkout some the great places on the NSW South Coast, only a short 2 hour drive away you can find some of the best beaches, forest and mountains, with views to die for, At A Class Catering we have Catered for many functions, in many of these beautiful spots, you can find videos on our Facebook page, of the many properties that would suit all tastes, At A Class we have many menus to suit, so check out our website http://aclasscatering.com.au/weddings/ Also

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Red Colcannon Mash recipe

Red Colcannon Potato Mash, Today I’d like to share with you a simple & easy recipe Red Colcannon Potato Mash .. To be honest I’m a big fan of this dish & it makes a perfect side dish at any family gathering & a great alternative to roasted garlic mash. I have it on our Fine Dining Menu http://aclasscatering.com.au/menus/fine-dining-menu/ as a base for our Grilled Venison Fillet w/ a dark chocolate cherry crumble sauce ? To begin with you will need Ingredients 1kg sebago potatoes peeled & cut into 1/4s 40g butter 125ml or 1/2 cup of milk 1/4 red cabbage thinly

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Bakers Dozen

Why is it called a ‘Bakers Dozen’ by A Class Catering. For the last few weeks I’ve been busy writing & sharing with you about the origins of dishes from around the world but today I’d like to give you some fun facts & not so fun facts about the term a ‘Bakers Dozen’ ?? Everyone loves a fresh baked loaf of bread but where & how did this come to be ?? There are a couple of theories as to why a bakers dozen is 13 instead of 12.Many think it had its origins from many societies throughout history

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Tomato and Mint Salad

Tomato and Mint Salad,Today I would like to share a simple but refreshing Tomato & Mint salad that would make a perfect side dish at any BBQ. Ingredients 8 medium ripe tomatoes halved & cut into thin wedges 1 medium red onion halved & thinly sliced 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/herbs-and-spices/health-benefits-of-mint.html 1/2 cup mint leaves www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/herbs-and-spices/health-benefits-of-mint.html 1 combine tomato,onion & mint in a bowl 2 in a separate bowl add olive oil & vinegar whisk well season cracked salt & cracked pepper 3 pour over tomato mix & lightly toss 4 serve Mixed lettuce could

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