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Finger Buffet in Wollongong & the Illawarra

Finger Buffet in Wollongong & the Illawarra, when booking a function or Wedding, have you thought about having a Finger Buffet, this is a great and budget-conscious way to cater for your guests, no need for party hire, your guests are felt free to mingle, with wait staff serving platters of delicious finger food, all is required is a small plate& napkin, see below out great selection of choices from our menu $41.00  per person for the first 8 selections from our finger food and cocktail buffet options below. Additional selections will be charged at $3.00 per person. These prices include

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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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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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Moroccan Beef & Barley Stew

Moroccan Beef & Barley Stew.slow cooked With Autumn in full swing & the nights getting cooler as winter starts rolling around it’s time to start thinking about comfort foods & bring out & dust off the trusty old slow/cooker. So today I’m sharing a recipe for Moroccan Beef & Barley Stew slow cooked which is hearty & filling as well as low in fat & this Moroccan Stew makes the perfect family weekday dinner. This recipe serves 4 Ingredients  3 teaspoons olive oil 600g beef chuck steak, trimmed & cut into 3cm cubes 1 large brown onion peeled & chopped

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British styled banquet menu

British styled banquet menu, a great way to enjoy a memorable evening, trying great British fare, maybe you are celebrating a major event, birthday, anniversary, or maybe a small intermit wedding, A Class catering have menus to suit, so why not try one of our themed dinner parties, have you ever thought of having Family & Freinds over to your house, function room,’ or holiday house in one of the beautiful areas on the South Coast of NSW, Kangaroo Valley, Gerringong, Kiama, Nowra, Jervis Bay Wollongong and the Illawarra, ‘no taxis no expensive wine, No baby sitters, Chef Steve, has designed

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Balmoral Park Buxton NSW

Wow what a beautiful wedding at Balmoral Park Buxton NSW Southern Highlands A lovely Banquet menu was served, the weather was perfect, and just the most stunning outside area to have your table set up This property is ideal to have a small wedding or Fine Dining Dinner Party with family and friends, this particular wedding chose to have a Banquet Menu this menu is ideal for those who like a less formal approach and have  that more family dining feeling, We also have many other menus available, from Buffet, BBQ, fine Dining, Finger buffet, and our new addition to the A-Class Menus selection,

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Steaming Food, Catering at events

Steaming Food. Catering at events Today I’d like to share a recipe that uses steam as a cooking method ‘Asian-Style steamed Snapper’. I have had this dish many times when I was working in Sydney many moons ago & it is a favourite of mine 😊 Here are some fun facts & history of Steaming,did you know that some of worlds earliest examples of steam cooking can be traced back to the Stone Age in ‘Gunma Province,Japan’ & later evidence shows that steam cooking was used by the Italians & Sardinians during the Bronze Age & steaming pots dating back 10,000

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Blueberry Melon Prawn & Feta Salad

Blueberry Melon Prawn & Feta Salad. Today I’d like to share a simple recipe for Blueberry Melon Prawn & Feta Salad. As always I have some interesting facts about the humble Blueberry, did you know that blueberries can date back many centuries to a north/eastern America & were gathered by the Native Americans & were widely abundant on both northern coasts the Pacific on the west & the Atlantic on the east. Also by eating a half cup of blueberries, it contains the same amount of antioxidants as 2 1/4 of broccoli 2 1/2 cups of spinach & 2 1/2

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