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Vegan & vegetarian Catering in the Illawarra & South Coast NSW

Hi Everyone Vegan & Vegetarian Catering in the Illawarra & South Coast NSW at a Class Catering we have many menus to choose from, Over the past 5 years we have been asked to Cater many Vegetarian & Vegan Functions, with Healthy living, required to live a longer and more productive life, Vegetarian & Vegan cooking has become very popular, we at A-Class Catering have been asked on occasions to serve our food buffet style, to Yoga, and fitness retreats so we came up with our new buffet Menus for these weekend retreats, I hope you find them to be to

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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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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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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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Salted caramel golden dumplings

Salted Caramel Golden Dumplings. With the nights getting colder as winter approaches why not try these sweet & salty caramel dumplings,just perfect for a cozy night in. Believe it or not, these little treasures can be cooked in the slow cooker. This recipe serves 4 & are super easy to make 👨‍🍳.. Ingredients (dumplings) 1 cup self-raising flour 2 tablespoons caster sugar 40g butter 1/4 cup milk large pinch of sea salt flakes vanilla ice cream to serve custard to serve Caramel Sauce 3/4 cups golden syrup 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 50g butter 3/4 cup thickened cream Method 1

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Health tips & recipe using Celery

CELERY Today I’d like to share a few fun facts, health tips & a recipe using Celery. Celery ?? Mmm well we all know that we use it for cooking in meals such as stews, salads,as a juice,casseroles,soups,as a snack, vegetarian & vegan meals,Asian & European cuisines,but did you know that the first uses of celery date back to 4000 BC & was called ‘Smillage'(wild celery)from archaeological discoveries in the Mediterranean area & was heavily used by the ancient Greeks & ancient Roman’s. Celery was also present in China as early as the 5th century & traces of celery seeds

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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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Christmas in July catering

As the cold months arrive, the feeling of winter is here, as Australia has different seasons to our European friends, celebrating Christmas in Australia’s winter has become very popular pastime, Christmas in July is now a standard way of celebrating Christmas in our winter, to help celebrate A Class Catering, has made a special Christmas menu to help celebrate this lovely time of the year, have you ever thought of having Family & Freinds over to your house, function room or hire a holiday house in one of the beautiful areas on the South Coast of NSW, Kangaroo Valley, Gerringong, Kiama,

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