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Food Culture

Tetrazzini: The diva who inspired top chefs

As a legend of the opera, Luisa Tetrazzini stayed at the finest hotels and enjoyed the culinary creations of the top chefs of the day.

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Breakfast Canadian Recipes

Wild Blueberry Pancakes

Amp up your homemade pancakes with a superfood. The wild blueberry is packed with a lot more nutrition and health benefits than its cultivated cousin.

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Breakfast Italian Recipes

Frittata Florentine

This Italian-style omelette made with eggs, ham, cheese, spinach, mushroom, onion and red pepper is perfect for a weekend or holiday brunch.

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American Dessert Recipes

Chocolate Lovers Pudding

If you love chocolate, you’ll get your fix with this easy stovetop dessert pudding made with cocoa, milk and sugar. Top it off with some fresh whipped cream.

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Middle Eastern Recipes Side Dish

Lemon Rice -Middle Eastern Style

With its light lemony and buttery flavours this rice has always been a favourite in our house and makes the perfect side dish in middle eastern cuisine.

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Chinese Recipes Soup

Egg Drop Soup with Mushrooms

This light and savoury soup, popular in many Chinese restaurants, is simple to make at home with chicken broth, whisked eggs, mushrooms, and a little seasoning.

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Japanese Main Course Recipes

Wagyu Beef Steak

Why is Japanese A5 Wagyu beef considered the best beef in the world? Its highly marbled texture and high fat levels make it extremely juicy, tender and melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

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Main Course Recipes Seafood Thai

Thai Grilled Shrimp

This spicy grilled shrimp dish captures the mouth-watering flavours of Thai cuisine. Shrimps on the barbie, prawns on the grill or barbecue jumbo shrimp – they are delicious however you say it in your part of the world. There are lots of marinades and seasoning options for shrimp but this one has to be one…

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French Recipes Side Dish Vegetarian

Summer Harvest Ratatouille

The late summer harvest is the best time to make Ratatouille. This classic French vegetable stew is best when made with fresh and ripe ingredients. In this recipe I’ve rounded up some tomatoes, zucchinis, eggplant, bell peppers and onions. The key to a good ratatouille is to cook the some of the vegetables separately at…

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Top Favourites

10 Best Fresh Tomato Recipes

Vine-ripened, and packed with real tomato goodness, you just can’t beat home-grown tomatoes. For sandwiches and salads, I choose from the meatier varieties like Campbell or Celebrity and for salsa or bruschetta, it’s the Roma or plum tomatoes that work the best. If you’re looking for some inspiration from and a little variety, why not…