Ideas and Inspiration
 

10 disaster-free dinner party ideas

Hosting a dinner party is loads of fun, but planning and carrying off a successful evening can be a little stressful. Those feelings of stress can rock your ‘hostess with the most-ess’ confidence, and sometimes lead to chaos in the kitchen … [...] Read more...

10 of the best cupcake recipe ideas

The cupcake has come a long way and today we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to flavours, decorations and sizes. Whether your event calls for something classic and elegant, or you’re looking for cupcake ideas that are whimsical and fun, we’ve found 10 fantastic cupca [...] Read more...

12 Baby Shower 'Mini Menu' Food Ideas.

Feeding a gaggle of friends for your own or your friend’s pre-baby celebration? What a great opportunity to serve up a decadent spread! If the gender of the baby is known, go crazy with pink or blue (or do a mix of the two). And make the most of mini morsels – ‘baby-siz [...] Read more...

3 menu plans for cool winter occasions

Don’t stress – here is a selection of dishes that are suitable to serve to all types of guests, from small fry to the in-laws, or even your partner’s boss! Check out these kid-friendly, sophisticated and casual meal plans. [...] Read more...

5 sexy cocktails everyone should know

Do you have a signature cocktail? It’s always impressive when you’re out with friends to casually order a sexy-sounding cocktail with relative ease and style… Rather than devouring the often intimidating cocktail list next time you’re out and about, you can roll out a r [...] Read more...

Bastille Day party? Oui, oui!

It’s Bastille Day next week (Wednesday July 14), so why not get in the spirit with a gathering to celebrate everything Gallic? Either host a party at home, or head out to a Bastille Day event … here are some ideas: [...] Read more...

Best Banana Bread Recipe Ever

We've been on the hunt for the perfect banana bread recipe for some time and we think we've got it! Ideal for brunch with the girls, or even as a warm winter dessert. This recipe has come all the way from Botswana. [...] Read more...

Big fun for little chefs!

Were you and your family among the millions of Aussies gripped by Masterchef (and then Junior Masterchef)? For many of us, these shows have lead to renewed inspiration in the kitchen. [...] Read more...

Bring-a-plate Suggestions

If you have a children's special occasion to attend and you're required to bring a plate, we have some great ideas to ensure your contribution is a hit on the day. [...] Read more...

Canape considerations

Here are the answers to common cocktail food questions – from what type of canapés to serve, how to serve them, and the number of bites required to satisfy each guest’s hunger … [...] Read more...

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