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As the cold weather announces the beginning of winter it also has us dreaming of hot chocolates and warm apple pies! Which also means it’s the perfect time to share this super simple recipe for these delicious pies which could be recreated as part of a dessert buffet, an addition to a bridal shower, a high

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Test out your master chef skills with our mouth-watering Belgian white chocolate rocky road recipe. Created by Showtime Events Centre‘s award winning Executive Chef, along with the lemon curd tartlets, vanilla bean panna cotta topped with chia raspberry gel and the petit chocolate eclairs (so delicious!), it has been a hit on our menu for a

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Imagine you’re at a friend or family member’s wedding and for you, it has been a big day. From hair, makeup and making sure your outfit is ‘just right’, to witnessing the emotion of the ceremony and the ‘in-between’ quiet time before the reception. You make your way to your seat and there on the

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For the ultimate BBQ, you can’t go past fresh or grilled prawns. Whether you like them hot, cold, spicy or mild, at Peter Rowland Catering, we’re sharing three recipes to go with these much-loved, Aussie favourites.Marie Rose Sauce– 1/2 cup tomato sauce – 1/2 cup mayonnaise – 1/4 cup creme fraiche – 1 tbs brandy –

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From a foodies point of view at this time of year, it’s ALL about the chocolate. Am I right? So, in honour of all things chocolate, here’s a recipe that’s close to my heart. Firstly, because it’s only made from two ingredients, and secondly, because every time I make these little cups, I think –

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Just in time for autumn parties, at Peter Rowland Catering, we had to share one of our favourite desserts for long lunches on sunny afternoons. Simply add cream and berries!Ingredients:Meringue  12 egg whites (360 g) 620 g castor sugar 1/2 tsp vinegarTopping 500 ml cream 50 g sugar 1 vanilla bean, scrapped 2 punnets raspberries 2

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If you’re searching for a fun and colourful treat to serve at a bridal shower or hen’s lunch, look no further. These lollipops are flavoured with rosewater essence and decorated with varying colours of sprinkles – both which could be customised for your wedding.Just imagine, you could flavour the lollipops with peppermint essence and decorate

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At Peter Rowland Catering, we just can’t get enough of these delicious fish tacos! Great for a summer meal, it is a classic dish from the Baja Peninsula that is simple to make, healthy and full of flavour. Get your friends and family involved in the preparation for added fun, and team it with a

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Love is certainly in the air this week.  And what better way to celebrate than with these sweet love heart cupcakes? The beauty of this recipe is that it creates cupcakes the are deliciously light and airy, but still have the crumbly consistency of a cake.The key to creating the silky texture is to follow the mixing

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I don’t know about you, but my favourite part of a high tea has always been the scones. I think it must be because there’s something comfortable, predictable and balanced about a scone. Not too sweet, not too savoury – just simply good.This lemonade scones recipe has only three main ingredients, and can be whipped up

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The festive season always calls for yummy treats! Whether you need inexpensive presents for your co-workers or to take a hostess gift along to one of your many Christmas get-togethers, finding a homemade gift that is simple to create is a godsend at this time of year.This recipe for white chocolate, pistachio and cranberry rocky road is

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Today marks the first day of a sparkly new series here at Polka Dot Made. Each month, we’ll be sharing with you the best recipes for bridal showers, high teas and wedding day breakfasts. So yummy! A delicious array of sweet and savoury plates that guests and bridal parties will swoon over – beginning today,

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At Peter Rowland Catering, we love this hearty winter dish – it’s great for plated weekend dinners with friends! Ingredients: (Serves 6)1.5 kg good-quality blade or chuck steak, trimmed of fat, cut into 3cm cubes 375 ml good-quality red wine (Merlot is ideal!) 2 tbs olive oil 1 tbs unsalted butter 1.5 medium onions, chopped 4 sticks

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At Peter Rowland Catering, this is one of our favourite winter recipes; the delicious curry combined with the aromatic kaffir lime scented rice is just perfect for sharing. Pair it with a glass of wine (or two!) and enjoy dinner in with friends this weekend!Roast duck curry with grilled pineapple, sweet potato, red capsicum, baby

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