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RECIPES

Cooking with the AU: Lowenbrau Keller's Chicken Schnitzel

It's about that time of the year again where we start to look forward to all the wild German inspired fun that is coming our way for Oktoberfest. And part of that fun is all that hearty, legendary German food. Iconic Sydney restaurant Löwenbräu Keller have provided us with their recipe for a hearty hahnchenschnitzel (chicken schnitzel) which is also available at any of the Bavarian Bier Cafes across Australia, and Melbourne's huge bier haus Munich Brauhaus.

Cooking with the AU: Julia Taylor's Chocolate Cherry Tart

Next Saturday and Sunday, Sydneysiders will be treated to the return of smooth Festival of Chocolate as the mammoth event takes over The Rocks for two days of dessert-focused fun. Renowned Masterchef alumni Julia Taylor is one of the many personalities who will be on hand to create some goodness for both your mouth and your Instagram account, and she has kindly shared her recipe for Cherry Chocolate Tart with us. Make this one up and maybe take it a long on the weekend so you can compare!

Cooking with the AU: Lowenbrau Keller's Roasted Pork Knuckle

It's about that time of the year again where we start to look forward to all the wild German inspired fun that is coming our way for Oktoberfest. And part of that fun is all that hearty, legendary German food. Iconic Sydney restaurant Löwenbräu Keller have provided us with their surprisingly simple recipe for the big, super popular Roasted Pork Knuckle which is also available at any of the Bavarian Bier Cafes across Australia, and Melbourne's huge bier haus Munich Brauhaus.

Cooking with the AU: Cholula Chicken Quesadilla with Charred Lime & Mango Salsa

New product Cholula Hot Sauce has been gaining a lot of steam lately, growing on the market based off of it's balanced blend of Arbol, Piquin peppers, and spices ground into a delicate pepper paste, drawing on natural flavours with signature seasonings. Created for taste rather than just heat, the gluten free hot sauce is now being used in a range of recipes such as this Cholula Chicken Quesadilla which is quick and easy to whip up with the adaptable hot sauce.

Cooking with the AU: Mexican Rice Salad with Cholula Hot Sauce & Lime Dressing

New product Cholula Hot Sauce has been gaining a lot of steam lately, growing on the market based off of it's balanced blend of Arbol, Piquin peppers, and spices ground into a delicate pepper paste, drawing on natural flavours with signature seasonings. Created for taste rather than just heat, the gluten free hot sauce is now being used in a range of recipes such as this Mexican Rice Salad with Cholula Hot Sauce & Lime Dressing; a nice, vibrant dish that'd go well in any festive feast you're planning.

Cooking with the AU: Belgian Beer Cafe Heritage's Belgian Waffles

Today, Tuesday 21st July, is Belgian National Day, so the time is right for you to build yourself up some indulgent Belgian Waffles. Executive Chef Ronny Ghantous from Belgian Beer Cafe Heritage in The Rocks has provided us with his recipe for the ever-popular dessert. Make this one tonight and celebrate Belgian National Day the right way.

Cooking with the AU: Saké Restaurant's Snowball

This winter, Saké Restaurant Melbourne's Executive Chef Wayne Brown will be holding an exclusive one-off masterclass, as he shares the secrets and unseen techniques behind creating his famous Japanese inspired desserts. From sesame praline to shaved granita and umeshu-poached fruit, Brown adds his masterful touch to desserts that showcase the seasonal flavours of Japan. During the class, dessert enthusiasts will learn techniques to create delicate desserts and tips to take home to use in their own kitchens. We were lucky enough to get our mittens on the recipe for the signature Saké Snowball.

Cooking with the AU: Guillaume Brahimi's roasted pear, salted caramel sauce, walnuts. vanilla ice cream

Bastille Day may be over for another year, but that doesn't mean that we can't celebrate French cuisine whenever we want, especially with a recipe as simple and delicious as below. Prominent French Chef Guillaume Brahimi of famous Paddington restaurant Guillaume has provided us with his recipe for Roasted Pear with salted caramel sauce, walnuts, and vanilla ice cream, as well as tips to create an authentic French dining experience at home. With this dish and those tips, you'll be well on your way to crafting a French feast.

Cooking with the AU: Ananas' Steak Tartar with quail egg and toasted bricohe

Feel like being a bit fancy in the kitchen? Renowned French restaurant Ananas Bar & Brasserie have provided the AU with a fine French dish that you can recreate at home and probably get a chef's hat or two from your neighbours. This 19th Century French classic dish, recreated at Ananas by Chef de Cuisine, Neil Martin, is a much loved modern-day favourite and a best seller on the menu at Ananas Bar & Brasserie. Here's the recipe for a nice Steak Tartar with quail egg and toasted bricohe.

Cooking with the AU: Well Naturally Chocolate Cake

Loved Australian brand Well Naturally are in the perfect position within the current wave of chocolate trends sweeping the nation. Nowadays people are looking towards more balanced chocolates like Well Naturally which maintain a dedication to a 'No Sugar Added' ethos, making their chocolate some of the best - and best for you - available. To speak to the quality of Well Naturally we've pulled a recipe that uses the chocolate to build this rich, melt-in-your-mouth cake topped with a luscious layer of silky chocolate ganache.

Cooking with the AU: Gelatissimo's Chilli Chocolate Gelato

Happy World Chocolate Day! Or should I write 'the first' World Chocolate Day. There are known to be multiple dates dedicated to celebrating chocolate, and one of them just so happens to be 7th July. To help you get in the mood we've sourced a recipe from the ubiquitous Gelatissimo, letting you know how you can recreate their ever-popular Chilli Chocolate Gelato in four simple steps. Once you perfect this one think of all the tubs you can fill!

Cooking with the AU: Ms. Gail's Lazy Peach Cobbler

The Cake Bake & Sweets show in Sydney kicks off this weekend, bringing in local and international bakers to showcase their skills at a massive expo at the Sydney Showgrounds. For those heading along, expect a great show from one of the event's major international drawcards for this year - the renowned Southern Girl Desserts. They've provided us with their recipe for baking a delicious peach cobbler, which will be demonstrated alongside other delectable treats at the show.

Cooking with the AU: Manu Feildel's Moroccan Lamb Meatball, Chorizo and Risoni Soup

If you truly love your food then the very mention of Manu Feildel should perk up your interest straight away. The highly regarded chef and hard-to-please celebrity judge has come on board to help Campbell's launch their new Real Soup Bases range which includes 1L packages of Moroccan, Asian, and Italian bases. Manu has put together some delicious, creative recipes using the bases, aimed at creating easy-to-make, convenient soups perfect for this winter thing that's going on right now. Here is his recipe for a hearty Moroccan Lamb Meatball, Chorizo, and Risoni Soup that you can whip up in 30 minutes.

Cooking with the AU: Poached Eggs with Avocado and Feta Smash on Sourdough (from 'Unbeatable Eggs')

Unbeatable Eggs is a new a cookbook available where all good cookbooks are sold, and you don't have to spend much time guessing what the focus is. That's right, the Australian Eggs community have banded together to celebrate the 'unbeatable' status of eggs as breakfast, putting together quite a published collection on the many, many ways eggs can be used. Time to perfect your breakfast game! Here's a recipe for Poached Eggs with Avocado and Feta Smash on Sourdough, taken from the cookbook.

Cooking with the AU: Chorizo, Tomato and Feta Pan Omelette (from 'Unbeatable Eggs')

Unbeatable Eggs is a new a cookbook available where all good cookbooks are sold, and you don't have to spend much time guessing what the focus is. That's right, the Australian Eggs community have banded together to celebrate the 'unbeatable' status of eggs as breakfast, putting together quite a published collection on the many, many ways eggs can be used. Time to perfect your breakfast game! Here's a recipe for Chorizo, Tomato and Feta Pan Omelette, taken from the cookbook.