Category Archives: Catering

Rosie: Beef Odyssey #4 – Marinated Roasted Girello

Everyone in my family loves garlic. And I mean everyone – mother, sisters, aunts, cousins… Everyone. Except for my father. Who hates it. I have vivid memories of Christmas holidays at Falls Creek – we would hire a ski chalet … Continue reading

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A use for my new Armitage Auction bowls!

I recently catered the opening of the RACT Insurance 2010 Tasmanian Youth Portraiture Prize in the NEW Gallery of the University of Tasmania (that’s a lot of hyperlinks for one sentence). The antipasto platters I created provided the perfect opportunity to … Continue reading

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I frequently get asked to make cupcakes and I can see the attraction. There is something lovely about holding a little individual cake in your hand – one that has been made just for you and decorated with care. They … Continue reading

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Lunch for eight – what to make? I love the process of planning a menu. So many ideas fly through my head. I literally wake up at 3am and start thinking sandwich fillings. For a business lunch last week I … Continue reading

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I made individual tiramisu for a catering job yesterday – unfortunately, they were eaten before they could be photographed. Instead of buying the savoiardi (sponge fingers), I decided to make them myself, using a recipe by Philip Johnson and published … Continue reading

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The Story of Feigenbaum

My name is Poppy Fay. I am the granddaughter of two Polish-Jewish survivors of the Holocaust, Genia and Stanislav, who met in a displaced persons’ camp after the war. They decided to migrate to Australia and, on advice from a … Continue reading

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