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SWEET BEGINNINGS TO 2018: KOURABIEDES

SWEET BEGINNINGS TO 2018: KOURABIEDES The description in our Instagram bio reads ‘Celebrating food, family, friends, life.’ I re-read that description multiple times a week, and often contemplate whether it needs changing. And I always return with the same conclusion. No, it doesn’t. It really does encapsulate perfectly what the Sydney Food Sister journey is […]

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DEVELOPING RECIPES: KIWI FRUIT & ELDER FLOWER JAM

DEVELOPING RECIPES: KIWI FRUIT & ELDER FLOWER JAM Earlier this year, Caterina called me while holidaying in New Zealand: Effi: “Good morning Cat, how’s the holiday?” Caterina: “It’s excellent. I’m just hanging out in the dining area near the kitchen” Effi: “Having breakfast?” Caterina: “No, no, I am just waiting to find the chef” Effi: […]

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CELEBRATING OUR FOOD SYNERGY: ZUCCHINI FRITTERS

CELEBRATING OUR FOOD SYNERGY: ZUCCHINI FRITTERS We have a true love affair with everything food. We love eating it, cooking it, talking about it, trying new recipes and tasting new flavours. I am certain that the love affair began early on in our lives, in our mother’s kitchens, perhaps stirring over a steaming saucepan, or […]

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MANGO SUMMER DELIGHT DESSERT CUPS

MANGO SUMMER DELIGHT DESSERT CUPS Nothing quite says summer in Australia like mango season. Biting into the plump flesh of a juicy ripe mango, beautifully sweet with a hint of tang, is a true food celebration. We quite happily ate our way through a few while developing this recipe, juices dripping down our faces and […]

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THE SYDNEY FOOD SISTERS COCONUT PANCAKES

THE SYDNEY FOOD SISTERS COCONUT PANCAKES Who doesn’t like pancakes? They make the perfect breakfast, especially on a lazy Sunday morning. Our good friend Ces, from Dust Bakery, mills the most beautiful flour, and the Bok stone ground variety that we have used in this recipe adds a beautiful texture to the fluffiness of the […]

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STRAWBERRY BALSAMIC TIRAMISU

STRAWBERRY BALSAMIC TIRAMISU In our recent collaboration with  F Mayer Imports, we were challenged to come up with an Italian themed recipe that used the following three ingredients – Royal Line Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Latteria mascarpone and Mulino Bianco Barilla Pavesini. These sorts of challenges are right up our alley. We love experimenting with […]

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TRUFFLE SPAGHETTI AGLIO E OLIO

TRUFFLE SPAGHETTI AGLIO E OLIO If you haven’t already realised, we are well and truly obsessed with truffles. Their pungent aroma and earthy flavour are truly unique, and beautiful evidence of the precious jewels that nature can produce. This is a simple, quick and flavour packed recipe that celebrates truffle. Serves 4 Ingredients 400g Spaghetti […]

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STICKY DATE PUDDING WITH BALSAMIC CARAMEL SAUCE

STICKY DATE PUDDING WITH BALSAMIC CARAMEL SAUCE If we had to pick the most perfect winter dessert, it would be hard to look past a sticky date pudding. There is good reason that the classic sticky date pudding has been around for what seems likes forever. Warm, fluffy yet textural on the palette, cosie and […]

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