After an indulgent year festive season, Ty and I decided in February to give our livers a little break and go raw for a month. It didn't take us too long to get into the groove, and by the [...]
About sassy bitesThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far sassy bites has created 51 blog entries.
The classic French 'Mousse au chocolat' is primarily made from melted chocolate, butter, eggs (separated) and cream, and while I love the smooth, silky texture and rich taste, it's just a little too much cream for me. The texture of this mousse [...]
Summer's just around the corner and these balmy evenings make me want fish and chips. And I can't have fish and chips without tartare sauce (or 'tartar' sauce if you're not in Australia, NZ or UK). After one too many [...]
My Dad, Novak (more commonly known as "Roy") would not be described as the world's most enthusiastic cook, but he was the first to introduce me to barley. A master of all things BBQ, Dad usually leaves the kitchen cooking up to Mum, [...]
How do you measure your health? By how you look? By your weight? By how your clothes fit? By how often you get sick? Personally, I measure my health mostly by how healthy I feel and because I'm a bit of a sceptic and need to back important [...]
What better way to jazz up left overs than to encase them in slightly crispy, slightly chewy, subtly sweet fluffy pillows. Empanadas are traditionally bread or pastry stuffed with meat/cheese/veges and either baked or deep-fried. These little guys are pan-fried like pancakes, [...]
I don't drink beer, and I'm not really one for going up to the pub just for a drink. However, I have been known to go up at my local (The Local Taphouse) just to get their Chicken Liver Parfait [...]
Sometimes, messing around with recipes to create a grain-free version can be a bit fiddly, but these tortillas are really easy and fail-safe. I'm sure this comes as no surprise, but I'm a bit of a nerd about dinner parties, and [...]
Just in time for Australia Day! This is super quick and easy (no need to kneed, you can use whatever cheese you have, the ingredients are flexible) and sure to be appreciated with any Australia Day feast you're cooking or [...]
Who doesn't love Reese's peanut butter cups?! These are healthier version and what I've been bringing along to festive celebrations this year. They're simple (only 5 ingredients), quick and forgiving with the quantities. The chocolate layer sets slightly harder than the nutty layer, [...]