Archive for October, 2010

Mrs.S is recruiting!

October 8, 2010

we are looking for fellow food lovers to join our little team

experienced, talented floor staff, barista and cook sought for new café opening in november

if you have a super friendly personality, a passion for food + good service, quickly send your resume and/or queries to mrsscafe@hotmail.com

 

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happy days

October 7, 2010

Today’s post is dedicated to…LOVE!

 

At the weekend, a very dear friend of mine became a bride-to-be. This called for a celebratory mid-week luncheon. (What’s not to love about eating yummy food in the sun while most peeps are slaving away at work?…Made everything taste so much sweeter.)

Bride-to-be is not only a pretty gal:

…she also makes very delicious food and treats:

BBQ babe made a delectable carrot cake; so delectable, i forgot to take a photo of it (sozza).

2x sweet blondes enjoying the bubbles:

No photo of me (thank God), but I will give you a recipe for this salad:

I was very excited to get my hands on to some candy-striped beets & heirloom carrots at the Mondo’s Market (check them out! cnr 6th Ave & Beaufort St, every Sat from 8am – 12ish. You can get AMAZING fruit & veg there, M&M’s DELICIOUS empanadas, Jerry’s Oysters, good coffee and some sweet treats).

Anyways… I sliced the beets superfine with a mandoline (don’t have one? buy one! or…try to slice very thin with a very, very sharp knife). I cut the carrots into long strips. I blanched some asparagus and halved the stalks.

Then i added the following: danish fetta, heaps of chopped mint, heaps and heaps of chopped coriander, about 100g of raspberries, about 1/4 cup chopped pistachios and 2 segmented blood oranges. For a dressing, I made a vinaigrette with 1tsp mustard, some olive oil and raspberry vinegar. It was yummy.

That’s all for today….so, for my newly-engaged friends – congratulations! Here’s to the happy days that lie ahead.

Love,

fat chops

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