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ANDE ORBACHs Gluten Free Deluxe Christmas Cake

My first real lesson in Xmas cake baking came from the beautiful Hilltown SA CWA ladies in1994. Hilltown is 11km’s North of Clare. Not only was I given a great recipe and tips on how to bake the cake but step by step how to do a real icing decoration. I recall vividly bringing ithome to Melbourne to share. Not everyone was as suitably impressed as I was, but probably one of those cases of “You had to be there!” Our family stint of real country life, brings back so many fond memories. It was the Mulberry tree in the garden, that set me on a path of jam, pickle and chutney making. Anywhere, heres the recipe....

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Many years ago I visited New Zealand and had a Paura fritter in a Wellington Fish and Chip Shop I have never forgotten that taste. Oh to have one again. However I am a Pescatorian and love Oysters, preferably freshly shucked. But there are those times when you over cater. After our recent Oyster night at Side Gate HQ we had a few dozen spare– Josef purchased 80 dozen wooooooah!! Ocean Made Robert Street Collingwood go see them they are amazing, if you can’t see your dream fish in the pristine shop they have it out back. Thats another story! Warning freeze your oysters only if in great condition. Our motto : When in doubt chuck it out. Serve with...

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Thanks Everyone

We would like to thank-you all for your ongoing support throughout the past year. Wishing you every success, happiness and health in 2017! Cheers from Josef, Ande & Georgie Orbach 🍷

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