PX, figs, proscuitto, blue cheese... 4 things that together create magic

If you've ever joined us in Cellar Door we'll more than likely have had a good chat about food matches and made ourselves more than a little hungry in the process... Our most favourite Pedro recipe (and chances are, if you've been served by Emily, you'll know the one) is super simple and just plain luscious... Take fresh figs, cut an x in the top

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07/06/2017

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Rosé in winter? Of course!

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Rosé may be the famous summer drink to enjoy under a tree or by the water’s edge in the sunshine… But you can still enjoy Rosé in winter - just up the warmth in your food & voila. Match made in heaven. Here’s some of our tried and true favourites: Phillip: Stir-fried pork with ginger & honey or Thai fish cakes

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07/06/2016

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Pumpkin Citrus Cake with strawberry and chocolate

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For those of you who aren't following us on social media we have a little Morning Tea ritual here every day at 10.30am when we gather for coffee, chats- and cake! The lovely Jo spoils us each Monday with something particularly delicious, thus the hashtag MorningTeaByJo was born. Amazingly creative, in the 18+ months of being back with us in Cellar Door Jo has never repeated a single recipe, not one! This week she has agreed to supply the recipe for this week's zingy, fresh little number, as requested by our Instagram follower @bronmck...

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15/01/2016

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It doesn’t have to be Champagne…. 5 seriously cool alternatives to ring in the New Year during a heat wave.

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Because(as they say) a change is as good as a holiday we're bringing you some cool alternatives to the traditional New Years fizz: You want something refreshing - and perhaps with a little extra hydration in the form of a mixer so you don’t over-do it. Try the Quinquina cocktail: Shake 4 parts quinquina, 1 part gin & 1 part Cointreau, crush in 2 fresh orange segments - pour over ice & top with sparkling water. Refreshing. Delicious. Easy drinking.

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29/12/2015

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The perfect bite-sized accompaniment to Rosé

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The lovely Nagi at RecipeTin Eats called me a few weeks ago to tell me her story of how she fell in love with our Rosé- and how much she loves pairing it with food... Kindred spirits you could say. I just love her story (and hearing it from Nagi herself with her infectious giggle was the highlight of my week) so I knew I had to share it with you: ...

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30/03/2015

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