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Who wants to live happily ever after? Beautiful Blueberry Pancakes – Keto or traditional

Greetings everyone! It's good to be back at home.  No matter how much I love to travel, there is nothing like walking through your own door and sleeping in your own bed.  What a fantastic trip I had.  I was really besotted with what England had to...

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Happy Yellow Butterbean Mash – the newest and latest craze at Vanilla Zulu…and here’s why!

We all love mash.  Its comforting deliciousness is not only the cause of many an eye-closing tastebud-bursting 'ah' moments, its also the perfect platform for the rest of the meal you are serving with it. Potato mash is respectable.  Not only has it stood the time...

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Six Week Chef Skills Course

Six week chef skills course - culinary tuition Brisbane’s only comprehensive six week Chef Skills Course runs six consecutive Mondays from 6-9 pm. Learn every skill you need to know to feel like the master of your kitchen. Pastry, chocolate & sugar work, knife...

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There’s a ZULU on my plate!

There's a zulu on my plate! I always smile to myself when, despite myself, I always seem to get a bit of Africa onto my plates when presenting for the cooking school, photo shoots or demonstrations.  Don't worry...I can keep it together when i need to!  I also...

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A blog within a blog!

I'm so excited with my new role as Ambassador Chef for Gourmet Garden!   Watch this space for exciting new recipes and articles...   Happy Cooking 🙂   http://www.gourmetgarden.com/blog/349/eat-yourself-sexy http://vimeo.com/73266820    ...

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IN THE PRESS

FOOD AND HOME ENTERTAINING MAGAZINE " Vivacious Melanie Townsend holds court with aplomb.  An interactive class that flourishes with lots of wine and laughter. Even shy students will be coaxed into the cooking action!: - Tracy Gielink THE MERCURY NEWSPAPER...

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