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Salsa Verde at Bazaar Marketplace.

SALSA VERDE 2 cloves garlic ½ cup capers rinsed ½ cup cornichons rinsed 6 anchovy fillets 1 bunch flat leaf parsley 1 bunch basil leaf 1 bunch mint leaf 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 50ml sherry vinegar 125ml olive oil Sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste   Method: Finely mince the garlic, capers, gherkins, […]

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The Bazaar beetroot salad. Yum!

BEETROOT SALAD 3kg small beetroots 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 5 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons sea salt 5 sprigs thyme 12 bunches asparagus 2 handfuls baby spinach Salsa verde 400g Goats’ cheese 6 cups roughly torn sour dough lightly baked with olive oil, picked tyhme and shaved garlic   Method: In a […]

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The Tradición drink recipe.

Award winning Brisbane bar Operator Marco Nunes, named as a Finalist in the Australian BACARDÍ Legacy Cocktail Competition, launches campaign for his drink, Tradición Award winning Brisbanebartender/owner/operator Marco Nunes, former owner of the award winning Canvas bar and operator of newly opened Papa Jack’s in Fortitude Valley, has made the final cut in the Australian […]

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Our people – Matthew McLachlan

NAME: Matt McLachlan TITLE: F&B COUNTRY OF BIRTH: Hong Kong EDUCATION: Bachelor of International Hotel Management FAVOURITE STINGRAY DRINK: Stingers Margarita! I love this as it has a great sourness that wets the palette FAVOURITE BAZAAR MEAL: Beetroot Salad – This combines a small handful of beetroot with salsa verde which is gently stirred in […]

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Kimchi recipe from Bazaar Marketplace. So yum!

KIMCHI 1 large Chinese cabbage, outside leaves discarded 200g table salt 1/2 Spanish onion, peeled and roughly chopped 1 large knob ginger, peeled and roughly chopped 6 garlic cloves, peeled 1 nashi pear, peeled and roughly chopped 100g chilli bean paste 2 tbsp fish sauce 2 tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp sesame oil   Method: […]

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Paleo Granola recipe from Bazaar Marketplace

Paleo Granola   Ingredients: – 1 cup raw almonds – 1 cup raw cashews – 1/4 cup raw pepitas/pumpkin seeds – 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds (no shell) – 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes – 1/4 cup coconut oil – 1/2 cup raw honey – 1 tsp. vanilla extract – 1 tsp. sea salt – […]

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PIMMS PUNCH

Pimms Punch recipe from Stingray Lounge. Delish!

PIMMS PUNCH   10 x lemons (sliced) 10 x lemons (squeezed and strained juice) 8 x limes (squeezed and strained) 5 x cucumbers (skinned) 5 x oranges (sliced) 4 x limes (sliced) 5 x punnets strawberries 1 x small bucket ice cubes 6 x bottles 700ml PIMMS 9 x litres lemonade 2 x bottles martini […]

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Stingray Cocktail of the week!

Floral Fizz Toasted lavender & rose petals blended with fresh citrus, orange blossom and Italian Sparkling wine.

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TOMATO MACAROON

Delish cookie recipe from Bazaar Gold Coast

Tomato Macarons For the cookies: The almond mixture: 150g powdered almonds 150g powdered sugar 55g egg whites 15g red food coloring For the meringue: 150g granulated sugar 40g water 55g egg whites 1. Sift together the powdered almonds with powdered sugar. Add the 55g egg whites and food colouring, but do not stir them together. […]

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HOT AIR FOR A NEW YEAR

By Benjamen Judd   Happy New Year to our lovely collective friends, guests, random readers, fellow internet nerds and general community. And no, we’re not a bit late. We’re wishing a happy Chinese New Year of which the celebrating begins today. As part of the Chinese New Year Celebrations, this year the Gold Coast City […]

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Win tickets to see DJ Avicii this Australia Day long weekend.

Win tickets to see DJ Avicii in Sydney or Melbourne! AVICII’s huge #TRUETOUR is about to hit our shores!!  To celebrate, Future Music and Frontier Touring are giving away one double pass to the show in Melbourne and Sydney. Featuring amazing outdoor venues, massive concert production and an epic fireworks display, don’t miss out on THE party […]

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BIG DAY OUT ON THE GOLD COAST 2014

By Benjamen Judd   Summer events in Australia don’t get much bigger or better than the annual hedonistic gathering of music and dance that is Big Day Out. Coming to the Gold Coast this coming Sunday, January 19, this year is proving to not only bigger and better than ever but also a sharp reminder […]

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SARAH GODFREY HIRED AS LFL AUSTRALIA SIDELINE REPORTER.

Sarah Godfrey is not just a pretty face. She has been putting in the hard yards for many years in the corporate circuit with a wealth of known brands, businesses and corporations. Everything from presenting, to the catwalk, fashion, hosting and modelling. Sarah also played a cameo on Farmer wants a wife and is now […]

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Swim safe on holidays

At the beach and in the water Sun Safety and Protective Clothing Always wear a broad-brimmed hat and a shirt with collar and sleeves, apply broad-spectrum SPF 30+ (or higher) sunscreen and wear sunglasses. Avoid the sun between 10am and 3pm (including cloudy days). Drink water to avoid dehydration. Ensure you wear appropriate footwear such […]

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Top ten shout outs for 2013

Here are our favourite online shout outs from from 2013! Thanks for the love. Justin Bieber Graffiti’s Hotel Wall – Sydney Morning Herald Justin Bieber Graffiti’s Cartoon on QT Gold Coast – Glamour Magazine QT Gold Coast Review – Voyager Magazine QT Gold Coast Launches Calypso Terrace – CIM Magazine Confessions of a Hotel Bartender […]

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