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Cook like a QT chef at home, our Chefs are personally delivering you their best kept secrets and recipes every fortnight. Spoil your friends and family, these recipes are sure to get everyone’s mouth watering and will impress!

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Our people – Aaron Jones.

NAME: Aaron Jones COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: London, England EDUCATION: St Mary University – Health & Sport Science Title: Head Bar Tender Favourite Stingray Drink: Mexican Butterfly (In relation to our Mexican Theme, this Margaritas balance of mint & elderflower combines with Tequila very well). Favourite Bazaar Meal: Moroccan Pumpkin Salad What you love about your […]

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Our people – Jarryd Goundrey.

Name: Jarryd Goundrey Title: Apprentice Chef Country of Birth: Australia Education: Lynwood High School, Perth Favourite Stingray Drink: Maple Treacle (tastes like a pancake) Favourite Bazaar Meal: The Pork Belly from the live Asian Station What I love about my job: Firstly the cool surroundings are very refreshing particularly in a kitchen environment as I get to come out and activate the […]

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Our people- Andre Horpazack Retamero

Name: Andre Horpazack Retamero Title: Dinner Host in Bazaar Country of Birth: Brazil (Baby) Education: Degree in Industrial Design Favourite Stingray Drink: Spicy Mexican Bloody Mary Favourite Bazaar Meal: Tamarind and lemon grass beef ribs What I love about my job: The amazing varieties of food stations, the aromas of spices, the friendly faces I meet, my work colleagues, learning and developing […]

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Our people- Ben Partridge

Name: Ben Partridge Title: Stingray Venue Manager & Bar Operations.   Country of Birth: Australia   Education: John Paul College Coffs Harbour. I grew up in a Pub – very educational.   Favourite Stingray Drink: It has to be tequila of course – Cabo Wabo Reposado straight up. Interesting fact- Cabo Wabo Tequila is owned […]

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Our people – Greg Benney!

NAME: Greg Benney BORN:  South Africa EDUCATION: I have studied a broad range of areas including: Business Management, Advanced Pastry, NVQ 1234 POSITION: Head Chef FAVOURITE STINGRAY COCKTAIL: I’m more of a crafty beer and cider man! Give me an apple cider any day after a long day at work. FAVOURITE BAZAAR MEAL: The new […]

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Popcorn cup cocktail at Stingray Lounge.

Popcorn Cup A lengthy serve of popcorn infused Bacardi Gold is charged with a Cola Spritz in a martini glass. Finished with a side of salted caramel popcorn.

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Fruity Lamb tagine from Bazaar Marketplace.

Fruity lamb tagine Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 500g lean diced lamb 1 large onion, roughly chopped 2 large carrots, quartered lengthways and cut into chunks 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tbsp ras-el-hanout spice mix (see tip, below) 400g can chopped tomatoes 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 200g dried apricots 600ml chicken stock […]

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Moroccan Carrot Salad recipe from Bazaar Marketplace. Too yum!

MOROCCAN CARROT SALAD 250g pearl barley 3 teaspoons coriander seeds dry roasted 3 teaspoons cumin seeds dry roasted 5 medium size carrots, peeled and sliced into 3mm thick rounds 150g pine nuts toasted 130g golden raisins soaked in warm water then drained 10 dried dates, pitted and chopped 1 lemons juice only 2 oranges juice […]

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Prawn taco recipe from Bazaar Marketplace.

PRAWN TACO PRAWN MARINADE 1 fresh habanero chilli – seeds removed 4 garlic cloves Roots of 1 bunch coriander 150ml olive oil, plus 2 tbs extra 1kg green prawns, peeled and de-veined Method: Blend habanero, garlic, coriander and 150ml olive oil until smooth. Toss with prawns. Cover and chill overnight. ALMOND SALSA  3 large dried […]

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Madrid Layover cocktail from Stingray Lounge.

MADRID LAYOVER Tanqueray No. Ten Gin, Lustau Los Arcos, Amontillado, lemon juice, simple syrup, strawberries

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Popular cocktail for summer in Stingray Lounge!

STINGERS ORIGINALA QT twist on a Margarita. Freshly pressed lime juice, agave nectar & El Jimador served in a salt  aked retro jar.    

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New Bazaar recipe! Achiote grilled yellowfin tuna steak with lime and mango salsa fresco.

Achiote paste marinated tuna 4 very fresh tuna steaks, about 2 inches-thick 2 tablespoons organic achiote paste 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted 1 tablespoon coriander seeds, toasted 1 tablespoon Mexican oregano 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper 1 scant teaspoon sea salt 100ml fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1/4 […]

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Vegetarian Dim Sum recipe from Bazaar Marketplace.

For a vegetarian dim sum treat, try these delicious Steamed Dumplings made with a shiitake mushroom-tofu filling. Wonton wrappers work for this recipe, but if you can find round dumpling wraps (frozen at Asian/Chinese food stores), your dumplings will be even more delicious. The filling is quickly made in a food processor, then just wrap […]

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Pea Salad recipe from Bazaar Marketplace. Yum!

PEA SALAD 3kg green peas, blanched 5 tablespoons dried chilli flakes 4 cups powdered parmesan 2 cups Persian Fetta/or ricotta 2 cups pecorino grated 200ml lemon juice 1 white onion finely chopped 1 bunch mint leaves, finely chopped 1 cup sherry vinegar 2 cups olive oil Sea salt and cracked black pepper   Method: In […]

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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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