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Entertaining: Tips for Successful Skewering

This post is all about putting food on a skewer. In other words, it’s about tips for successful skewering for a vegetarian barbecue. Let’s start from the ingredients, shall we? What can be skewered? Basically, anything that can be sliced or cubed is suitable for skewering. Most vegetables and some fruits can be skewered. Here,… Continue reading Entertaining: Tips for Successful Skewering

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Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Marinades

Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Marinades In this post, we will look at the ultimate flavour enhancers in vegetarian barbecues: marinades. What are the marinades? Basically, marinades are flavoured liquids. We barbecue our vegetables and mock meats in them. By doing that, we enhance their flavour and keep them moist, especially when cooking over hot coals. This… Continue reading Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Marinades

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Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Ingredients

There is a vast range of ingredients suitable for a vegetarian barbecue. Most vegetables and some fruits can be barbecued, even salad leaves. Here, I have a list of commonly used vegetarian barbecue ingredients, starting from mock meats: 1. Mock Meats • Veggie burgers and patties • Veggie schnitzels like Quorn, Fry’s or Suzy Spoon’s… Continue reading Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Ingredients

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Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Equipment

The Barbecue There are a few different types of barbecues you can get in Australia. I find the gas barbecue is the most convenient. You know the ones with a gas bottle attached to them? We own a Weber one like that and we are quite happy with it. It heats up quickly, has great… Continue reading Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Equipment

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Entertaining: Introduction to Vegetarian Barbecues

  Australia Day, Queens birthday, public holidays or any sunny day is a good excuse for Australians to fire up their barbecue or barbie as they call it. When you think about it, we are blessed with good weather at this part of the world so that the barbecue season can be extended for as… Continue reading Entertaining: Introduction to Vegetarian Barbecues

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Food Ideas for a Vegetarian Buffet-Style Party

Welcome to Helpful Hosting Tips for a Vegetarian Buffet-Style Party Part 2: Food Ideas for a Buffet-Style Party! I love buffet-style dinners and parties. You know why? Because, it gives me freedom to choose. And it’s a crowd-pleaser, too! I often think about the buffet we had for our wedding reception. It was a colourful,… Continue reading Food Ideas for a Vegetarian Buffet-Style Party

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Helpful Hosting Tips for a Vegetarian Buffet-Style Party

Helpful Hosting Tips for a Vegetarian Buffet-Style Party Let me clarify one thing here: buffet has nothing to do with Phoebe Buffet from TV show called Friends although the character is also a vegetarian. Having said that, a buffet is actually a system of serving meals. You, as the host, prepare the food and place… Continue reading Helpful Hosting Tips for a Vegetarian Buffet-Style Party

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How to Put Together a Cheese Platter

How to Put Together a Cheese Platter Entertaining? How about putting together a cheese platter? Gathering around a delightful cheese plate and some wine is becoming more and more popular these days. So this post is all about how to put together a decent cheese platter that everyone will enjoy. Assembling a cheese platter sounds easy… Continue reading How to Put Together a Cheese Platter