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Christmas is coming… have you thought about catering?

Have a more relaxing Christmas this year with Capelli Foods catering! Christmas catering has never been so easy – or so delicious! Take a look at the Capelli Foods Xmas catering menu and get your orders in as soon as possible to have a stress free lunch or dinner on the Sunshine Coast this Christmas….

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November 8 2011 | General

Capelli Foods in the Sunshine Coast media

Capelli Foods has featured in numerous Sunshine Coast publications: The Gympie Times, Cream of the crop drop in U Every Day, and U on Sunday, Sunday Mail, Baked Chocolate with ginger poached pears and praline The Gympie Times, Flavourfest showcases Gympie nosh The Gympie Times LOVERS of fine foods would frequently ask Chef Michael Hehir…

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August 20 2011 | General

Capelli at Gympie’s Flavourfest and Flavourfeast

At Capelli Foods we did our bit to support local Gympie and Sunshine Coast produce at this year’s Flavourfest and Flavourfeast Festival. We showcased our very popular tapas as well as our pork belly, chorizo and chickpea, beef pinchos and marinated mushrooms. The dishes were so popular we had sold out by 1.30 – next…

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August 5 2011 | General

Capelli Foods and the Heart of Gold Film Festival

Capelli Foods caters for the International Film Festival. Capelli have once again been asked to cater for the opening night of the festival. Our Capelli staff, friends, hospitality students are all volunteering their time to come and give a hand to wait and serve the delicious canapés prepared by our chefs. Festival Menu Greek Lamb…

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March 11 2011 | Corporate

Capelli wins Gympie Customer Service Award

Capelli Foods are delighted to be in the midst of celebrations for winning the Gympie Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Award. Apart from delicious food, customer service is the most important element of our catering and restaurant business and we are delighted to have been formally recognised for this. For great customer service, you need…

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October 13 2010 | General

How to make stuffed zucchini flowers

This dish of fresh zucchini flowers stuffed with saffron and goats cheese risotto and served with dill aioli has proved to be one of our more popular dishes at our Sunshine Coast restaurant, Capelli on Duke. We have recently had a local Gympie supplier, who is able to supply us all year round, drop in…

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July 23 2010 | General

Warm orange almond syrup pudding: another delicious dessert

Now that the weather is cooling down it’s a great time for warm baked puddings and baked goods straight from the oven. Here’s an easy, delicious Capelli Foods favourite for you to try at home – we recommend you serve it with a big dollop of ice cream or cream! Warm Orange Almond Syrup Pudding…

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May 5 2010 | General

Sunshine Coast’s Capelli Foods personal chef

Earlier this month Capelli Foods chef, Michael Hehir, packed up the Capelli catering van and headed down to Minyama on the Sunshine Coast to be a personal chef for ten. Michael wowed the guests with seafood hot pot, prawn ravioli, pork belly and a scrumptious dessert of baked ricotta cheesecake and chocolate terrine. There is…

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April 15 2010 | Personal Chef

Sunshine Coast baked ricotta cheesecake

You all loved the Tiramisu recipe so much that I thought I’d share another delicious dessert favourite from the Capelli Foods kitchens. Baked ricotta cheesecake with saffron apricots Ingredients (serves 6) 250g dried apricots 2 tbs brandy or sweet white wine ½ tsp saffron threads 1 1/3 cups (295g) caster sugar 1kg low-fat fresh ricotta…

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March 3 2010 | General

How to make Tiramisu

We are often asked at Capelli Foods to divulge recipes for our finger-licking desserts. Here is a recipe for tiramisu for you to try at home that is guaranteed to please. Makes 20 portions. 225g egg yolks 150g sugar 4 leaves gelatine 80ml amerretto 675g mascarpone cheese 375g whipping cream 500ml strong espresso coffee 3…

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February 23 2010 | General