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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

Nectarine jam from Queensland nectarines

It is nectarine season – juicy, ripe, Queensland nectarines are delicious and sweet and perfect fresh or cooked. At Capelli Foods we are in the middle of the awesome task of processing 300kg of nectarines into delicious jam and chutney. At the moment, you can pick up great bargains with boxes of nectarines from markets…

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January 27 2010 | General

Sunshine Coast catering and personal chef

We thought it was a good time to remind our loyal customers of all the services that we provide at Capelli Foods. We are still Sunshine Coast caterers servicing the Sunshine Coast and South East Queensland including Hervey Bay, Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay, Noosa, Noosa Heads and Maryborough. Wedding catering, kids’ birthdays, parties, corporate…

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January 19 2010 | General

How to make strawberry jam

Recently Michael and the kids spent a day picking strawberries at the local strawberry farm. They were lucky to have the last pick of the season before the plants were dug back in to the paddock. They arrived home with rosy cheeks, red-stained lips and 15kg fresh picked sweet strawberries. Strawberries never taste better than…

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December 8 2009 | General

Christmas catering on the Sunshine Coast

Have a Capelli Christmas this year, and leave your Christmas catering to Capelli Foods. Take a look at our Christmas take home meal menu and email your orders. With yummy Xmas goodies such as turkey, crispy rolled pork, fresh prawns and even some stuffing, jus, condiments, dessert and mince pies you will have a finger-licking…

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December 1 2009 | General

How to cook the perfect steak

Now it’s BBQ season, here’s some tips on how to cook the perfect steak. Whether you like your steak rare, medium or well done cooking the perfect steak is easy if you follow Capelli Foods top tips. Now that Summer is here, you can impress your friends at your next barbecue with a mouth watering…

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November 24 2009 | General

Gourmet barbecues on the Sunshine Coast

‘Tis the season for a barbecue Michael was off to Noosa yesterday to cater for 26 people at a Gourmet Barbecue. With our daughter as his assistant and a menu including rump steak, Fraser Island Garlic Prawns and grilled Atlantic Salmon it was a great success. Now that summer is upon us it is the…

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November 17 2009 | Corporate

A yummy summer recipe from Capelli Foods

Here’s yet another scrumptious recipe from Capelli Foods allowing you to take advantage of some of the juicy fresh pineapples available in Queensland and the Sunshine Coast. A great tropical summer recipe that’ll have your dinner guests licking their plates! If you’d rather have Capelli Foods catering do the cooking for you, take a look…

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November 9 2009 | General

Capelli Foods’ spinach with potato

A great potato dish that will be a real hit with all the family. A favourite with the staff here at Capelli catering. Spinach with potato 500gm potatoes 250gm frozen spinach 1 medium onion 1 tsp ginger finely chopped 2 cloves garlic finely chopped 2 tsp garam Marsala or curry powder Large tin crushed tomatoes…

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October 30 2009 | General