Experts

“DELI-CIOUS!”

With a passion for food and cheese, as well as 20 years industry experience as a fully qualified (and well-travelled) chef, Otto’s Deli Queen, Vanessa McKinnon finds there is always something new and inspiring happening in the world of food. Each issue, Vanessa shares her knowledge on the best when

Features

“QUARTER TIME”

Townsville felt like it lost an old friend when classic dining and entertainment destination, The Quarterdeck closed its doors all those years ago. But now the iconic restaurant is coming back, and she is bringing a brand new style so Townsville diners can fall in love all over again. Do you

Recipes

“BAKED CAMEMBERT WITH FIGS, WALNUTS & HONEY”

It’s already sweltering, so why not try this fresh, colourful, quick and simple dishes to help you beat the heat this summer? It ticks all the boxes! • 1 x 250g Camembert wheel • 4 Figs • 3 tablespoons demerara sugar • 1 small handful  walnuts • Honey • Crusty

Recipes

“SMOKED SALMON SLIDERS WITH LEMON AIOLI”

It’s already sweltering, so why not try this fresh, colourful, quick and simple dishes to help you beat the heat this summer? It ticks all the boxes! • 200g smoked salmon slices • 2 tablespoons fresh dill + extra for garnish • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard • 1 tablespoon fresh

Recipes

“MANGO & COCONUT SMOOTHIE BOWL”

It’s already sweltering, so why not try this fresh, colourful, quick and simple dishes to help you beat the heat this summer? It ticks all the boxes! • 1 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks • 1/2 banana • 1 cup coconut water Add the