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Foodie Group for December

by: Michael Gruar on

The November meeting brought us some delicious frozen treats. We were a small group this week but certainly not lacking in enthusiasm. Alison made a beautiful frozen raspberry yogurt and a Nutella gelato. I made Baileys and then made it into an ice cream. We also shared some delicious dip and Kim brought a baked savour pastry with fig and blue cheese which we washed down with some lovely wine. Was a great night and we went away with some ideas and tips for making our own ice creams, shall definitely be giving my KitchenAid ice cream bowl a work out this summer! Given that Christmas is  ...read more

Highland Homewares selected as retail Ambassador for KitchenAid Platinum Collection

by: Michael Gruar on

We have just become one of the elite few to represent the KitchenAid Platinum Collection in Australia (/kitchenaid-platinum-collection)! Come in store or call us on (07) 4982 4905 to order. (/kitchenaid-platinum-collection) Here is an excerpt from the letter we received: Dear Michael, We're thrilled to confirm Gruar Investments Pty Ltd has been selected as an in-store retail ambassador of our very special KitchenAid Platinum Collection. This is our most premium range of "brands that inspire" at Peter McInnes and we believe it will be in good han  ...read more

Glasshouse Candles Limited Edition - Coney Island

by: Highland Homewares on

Limited Edition Glasshouse candle - Coney Island - Think of warm fairy floss and you're getting close to what you will experience when these are released on the 27th August 2012! Get in now to secure yours, they will not last. I'd like to pre order mine NOW!! (http://www.highlandhomewares.com.au/shop/personal/candles/glasshouse-candle-coney-island-limited-edition)  ...read more

Cole & Mason Salt and Pepper Grinders

by: Michael Gruar on

Here is my demonstration of the Cole and Mason 'Derwent' and 'Keswick' salt and pepper grinders. This is the first time I have done a video so please do not laugh to hard!! For those of you who want the fast version, I have dot points below with the key Features. - Pepper mill has 6 grind functions and a S/S grind mechanism - Salt mill has 3 grind functions and a Ceramic grind mechanism - They are available in S/S or timber finish - Easy to refill - Lifetime warranty on the mechanism Thanks for taking a look at the video, feel free to leave com  ...read more

Serveitup

by: Highland Homewares on

The Serveitup, a great de-clutter option. Simply attach it to the bottom of any of your favourite serving plates and in an instant you have a personalised serving plate. Come in to Highland Homewares and check out the real thing but for now, go on watch the video.......   ...read more

Garject from Dreamfarm "where ideas grow"

by: Highland Homewares on

I thought I should share this with you, it is something that made me think... "WOW what a great idea" Click on the Garject below to watch the video, the Garject is available exclusively at Highland Homewares in Red and Charcoal so hurry in NOW. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjxOfZfHQj8) Did you also know you can order through the website and DRIVE THROUGH to collect your purchases. Just select the collect from shop option in the shipping details and we will let you know when it's ready. Give it a go!! I want a RED Garject (http://www.highlandhomewares.com.au/shop/  ...read more

Highland Homewares Lamb Curry

by: Michael Gruar on

Highland Homewares Lamb Curry 1.5 kg Lamb fore quater chops or (chump chops) Rice bran oil 2 large onions (chunky cut) 4 cloves garlic (crushed and coursley chopped) 1 cup chicken or vegetable stock 2 teaspoons curry powder 4 large carrots (thick cut) 2 10cm rosemary sprays 500g green beans Crusty bread Chassuer stewpot Frypan ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Braise the lamb chops in 2 batches depending on the size of your frypan (you might need to do it in 3 or 4 batc  ...read more

Blending for Baby

by: Blog Administrator on

It's understandable that we are becoming more aware of the artificial sweeteners and preservatives in our food. One thing we overlook often is baby food. We assume, naively, that since it's for babies, the manufacturers would take more care with their production- that's completely not the case. Those manufacturers are run just like any other business with only one thing in mind- maximizing profits. You wouldn't believe the low quality of ingredients most of them use, and the price they expect you to pay for them. Besides all of that, because of all the additives these manufac  ...read more

Introducing our EPIC Cake Decorating Workshop

by: Highland Homewares on

We are really excited at the moment, excited about our new ideas coming into reality and thought you should be the first to hear about it. Have you ever wanted to learn how to do something? Or what makes that work? I have. We will be holding workshops on cake decorating, this might not appeal to everyones interest but I'm sure your licking your lips thinking about Chocolate Mud Cake covered in ganache and topped with fondant, sugar flowers and decorations to boot. The thing is why just eat the cake when you can be taught to make the it, you've hear  ...read more