Category Archives: Recipes

RECIPE: How to Cook Steak

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: It’s barbeque time in Australia all of the time and that means lots of easy meals – steak and salads. Not everyone knows how to tell if a steak is rare, medium or well done, without cutting the meat to check inside. We’ll tell you how to test if a steak is cooked.

RECIPE: Pink Lychee Cocktail

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: This pink lychee cocktail looks pretty, tastes wonderful and is extremely refreshing. Ideal for a summer evening or a dinner party aperitif.

RECIPE: Chocolate Fondue Dessert

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Chocolate is my absolute favourite food and this would have to be the most simple, not to mention absolutely delicious, dessert.   This has the flavours of a Toblerone chocolate – another of my favourites.

How to be a Connoisseur: Best Cheese Pairing with Champagne

With the help of a few friends in various countries and their various palates, the Marquette Turner teamhave compiled a list of cheeses that go excellently with Champagne (or sparkling wine if you happen to be enjoying the bottled fizz from a region other than that in France).

RECIPE: Our Very Special Fried Rice

Our very special fried rice is an excellent way to use leftovers. We love having it on a Friday lunchtime where we get to mix all the healthy and fulfilling food that’s been left after a week of great food. It’s quick, is always different and is, well, very special. By Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes.

RECIPE: Egg Caviar Dip

This recipe for Egg Caviar Dip given to luxury real estate agent Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes by a school Mum.  In fact, her Mum gave it to every other Mum in the school as this dip was in plentiful supply at all school social events. Just as well it tasted fabulous!

HEALTH TIP: A Better Breakfast

Increase your potential to burn up to 50% more fat during a post breakfast workout by eating a breakfast rich in carbohydrates that do not cause a spike in blood sugars, such as muesli, yogurt and skimmed milk.  A breakfast consisting of white bread and cornflakes makes your blood sugars rise sharply.

RECIPE: Fish Pie

This delicious fish pie recipe is a favourite of Sydney real estate agent Christine Watson, of luxury real estate agency Marquette Turner Luxury Homes. The best thing about it is that you can alter the types of fish you use to create relatively different dishes.

RECIPE: Steak Diane

Christine Watson, the Sydney real estate agent of award winning luxury real estate broker Marquette Turner Luxury Homes, learned to cook some of the magnificent recipes prepared by the Chef where she worked at the Private Bin in Adelaide.  Steak Diane is my all time favourite and has always been the family recipe for “that special occasion”.

RECIPE: Thai Prawns

This Thai Prawn recipe is an exceptionally easy recipe, whether used for finger food or an entree, as luxury real estate agent Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes describes.