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Grazing Board for 1 or 10……

A grazing board, antipasto platter, meze plate whatever you choose to call it is a lovely way to eat….

Either by yourself because you deserve to treat yourself to delicious delights too, or for a relaxed and social way to share a bite with friends and family. Not to mention easy too, you can pick up everything you need at your favourite local provedore and just open the packets and assemble…Ta dahhhh…

Have I got your attention now 🙂


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Chocolate pavlova with berries and Cherry Flavour Pearls

Tis the season for entertaining….

This chocolate pav is a winner, add some Spiced Cranberry or  Cherry Flavour Pearls for a little extra glamour and  delicious Christmas cheer


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How to serve cheese and make it shine…add Flavour Pearls!

Have you ever been asked to bring a cheese platter to a get together?

Said sure no problems, thinking it was going to be easy. Then got to your local store and spun out with just how many different types of cheese are available? 

Well you are not alone….. Lucky for you we have a few tips using Flavour Pearls to make that next cheese platter just that little bit easier to put together.  

Baked Brie and Honey Flavour Pearls

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Peninsula Larders Flavour Pearls add beauty and flavour to your favourite foods

Weekend brunch idea with Flavour pearls

Here is a very quick recipe. Perfect for a lazy breakfast or make them a little smaller for a lovely afternoon tea

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Peninsula Larders Salted caramel Flavour Pearls will take your chocolate desserts to a new gourmet high

Hot Chocolate Fondant with Salted Caramel Flavour Pearls

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This recipe is a definite winner. It ticks all the boxes…

•Chocolate ✓

• Its’s warm ✓

• You can prepare it up to a day ahead so a brilliant dinner party recipe ✓

• It’s full of Salted Caramel Pearls

• Did I mention it is chocolate ✓

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Peninsula Larders Blue Curacao Flavour Pearls will take your party drinks to a whole new level of fun!

Mocha Martini and Salted Caramel Flavour Pearls

Mocha Martini recipe

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  • 30 ml cold espresso (decaf if you are a sensitive soul with caffeine)
  • 45 ml vodka
  • 45 ml coffee liqueur (Kahlua)
  • 30 ml white creme de cacao
  • Salted Caramel Flavour Pearls

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Our first blog!

May 9, 2014

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We have so much to share, today we might just touch on who we are and what we do. Rodney Graham and I (Fiona Verwoerd) created Peninsula Larder in 2013. We are two Mornington Peninsula chefs with some 40+ years in various commercial kitchens.


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Simply lamb & Pearls…..

Here is a quick dish, sure to impress and guaranteed to have you out chatting to your guests not slaving in the kitchen for hours. Flavour Pearls are an easy to use garnish for simply grilled foods…

Seared Lamb loin with Blackcurrant Flavour Pearls

Seared Lamb loin with Blackcurrant Flavour Pearls

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Mini Pav’s & Strawberry Flavour Pearls

You can’t get much more Australian than Pavlova!

Top them with Australian made Strawberry Flavour Pearls for delicious new twist on an old favourite.  

Petite meringues with Peninsula Larders Strawberry Flavour Pearls

I made these ones cocktail size. If you make the larger just adjust your cooking time accordingly.  


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,Petite Caprese Salad & Balsamic Flavour Pearls

Petite Caprese Salad & Balsamic Flavour Pearls



Here is a simple starter.   No cooking involved. The most labour intensive part is getting to the shops!!!!!! 

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