Category Archives for "Foodiephiles"

The truth of the matter is I don’t think I could call myself a Chef anymore, but those of you who remember my last Blog “The Hospitality Guru” know I’m obsessed with beautiful, magical, delicious (get in my belly) amazing food.

I loved cooking and experimenting with flavours and textures and exotic spices, and working with the Chefs who managed to describe most mouth watering, taste tantalising and exquisite food prefixed by a four letter word, until the lure of ‘front of house’ called, and with hardly a backward glance I left behind the noisy frantic guys who run the stainless steel kingdoms.

My love affair with food continues to grow with each new event we design or restaurant I visit. Foodiephiles will take you into some of my favourite kitchens, into the minds of some of my favourite chefs, and onto the plates of some of my favourite foods.

Come on in and have a look around, leave some comments, and offer your feedback.

March 15, 2017

Food for Thought and Taco Stuffed Avocados

Rough Spots and Taco Stuffed Avocados - Anna Johnston. http://shenannagans.com

“Anna, stop waiting for your life to be perfect!” I keep hearing these words go round and round in my thoughts! I found myself again focusing on being out of action because of my broken ankle and wishing away the months until it’s all better!  As if it is such a horrible thing having the luxury to heal properly in our beautiful […]

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December 21, 2016

Hand Painted Butterfly Cookies

Hand Painted Butterfly Cookies - Anna Johnston - www.shenannagans.com

Ever since I can remember, doodling, drawing, painting, arts and crafts have been where I go to find peace, relax, retreat or escape. If I couldn’t answer a question on my exam paper as a primary school student, I’d draw elaborate doodles that often the teacher would award me with additional marks for, that’s a […]

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December 8, 2016

Avocado Mango and Ginger Smoothie

Avocado Mango and Ginger Smoothie. Anna Johnston - www.shenannagans.com

Today, we’re going tropical. My avocado mango and ginger smoothie is like a little island holiday right in your own kitchen. It will totally transport you to somewhere warm and sunny… at least in your mind! I’ve been feverishly buying up all the fruit and vegetables high in vitamin C this past few weeks, because […]

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