South Aussie Pie Floater

Creamy pea soup meets crunchy crisp beef pies in this South Aussie Pie Floater recipe. Top with tomato sauce and you have one seriously delicious dinner combination. Too easy!

South Aussie Pie Floater - Creamy rich pea soup meets crunchy crisp beef pies. Topped with tomato sauce, and you have one delicious dinner combination. Too easy. | wandercooks.com

Hey guys! Today we’re sharing a recipe for the South Aussie Pie Floater, a CLASSIC dish from our hometown of Adelaide.

But first, there’s something we have to admit:

Up until this week I had never actually eaten a Pie Floater.

*gasp* :O

Sarah is giving me evil eyes across the desk.

What an oversight. Well it’s time for this food-obsessed South Aussie to earn back a few brownie points and try our hands at this humble Australian recipe.

And now’s your chance to knock this off your bucket list too. Who’s with us?

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Australian Mini Meat Pies (Party Pies)

Move over bakeries, Australian Mini Meat Pies are the simple homemade answers to crunchy bliss. Crispy flaky pastry meets beef gravy perfection in these tiny bites. Freeze them for make ahead party food or a quick snack when you need them most.

Australian Mini Meat Pies - Perfection in a crunchy bite, these little beef pies will win over your next party guests. So easy to make at home! | wandercooks.com

I firmly believe good things come in small packages.

Dumplingsspring rollswontons… doesn’t matter. That thin little wrapper, whether it’s crispy, crunchy or soft, tucked around a flavour-packed filling, promises deliciousness within the very first bite.

And that’s exactly what you get with these Australian Mini Meat Pies. Ready to take party food to the next level?

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How to make Vietnamese Iced Coffee (cà phê sữa đá)

The best coffee in the world tastes like chocolate. Wait, what? Learn how to make Vietnamese Iced Coffee and enjoy this deliciously chocolatey, smooth and super addictive pick-me-up at home. It’s quick and easy to make and may just be the start of a whole new addiction. Oops?

How To Make Vietnamese Iced Coffee - Learn to make this velvety, chocolate-esque drink and get your caffeine fix for the day! | wandercooks.com

So yesterday was my birthday (yaaaay!) and of course, birthdays always demand a few cringeworthy photos don’t they?

I have to admit, I’m still immature enough to look forward to a day of getting spoilt. And there was so much spoiling going on. Not just for breakfast, but lunch and dinner too, plus a healthy dose of shopping, and some rare sunshine in the middle of winter.

As with any good birthday there were also a few glasses of bubbles last night (too many? neverrrr). So Sarah’s final birthday surprise was teaching me how to make Vietnamese Iced Coffee this morning.

Let me tell you, it was just what the doctor ordered.  😎

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Marta’s Rustic Pork & Beef Ragu

A rich, smoky and spicy Italian pasta sauce with fiery Calabrian ‘nduja salumi. Marta’s Rustic Pork & Beef Ragu is super easy to make and packed with flavour (and hidden vegetables). Perfect for a hungry winter’s night or when you just need a big bowl of comfort food.

Marta's Rustic Pork & Beef Ragu - Smoky and spicy flavours from paprika and nduja make this hearty sauce a winner for us. Have it with eggs for breakfast, or pasta with dinner. Winter warmer for sure! | wandercooks.com

Today we’re a teensy bit keen, because we’re finally going to share with you the FIRST European recipe we ever collected.

And it just so happens we came across it in Japan.

Yep.

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Vietnamese Sweet and Sour Fried Wontons (Hoanh Thanh Chien)

Vietnamese Sweet and Sour Fried Wontons are a super delicious appetiser or snack that look super impressive but are super simple to make.

Vietnamese Sweet & Sour Fried Wontons (Hoanh Thanh Chien) - A crazy fusion recipe of Vietnamese and Chinese origins. These dumplings are crispy morsels waiting to be munched for lunch or dinner. So easy to make, what are you waiting for? | wandercooks.com

Sometimes, when it comes to dinner, one dish just isn’t enough.

Heck, sometimes one location for dinner isn’t enough.

And so, one hot and buzzing night in the port town of Hoi An, Vietnam, we decided a roaming dinner was the order of the day, err… night, and discovered a beloved local delicacy: Crispy, tasty and super moreish Vietnamese Fried Wontons.

Our lives have never been the same since, really.

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