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Chefs corner pic Chefs Corner September, 2019
Rum & raisin bread and butter pudding, vanilla anglaise (makes 8 portions)Bread & butter puddingIngredients10 slices of stale bread, white150g of butter, softened2 tsp ground mixed spice200g raisins100ml rum2 tbsp of Demerara sugar4 eggs6 egg yolks80g of caster sugar500ml of milk500ml of double cream Method Bring the rum to the boil, once hot remove from the heat and add the raisins allow to soak for 1 hour. Beat the eggs and sugar together in a bowl until pale and smooth. Add the milk...
feature2 RACA Motoring September, 2019
The Motoring Group held its Annual Dinner on the 17th August with a forward vision of helping to promote Women in Motorsport. Hosted by our new Convenor, Stephen Wells, our two Guests of Honour were successful race drivers Chelsea Angelo and Emily Duggan. Both ladies provided an inspirational discussion about how they entered motor racing, the differences between the cars they race, the modern pressures of managing their careers and what their aspirations were. The evening also celebrated the Ce...
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The Ladies Committee High Tea held on Monday 29 July, 2019 was a very special event. All members and their guests in attendance on entering the Macquarie Room saw the luxury and glamour of the table decorations kindly donated by international event designer Nadia Duran – a previous guest speaker. Chef Gary and his team gave us a wonderful High Tea menu and talentedToby J entertained us with his music.On Monday 30th September 2019 the Ladies Committee will hold a luncheon with Mr Brendan Wall...
corks and forks Corks 'n' Forks September, 2019
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Dear MembersTasting Tour – Thursday 22 August 2019 – ‘Good wines from Unexpected Places’Our tasting/tour was a great night by any measure. Where else but at your Club could you enjoy 14 carefully chosen wines from around the world with 6 matching food courses for $100? The night began with a sparkling wine from Argentina, followed by 2 white wine brackets, 2 red wine brackets, and a fortified Tempranillo from the NSW New England region to finish. All wines were excellent; some favourites...
Recipe Image Chefs Corner
Our Executive Chef, Gary Ryley, has provided us with a classic thatmight take a while to bake but is certainly worth the wait!Classic PorchettaIngredients2.5kg pork belly, boneless600g of pork loin2 sprigs of rosemary, leaves picked3 sprigs of fresh thyme, leaves picked1 large bulb of smoked garlic1 tbsp of fennel seeds1 pinch of chilli flakes1 lemon, zested2 tbsp of white wine1 tsp flaky sea salt1/2 tsp cracked black pepper500ml of waterMethod• Place the fennel seeds and chilli flakes in hot,...
motorcar RACA Motoring August, 2019
Royal Automobile Club of Australia - Motoring Group Annual DinnerThe Annual Motoring Dinner recognises the pursuit of excellence and significant contributions to the motor car, the automotive industry and motor sport.This year the Annual Motoring Dinner will be “future forward" rather than celebrating past wins and events. The theme for this year’s dinner is “Balancing The Grid”, Women in Motorsport, a Positive Future. We will be focusing on why women in motorsport is an important part...
club Club Updates August, 2019
CONGRATULATIONS to our esteemed member Mrs Clare Wotherspoon, a happy recipient of $50 on her house account, who was drawn from all the entries that correctly answered the main question for July in our 'If these walls could talk' competition. The title of the painting is 'The Portals of a Great City'.Thank you to all our members that participated and correctly answered the artists name 'Alfred Coffey' for the bonus question - enjoy your complimentary beverage voucher!How well do you know y...
Ladies Comm Aug e letter events Ladies Committee August, 2019
Dear Members,It is with great sadness that I share with you the news of the recent death of our dear friend Mrs Sirenne Gould OAM a long time member of the RACA Ladies Committee. Sirenne welcomed the diners at our luncheons for many year. She was indeed a very special lady, kind and gracious on all occasions. She will be greatly missed.On Monday the 24th June, 2019 the guest speaker at the Ladies Committee luncheon was Debbie Mills CEO of the National Trust. Debbie spoke to all who were in a...
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Dear MembersTasting Tour – 6pm Thursday 22 August 2019The theme for this month’s tasting/tour is ‘Good Wines from Unexpected Places’, and I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised as to the uniform high quality of the wines and the diversity of their origin. We held a similar tasting/tour several years ago, and are doing it again by popular demand. The dozen or so wines will be served in several flights, accompanied by small but ample food courses chosen by Chef to match the wines.For tho...
Sydney Legacy Legacy
The Royal Automobile Club of Australia is proud to announce the recent partnership with Legacy, an iconic and uniquely Australian charity dedicated to supporting the families of our veterans who have given their lives or health serving our country.A permanent fixture at RACA will be Legacy donation boxes which are located in the Reception area and also in the Members Bar. Your spare change can help make a big change. Legacy was formed by returned servicemen in 1923 to help ensure that the...
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