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Toasty treats Sandra Mahu MERMAID TOAST INGREDIENTS 4 slices sandwich bread or square crispbreads 200g cream cheese 2-3 drops each of natural blue, green and pink food colouring Raspberry or blackcurrant coulis 1 pinch blue and green spirulina 1 pinch edible glitter METHOD Toast the bread. Keep half the cream cheese plain and divide the rest into three, using the food colouring to create three different colours of cream cheese. Spread a layer of plain cream cheese on each piece of toast, top with a layer of coloured cream cheese, then a few drops of raspberry or

blackcurrant coulis or sprinkle with blue or green spirulina. Spread with a palette knife. Sprinkle with glitter and serve immediately. To make them even more fairytalelike, you can add dragon fruit slices cut into flower or star shapes using a cookie cutter, or cucumber shapes coloured with a drop of blackcurrant coulis. Makes 4

Extract from Unicorn Food by Sandra Mahut, Murdoch Books, $20

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Brisbane's premier weekly lifestyle mag, featuring the people, events, food, and properties that make our city beautiful. brisbanenews.com.a...