We all grew up on Vegemite, it is nation building stuff, it’s one of the first things our parents put in our mouths, probably just to see the reaction, but Aussie baby albums are full of photos of little smiling faces with black goo smeared all over the, the walls and furniture, dog, anything [...]
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Twice Cooked Braised BBQ Beef Cheeks. Beef cheeks behave quite similar to Beef ribs, a hard-working muscle, chewing almost non-stop from birth! With a slow cook and a bit of BBQ magic, they are a stunning meal! Rub 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp smoked paprika 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper [...]
It’s difficult to track down the origin of this brilliant idea, some say American, some say Australian. A popular “luxury” dish from the 1950’s which remained a high end dish until well into the 1990’s. Born in an era when oysters were plentiful and dirt cheap, if you can imagine that, food history says [...]
Making your own butter is dead easy; it tastes great and is an immensely satisfying process! Why bother to make your own butter? Because it is astoundingly good, so much better than the store bought stuff! Butter, a wholesome simple food, it couldn’t be simpler to make, no additives just basic stuff, now how [...]
Over the years I’ve made countless attempts to duplicate the taste of KFC, some failures and some relative successes, but I always fall just a little short of the flavour etched into my mind, not a surprise really, not even my local KFC can duplicate their own [...]