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June 2017

Vegemite Brisket

2018-03-22T09:55:23+08:00

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 [...]

Vegemite Brisket2018-03-22T09:55:23+08:00

Twice cooked Beef Cheeks

2019-04-28T15:33:19+08:00

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 [...]

Twice cooked Beef Cheeks2019-04-28T15:33:19+08:00

May 2017

Carpet Bag Steak

2019-05-17T07:02:09+08:00

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 [...]

Carpet Bag Steak2019-05-17T07:02:09+08:00

April 2017

Korean Chicken (Speakeasy Sample)

2017-04-26T14:26:41+08:00

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 [...]

Korean Chicken (Speakeasy Sample)2017-04-26T14:26:41+08:00

June 2014

Pork Crackle in a Pellet Grill

2015-07-01T10:56:44+08:00

I did a little experiment today; I love my Pork Crackle, well who doesn’t? I’ve been playing with a setup in the Kamado for getting the pork belly to crackle up nicely by angling the pork so the rendered fats run off instead of pooling on the skin and making it soggy, so I thought [...]

Pork Crackle in a Pellet Grill2015-07-01T10:56:44+08:00