So there I was tweaking a few recipes when a Black Betty Bam customer pings out of the blue on Facebook and shares this great story - and recipe! Thanks Cathy Mueller! "Hi there, I just wanted to let you know I have developed a little recipe using your lovely Black Betty Spread. It’s a “Black Betty, Peanut and Date slice and it’s delicious and super nutritious. Feel free to share with your customers. The Black Betty adds a kick of salty Umami flavour like a salted caramel taste. I love it and … [Read more...] about Black Betty, peanut and date slice
Love bacon but think pigs are nice? These little rashers of sweet crispiness are a squealing good masquerade of that decadent piggy treat. Did you know that most conventional bacon contains gluten? Let alone all the other nasty nitrates and nitrites that preserve. You'll need a dehydrator for this one but it's a small price to pay if you're a recent convert to veganism or just want to have a healthy start to your day. Eggplant 'bacon' - who knew?! This recipe as first published in … [Read more...] about Eggplant Bacon
In the midst of Covid19, meet the Melbourne woman who is the Florence Nightingale of the food world and a beacon of hope to the jobless, the frightened and the tearful in an industry once overflowing with joy, frivolity and a dash of controversy. As an example of Dani Valent's tireless campaign for connecting people in this crisis, she writes on Facebook: "Lots of people have been asking me how they can support temporary visa workers who aren't entitled to any government support. This is one … [Read more...] about Who is Dani Valent?
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Baker’s Delight What's the difference between baking powder and cream of tartar? Well, if you’re of the gluten free variety and ditching the spelt, wheat and other rising stars then chances are you might be sprinkling a few pinches of rising agents such as baking powder or cream of tartar into your magical mix. So let me level the playing field when it comes to chemical leavening. You’ll need to have your science hat on for this. Yeast According to my main man on the shelf Harold McGee … [Read more...] about What’s the difference between baking powder and cream of tartar?
WELLNESS GASTRONOMY CHEF SAMANTHA GOWING ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH CLUB MED ASIA PACIFIC Australia’s popular wellness chef, clinical nutritionist and Le Cordon Bleu Master’s graduate, is taking her ‘food is medicine’ philosophy offshore in a new partnership with Club Med Asia Pacific. From October this year guests at selected Club Med Asia Pacific villages will enjoy a healthy new menu inspired by Gowing’s wellness gastronomy philosophy. The new menu will be unveiled at 9 resorts and … [Read more...] about WELLNESS GASTRONOMY CHEF SAMANTHA GOWING ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH CLUB MED ASIA PACIFIC
Of sand and sea My first resort relationship was in Bermuda, I was nine and it was the Christmas of 1975. A smashing year I might add, and my ears were full of 3XY hits, in particular Carlton by Skyhooks (still my fave and if you ever care to join me on the highway, I will blare it out for you). Another cracker, Bony Moronie, was also on high rotation. Now this was not the kind of relationship you might be thinking of - crikey I was only 9 - this love triangle consisted, obviously, of three … [Read more...] about Resort Report
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Great barrier grief. The abyss of grief is a chasm so vast that no compass can navigate its exodus. Time is suspended, daily tasks rendered impossible. It is the only state where time and date are so irrelevant that the segmentation of society’s structure is blindingly apparent. As if in apology, time slowly returns and allegedly can heal all wounds. Coping with grief is a kaleidoscope of knots and kindling scars. The multifaceted void knows no remedy but rest. Distraction is futile, … [Read more...] about How to cope with grief