So, I officially moved to Portland in January of this year, but I did come to visit in the summer of 2015 (and fall) when I was looking for work. When I was on the hunt for a job there were obviously things I did to fill in the time I didn’t spend chasing down … Continue reading A very Portland meal
Can you make Beef Rendang from instant noodles and beef ribs? Sort of… it’s more like Ghetto Rendang(patent pending) Continue reading Indomie + Beef Ribs = Ghetto Rendang.
What is more decadent than a wild Tasmanian hare cooked in red wine and cognac, served with potato mash, foie gras, truffles and a sauce made with the hare’s blood. It’s not made up, this dish is a classic. Ingredients 2 wild Tasmanian hares and their blood. Carrots, onions, celery all chopped real nice. Thyme, … Continue reading Man Night III: Fourth Course: Lievre a la royale
I grew up reading the Peter Rabbit books, and even from a young age I wondered what a rabbit would taste like. Much to the horror of my sisters. Rabbit is a pretty normal addition to Australian kitchens these days (as it was long ago) so why not make it into a schnitzel(logical next step). … Continue reading Rabbit Schnitzel
A long time ago, in a share house in Fitzroy…. I tried, among many delicious beers on the day a beer that tasted like I was in an old school pub chewing on a porterhouse with peppercorn sauce. Don’t give me that look, it was delicious. The beer was a little project by Steve Henderson, … Continue reading Carbonnade flamande with Brewcult Pepper steak Porter
Independence day is about four things that are crucial to the freedom of every American. 1. Beers 2. Hot dogs(or other mystery meat) 3. Fireworks 4. Pie So this year we didn’t organise a party for celebrating beating the English(but let’s be honest, America could do with some British charm) and opted to make many … Continue reading 4th of July: A day to celebrate pies.
Remember s’smores? Yeah me neither. But apparently they’re a big thing. Considering it’s 4th of July I thought why not make S’mores into a pie for an optimal chocolate delivery system. Say hello to the S’mores pie. Ingredients 2 packets of shredded wheat biscuits(closest to Graham crackers). 250gm butter (yes) 400g dark chocolate 400ml milk … Continue reading S’mores Pie