Author Archives: Daniel

Ethnic cuisine and unusual ingredient suppliers in Melbourne

Here is a list of ethnic cuisine and unusual ingredient suppliers in Melbourne. I am basing the list off a list of suppliers I found on the BestRecipes.com.au website. I will be visiting some of these places soon and adding to … Continue reading

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By-products in cheap milk

There has been lots of controversy in Australia recently as the two major supermarkets Woolworths and Coles reduced their supermarket-brand milk to just $1 a litre. This is much cheaper than other brands of milk and the competitors have said … Continue reading

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Sweating capsicum or peppers without plastic

When you need to peel capsicum or peppers most chefs and cookbooks recommend roasting it and letting it sweat in a plastic bag. This loosens the skin on the capsicum and makes it easy to peel afterward. The disadvantage to this … Continue reading

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Chipotle chili pepper supplier in Melbourne

Chipotle chili peppers are smoked and dried jalapeño peppers that come from Mexico. They have an amazing deep smoked and spicy flavour that goes amazingly well in sauces, salsas, beans and anything Mexican. Having spent a year and a half … Continue reading

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South Indian Coconut Barley and Millet Soup

I really enjoy using lots of the ancient grains that we have forgotten about in the West. Two such grains are barley and millet which make a feature in this South Indian soup. While I don’t really know if these … Continue reading

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