AUSSIE PORK & SALAMI SHARING PLATTER

INGREDIENTS Pork chipolatas in streaky Aussie bacon 16 pork chipolatas, 8 slices streaky Aussie bacon, halved length ways, olive oil spray tomato sauce or chutney, to serve Pan-fried Aussie chorizo, tomato & bocconcini bites2 (200g) Aussie pork chorizo sausages8 grape tomatoes, halved lengthways16 bambini bocconcini, drained16 small basil leavesAussie salami roses10-12 slices (about 120g-150g per […]

Maxiblock Mineral: non greasy, reef friendly &

Maxiblock Mineral is a lightweight non greasy zinc sunscreen for face and body. It features the latest clear zinc technology and rubs invisible onto the skin with an exceptional transparency and dry touch feel. Oxybenzone and Octinoxate free (“reef friendly”) and ideally suited to sensitive skin and those allergic to chemical UV filters. Recommended for […]

Who is the biggest foreign investor in Australian farmland?

The world-famous Royal Canadian Mounted Police force is the biggest investor in Australian farmland . Canada’s PSP Investments, which manages the superannuation of that nation’s government workers including the mounted police and armed services, has bought almost $4 billion worth of agricultural assets in Australia. It’s most recent purchase was of the famous merino stud […]

Avocado prices smashed!

A recent drop in avocado prices may help you save money and enjoy your breakfast a little more. Peak industry body Avocados Australia’s online retail pricing report has listed the price of an avocado at about $1 each in major supermarket chains across the country. The problem comes from an oversupply from a booming season that has […]

Nature knows best- healthy food report

While the price premium and supply have restricted its growth, organic food currently makes up 5% of total food and groceries; and 70% of Australians occasionally buy it. To some extent, the imposition of a price premium is appropriate given the generally higher production costs associated with organic products, and that 51% of Australian consumers […]

Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Now everyone can enjoy Grandma’s classic chocolate brownies with this gluten-free alternative! INGREDIENTS 1 cup gluten-free self-raising flour 1/2 cup rice flour 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 cup dark chocolate bits 1/2cup walnuts (optional) 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 eggs 2 tbsp water 100g Copha, melted icing sugar or drinking chocolate, […]

It’s a growing industry but do you choose to buy plant-based food?

Plant-based foods are growing on Australian consumers. Milo and Four ‘N Twenty are already in the market, Hungry Jacks has its Rebel Whopper and McDonald’s has come late to the party with McPlant and McVeggie. Plant-based products on Australian grocery shelves doubled to more than 200 in the past year and almost half of them […]

A simple way for dairy farmers to get a Fair Go!

After years of being forced off dairy farms because of low milk prices Queensland dairy farmers are fighting back. A licensing scheme designed to help consumers identify brands that are paying farmers a sustainable and fair farmgate price has been given the green light by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The Fair Go Dairy […]

Egg and Bacon picnic pie recipe

30 mins (plus 3 hours chilling time) cooking time 70 mins Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 30g Fairy 1 large leek, trimmed, cut in half lengthwise and sliced 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, plus extra sprigs, to serve 225g short-cut bacon, cut into strips Freshly ground black pepper 9 eggs 1/2 cup sour cream 1 cup grated […]