Beer Drinkin' Soft Pretzels

Authentic German style chewy, soft pretzels are great to munch on whilst sinking a few beers.

Damn Fast, Awesome Pickles

I love a good pickle and here’s how to make them yourself – you’ll be eating them in just a couple of days.

Bacon Stuffing Bomb

This recipe is adapted from the awesome Bacon Explosion invented by The BBQ Addicts I’ve seen loads of versions spring up on the web and several varieties have passed along the judges table at our own Grillstock ‘King of the…

Classic salsa verde or green sauce recipe with a bit more complexity. Awesome with fish or grilled steak. 4-5 anchovies from a jar small handful of capers 1 clove garlic splash white wine vinegar – 2tbsp approx 1 tbsp dijon…

Orata in Puglia

Apparently 80% of Italy’s fish is caught off the 800km coastline of Puglia and judging by the local fish markets and restaurants I would say one of the most popular would be Orata, or as we know them better the…

Brew in a Bag - A Step By Step Beginner's Guide to Brewing All Grain Beer At Home

If you can make soup, you can brew fantastic craft beer at home. I use a method called ‘Brew in a Bag’ that was developed and became popular in Australia. It is a process of brewing full all-grain beer without…

BBQ Baby Back Ribs

Mastering babybacks is a right of passage for BBQ chefs. Here’s how I cook them. (taken from an article I wrote for Crumbs Magazine) You need: Whole racks of Babyback ribs (1 rack per person) Base BBQ Rub (recipe below)…

Woodstock Pale Ale

  I brewed a batch of Woodstock Pale Ale this afternoon having made a few tweaks to the recipe I used last week. It’s a 20L batch of beer that I start off in a big stock pot. I bring…