Spiced Smoked Quail with Grain Salad

Spiced smoked quail with grain salad

Ingredients Instructions Making the Brine in a medium sized container add all the ingredients for the brine and mix well until the sugar and salt have dissolved. place the quail in the liquid and cover place container in the refrigerator for 5hrs-2 days Making the Grain salad To blanch the quinoa; bring  pot of water to […]

Smoked Chicken Galantine

smoked chicken galantine

Ingredients Instructions Brining The Chicken If your butcher can butterfly and debone your chicken this is a huge bonus. Using a sharp knife trace down the back of the chicken following the spine Once the skin has been split turn the knife carefully and in a slicing motion follow the tip of the knife along […]

Smoked Beef Brisket With Arepas

Beef Brisket With Arepas

Ingredients Instructions For The Brisket Prepare your smoker/ bbq to 110-130֯C Generously sprinkle your spice rub on your brisket and place on a high rack or grate Smoke for 3-4hrs, then wrap with butcher’s paper/ foil adding in the beef stock. Continue to cook for a further 3hrs or until internal temp reaches 96֯C or […]

Chimichurri

Mixing the Chimichurri

Ingredients 1/2cup Parsley finely chopped 10 leaves Mint finely chopped 1/4cup Coriander finely chopped 1/2tsp Dried oregano 40g Ginger 5 Cloves Garlic 2 Shallots finely diced 1 Jalapeno chili 2 long red chilis finely chopped 1 Orange’s zest and juice 2 Lemon’s zest and juice 1 Lime’s zest and juice 60ml Red wine vinegar Salt  […]

Pork Belly

Pork Belly

Ingredients 1 Pork belly approximately 3-5 kg Salt Spice rub (optional) Instructions Drying The Pork Belly This is the most important part about getting the best crackle possible Wipe dry the skin of the belly using a paper towel or a cloth. If there is hair still on the skin this can be shaved off […]

Reheating slow-cooked meats

Lighting Charcoal In Ugly Drum Smoker Tips

Let’s face it.. we all do it.. we cook a feed larger than we can commit to but what are the best ways to reheat “leftovers” Firstly it is our opinion that not all meats can be salvaged to be reheated as a whole cut. Creative ways to reuse your precious meat gold like; dumplings, […]

Guacamole

preparing guacamole

Ingredients 1 Avocado 1 Shallot 3 Cloves garlic 1 Chili 20g Ginger 1 Limes zest 1 Limes juice Salt to taste Pepper to taste Hot sauce to taste 1/5cup Coriander 2tbs Vegetable oil Instructions Finely chop the shallot, garlic, chili, and coriander Combine all remaining ingredients into a small/ medium-sized bowl and mash with a […]