How to tell when your steak is perfectly cooked

Having trouble telling whether your steak is done to the level you like? Sure, thermometers are great, but they puncture the steak which lets out all those lovely juices. So if you want to avoid this travesty AND save yourself a bit of time, the touch test is the way to go.

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Feeling a bit dull in your kitchen?

Perhaps your knife is to blame! If theres one thing the influx of cooking shows on our screens is guilty of, its kickstarting a national obsession with kitchen gadgetry. From Thermomixes to sous vide machines, were all lusting after some very glam chef-level equipment. But sometimes, what we really need to do is go back.

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Have you heard of the Slow Food Movement?

No, its nothing to do with the pace with which snails eat strawberries (sorry to any snail phobes out there who may have clicked in horror!). What it really is is an approach to food that, according to www.slowfood.com, is based on a concept of food that is defined by three interconnected principles:good, clean and...

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Scotch Fillet and Eye Fillet, Arent They the Same Thing?

Nope! Although they do share some things in common; like most blind dates they find out their differences very quickly. (Unlike half of Tinder though, these steaks have excellent table manners.)Okay, so we know they share some common traits they both rank highly in taste and tenderness but, at their core, the scotch...

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Oh butter, you so fine!

We are well aware that steak is at its most nutritious when it comes from grass-fed cattle, and as it turns out, the same is true of dairy. Butter, in particular, has an outstanding nutritional profile when sourced from pasture-raised cows, and thankfully these days, it is no longer cast as a villainous cause of...

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Salad vs meat? We say both!

Ford vs Holden, I get. Coke vs Pepsi, yeah okay, that too. But salad vs meat? Cmonits 2019 already! Surely, weve moved on from that particular either/or battle! In the words of everyones favourite taco commercial, por que no los dos? Anyway, to answer that rhetorical question, yes. Yes, we can indeed have both. But...

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Health Risk of Non-Stick Cookware (and Some Great Alternatives)

Open the average Aussies kitchen cabinets and youll likely find a mixture of different types of cookware. A set of aluminium frypans from a Boxing Day sale ten years ago here, a speckled blue late-night-tv non-stick special there, and the odd cast-iron hand-me-down tucked all the way in the back. But have you ever actually...

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Lamb quick tips

Not only does our gorgeous Beef come from the Elliots, our fabulous organic goat and lamb come from the same high animal welfare farm. Lamb is certainly in the Top Ten most commonly bought items in-store, which goes to show our customers (You ) love our lamb just as much as we do! Check out some of our favourite lamb tips and tricks!

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A gift from the ocean

Although it is uber popular and commonly found in countries like Italy and Spain, here in Australia we are also quite familiar with this food from the sea. It looks like an onion ring and has a texture similar to a rubber band but when cooked to perfection these little rings make for some fine eating.You might have already guessed it but were talking about Calamari which is essentially fried squid.

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Summer = Seafood time!

Summer = Seafood time! Our marinara seafood mix is sourced from Coolum based Soul Fish Seafoods, who pride themselves on their values of wild, sustainable and organic by nature. Soul Fishs snap freezes and uses no chemicals throughout the entire fishing process, that means youll be fetching only fresh, healthy seafood. This wonderful marinara...

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