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Corned Beef in Ginger Beer

corned beef in ginger beer

Here’s a new take on an old favourite. Quantities serve 6-8. Ingredients 1.5kg Quality Mark corned beef 1 onion, cut into wedges 1 green apple, peeled and cut into wedges 4 cups ginger beer Glaze 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp brown sugar Ginger and mustard sauce 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 50g butter 4 tbsp white flour 2 cups chicken stock 2 tbsp Dijon mustard … Read more

Cooking Chicken Safely

Cooking Chicken Safely

Chicken is a versatile meat and can be cooked in so many ways, but it is important that it is cooked correctly and fully. Chicken should be completely defrosted before cooking and fully cooked before eating. The internal temperature should reach a minimum of 75°C. Suggested cooking times may vary depending on your oven and … Read more

Much Ado About Mince

much ado about mince

Mince is incredibly versatile and goes a long way to feed the family. It needs a small amount of fat but not too much. Browning the mince before using for a bolognaise sauce really brings out the flavour of the meat. However, it can sometimes be difficult to separate the mince out evenly without lumps. … Read more

Sticky Pork Dumplings

sticky pork dumplings

Ingredients 200g NZ pork mince 1 spring onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp chives, chopped 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp oil 1 cup water 20 round dumpling wrappers Sweet chilli sauce Method In a bowl, combine NZ pork mince, spring onion, chives and soy sauce. Place 1 tsp of the pork filling in the centre … Read more

Street Style Beef Tacos

street style beef tacos

These easy tacos are a great and easy meal. Use any combination of salad greens you have in the fridge. Beef 500g Quality Mark rump steak. Marinade 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp lemon juice 3 garlic cloves, crushed Pico de gallo 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 2 tomatoes, diced 1 red onion, finely … Read more

BBQ Pork Bastes

Enjoy these stunning easy baste recipes for pork on the BBQ. Superb with chops, kebabs using diced pork, pork steaks, pork belly slices and spare ribs. Smoky Mix 4 tbsp smoked BBQ sauce, 1 tsp crushed garlic and 1 finely chopped onion. Fiery Mix 1 tbsp soy sauce with 1 tsp of minced chilli or … Read more

Get the Kids Cooking

School holidays are the perfect time to get the kids in the kitchen. Often, we bake with our kids but why not get them involved in preparing meals? Start young with age-appropriate tasks and soon you’ll be enjoying them cooking a meal for you! You’re also teaching them valuable life skills. And it’s amazing what … Read more