Brown ale fish and chips with side of mixed veg

In Australia the primary fish and chips is called flake locally, which is actually shark. The shark tends to be smaller species of shark. I find gummy shark is most common, but when available saw shark is great. There are also many other sharks cooked up, but I haven’t had them! Anyway, more often than…

Smashed potatoes (Aussie style?)

Smashed potato? I had never heard of the phrase until recently. Supposedly it is an Australian thing? Now, twice-baked potatoes I know. I grew up with these. Larger potatoes, baked in the oven until tender, cut in half, innards scooped out and mixed with any combination of butter, sour cream, garlic, onions, chives, peppers, bacon,…

Friday night burgers with oven roasted potatoes and corn

It’s Friday night! Keep it simple. Burgers 750g (1.5 lb) lean ground beef 1 Tb tomato paste 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 Tb oregano 1 tsp basil 1 tsp cumin 1 Tb red wine vinegar 2 tsp raw sugar 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp salt cheese for topping Mix all ingredients and form into…