Tag Archives: game meat

Sweet potato croquettes with roo tail and native herbs

I like cooking with native ingredients for Australia Day. It gives me pause to reflect on the Traditional Owners of this land, give thanks for their custodianship and recognise their knowledge. I had great success with my first ever batch … Continue reading

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Crocodile with sweet and sour quandong sauce

You may have figured by now, I love to use native foods in my cooking. I think it has environmental benefits, supporting maintenance of native flora and fauna; maintains knowledge of the land, and shows respect to the indigenous knowledge … Continue reading

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Quail barbequed with pepperberries

I love cooking quail. People think of it as fancy food, but I happen to think they’re much better cooked and eaten at home so you pick them up with your fingers and not need to worry about the fussiness … Continue reading

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Goat tacos

Goat is a very sustainable meat. Goats are browsers, rather than grazers like cows, they don’t tear out root systems and deplete the soil of nutrient rich grasses when feeding. Goats turn weeds into meat. Studies have shown goat diet … Continue reading

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Moroccan goat wraps

This is a Moroccan inspired dish. It’s not traditional, but I’d be happy to hear your thoughts on how authentic it is. I found some wild goat meat for sale at the Capital Region Farmers Market and bought a shoulder … Continue reading

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Goat cutlets with peanut sauce

Goat is the most common meat in the Congo. The infrastructure isn’t good enough to sustain big agribusiness, so the overwhelming majority of food is local grown and locally consumed. In Kinshasa, a popular pastime is to go out with … Continue reading

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Duck soup with potumpkin (by guest blogger, Sully)

Hi everybody! Special guest blogger Sully here to let you know about wild duck and black bean soup. For this meal you first need to secure a copy of the Marx Brothers movie Duck Soup from your local independent record … Continue reading

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Buckwheat pasta with wild duck, chestnut mushrooms and Meredith Dairy goat cheese

I recently bought a beautiful bag of Bob’s Red Mill wholemeal buckwheat flour. It’s amazing. I made fluffy buckwheat pancakes with it a while back. I wanted to make buckwheat pasta. It was superb, but you can buy the pasta … Continue reading

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Wild duck cassoulet

This is the second dish in our ‘wild duck week’. A friend of ours gave us some wild ducks, and we decided to celebrate them with a week of duck. It was his idea to make cassoulet, but what an … Continue reading

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Roast quail with truffle

It is the Canberra and Capital Region Truffle Festival again. YAY! It turns out that Canberra’s frosty winters are well suited to growing French Black Truffles. The festival has been running for several years now to celebrate the fruits of … Continue reading

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