Australian Functional Ingredients – by Vic Cherikoff

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Monthly Archives: April 2006

ANZAC biscuits on Anzac Day

ANZAC biscuits on Anzac Day ANZAC Day means different things to different people these days. To some, it’s only a time to drag out Mum’s old recipe for ANZAC biscuits and bake a batch. In our house, they rarely got to the hard crack stage which only happened as they cooled on storage as most [...]

So What the Bloody Hell is Wattleseed?

So What the Bloody Hell is Wattleseed? (With apologies to those visitors who haven’t seen the Australian Tourism commission’s new ‘Where the bloody hell are you?’ ad campaign for Australia) For over 6000 years, Australian Aborigines in different clans around the country, parched and milled wattle seeds from around 100 of the 900 plus species [...]

Unnatural Acts at The Natural Products Expo

Unnatural Acts at The Natural Products Expo I just clocked another few weeks in the USA with presentations to retailers, wholesalers and a few manufacturers in New York before heading over to the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Ca. There is huge interest in all things Australian and quality products will always grab attention [...]

Wattleseed – a new flavour from an old food

Wattleseed - a new flavour from an old food Spicemaster notes for Wattleseed Test Wattleseed which has been prepared as you would a cup of coffee but bring it to a boil. Strain and add milk or make a concentrate and pour the extract into some cream. Leave for an hour and then taste looking [...]