Australian Functional Ingredients – by Vic Cherikoff

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10 Reasons to get your Australian ingredients Online

10 Reasons to get your Australian ingredients Online 1. Cherikoff Rare Spices MD, Vic Cherikoff, is widely acknowledged as the pioneer of the native Australian food industry and so the products available are developed from this wealth of experience. His scientific work on the food resources as well as his local and international experience in [...]

Australian food using Australian Ingredients to Win a Furi Knife

Australian food using Australian Ingredients to Win a Furi Knife Win a Furi 20cm (8”) Cook’s Knife by simply submitting your Australian recipe using Cherikoff Rare Spices, Australian food ingredients in your favorite dish. We love to receive recipes which reflect our modern Australian cuisine and are currently running a recipe competition open to anyone [...]

Paperbark Smoked oil with Wattleseed and Fresh Bread

Paperbark Smoked oil with Wattleseed and Fresh Bread It seems every restaurant in Australia serves freshly sliced bread with olive oil and aged balsamic. You’d think we were in Italy. It was great the first time but now it’s boring and I tended to just ask for butter, that is, until I tried the combination [...]

Asparagus with Paperbark Smoke Hollandaise

Asparagus with Paperbark Smoke Hollandaise Some people say that asparagus and hollandaise are really boring together but as Darryl Kerrigan says in the Australian movie, The Castle “but it’s what you do with it”. With that in mind, hollandaise is really just a base sauce and can easily be enhanced with a variety of native [...]

Seeded Mustard with Paperbark Smoked Oil

Seeded Mustard with Paperbark Smoked Oil Everyone loves a roast turkey, especially when cooked perfectly so the meat is succulent and tender. However, instead of turkey with cranberry sauce I usually serve it with rosella confit as it pairs very well. Recently, I had neither cranberry sauce nor rosella confit handy so I decided to [...]

Marinated mushrooms with Paperbark Smoke Oil

Marinated mushrooms with Paperbark Smoke Oil Marinated mushrooms are best prepared the day before as the flavour intensifies the longer they are marinated. Once prepared, the mushrooms can be served in a simple salad or sliced on crusty sourdough bread with eggs for breakfast. Include them in antipasti, on pizzas, with steaks or anywhere a [...]

Mashed Potato with Paperbark Smoke Oil

Mashed Potato with Paperbark Smoke Oil Many restaurants around the world these days serve Truffled Mash Potato on their menus mainly since mashed potato carries the truffle flavour elegantly. You’ll find this recipe just as interesting. Mashed Potato with Paperbark Smoke Oil is great served as a side dish or alternatively can be served under [...]

Kalamata Olives enhanced with Paperbark Smoke Oil

Kalamata Olives enhanced with Paperbark Smoke Oil Kalamata Olives are available in most gourmet stores and supermarkets and are usually marinated in olive oil with garlic and fresh Italian herbs like rosemary, parsley and thyme. This recipe, imparts a subtle smokey flavour to the olives and are great eaten as is or used in pizzas, [...]

Feta cheese marinated with Paperbark Smoke Oil

Feta cheese marinated with Paperbark Smoke Oil You’ll find a wide variety of marinated feta cheese in your local supermarket or gourmet deli. However I really enjoy marinating feta with my own flavours. Often I’ll do flavour combinations like Alpine Pepper or lemon Myrtle sprinkle with Macadamia nut oil or Mintbush marinade and vegetable oil [...]