Australian Functional Ingredients – by Vic Cherikoff

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Monthly Archives: June 2007

Functional food as a Natural Preservative

Functional food as a Natural Preservative I have spent years scouring the literature, supervising and advising post-graduate projects in research and conducting benchtop trials on natural preservatives and the anti-microbial properties of extracts of a range of indigenous Australian herbs. Finally, I have formulated a food flavouring I call Herbal-Active® which just happens to be [...]

Plank grilling with Australian Smokeboards™

Plank grilling with Australian Smokeboards™ Grill planks and my trade marked variant, Smokeboards™, like hot rocks are not a common food preparation method in Australia whereas one North American distributor alone, annually sells 3 million grill planks through BBQ stores, supermarkets and specialty food stores. Grill plank cooking was an Inuit Indian method which used [...]

Some updates from a busy month of May

Some updates from a busy month of May Doesn’t time fly? Is it getting faster or am I just imagining it? Half of 2007 is just about gone and we are looking down the barrel at Xmas. Anyway. May was a really busy time and I didn’t have time to blog about all the developments. [...]