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Passion Meets Purveyor

Monday: Day off for chefs and hospitality crew, start of the working week for the rest. But not Monday 13th June. Something different was about to happen.Chef, entrepreneur and Food Perthonality Pete Manifis had invited 60 friends and food types to Trandos Farms to witness...

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20 June
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Western Salt: pure and simple

An assortment of chefs, foodies and cooks are gathered in the boardroom of the Western Salt Refinery, right by the beach in North Coogee, just south of Fremantle. We read the company’s promotional leaflet and wonder what else we need to know about an ingredient...

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27 July
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Pick Me! – Ride trends and get noticed

Space is expensive on the crowded shop shelves, however, working with Product Development Specialists could help you make the most of nutritional claims and consumer trends without eating in to your integrity as a quality producer. Imagine you are about to take your new product to...

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01 June
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Wasting not, wanting not

Crackling has an affiliation with the Zero Food Waste Australia campaign, chilli plants withering towards the finish line of summer, an aging bag of juicing apples and a keffir lime tree. Time to share with the group. Zero Food Waste is a way of thinking around what...

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08 April
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Mirin and Teriyaki sauce

Japanese pantry basics bought, jet lag and karaoke bar hangover dispersed it was time to start cooking. But because I am a food technologist I need to know precisely what I'm dealing with. In her book "Japanese Women Don't Get Fat or Old" Naomi Moriyama talks...

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12 February
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Japanese study, the start

Japan has always held a special place in Crackling's heart / stomach. A 21st wedding anniversary trip, sans enfants, ramped everything up a few gears and then some. Result - resolution to learn the basics of Japanese home cooking. Share my journey. If you have a...

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04 February