Video Saturday: Australian Cooking Show

See how to make kangaroo plus other dishes... these guys have several episodes of Aussie cooking on YouTube. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsBmdRbe2N0&feature=channel] And listen to that famous, oh so cool, Aboriginal music. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9g592I-p-dc&feature=fvw] … [Read more...]

Technique Thursday: How to Properly Cook Kangaroo

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Here's a sentence I never thought I'd utter: "There are 2.5 pounds of kangaroo loin in my deep freeze." Yippee! I'm very much looking forward to cooking the kangaroo but, at $19.99 a pound I want to be sure and cook the meat properly. Plus, I figured you were curious, too! What I found out: Kangaroo meat is dark, like beef,¬†and lean. Very lean. With only 2% fat, proper preparation and cooking is critical to kangaroo. Step 1: An overnight marinade is ideal. This will … [Read more...]

Menu: Australia

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This weekend will be the biggest Global Table party yet. We're opening our home to 15 motorcycle buddies (plus their kids). We've chosen to have a classic Aussie Pot Luck Barbie - otherwise known as a barbecue - for our adventure. I'll be making a combination of modern and traditional favorites for the barbie: Snags (Bratwurst Sausage) This sausage is popular at Aussie BBQs. Cook on a hot grill for about 25 minutes or until done. Kangaroo Loin Bites with Fresh Mango & Pineapple … [Read more...]

About Australian Food and Tucker

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Let's play a little game. Imagine the United States. Cut out about 20% of the land. Now, say goodbye to 93% of the population. Everyone vanishes except the people of New York State. That's Australia. A massive country with very few people. *** 1.¬†Australia is one of the world's greatest melting pots. Around 1/3 of this great nation is sand and wind. A literal melting pot, the scorching desert pushes almost 90% of the population to urban centers like Sidney and … [Read more...]