Have you ever tried a Margarita?

Thursday, 18 February 2021 by

So have you ever had a fried margarita? In Texas, funnel cake batter is put through a margarita mixer, fried and then soaked in more margarita. It is served with whipped cream in a salt-rimmed glass. What about a margarita made with ice cubes made from Lois Roederer Cristal Champagne valued at $450 per bottle?

Are you a flexitarian?

Tuesday, 16 February 2021 by

Flexitarians are meat eaters who have decided because of ethical  and health concerns to reduce their meat intake and significantly increase their plant based protein.  They believe that their meat free choices are healthier, ethical, sustainable and more environmentally friendly that the traditional meat based meals. They are right about plant based protein being more

Being a Foodie I can’t help myself but pick up  new products whilst in the supermarket  to try at home. Last year I remember buying a packet of Lamington flavoured potato crisps with thoughts of what was going through the mind of the Food Technologist developing this one? To take what is an Australia favourite

New Zealand and Campylobacter

Thursday, 11 February 2021 by

Campylobacter jejuni is not well known outside of those in the food industry, which is interesting because this bacteria is one of the leading causes of food poisoning in both Australia and New Zealand. In fact, in New Zealand there were an estimated 539,000 cases of Campylobacteriosis with 284 deaths and an economic cost of