Archive Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Great Jerky Experiment – Round 2 – Kangaroo Biltong – Work In Progress

I may have set my hopes a little too high with this one.  I have fond memories of Biltong and I must say that while the result of Round 2 – Kangaroo Biltong is very edible and will most certainly be gone by the end of tomorrow, it’s just

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Spiced Roast Chicken

While I was typing up my notes for the preliminary stages of the Great Jerky Experiment Round 2, I had another little project going on in the oven.  Lately I’ve fallen in love with the very simple but very rewarding delight that is a perfectly roasted chicken.

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The Great Jerky Experiment – Round 2 – Kangaroo Biltong

After the surprisingly tasty success of Round 1, I’m going to attempt to make one of my favourite foods this week – Biltong.  I’m using kangaroo because it’s really lean (fatty meat makes for rancid jerky) and I can easily get it in fillets rather than steaks, so I can make nice long strips hopefully […]

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The Great Jerky Experiment – Round 1 – WINNER!

I did it! I made jerky! It was a little touch and go there for a while.  As per my earlier post, forgetting to cut up the meat before marinating was the first hiccup.  Having NO idea how my dehydrator would work was another potential problem, but IT’S ALL OK! I HAVE JERKY!  AND IT […]

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The Great Jerky Experiment – Round 1

Today is the day I attempt to make jerky for the first time.  Well, technically I started yesterday armed with my copy of “Just Jerky, The Complete Guide to Making It”. I began with step 1 – marinating the beef strips.  How card could it be?  Oh wait; that says strips doesn’t it? 

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What It Means To Be You

A former lecturer of mine is an expert on brand management.  One of his key teachings was to be able to describe your brand position (i.e. what you want your brand to be/represent) in three words – no more, no less.  Don’t be tempted to increase it to 4 or 5 or more – 3 […]

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Resolutions & Goal Setting

As we are not too far into the start of a new year, a common topic of conversation is resolutions and it was a resolution made towards the end of last year that got me writing this in the first place.  To be honest, I generally hate the kind you make on New Year’s Eve […]

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