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Foodies Weekend Away!

What a huge foodies weekend: making salami on Saturday & Truffle hunting on Sunday! Both first time experiences for Josef & Ande.    DAY 1 – SALAMI MAKING: The weekend started at Joe & Silvana’s East Brunswick house to learn how the Italians make Salami & fresh sausages. With 40 kgs of quality shoulder pork, female pig of course, we started mincing and preparing four kinds of Salami. The spicy red chilli and roasted paprika paste and the mild fennel seed with white wine & cracked pepper were my two favourites. It was a great team effort with Joe, Linas, Tommy & Paul mincing, filling the various flavoured salamis. Silvanna and the all girl power team weighed and tagged each...

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JOSEF'S RECIPE: Hot Cross Buns

It’s just not Easter without Josef's Hot X Buns – Tastes so delicious hot out of the oven, not to mention how sweet it makes the whole house smell! INGREDIENTS 290 ml Water1 egg, lightly beaten2 tbsp, Butter1 tsp, Salt2 tbsp Sugar3 ½ cups, Bread Flour2 tbsp, Milk Powder1 tsp, Bread Improver3 tsp, Dry Yeast1 tbsp, Ground Cinnamon1 tbsp, Mixed Spice METHOD 1. Place all the ingredients in electric bowl mixer (with hook) and knead for 15 minutes2. Then add the following ingredients to the bowl and knead for a further 5 minutes:- 1 cup/100g Sultanas- ¼ cup/45g Mixed Peel3. Divide dough into 18 pieces and turn out on a lightly floured surface. Shape into rounds. Place rounds close together on a greased baking tray.Cover with...

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Win Free Wine With Broken Gate Wines Footy Tipping 2014

This year we are happy to announce our weekly AFL football tipping competition. This is how it works: • 'Like' Broken Gate Wines on Facebook to be eligible.• Guess the winning team and point margin for the featured Thursday or Friday night game.• Tell us which wine variety you hope to win.We wish you the best of luck!Terms and Conditions:  • Entrants must be over 18 years, and LIKE Broken Gate Wines to be eligible.• Entries must be lodged before the first bounce, one entry accepted per person.• If you win, a member of our team will be in touch to discuss the best way to get you your bottle!  

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