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It’s A Fish Frenzy

Friday, September 2, 2016

Spring is upon us and in the world of barbecue, it’s time for seafood, salads, fresh fruit and veg. Apart from all the other great stalls and chatty traders, the Queen Victoria Market is renowned …

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Peter Russell-Clarke Knows Leeks!

We have many and varied attitudes to Budget leaks, WikiLeaks, roof leaks and other forms of porous things which let escape items which may or may not be beneficial to the human race. Well, folks, edible …

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Queen Victoria Market Faces by Fiona Storey

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Melbourne's Queen Victoria Market is the largest open air market in the southern hemisphere. It is both a simple yet complex space - one that proudly wears its fascinating 130+ year history on its sleeve, whilst …

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From the Belly to the Ribs

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

In the last few years in Melbourne, most of another or us at one time have queued up for some of that deliciously moist, slow-cooked, smoked beef brisket, pulled pork and/or pork/beef ribs. Slathered in …

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Peter Russell-Clarke Knows Cauliflower!

Why is a cauliflower called ‘A cabbage with a college education?‘ When were cauliflowers only the size of tennis balls? And why are cauliflowers now being developed to be the size of golf balls? Read on. Cauliflowers …

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Andrew Richardson chuck’s another prawn on the barbie!

Monday, July 4, 2016

Favourite barbecue recipes from the Queen Victoria Market traders. Barbecues and prawns. They’re the best of friends when it comes to a super tasty grilled barbecue dish. In this month’s blog from BBQ Workshop, we make a beeline for one …

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Peter Russell-Clarke Knows Carrots

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

G'day! Just before I divulge my favourite carrot preparations, let me explain why the ladies of the English King’s court beautified themselves with carrot ‘feathers’ as the green tops were called. It’s simple really. You see, ostrich …

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The Art of the Winter Barbecue

Friday, June 10, 2016

As a backyard barbecue tragic, I’ve always been a great fan of cooking outdoors in any weather. Never mind the biting cold or the horizontal rain that smacks you in the ear as soon as …

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G’Day! Peter Russell-Clarke Joins Queen Victoria Market

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

What do the following have in common? What Mae West served as a nightcap. What I served Prince Charles for his dinner. What the chefs of the First Fleet served their midshipmen. Now, without turning to google for the …

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A Beginners Guide to Barbecue

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

As the weather cools down at this time of year, Melburnians head indoors where it’s warm and cosy and the plethora of cooking shows blare from the television. While you’re barracking madly for your chosen …

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