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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New CEO for the Queen Victoria Market

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Malcolm McCullough has been appointed CEO of the Queen Victoria Market. Announcing the appointment, the Chair of Queen Victoria Market Pty Ltd, Paul Guerra, said that Mr McCullough’s appointment would bring a new level of retail …

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The Ultimate Egg Guide! Plus, How To Naturally Dye Eggs For Easter.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

With Easter just around the corner, I visited the Queen Victoria Market to get some egg-cellent tips for buying and storing eggs! I also thought I’d share with you a simple DIY for creating beautiful, …

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A Good Friday Feast

Monday, March 21, 2016

BBQ WHOLE BABY SNAPPER WITH OLIVE AND PAPRIKA DRESSING. Recipe by Sara Oteri Ingredients: Whole baby snapper Olive oil Salt & pepper 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 red onion Handful of parsley, chopped 1 tsp smoked paprika Generous splash of red wine vinegar Crushed olives …

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The Beginners Guide to the ‘Perfect Steak’

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

There’s no doubt that walking through the Market on a Saturday or Sunday as the traders are winding up for the day can create a certain degree of excitement, especially when the butchers and fishmongers …

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Chinese Community at the Market

Friday, February 19, 2016

Just after 1852 ships doing business in Southern China spread news of the discovery of gold in Victoria. At the time, population density in Kwantung province had put a strain on food supplies and so …

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