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Shooting Pests at Night

Shooting Pests at Night

Shooting Pests at Night Before Christmas, some good friends of nearly 40 years standing called in for a visit.  They are graziers and run a well-known stud business as well.  Way back, when our friends were still in school, I used to shoot pests on their parents’ stud...

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Venison Shabu-Shabu and Ramen

Venison Shabu-Shabu and Ramen

Venison Shabu-Shabu Having just returned from a trip to Japan, where we greatly enjoyed both the food and the culture, last night we produced our version of two favourite Japanese dishes, shabu-shabu and ramen.  It was a special event too, being our 37th wedding...

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Delicious Venison Sliders

Delicious Venison Sliders

I enjoyed a bit of unusual indulgence for lunch today.  I cooked myself a couple of venison sliders – mini hamburgers.  The best part was that most of the ingredients were home-made.  The venison, of course, was the result of our recent deer hunting exercise. The meat...

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Venison and Mushroom Pie

Venison and Mushroom Pie

I find satisfaction in both the preparation for a hunting trip and the cleaning up afterwards.  The last couple of days, on returning from our deer stalking trip, we were busy processing the meat.  That meant trimming, boning and cryovac bagging the prime cuts, then...

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Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

Homemade sausage rolls are much better than the bought variety.  For convenience, we have evolved this recipe to include commercial beef sausage meat, to which we add an equal quantity of minced game meat.  Personally, I think minced kangaroo meat adds a better...

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Kangaroo Tail Stew

Kangaroo Tail Stew

As an Aussie I felt morally bound to make the first recipe on this site the one for kangaroo tail stew. In reality, it does not feature much on the menu these days, but still carries significant national historical status. In fact I have only recently even cooked ‘roo...

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Travel Photography and Recipes

I always intended to put some travel photographs on this site, and have just done that under Photos / Travel.  I have made a start with some photos and comments from our Indian trip and in addition a story and photos on the Paris Museum of Hunting, Musée de la Chasse...

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Wet Weather Antics

Yesterday some good old friends were visiting Cairns and braved the wet conditions to drive up the range and have lunch with us.  It has been a few years since we saw them so it was a great opportunity to catch up.  Chris and Georgie are of South African origin and...

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Corned Beef

Yesterday morning after the ANZAC service we returned home for a quick breakfast then I gave Kathy some assistance in preparing for visitors.  Then it was off down the range to Cairns to meet an early morning flight from Sydney.  The weather in Cairns was the same as...

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Roo Recipes

Yesterday we had our neighbourhood street party – an annual event.  Invitees are actually from a bit wider area than just the street and it is quite a gathering.  It was good to catch up with a few folks I have not seen since the last Christmas party. In recent days...

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Hunting small game with an air rifle

We do not buy much meat from the butchers.  Most of the meat we eat is game meat from our hunting efforts.  Tonight’s dinner for example was roast leg of kangaroo with roast vegetables. A growing proportion of our herbs, fruit and vegetables are home grown too.  It is...

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Roo Stew

We decided that we would enjoy a nice Sunday lunch and a quiet afternoon, after being pretty busy every day for the last few weeks. Lunch was an interesting blend of cultures.  The main course was Brazilian Roo Stew.  The more astute readers have probably already...

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