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Gone Fishing !!

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Gone Fishing !!

Do you enjoy a spot of fishing? So do we, there's nothing like freshly caught and cooked fish, and below you can find my favourite BBQ marinade recipe from ABC Melbourne's chef Manuel Parianos, barbecued marinated snapper steaks. What little of the Snapper we didn't manage to eat was immediately vacuum sealed and frozen to keep it as fresh as possible. Fish oils deteriorate much faster than the fat found in meats such as pork, beef or chicken. By vacuum sealing fish in our vacuum sealer bags or rolls, you can preserve all the natural goodness and taste of your...

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Eat Healthier and Save Money

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Eat Healthier and Save Money

Vacuum packaging will completely change the way you store and shop for food. Removing the air from around food by a vacuum system helps the food stay in its intended state for much longer; the shelf-life of food is greatly increased, whether it is kept in the fridge, freezer or pantry. Air can cause food to dry out and make it rancid or stale, and it can even cause freezer burn. Vacuum packaging helps keep your food fresher and more flavoursome for longer. Fresh food bought from the markets can be vacuum sealed and stored in small or large quantities....

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Top Tips for Fast & Easy Meals

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Top Tips for Fast & Easy Meals

Do you live alone? Have the kids left the nest? Perhaps you are simply a busy worker/professional/parent/carer with little time for fancy meals every night?  Cooking for one or two people every night can soon turn into a chore, plus all that cleaning up each time? Why not manage your time differently and spend 2-3 hours once a week prepping, cooking, portioning and vacuum sealing all your meals in advance? Below are my Top Tips for Fast & Easy Meals! Over the past years we have traveled all over Australia demonstrating our vacuum sealers at a variety of Expos and Events, and...

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Why Vacuum Package Food

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Why Vacuum Package Food

Why Package Food? Just butchered a whole calf? Have you smoked a lot of meat? Do you have loads of fish to store in the freezer? Store your meat for years with the best quality vacuum sealer machines. Not sure how vacuum sealing your food saves you time, money and space? Watch this excellent video from Chef Steps explaining why vacuum packaging is important to keep your ingredients fresh. The act of removing oxygen that surrounds food using a vacuum sealer, and then keeping it out by using vacuum storage bags for packaging as a protective air-tight skin, is an extremely...

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Busting Kitchen Myths

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Busting Kitchen Myths

Angela McKeller is an award-winning recipe writer and author of Gluten-Free Made Easy as 1, 2, 3: Essentials for Living a Gluten-Free Life, whose years of experience in the kitchen have taught her what to believe and what not to believe. McKeller has some surprising facts about certain rules that we’ve been living by in the kitchen, and she walks us through the most common ones and spells out the truth behind them, busting kitchen myths! Salt Your Water to Make It Boil Faster: MYTHHave you been living under the assumption that if you salt your water, you’ll bring it...

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