Outdoors

Braised lamb shanks

Ever wanted that perfect recipe for tender braised lamb shanks? Well here it is, as cooked by BNB’s Melissa Frohloff. Ingredients 4 lamb shanks 2 tsp olive oil 2 x 400g tins whole peeled tomatoes, roughly chopped 4 large cloves garlic, crushed 1 eggplant, peeled and diced 2 shallots, sliced 1 cup red wine (Shiraz) 1 cup water 1 tbsp …

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The Milani experience

We then sat back and watched the stalk unfold from a high vantage point. We were just as surprised as Garrett when a grey merle billy appeared from nowhere and busted his approach. It was all over red rover. As the goats disappeared up the rocky hillside you could practically hear my mind ticking over with plans of how to …

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Steamed syrup pudding

Here’s a little sweet something. Cooking syrup pudding when you are out bush is a real delight and the task is made easy if you have an Ozpig. This compact stove is your best friend in the outdoors.  It burns very efficiently and requires far less wood than an open fire. You have full control over the heat of the fire by …

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4WDing adventure to Fraser Island

Fraser Island

with lots of exposed coffee rock to negotiate. In fact the beach (or lack of beach) was in the worst condition I have ever seen it. The low pressure systems that hit the coast this year, combined with large swells have really left their mark and it is noticeable from the bottom end of the island all the way to …

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Bowhunting for boar and fallow deer

Bow hunting

We did encounter several deer, but we were either spotted first or the wind was wrong. The wind seems to be constantly swirly in these hills. Now back to the start of my story; about 50m away from me a good-sized boar was coming right to our location. Rhea and I were crouched on the ground trying to hide behind …

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Stalking a monster stag in southern NSW

Though I was after something bigger I spent some time stalking the herd and ended up getting in front of them. They were feeding about 30m away and I wished the stag was a giant, but that would be too easy. After they finished feeding I backed out and headed for the next glassing spot. Once I had looked around …

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Smoky pork brawn

The perfect recipe for creating a delicious smoky pork brawn. Ingredients 1 pig’s head 2.5kg corned beef shin 1kg venison silverside 1 tbsp Keen’s curry powder 1 tbsp Keen’s mustard powder 1 tbsp marjoram 1 tbsp thyme 1 tbsp freshly chopped garlic 1 tbsp ground black pepper 2 tbsp salt 4 medium onions, finely chopped Method Place pig’s head, beef …

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