Catch up on Damian’s Summer Escape articles and recipes published in the Geelong Advertiser.
Our Traditional English Pork Pie is hand made using hot water pastry, the best quality pork and a secret blend of spices.
The English Pork Pie was once the lunch of choice for miners. Today it is perfect on platters or packed in a picnic.
It is delicious served as part of a ploughman’s platter. Serve cold with traditional accompaniments – Dill pickle, hot English mustard and cheddar cheese. Or simply quarter and serve with your favourite relish, chutney or pickles.
Botanical & culinary masterclasses in the Prunella floral studio are launching for winter. Damian Sandercock from Piper St Food Co prepares a delicious seasonal menu featuring local produce, matched with wines from Scott at Banks Fine Wine.
The winter masterclasses are listed below and all bookings are possible via the prunella website.
If I had to some up my philosophy on food in a couple of sentences I would really struggle. Anyone who knows me or has been to one of my cooking classes knows that once I start talking about food and cooking I find it very difficult to stop because it touches on every aspect of my life – my childhood, my work, my passion, my relaxation, my holidays, my family, my gardening, my beliefs etc etc.
So Ive decided to start writing about how food makes me feel and how it can teach us a lot about ourselves and finding connections and a sense of value.
My posts are genuine and based on my own experience and cover everything from cooking with my kids to gardening and travel but mostly about enjoying the simple things in life and taking the time ….
SAVE THE DATE: 2-3 April 2016 Join the Diggers Club team for a weekend of heritage apple festivities and celebrations. Taste test and choose the best heritage apples and pears, sample freshly pressed apple juice and cider, taste and buy delicious Poached pears and Heratige Apple Rose cakes made by Piper St Food Co. for more details check it out
SALAMI FESTA Northcote Town Hall This festival is just growing from strength to strength every year. It is based on generosity, a sharing of knowledge and a love of pork – everything that we hold dear. This year’s festa has expanded to a full weekend of night markets, demonstrations, salami competitions, food market and lots more. The full program and ticket details are available from www.melbournesalamifesta.com And make sure you get there in time to see Damian demonstrate his famous pork pie recipe on Sunday at 1.30pm http://melbournesalamifesta.com/