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Expanding the deli here on the tiny farm.


None of you will be shocked by the fact that I like to make my own deli items. From cheese, sauces, pestos and sausages; it's all part of the deli fun. Well, I have decided to add a new item to the McDowall Manor deli. Home dry cured and smoked, nitrite-free bacon. I'll also try to whip out a smoked pork belly dinner, just to see what it's like. 


In other news, the farm flock has returned to 4 girls, 3 of whom are laying. No chickens were harmed in the process of turning the flock over. (It was Coral and Pearl who had to leave - ya can't kill a critter with a name!)
In perhaps less cheery news, Good Friday is coming. I'll serve two of the bigger fish for dinner but I want to smoke a third one to see if I can mimic the taste of smoked salmon. That would increase my deli-ability even more! (Ya reckon I just invented a new term? - deli-ability?)

I'll do an update blog or video or something on what worked and what didn't.  

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Comment by Dianne Caswell on April 17, 2017 at 18:42

You Win!!!

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on April 17, 2017 at 18:40

They didn't have the apostrophe Dianne.  They are really just using the word ability, the deli part was just the name of the shop.  So I reckon I am still of god-like status.  (I don't really, but I wanted to use another apostrophe just to show off - LOL).  

Comment by Dianne Caswell on April 17, 2017 at 17:52

You are the so clever, can I put in my order. Sophie and I will be making cheese on Sunday, I will prep on Saturday. Will Swap Cheese for Bacon. Now where you are not so clever, you are not the first to use the term, deli-ability

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Comment by Andrew Cumberland on April 14, 2017 at 16:03

You and yours too Darren. 

Comment by DARREN JAMES on April 14, 2017 at 12:27

Yummo,If only we were close neighbours I would have some excuse for knocking on your door at the right time lol I wonder how smoked quail would go mate sounds interesting eh! Happy EASTER to all

Comment by Sophie on April 11, 2017 at 11:01

cool, let us know how it goes :)

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on April 10, 2017 at 20:33

Lissa:  Coral and Pearl went to Mark's.  No, he won't eat them. 

Sophie: Wharbarton's at Strathpine. 

Comment by Sophie on April 10, 2017 at 17:57

Cool, where did you source the meat for curing?

Comment by Lissa on April 10, 2017 at 4:51

Nice work.

Where did Coral and Pearl go? Don't tell me they went to live "on the farm".

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